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Custom Glass Sinks ~
Installation, Lighting & Care Information

Installation & Care  Guide

Flush Mount Installation
If you are planning to flush mount the sink (flat on top) be sure you cut the hole in the counter at least 1" bigger than you need to allow movement should the sink get bumped.




Recessed Installation 

Should you choose to recess your sink down into the counter,

you might want to consider under counter lighting in addition to lighting from above.

Lighting your sink from underneath will allow for a most warm and lovely

glow in the  dark and makes a most awesome night light.

Be absolutely certain the underneath light bulb is a cool light and does not burn hot as
this could  damage to your sink. Also, undermount lighting will not work with the
solid opaque sinks as no light can penetrate, but looks lovely with our more transparent sinks. 







Measure twice / cut once! 

Whenever possible we recommend you have your sink in hand before cutting your counter top. We also recommend you cut a hole in a large piece of cardboard and set your sink into that to ensure it sits as high or low as is your preference. Then you can use the cardboard cutout as a template for cutting your counter top. 

Hardware / Tail pipe, faucets, drains, etc.

As there are so very many personal choices in hardware, we do not provide any hardware.   Our sink hole is a standard 1 5/8" hole and will allow for any tail pipe, drain and face plates, etc. 

If you are pulling a permit for your project, it is very likely that you will need to use a strainer drain to pass inspection.. This is because blown glass sinks do not have overflow holes. A strainer drain will prevent  your sink  from accidently over flowing and flooding your bathroom should you  leave the water running unattended.   Pop up drains work well with sinks that have over flow holes, but not blown glass sinks.

Sealing Your Glass Sink

Once you have leveled your sink to your satisfaction onto/into the counter top, we recommend you make a good tight seal with plumbers putty. 

Caring for Your Glass Sink

Caring for a glass sink is almost effortless. As the sinks are non-porous, you only need clean with a paper towel or soft cloth, and glass cleaner. That's it!. There is no need for scrubbing or harsh chemicals. Simply running warm (not hot) water throughout the bowl with your hands or a cloth is generally enough to leave your sink sparkly and beautiful. 

Also, always use coolish or warm water whether cleaning the sink or washing your hands. Do not exceed 110 degrees to be on the safe side.  Temperatures should not be scalding and a good rule of thumb is if it is too hot for your hands, it is too hot for your sink. 


Lighting Your Glass Sink

Lighting your glass sink can enhance its beauty and create a stunning visual impact.Here are some tips to help you effectively light your sink:Lighting a glass sink from both above and underneath can create a dynamic andvisually appealing effect. Here's a guide on how to achieve this dual lighting setup:

Above the Sink:

  1. Ceiling Recessed Lights / Eyeball Lights

    • Install recessed lights in the ceiling directly above the blown glass sink. Ensure these lights are evenly spaced to provide uniform illumination.

  2. Pendant Lights:

    • Hang pendant lights with adjustable heights above the sink. This allows you to control the focus and intensity of the light. Choose fixtures that complement the style of your space.

  3. Track Lighting:

    • Install a track lighting system with adjustable fixtures. This allows you to direct light precisely onto the sink and make adjustments as needed.

  4. Wall Sconces:

    • Mount wall sconces on either side of the mirror or on the wall adjacent to the sink. These can provide additional ambient or accent lighting.













Underneath the Sink:
Always ensure any lights used under the sink are bulbs that do not get hot or emit heat.


  1. LED Strip Lights:

    • Affix LED strip lights underneath the rim or edges of the blown glass sink. This hidden lighting can create a subtle, ethereal glow, accentuating the transparency of the glass.

  2. Puck Lights:

    • Install puck lights underneath the sink cabinet. These small, round lights can be strategically placed to illuminate specific areas of the sink.

  3. Recessed Lights:

    • If there's open space beneath the sink, consider recessed lights. Ensure they are well-hidden and angled to avoid direct glare.

  4. Adjustable Spotlights:

    • Use adjustable spotlights with swivel heads to direct light precisely onto the sink. These can be mounted underneath the cabinet or on the wall.











Additional Tips:

  1. Color Temperature Consistency: Ensure that the color temperature of the lights above and underneath the sink are consistent to maintain a cohesive and harmonious look. Choose the right color temperature for your lighting. Warmer temperatures (around 2700K) can create a cozy and inviting atmosphere, while cooler temperatures (4000K-5000K) may enhance the clarity and brilliance of the glass.

  2. We recommend using warm lights.

  3. Dimmer Controls: Install dimmer switches for both sets of lights to have control over the intensity. This allows you to create different atmospheres and adapt the lighting to various needs.

  4. Diffusers or Frosted Glass: Consider using diffusers or frosted glass on the lights underneath the sink to soften the illumination and create a more diffused effect.

  5. Experiment and Adjust: Experiment with different configurations and lighting angles to find the most visually pleasing setup. Make adjustments as needed to achieve the desired ambiance. Professional Advice: If you're uncertain about the best lighting setup, consider consulting with a lighting designer. They can provide expert advice tailored to your specific space and the characteristics of the blown glass sink.

  6. Backlighting:

    • Consider backlighting the glass sink to showcase its transparency and colors. Place LED strips or small lights behind the sink, allowing the light to pass through the glass, creating a vibrant and captivating effect.​

  7. ​Dimmer Switches:
    • Install dimmer switches to control the intensity of the light. This allows you to adjust the brightness according to different occasions or your mood, providing flexibility in showcasing the blown glass sink.​ Avoid Direct Glare.
  8. Natural Light Consideration:

    • If your bathroom or space has natural light, consider how it interacts with the blown glass sink. Position the sink so that it benefits from natural light during the day, and supplement with artificial lighting as needed.

  9. ​Consider custom lighting fixtures designed specifically for your blown glass sink. This could involve collaborating with a lighting designer or artisan to create fixtures that complement the sink's unique characteristics.

By carefully planning and experimenting with different lighting options, you can showcase your blown glass sink in a way that highlights its intricate details and transforms it into a focal point within your space.

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