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So Appreciative of Grateful Glass

I didn't know what I wanted for my 28 year old son, but was drawn to glass pieces, because I wanted to be able to "see him". I ordered the Forever Pendant because it is intended to be with me the rest of my life. I also got the Eternal Orb to put on his urn. The pieces are beautiful. The pendant is discreet, nobody would know unless you told them. They give me comfort and wearing the pendant helps me a lot. Matt is so thoughtful and respectful. I am so happy I chose Matt and recommended his work to all.

Perfection

Grateful Glass has this process down to perfection. The packaging and collection materials were respectful. Appropriate shipping instructions were provided (this is actually a big deal), The customer service was incredibly thoughtful. The final product was gorgeous. It was exactly what I was hoping it would be. I investigated multiple cremation jewelry companies and I’m so glad I chose Grateful Glass.

Grateful

Words can't describe how lucky my family was to find Matt and Grateful Glass. His Memory Stone and Pendants helped us process the loss of our family dog Dutch. The craftsmanship and quality in these mementos are really sturdy and well made, I can tell it'll look the same as i first received it and when i look at it 10 years from now. It really is comforting to have these keepsakes with us to take wherever we go and to see the ashes clearly in the glass. The shipping process of the ashes was very solid and secure could not have gone any better. Matt answered any questions and uncertainties I had quickly and professionally and would absolutely recommend Grateful Glass to any friends or family. Matt truly is one of the best. Thank you Matt & Grateful Glass.

A Beautiful Memorial!

Matthew did a beautiful job on the glass memorial piece I selected! His communication was clear, considerate and timely. I would, and probably will, order from him again.
Thanks!!

This is our 3rd order - Matt's work is incredible, I wholeheartedly recommend!

Our family lost 3 pets in recent years, and each time we've turned to Grateful Glass to create a keepsake Orb. I can't speak highly enough about Matt's work! He's an amazingly talented artist, and we are beyond impressed with the beauty and complexity of each Orb he created. It’s hard to describe in words how special these pieces are. Matt is a dream to work with – he’s kind, compassionate, collaborative, and he truly goes above and beyond. I wholeheartedly recommend Grateful Glass to anyone searching for the perfect way to memorialize a loved one. I can honestly say that the orbs have helped our young kids deal with grief over losing a pet. They’ve told me that the pets aren’t really “gone” – their spirit is always with us, and they’re reminded of that every time they see the Orbs. My heart is happy. Thank you Grateful Glass!!!

A fabulous experience

My pendant, and everything involved with the order, purchase and delivery, was amazing. Matt communicated with me every step of the way, and kept in touch regarding each little detail. My necklace was finished and shipped incredibly fast, and it is absolutely stunning. I knew my daddy's remains were treated with dignity and respect, and I couldn't ask for a better tribute to him. Thanks to Matt and Grateful Glass, I get the opportunity to have my beloved father close to my own heart in a beautiful heart pendant every, single day. Knowing he is near truly helps with the pain of having lost him, and I find my necklace is as much a comfort to me as it is a gorgeous piece of jewelry. I am so very thankful for this tribute to my daddy, and the way it was handled with such care and respect. Thank you to Matt, and everyone involved in my beautiful creation.

Matt Olian is the best

In case anyone wants to know I got the dime size pendant. I used to work at Chewy.com and dealing with customers and their pets passing away was always hard. I found this website by chance and always told customers about it when they lost their little furr baby. Unfortunately I lost my healthy cat of 9 years, I mean the healthiest little guy so suddenly. He was attached to my hip and loved me so much. I even have a tattoo of him but I felt like it wasn’t enough. Then I remembered Grateful Glass and how beautiful and different it was. The process was so easy and Matt is one of the most trustworthy person to handle your loved one. I wouldn’t want anyone else. I love my pendant so much not only because it’s my furr baby but also because no one knows what it really is and everyone compliments it and I always feel good about it. If you’re thinking about getting a pendant or something, please do NOT hesitate. Matt takes great pride in his work and will walk you through every step of the way. Thank you Matt! (P.S. the girl with the chain)

Beatiful and Comforting

My Grateful Glass Perpetual Pendant is beyond beautiful! I can't express what it means to me to have the spirit of my beloved boxer, Cash, with me at all times. Matt is a true professional, great artisan, and a truly compassionate person. I feel blessed to have found Matt and Grateful Glass. Thank you Matt, from the bottom of my heart, for creating such an amazing memorial pendant that has brought me comfort from the moment I laid eyes on it! (((HUGS))).

The little things

I ordered five pendants with my daughter’s remains. She was just a baby, and I was concerned about the amount requested to send for each pendant. I contacted Matt, and he was beyond helpful and considerate in helping me choose the right colors for the pendants, and working with a small amount of ashes. Each pendant turned out beautifully, with leftover remains to spare. I truly appreciate all of the time and detail they put into my order.

Simply Amazing!

After the passing of my grandma I was searching for a necklace that would allow me to always have her with me. I stumbled upon The Grateful Glass website and was amazed at the unique jewelry selection they had. The order process was seamless and I received my necklace quicker than expected. It’s absolutely gorgeous and the website doesn’t do it justice. Just last night alone I’ve received numerous compliments on how beautiful it is! Thank you so much for making this a wonderful experience! I’d highly recommend them!

A Powerful Piece

My dog’s energy is encapsulated. She’s no longer here, but her very upbeat energy, somehow is and it surrounds me.The ashes have a sparkly quality which is magical. It’s like a looking-glass with a snow storm inside of it. It’s amber purple and the ashes are evenly spaced, appearing starlike. The craftsmanship is excellent.

Perfection!

Grateful Glass has been absolutely amazing to work with from start to finish. Matt is so nice to work and uses his talent to make the most perfect and heartfelt items. I will always recommend Grateful Glass to anyone needing a special way to remember a loved one after a loss. The best!

Fantastic experience, customer service, and finished product.

Grateful Glass helped make a devastating time in my life a little easier. I chose to have the Perpetual Pendant made in cobalt blue, petite size for my 29 year old horse, Blue. It is everything I hoped it would be and more. I had Blue for 14 years, and the bond I shared with him was unlike any other I’ve had with an animal (and I’ve known many). It’s so special to know that the piece you have created is truly one of a kind, much like the relationship you had with your loved one or pet. The whole process from start to finish was incredibly easy and so fast. The collection kit comes with helpful step-by-step directions for shipping the cremation ashes back to Grateful Glass. As someone who had never shipped cremation ashes before, these directions were much appreciated. I got an email as soon as they were received. My necklace was made and sent back to me so quickly, and the remaining ashes were packaged very respectfully. Thank you so much for creating this necklace for me, and for giving a piece of Blue back to me in an incredibly special and unique way.

Perfect remembrance

I just wanted to take a moment and thank Greatfull Glass for being able to help me keep a memory of my CiCi with me always. For 16 years I was able to have a best friend in my life and now she can still be by my side. I am one of those people that research stuff ad nauseam. I finally decided on Greatfull Glass because of a good amount of choices in how I wanted CiCi to be with me and colors available to resemble her color. Quality Pyrex glass, nice, understated, clean designs and the exceptional support given to me helped make up my mind, finally. The care taken with her ashes, the support given when I had questions, the presentation of the pendant and necklace exceptional! Thank you, so much.

Piece of my heart

Thank you for capturing a piece of my heart in a beautiful necklace. My husband passed away in March and having this remembrance is calming to me.

Pendant for my father

In a time of complete sorrow I found your company through a friend of mine who raved about Grateful Glass. At the time I was looking at smaller pieces just so I would have something to carry around with me of my dad. After being pointed in your direction I knew this would be the keepsake to remember my father. Your attention to your work is amazing. My dad's ashed look like millions of stars in a little pendant which I know he would appreciate. Your customer service is above and beyond which is very refreshing especially in such a stressful time. I cannot thank you enough. I wear my necklace every day and know that in the times I need it I can reach up and feel the comfort of my pendant. Thank you again so very much

Amazing quality and craftsmanship.

This is beautiful and exactly what we were looking for as a keepsake for my mother-n-law for my father-n-law’s ashes. It is just perfect! Thank you!!

To anyone else who may be searching for that something special to do with a loved one’s cremation...

I have rarely been separated from my Grateful Glass keepsake necklace since I received it. My heart was completely shattered when I found out that my loving cat, Callie, of 11 years, was not going to recover when she developed an abrupt and severe illness. After she had gone through numerous evaluations, procedures, and medications that did not improve her condition, my last hope was to have her undergo exploratory surgery to get more answers. Unfortunately the answers I received from the veterinarian were grim, and I was faced with the reality of having to make the most difficult decision I would ever have to make about her care. My heart wanted to ask the veterinarian to wake her up from surgery and let me take her home with me where she belonged, but the reasonable side of me (I am in the medical field), knew that this road would be the selfish one, now equipped with the new information just provided to me. I couldn’t let her suffer, and I couldn’t watch her suffer any longer. And just like that, she was gone from my world forever.

In the few days following that dark day, I began searching the internet for a way to memorialize my companion, who was so loyal to me all those years. I knew I wanted to keep a part of her with me always. When I began looking at jewelry, most of what i found in my searching was either tacky or morbid in appearance. But the moment I happened upon Grateful Glass, I knew immediately I had found my forever keepsake. After reading other reviews and testimonials, I was assured that my loved one’s ashes would be treated with dignity and respect through the entire process of having my keepsake made. I was drawn to the story about how Matthew Olian first began making these special pieces, providing a ray of hope to those who have lost pets or loved ones. The ordering process was smooth and easy. I also received my finished product even sooner than it was promised, and it was even more beautiful in person. Thank you for what you do, Gratefu...

Nicest cremation jewelry on the market

I want to express my great appreciation for Matt and his business. He really makes a difficult time feel more at peace with his great creations. I have dealt with many businesses over the years and this was one of the best experiences that I ever had. His order process and shipping is world class as well as his follow ups and availability for answering questions. I highly recommend his services and will tell everyone I know about this awesome product line he offers to help ease the pain of a loss of a loved one.

Wonderful experience and beautiful memorial glass pendant!

I'm so happy with the pendant Matt made for me. It's even more gorgeous in person. I chose the petite pendant in royal orange.

Fantastic product & service!

Scruffy was more than just a cat. He was my constant during the most major changes in my life. He was with me for 10 years. He comforted me through the stress of college, the excitement of marriage and children, the worry and anxiety of a military deployment, and everything in between. When he passed away, I couldn’t bear to think what my life would be like without him. Grateful Glass was my answer. I received my amber purple cuff bracelet two weeks ago, and I finally feel closure. I’m comforted knowing Scruffy is always with me, again, just as he had been. Thank you so much, to Matt especially, for promptly answering all my questions when I was worried about the process. Picking a company to handle such sensitive and emotionally delicate work was stressful, but once I looked into Grateful Glass, I was so impressed with their entire process. I can’t say enough positive things about them. Thank you again for reuniting me with my boy.

Totally in love with my keepsake pendant!

Thank you very much, you were wonderful to work with.

Absolutely fantastic product and artist.

Matthew helped me get the product in a pinch and it was beautifully crafted. It was done as a gift - and was greatly appreciated. Customer service is second-to-none. If you are considering doing this - you should!! Thank you!!

I am forever "GRATEFUL" that my path led to me to this one of a kind artist, Matt Olian, who I wo...

I cannot say enough positive things about Matt Olian at Grateful Glass. Through a difficult time in my life he managed to create something so incredibly unique and beautiful that I will have forever by my heart. The process of losing a loved one is something that we can never truly prepare for and in researching memorial jewelry I came across many different websites but something about Grateful Glass stood out from the rest.

Matt is more than just an exceptional artist, he is also a compassionate person who treats his customers with the utmost respect and care during what can be a very emotional process. He took the time to meet with me in person and walked me through every step which is only a small example of how this artist genuinely cares about what he is creating and who he is creating that for. His kindness, warmth and professionalism were conveyed through every exchange that we had.

I ended up ordering not only my forever pendant in Onyx, but decided to order an orb in Cobalt as well. When I opened the boxes I couldn't help but cry, not only because of the loss that I felt but seeing the absolute stunning beauty that words (and even pictures) will never convey about the meaning of these phenomenal creations.

I am forever "GRATEFUL" that my path led to me to this one of a kind artist, Matt Olian, who I wo...

I cannot say enough positive things about Matt Olian at Grateful Glass. Through a difficult time in my life he managed to create something so incredibly unique and beautiful that I will have forever by my heart. The process of losing a loved one is something that we can never truly prepare for and in researching memorial jewelry I came across many different websites but something about Grateful Glass stood out from the rest.

Matt is more than just an exceptional artist, he is also a compassionate person who treats his customers with the utmost respect and care during what can be a very emotional process. He took the time to meet with me in person and walked me through every step which is only a small example of how this artist genuinely cares about what he is creating and who he is creating that for. His kindness, warmth and professionalism were conveyed through every exchange that we had.

I ended up ordering not only my forever pendant in Onyx, but decided to order an orb in Cobalt as well. When I opened the boxes I couldn't help but cry, not only because of the loss that I felt but seeing the absolute stunning beauty that words (and even pictures) will never convey about the meaning of these phenomenal creations.

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So Appreciative of Grateful Glass

I didn't know what I wanted for my 28 year old son, but was drawn to glass pieces, because I wanted to be able to "see him". I ordered the Forever Pendant because it is intended to be with me the rest of my life. I also got the Eternal Orb to put on his urn. The pieces are beautiful. The pendant is discreet, nobody would know unless you told them. They give me comfort and wearing the pendant helps me a lot. Matt is so thoughtful and respectful. I am so happy I chose Matt and recommended his work to all.

Perfection

Grateful Glass has this process down to perfection. The packaging and collection materials were respectful. Appropriate shipping instructions were provided (this is actually a big deal), The customer service was incredibly thoughtful. The final product was gorgeous. It was exactly what I was hoping it would be. I investigated multiple cremation jewelry companies and I’m so glad I chose Grateful Glass.

Grateful

Words can't describe how lucky my family was to find Matt and Grateful Glass. His Memory Stone and Pendants helped us process the loss of our family dog Dutch. The craftsmanship and quality in these mementos are really sturdy and well made, I can tell it'll look the same as i first received it and when i look at it 10 years from now. It really is comforting to have these keepsakes with us to take wherever we go and to see the ashes clearly in the glass. The shipping process of the ashes was very solid and secure could not have gone any better. Matt answered any questions and uncertainties I had quickly and professionally and would absolutely recommend Grateful Glass to any friends or family. Matt truly is one of the best. Thank you Matt & Grateful Glass.

A Beautiful Memorial!

Matthew did a beautiful job on the glass memorial piece I selected! His communication was clear, considerate and timely. I would, and probably will, order from him again.
Thanks!!

This is our 3rd order - Matt's work is incredible, I wholeheartedly recommend!

Our family lost 3 pets in recent years, and each time we've turned to Grateful Glass to create a keepsake Orb. I can't speak highly enough about Matt's work! He's an amazingly talented artist, and we are beyond impressed with the beauty and complexity of each Orb he created. It’s hard to describe in words how special these pieces are. Matt is a dream to work with – he’s kind, compassionate, collaborative, and he truly goes above and beyond. I wholeheartedly recommend Grateful Glass to anyone searching for the perfect way to memorialize a loved one. I can honestly say that the orbs have helped our young kids deal with grief over losing a pet. They’ve told me that the pets aren’t really “gone” – their spirit is always with us, and they’re reminded of that every time they see the Orbs. My heart is happy. Thank you Grateful Glass!!!