A Passion for Detail

Terrapin Glass Gardens- 

Hand Blown in Humboldt since 1995 Collectible Unique Art made from Borosilicate Glass -by BJ & Lisa.

Stemless Glassware, hanging & standing pots for air plants, glass critters, Driftwood Sculptures and more.
Our Story-My husband and I moved to Arcata to attend Humboldt State University in 1993.  I graduated with an art major, business minor, focusing on jewelry, lithography and sculpture.  We sort of fell into glassblowing toward the end of college. I started to incorporate glass into other mediums.  Eventually creating a successful wholesale glass manufacturing business.  We are always finding something new to make in glass and always trying to find uses to up-cycle scrap glass...which is how zen gardens were created.  I starting creating little vessels and planting succulents from our garden and selling to our local stores. Garden is unique and created first with blowing the vessel.  I then select the perfect succulent from our garden to plant inside. Then I finish it off with the perfect polished rock from our beach combing collection (from agate beach in Northern CA).  So much inspiration and so much joy discovering new things.  I am excited to introduce and

share our work to the masses.


"The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection"

Zen Drift Sculpture: a field of poppies 



For any inquiries or orders please get in touch with me today.

Arcata, CA, USA


Arcata, CA, USA

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