Mercury Glass-Harvey Designs, Event and Floral Design, Savannah Georgia

Mercury glass (a common misnomer as the glass is actually mirrored with silver nitrate) has been in production since the mid nineteenth century. From its onset, mercury glass was created not for functionality, but for beauty. It is easy to see why over 150 years later, it is still an elegant accent to any decor.

Courtesy of Donna Von Bruening Photographers

Using votive holders of color is a great way to add a sparkle of color to your table. These little green mercury glass votive holders add the right amount of colorful interest with out detracting from the beautiful centerpieces.

Courtesy of Tim Willoughby Photography

Gold branches and strands of crystals are brought to life by the subtle addition of gold mercury glass hanging votive holders.

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Suspended from the curly willow throughout this gift table arrangement, the gold mercury glass hanging votive holders give an ethereal quality to this magnificent centerpiece.

Courtesy of Donna Von Bruening Photographers

The luxurious gold of The Mansion ballroom is  reflected beautifully in these silver mercury glass pedestal vases adding a warmth to the space.

Courtesy of Donna Von Bruening Photographers

While at this head table, the mercury glass adds a crisp clean look to lacy arrangements of blue hydrangea.

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