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Hand Cut Open Bottom Mason Jar for Lighting Shade or Crafts


These Mason jars with the bottom cut off make striking lighting shades, and are also perfect for many other crafts!

These are real Ball or Kerr jars that we hand cut and polish in our Colorado glass studio.

1 cut jar per order. Our lids attach to a 1 5/8″ fitter opening light fixture. Check the second photo to see how they attach. We sell the lids without jars here and full pendant lighting kids here.


These allow you to use a higher wattage bulb, preventing over-heating.

We sand both inside and outside edges so they are not sharp to the touch.

Also perfect for a variety of crafts. Make a candle holder, wind chime, Mason jar cloche, or a candle chimney!

Regular mouth pint
4 1/2″ tall x 3 1/16 x 3 1/16

Regular mouth quart
6″ tall 3 5/8 x 3 5/8

Wide mouth quart
5 3/4″ tall x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8

Wide mouth half gallon
8 1/4″ tall x 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

Lighting lid sold separately here.

We charge a 20% restocking fee on glass, to cover our original shipping expense.

Choose Size

Aqua Regular Mouth Pint Ball, Aqua Regular Mouth Quart Ball, Blue Wide Mouth Quart Ball, Green Wide Mouth Quart Ball, Purple Wide Mouth Quart Ball, Regular Mouth Pint Ball, Regular Mouth Pint Kerr, Regular Mouth Quart Ball, Regular Mouth Quart Golden Harvest, Regular Mouth Quart Kerr, Wide Mouth Half Gallon Ball, Wide Mouth Quart Ball, Wide Mouth Quart Kerr


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Choose Lid

Galvanized Metal Lighting Lid, Matte Black Lighting Lid, No Lid – Jar Only, Oil Rubbed Bronze Lighting Lid, Polished Stainless Steel Lighting Lid, Stainless Steel Lighting Lid

Customer Reviews

Based on 46 reviews
Kevin Mooth (Eureka, IL, US)
Mason jar light shades

Mason jars are used as light shades. Add some personality to existing lights for an easy inexpensive update.

Noemi Velasquez (Vineland, NJ, US)

I love these mason jars light shades. We just renovated our bathroom and these look stunning!

Anonymous (Zumbrota, MN, US)
Open bottom mason jar

I love these! I have been trying to talk my husband into making these for me for years! They look great and fit on my pendant lights perfectly!

Thad Huff (Burkesville, KY, US)

Love the jars. Way better than what I originally had, which was a plain looking jar from Allen+Roth. Fast shipping and the jars was packaged very well.
Thanks guys

Debbie (Las Vegas, NV, US)

I love the way the jars look in my bathroom! The light coverings that came with the fixture just did not cut it. I really like the look it gave my bathroom.

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