by Tracy Ann Koch
A Mason Jar is a glass jar used to preserve food. They were invented and patented by John Landis Mason, a Philadelphia tinsmith in 1858. They are also called Ball jars, after Ball Corp. a popular and early manufacturer of the jars; fruit jars because they are often used to store fruit; “jam jars” are generically glass canning jars.
Terrain sells the bellow Mason Jar Pendant. Once used for putting away the harvest vintage canning jars find new use lighting the kitchen. The materials are vintage canning jars, oiled bronze hardware, 3′ long black cord, 40 watt max per jar, 8″ canopy. The Fixture dimensions are 30″H x 8″ W and the jars are 7.5″H x 4″ W each. Priced at $398.00.