When we are broken, we shine the brightest

Deanna Dionne launched Cleveland Street Glass in Spring 2016. She moved to Cleveland in late 2014, when her car was broken into just a week after arriving. But she moved here to focus on her art, and that event stuck in her mind as she experimented with different techniques, and jewelry made from auto glass was born. She is inspired by Cleveland's pride for not only where it's going, but where it came from. It is proud of its grit, for grit is what it's built on.

Wearing a piece of jewelry upcycled from a malicious crime truly embodies a comeback spirit. Wear it as an amulet, and as a reminder that beauty is found from the raw and broken. Hang it in your rear-view mirror as a battle trophy.

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Notable Features and Press

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Cleveland Magazine

Named Most Interesting People, 2017

After her car was broken into, the designer turned the broken glass into beautiful pieces of jewelry.

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Speaking & Television

Myself and my products have appeared on television multiple times.

New Day Cleveland - Fox8

Good Day Columbus - Fox 28

SPARC Conference - Case Western University

Cleveland Flea Blog

Where there's a city, there's bound to be crime. Thankfully, there are usually more than a few artists, too. Deanna Dionne, the graphic designer-turned-jeweler behind Cleveland Street Glass, is one such urban maker. Read on for insight into how she is beautifying Cleveland one break-in at a time.

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Sparc Conference

I was invited to speak at a student-run conference called SPARC (Science, Politics, Art, Research, Culture), which is a Ted-style format of 15-minute talks in succession at Case Western University. I spoke about the question I get all the time, “how did you think of this?”

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Mentions

 

Allison Carey

Regularly putting CSG in print in The Plain Dealer, online at Cleveland.com

Bad Racket Recording Studio

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Sixth City Marketing

CSG listed as one of "20 Small Businesses Making An Impact In Northeast Ohio"

 

Youngstown Flea

Lovely event featuring my work with nice large images

This Good World

Discover local socially responsible businesses to support.

 

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