torch Lake Glass

Found in hundreds of custom homes across the usa
Handmade glass knobs, handles & drawer pulls are created in 4 styles & lots of fun colors. Fused glass accent tiles for kitchen backsplash & shower walls. Glass on glass mosaic window panels. One-of-a-kind fused glass home decor bowls, plates & dishes.


Because "art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"   -Pablo Picasso

  • Because I never use glue.   My glass hardware is a lot more  than pretty chunks of glass glued to a metal base.  I developed a process for fusing stainless steel inserts INSIDE of my glass knobs, handles & drawer pulls because glue is a weak point no matter what kind you use.

  • Because my handmade glass hardware is  guaranteed against manufacturing defects. I stand by my unique process & defective items will be replaced free on authorized return of the original.

  • Because the colors are so beautiful. The best quality of glass is its transparency.  I combine colors to draw the eye inside.   Individual  colors blend & shift depending on the light, viewing angle & thickness of the glass, hence the term "art glass".

  • ​Because I have been melting glass since 1989 & selling it online since 1996.  First eBay, then Just Beads, Etsy & now my own website.

  • Because creating art glass is not only my passion but my job & I take it very seriously.  Expect superior quality products, fast turn around times on custom orders (2-3 weeks) & professional personalized service. 

  • Because every handmade glass knob, handle & pull is individually crafted, inspected & carefully packaged for safe delivery using recycled/recyclable packaging.  
This glass handle was installed in October 2014.
It continues to endure harsh Northern MI weather
and the daily abuse of my rural mail carrier
My name is Carol Gilewicz.
I am the artist aka Torch Lake Glass.