JAMJAR Storage Jar
The JAMJAR is made using traditional glass blowing and wood turning techniques. Each jar is made by a team of glassblowers who blow the tapered form into a specially designed wooden mould in JamFactory’s Glass Studio. The blackwood and cork stoppers are laminated, turned and later hand finished and oiled in the JamFactory Furniture Studio. The JAMJAR’s design explores contrasts between the soft-edged hardness and lightness of blown glass and the hard-edged softness and density of turned wood. The eye-catching JAMJAR is useful in kitchens and cafes for displaying and storing pasta, grains, biscuits, lollies and lots more, available in clear, amber, and smoke.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
The collaborative design process is deeply embedded in JamFactory history and philosophy and the JAMJAR Storage Jar was designed in this way by former Glass Studio Designer Deb Jones, Furniture Studio Creative Director Tom Mirams and CEO and Artistic Director Brian Parkes. The final resolution of the design evolved over a slow and steady 18 month period of prototyping and testing to ensure an optimum balance between elegance, simplicity and functionality.