Artists' Best Of Gallery

This Gallery is the Unique, the Finely Finished and Most Imaginative creations.
There are not a lot in this Gallery as it changes as new pictures are submitted.
The original stoppers with three o-rings are no longer available.

Check links to purchase.
If there is no contact info, email me: ruthniles@gmail.com to contact artist.

Clemett

decorated box lids
Peter Clemett, NZ, loves playing with the Joyner
Off Center Jig!  Awesome creativity.

Michael Ryan

Beer Tap Openers
Michael Ryan in NJ, printed the logo, glued it to
wood and cast it in clear resin. Beer tab pulls!

Niles.Unique

Niles unique bottle stoppers
Stopper created from Unique Blanks
at Niles Bottle Stoppers. Turned by
Ruth Niles

Holt.day

craft show booth display
Robin Holt's craft show booth by day is very
inviting.  MoonDog Art Glass

Holt.night

craft show display at night
Robin Holt's booth at night is very inviting.
Visit her website to see her creations.

Oppenheimer5a

Niles stainless stoppers
Another group of inspirational designs for bottle
stoppers by Elsa Oppenheimer in Vermont.

Oppenheimer5

great shapes for bottle stoppers
Elsa Oppenheimer does great shapes for bottle
stoppers.  Very classy.

Jacobson Carl

stainless and aluminum beer bottle opener
Carl Jacobson turned this aluminum
top on the stainless beer bottle opener.
Super classy!

Bruce Jordan

Niles stainless meat pounder garlic press
Bruce Jordan in Calif. turned figured Poplar
to make this meat pounder and garlic press

Oppenheimer22

 
Elsa Oppenheimer, VT.  These stoppers look
terrific in the bottles; as they should!

Michael Ryan

rack of pool balls wine bottle stoppers
Rack of pool balls (wine bottle stoppers) done by
Michael Ryan in NJ.  Great gift for wine lovers!

Kobilsek

Niles bottle openers
Frank Kobilsek turned these three fantastic Niles
beer bottle openers.  All are sold.  I can see why!

Zakrzewski

stainless steel meat malletmeat mallet with wood handle
Rich Zakrzewski in NY made this terrific meat and
chicken pounder mallet and engraved his initial.

Dornbach

Ruth Niles Bottle Stoppers
Lou Dornback turned and engraved this wine
stopper.  Contact Lou if you wish to order one..

Grossman

brass whiskey bottle stopper Niles
Richard Grossman in MO turned this
Ebony stopper with a pearl guitar
fingerboard marker for a friend.

Criscenzo

Niles stainless bottle openers
Steve Crescenzo in NC created these bottle
openers with Lichtenberg fractal wood burning!

Theresa Roberts

Niles bottle opener
Theresa Roberts in WI, created
this gorgeous bottle opener using
a vintage knife handle.  Perfect!

Fuller


Curtis Fuller turned and burned these
amazing bottle openers as gifts

Weller.heart

Cymbals of Courage
Wesla Weller makes stoppers from upcycled
musical instruments.  See Website for more.

Tonkin tampers

stainless coffee tamper kit
Barry Tonkin in WA turned these two awesome
espresso coffee tampers.  Nice work!

Darla Baker

wine bottle stopper

Darla Baker in KY made the resin blank and turned
this unique wine stopper.  Visit her Etsy shop.

Lockridge

used egg shells for stopper
Mark Lockridge's wife saves egg shells,
he put them in resin and it looks great!

Wurtzel

George Wurtzel Ginko Gallery
George Wurtzel, owner Ginko Gallery
turned the perfect stopper for Don Julio.

Rowsey2

best wine bottle stopper
Cindy Rowsey in IL "Screw 2020" stoppers with
turned wood screws.  They are for sale.

LeGwin wood

turned wood handle on stainless bottle opener
Jean LeGwin, NC, adds individual detail to each
stainless bottle opener.  Gives each one class.

UfkinGM

gun metal bottle opener
Jennifer Ufkin in MN used a vintage silverware
knife handle on this Gun Metal bottle opener.

Harris

Willie Nelson carving
James Harris, carving of Willie
as a bottle stopper top.  Website

Armstrong

espresso coffee tamper kits
Michael Armstrong in Canada turned these
unique espresso coffee tampers.  Website

RotcheTop

carved sunflower on stainless stopper
Bob Rotche, in VA, amazing carved sunflower
bottle stopper. Check Bob's website.

DelGaudio

vintage silverware knife handles bottle openers
Ann DelGaudio in FL uses vintage silverware
knife handles to make elegant bottle openers.

Simpson8

woodturned bottle cap openers
John Simpson created these bottle cap openers.
The inlay is beautiful as are the pewter buttons.

Iacullo new

stainless wine stopper with turned wood top
Al Iacullo, NJ, made this awesome
wine bottle stopper.  Love it!

Ziegler

Chevron wood on stainless wine stopper
Roger Ziegler in WI made these very Regal
stoppers for top shelf Bourbon bottles.  Great!

George

Niles stainless meat tenderizer mallet
George Eickhoff, MO, made this meat
and chicken tenderizer mallet. Nice!

Kurt.Rogers

superior wine bottle stopperbanksia Pod bottle stopper
Kurt Rogers, The Turning Junction, turned this
Banksia Pod, filling it with resin.  Beautiful!

Doan2

3D design on stainless stopper base
Earl Doan created this original
design on a 3D printer.

Polzin

pearl with gold Niles bottle stopper
Scott Polzin in MN turned this
gorgeous bottle stopper top.

Broach shell

sea urchin bottle stopper
John Broach, SC.  Fills Sea Urchins with resin
in mold then turns the tops.  Fantastic!

Kristene

Niles stainless stoppers with beads
Kristene Zimmerman, PA.  Glued
beads to stopper top (SS-9005).

Johnston2E

gift for wine lovers
Perfect gift for wine lovers!  This
is by Scott Johnston: website

Becker3

Stainless steel stopper with glass bead on top
Colette Becker, Garmany
Makes glass bead stoppers

Johnston2D

stainless wine bottle stopper
Scott Johnston created this
awesome design (website)

Shaffer.Bouquet

lollipop bouquet
Something different!  Ron Shaffer, CA,
created a lollipop floral arrangement.

Johnston4star

best gift for wine lovers
Just Awesome!  Wine stopper
by Scott Johnston (website)

Kakizawa

Japanese doll bottle stoppers
Mr. Kakizawa in Japan makes these unique
bottle stoppers.  Superb craftsmanship.

Baustian

Hidden bottle stopper
Fantastic Idea!  Jim Baustian, DE, puts the
stopper inside the barrel so it fits over the neck.

Bayou Mt. Designs

Bayou herb bottle stopper
Herbs in resin created by Ida
Farrar.  See Website for more!

Glover

woodburning on stainless wine stopper
Kimberly Glover did awesome burning
detail on this stopper.

Mats set

stainless steel meat tenderizer and garlic press
Mats Bjornstad, Norway, created this awesome
meat tenderizer and chicken press set.  He used
burl and walnut in resin.  Mats' Website

Cunningham hat

Hostess gift wine stopper
Dave Cunningham, HI.  Perfect low-profile
wine stopper made from cocobolo wood.

R O’Ryan

cello turned from wood on top of stainless bottle cap opener
Rick O'Ryan, woodsongs.net  Cello
bottle cap opener: beautiful!

Westlund leaf

metal leaf wine gift
Lee Westlund, WI.  Metal leaf on brass stopper.
Very artistic.

Menk

Glass fish on stainless steel bottle stoppers
Toni Menk, KY.  Such creativity!  Cute glass
fish on stainless steel bottle stoppers..

Henderson

stainless steel coffee tamper
Diana Henderson, RI.  Beautiful
espresso coffee tamper.

Sisk

stainless stopper with fireman emblem
David Sisk, TX.  Love that the emblem
is on the side.  Perfect orientation.

Tom Borener

brass bottle stoppers with wood handle tops
Tom Borener in OR, did these fabulous stoppers.

Wesla Weller

stainless stoppers with music sheets in resin
Wesla Weller uses old instruments for
her artwork.  Check her  Website

Rich Fasel acrylic

Canarywood and acrylic stainless stopper
Rich Fasel.  Canary wood and resin.  Love the
wood on the top and the bottom.

Joe Gresback

 

Texas hat bottle stopper
Joe Gresback.  The cutest stopper!

Charlie Drake

basket weave illusion wine bottle stoppers
Charlie Drake, OK.  Awesome work!