Birth Month Mini Dish

These stained glass bowls are handmade to represent each of the 12 traditional birthstone gems.
created by

Ellen Bartfeld

$44.00

Ellen Bartfeld created by

Ellen Bartfeld

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A Gem of a Dish

Birthdays come just once a year, but these decorative dishes by Ellen Bartfield celebrate the big day all year round. Taking inspiration from traditional birthstones, each dish is carefully handcrafted from stained glass to represent each month's special gem. The catchall is crowned with a line of beads and crystals threaded along copper wire, making an elegant display for your most treasured pieces. Handmade in California. Sold individually.

Choose your month below:
January: Red Quartz and Garnet
February: Amethyst
March: Auamarine and Sodalite
April: Clear Quartz and Labradorite
May: Emerald Quartz and Jade
June: Moonstone and Clear Quartz
July: Ruby Quartz and Clear Quartz
August: Peridot and Tiger's Eye
September: Sapphire Quartz
October: Rose Quartz
November: Citrine and Moss Agate
December: Turquoise and Tiger's Eye

Each mini dish is packaged in a gift box and includes an insert with details about the artist.

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Made in California

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Ellen Bartfeld

created by

Ellen Bartfeld

location

California

“When I'm stuck creatively, I walk away from whatever it is I'm trying to do. It all usually becomes clear on my runs in the Santa Ynez Valley hills where I live and work.”

Ellen Bartfeld describes her practice in simple terms: “Each of my bowls is made with love.” And inspiration often comes from the customers themselves. “They might have requests,” says the glass artist, who crafts her wares in California’s Santa Ynez Valley, adorning them with symbolic objects. “I might be asked to find charms that are part of a wedding or bridesmaid theme. Every suggestion is a creative opportunity.” Once, Ellen created pieces for four sisters, using jewelry pieces from their late mother. “They were reminded of their mother every time they used their bowls,” she says. Even when her pieces are not personalized, they are still personal. Says Ellen, “I envision them on a dresser or by the bed, holding objects that have a special meaning.”

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
semi precious stones, copper wire, glass beads, stained glass, lead free solder
Measurements
3.5" dia. x .75" deep
Ingredients
Care
Wash with water or any cleaning product, dry the soldered rim well with a soft cloth.
Item ID
21471

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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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UncommonGoodsBirth Month Mini Dish
 
4.3

(based on 268 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (169)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (52)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (17)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (221)
  • Unique (143)
  • Bright (70)
  • Well built / quality (36)
  • Good value (29)

Cons

  • Too small (28)
  • Delicate (22)
  • Low quality (16)
  • Low quality construction (11)
  • Poor value (11)

Best Uses

  • Gifts (147)
  • Display (47)
  • Organization (38)
  • Kitchen (14)
  • Bedroom (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (147), Practical (30), Classic style (26), Stylish (24), Budget shopper (18)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (274), No (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A Perfect Multi-Purpose Gift

I love my birthstone bowl, which a friend of mine gave me for my birthday. I use my bowl for my wedding and engagement rings but I can see it being used for other...Read complete review

I love my birthstone bowl, which a friend of mine gave me for my birthday. I use my bowl for my wedding and engagement rings but I can see it being used for other purposes such as car keys, other jewelry such as earrings, my husband's cufflinks, loose change, or even for office use to hold paper clips. It looks beautiful and stands out on my dresser, but would also look good on my coffee table or end table in my living room or on the desk in our den. I have received many compliments on it from friends and family. In fact, my daughter is planning a bachelorette party for one of her friends and is purchasing a bowl for each of the guests. The bowl would also make a perfect bridesmaid gift. Thank you Uncommon Goods for this unique and beautiful gift!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not As Expected

I bought the April bowl, as a treat for myself. I am disappointed in it. It's possible that the other months are pretty but April, because it is clear (to represent a...Read complete review

I bought the April bowl, as a treat for myself. I am disappointed in it. It's possible that the other months are pretty but April, because it is clear (to represent a diamond), is nothing special. The April version looks like it cost less than $10 from a 'big box' store. I think these birthday bowls are a great idea that, at least for April, was poorly executed.

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5.0

A Perfect Gift

By 

from New York City

About Me Modern, Practical, Stylish

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Pros

  • Ample Storage
  • Attractive Design
  • Good Value
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Display
    • Organization

    Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

    I felt t was a unique gift for my daughter. It was just the right size, very attractive and made very well for the purpose it was meant for. The card that came with it, with the information about the designer, added to it being special and not just something that can be purchased in just any store.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Great gift for a female 16 years and above.

    By 

    from austin

    About Me Career

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Good Value
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

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      • Organization

      Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

      Happy with the purchase. I bought three for the senior partners that work with me.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Perfect!

      By 

      from Biloxi, MS

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Quality Construction

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        • Organization

        Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

        Perfect for holding the rings and necklaces at night.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Beautiful Christmas gift

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        from Noblesville, IN

        About Me Career, Modern

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Display
          • Organization

          Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

          My wife uses this jewelry dish to set rings and earrings on

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Nice item

          By 

          from Red Oak, TX

          About Me Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Good Value

          Cons

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            • Display
            • Organization

            Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

            Gift

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            4.0

            I bought this product again, and again!

            By 

            from Ocala FL

            About Me Care giver

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

            • Not Enough Space

            Best Uses

            • Display

            Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

            Jewelry when I'm washing dishes

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Absolutely Beautiful

            By 

            from Annandale MN

            About Me Classic, Stylish

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Good Value
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Display

              Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

              Very happy with quality. Exactly what the picture showed. Something unusual that can't be purchased at just any store.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              I given three of these as gifts

              By 

              from Melbourne Fl

              About Me Stylish

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Organization

                Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

                Great solution for where to put your jewelry at bedtime.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                Yes

                By 

                from Pa

                About Me Classic, Modern

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Good Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Display
                  • Organization

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

                  Great for display or organization of jewelry

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  4.0

                  Nice gift

                  By 

                  from Ottawa, Canada

                  About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

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                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Good Value

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Display

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Birth Month Mini Dish:

                    The beads were a little flimsy. Otherwise it is a beautiful bowl for jewelry.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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