ben fiess jars

by Grace Bonney

Before I dive back into trade show coverage today, I had to share these incredible ceramic vessels from artist Ben Fiess. They are quite possibly the most beautiful vessels I’ve seen in years. Ben’s designs are made with a four-part construction that uses two cork plugs and a contrasting rubber band to close the jar. Each one measures about 4.5 inches tall and 3.5 inches wide and would be perfect for flowers or hiding special jewelry. I’d be happy just to have one on a table to look at — they’re stunning. Click here to check them out in more detail and order online ($80–$100 each). xo, grace

Suggested For You


Leave a Reply

Design*Sponge reserves the right to restrict comments that do not contribute constructively to the conversation at hand, that comment on people's physical appearance, contain profanity, personal attacks, hate speech or seek to promote a personal or unrelated business. Our goal is to create a safe space where everyone (commenters, subjects of posts and moderators) feels comfortable to speak. Please treat others the way you would like to be treated and be willing to take responsibility for the impact your words may have on others. Disagreement, differences of opinion and heated discussion are welcome, but comments that do not seek to have a mature and constructive dialogue will not be published. We moderate all comments with great care and do not delete any lightly. Please note that our team (writers, moderators and guests) deserve the same right to speak and respond as you do, and your comments may be responded to or disagreed with. These guidelines help us maintain a safe space and work toward our goal of connecting with and learning from each other.