Jon Dioffa

Vibeke Buchwaldt's Bottle of Light Turns the Bottles of Confiscated Vodka into Votive Holders

by , 07/25/13

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A Bottle of Light is a truly unique design made from bottles that once contained smuggled liquor! Over 12,000 liters of “original Russian vodka” were confiscated years ago by the Swedish customs. Though the vodka found a new purpose in the paint industry (curious, we know), the empty bottles, produced at the Swedish glass works PLM, were taken to a glass workshop in the middle of Smaaland, Sweden. Local glass artists, Berth-Arne Lundgren and Vibeke Buchwaldt, bought up the remnants, and to make use of the storied bottles, Buchwaldt cut and polished them into various candle holders.

+ A Bottle of Light

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