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Glass Papier Mache

August 10, 2017

This years Rosedale Show, (our village’s agricultural show) has a class in the Crafts tent….. Make a Papier Mache bowl in the style of Gillies Jones.

We will be choosing the winner this year and awarding a glass bowl. 

Design-Nation: Marks & Tools

April 24, 2017

Design – Nation: Marks & Tools is a major showcase exhibition of work by over twenty Design-Nation network members at the OXO Tower Gallery for London Craft Week.

We are delighted to be showing one of our Original Works – Landscape – Cameo engraved Glass alongside some of our opaque studio production bowls, one of which has been kindly used in the poster.

We look forward to the Private view on Thursday 4th may.

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Crocus Limited Edition Bowl

March 8, 2017

Our first design of 2017 is an explosion of rich colour. ‘Crocus’ is an intense purple bowl with a transparent bright yellow lip. There is a slight hint of green where the two colours meet.

The Crocus flower is all about joy and cheerfulness.

Regardless of the flowers folklore and history, its annual show is always a joy to behold, bringing the landscape alive with intense colour.

Hand blown, hand engraved glass, signed dated and numbered

H11cm ø15cm – Order one of our 75 limited edition bowls online – £260 inc P&P

H15cm ø18cm – order one of the 25 larger bowls – £460 inc P&P

Join our studio mailing list for the news on when the bowl is available to order online.

 

 

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With Love Project

March 16, 2016

Last year we were visited by Chris & Rob of the With Love Project

“With Love is a site dedicated to finding people who produce things with a passion and purpose. It is brought to you by Chris Roberts and Rob Evans and documents their search to find individuals who truly care about what they do and what they produce.

Asking one single question along the way… “Why do you do what you do?”

We are really pleased to have been included in the Film & Book. Thank you.

Soon to be screened at “The Independents Club” london follow @withloveproject for details  http://www.withloveproject.co.uk/

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Changing the Crucible

March 2, 2016

Stephen is changing the crucible. It’s showing signs of wear and tear after two and a half years work holding the melted glass.

 

 

The Crystal Makers – Stourbridge

May 31, 2014

Stephen made a pilgrimage to Stourbridge yesterday to see the glass cutter Richard Lamming and visit Broadfield House Glass Museum. The museum is a real gem.

Good to see our two pieces in the museum including a bowl specifically purchased for the cameo collection.

Fantastic black and white film below on view at the museum. There are some gems in this film which are as pertinent now for glassmakers as when the movie was made.

The film resonates particularly well with us as the first glass makers of Rosedale were Huguenots and we both studied glass making in Stourbridge, “glass making is a way of life,  It gets in your blood”.