About The Highlands Foundry
The Highlands Foundry in Cortlandt Manor, NY
New York maker of European Stripe Grain Sack Pillow Cover, Hadblown Glass Bell Jar, Ikat Tote, Plaid Fringe Pillow Cover in Multiple Colors, Santa Fe Stripe Tote, Stripe Grain Sack Tote, Ticking/Denim Tote, Wool Plaid Poncho. Founders: Cheryl and Joseph Pagano.
The Highlands Foundry is owned by Cheryl and Joseph Pagano and is based out of Hudson Valley NY. Cheryl designs and creates everything with her husband Joseph, from cloth bags and pillows to hand-blown glass and handmade wooden cutting boards. She uses salvaged textiles to create her unique cloth bags and pillows. Cheryl has always had a love of collecting textiles from a young age growing up near Amish country in Pennsylvania. Vintage textiles, denim and salvaged items have always been a passion of hers and she loves seeing how they can take on a new life and be incorporated into everyday products for the home or yourself.
Cheryl has 25 years of experience in fashion design. She spent many years designing at Ralph Lauren where she developed an eye and appreciation for heritage, authenticity and things that have a rugged natural beauty to them. She uncovers many of the textiles and vintage work wear at flea markets or estate sales to create products with an authenticity and worn in look, even down to the vintage buttons used.
Joseph has been a professional glassblower for the past 25 years and produces high end glass blown lighting, decorative vessels and hand made wooden furniture from exotic woods. He developed an exclusive line of glass blown pieces and wooden boards for the home or to give as a special gift.
The Highlands Foundry hopes you share our love and appreciation for well made and designed home products that have a heritage and soul to them.
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