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A B C to F G to J K to M N to R S T to Z

current British glassworkers: A to B

Aaronson, Adam (see below)

Aaronson Noon Ltd
Roxby Place, off Seagrave Rd, West Brompton, London SW6 1RS (020-7610 3344)
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Adam Aaronson. Established 1999 (formerly The Handmade Glass Co Ltd). Signed hand-blown art-glass, with silver- & gold-leaf

Abinger Stained Glass
Abinger Hammer, Near Dorking, Surrey (01306-730 617)
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Amanda Winfield. Traditional and contemporary stained glass and fused glass. Also offers a comprehensive repair and restoration service. Over 20 years experience.

Ackroyd, John Stuart
Frederick Studios, 52 Back Frederick St, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR1 1NF (0191-565 4346)
Hand-made glass perfume-bottles, paperweights, presentation pieces, vases & vessels, some extensively hand-finished, other forms left pure, from production ranges to commission pieces & one-offs

Addison, Lynda
76 Church St, Old Glossop, Glossop, Derbys SK13 7RN (01457-865 782)
Kiln-formed glass masks, fused & slumped into moulds, lost-wax-cast coloured or clear glass figures or organic forms. UV laminated glass sculptures fused & slumped. Glass plates with enamels or copper inclusions, sometimes mounted on slate

Adlington, James (see Bristol Blue Glass and Exmoor Glass)

Adrakta-Thomas, Chryssa
38 Dorchester Way, Coventry, Warks CV2 2JA (01203-611 273 or 02476-611 273)
Vessels, vases, abstract forms, candlesticks & lighting for the contemporary interior, inspired by primitive creatures & the underwater world, with a variety of cutting techniques applied to simple clear crystal forms, such as the stalactite-like 'Stala' lamp

Akroyd, Stuart (see Stuart Akroyd Contemporary Glass)

Alchemy Hot Glass (see Siddy Langley)

Alcock, Frances
55 Leicester Rd, Hinkley, Leics LE10 1LW (01455-611 659)
Glass (4mm) mirrors, wallpieces, panels, tiles, screens, engraved, painted, etched, gilded, silk-screen printed, figurative, mainly mythological subject-matter

Aldridge, Lara
Old Town Hall, The Square, Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria LA20 6JF (01229-716 000)
Vibrant designs & subtle resonant colours & hues, produced by firing various metals into the glass pieces. Slumped vessels, tableware, cufflinks, brooches, necklaces, wallpieces & architectural commissions

Aldridge, Lara Ellen
Unit 16, Dumbrell Workshops, North End, Ditchling, E Sussex BN6 6TD (0273-844 550)
Is this the same Lara Aldridge as the above? If so, this may be an old address

Alex R Glass Art
The Glass Studio, 47 Pymers Mead, London SE21 8NH (020-8761 6464, mobile 07946-828 022)
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Sand-blasted mirrors & bonded glass, kiln-formed glass, screen-printed glass, glass & wood structures, bowls, platters, panels, wall-hung lightboxes. Studio visits by appointment only

Alston, Margaret
16 Bradbury Place, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts BA15 1QF (01225-867 390)
Pâte-de-verre glass vases & vessels, using lead glass in granular paste form & fusing & moulding techniques

Alum Bay Glass
The Needles Pleasure Park, Alum Bay, Totland Bay, Isle-of-Wight PO39 0JD (01983-753 473)
Chris Lucas

Amanda Brisbane Glass
The Glass Barn, Church Farm Studio, Stanton Lacy, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 2AE (01584-856 292)
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Hot sand-casting, large-scale sculptures

Ammonite Designs Ltd
Lyme Regis, Dorset (full address unknown) (01297-444 455)
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Contemporary kiln-formed glass, designed by Dawn Brimicombe. Specialises in fusing, slumping & kiln-casting. Exhibits in the south-east and south-west of England

Andersson, Jonathan Philip
28 Commercial Road, Lowestoft, Norfolk NR32 2TD (01502-580 199)
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The seventh generation in a family of glassmakers (his father worked at Whitefriars, & grandfather in both Denmark and Sweden). From 1977 to 1985, he trained in glassmaking, sculpture & design at various colleges. Since then he has lectured extensively & won many awards. Past clients include Princess Margaret, the Dubai Royal Family, Art Alliance of America & the St Louis Public Art Collection. Conceptual, sculptural & decorative glass, employing blown, cast, kiln-formed & sandblasted techniques. Commissions undertaken. Please contact by e-mail before visiting

Andrews, Colin (see South London Stained Glass)

Andrews, Martin
The Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Stourbridge, W Mid DY8 4HF (01384-399 462)
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Trained at London Glassblowing (left 1999), founded works at above address in March 2001. Rich, flowing colours form the basis of a distinctive production range of hand-blown vases, vessels, tableware & perfume-bottles. Also one-offs & architectural, lighting & corporate awards. New series: 'Midnight sun', 'Aqua', 'Cosmos' &'Salsa'

Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4HF (07941-884 686)
Hand-painted glass panels for doors/windows, lighting/partitions & sand-blasted sculptures

Angus, Mark
13, Albert Terrace, Bath BA2 3RZ (01225-834 530)
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Architectural stained glass, ecclesiastic & secular, smaller painted works for exhibitions. Teaches glass painting (also at: St. Hermann-Weg 13, D 94258 Frauenau, Germany (00 - 49 9926 1759)

Anston-Race, Gregg (see Craft Fusion Ltd)

Armistead, Susan (see SLA Glass Design)

Armstrong, Tim (see Tim Armstrong Stained Glass)

Arnold, Carol
St Michaels Cottage, Post Office Lane, Flax Bourton, Bristol BS48 3QE (01275-461 262, mobile 07792-658591)
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Stained glass

Art By Stark - Stained Glass (see London Stained Glass Company, The)

21 Tatton Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 7EB (0161-962 8090 or 07976-832 323)
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Tom King. Designer and manufacturer of genuine leaded windows, specialising in the Victorian & Edwardian period (including hand painted, kiln-fired traditional stained glass). Painted glass commissions from the trade also regularly undertaken

Artisan Stained Glass
Aldergrove, Main Street, Bankfoot, Perthshire PH1 4AB, Scotland (01738-788 095)
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Pinkie Maclure & John Wills. Established 1997. Specialists in fine hand-painted stained glass panels from own or traditional designs (recent work includes panels based on 19th C designs by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, & the Ceremony Room windows for Glenskirlie Castle near Stirling). Commissions undertaken throughout the UK & internationally. Please call or email before visiting our workshop

Assiter-Tuppen, John & Anne (see Icefire Glass)

Aston, Dan Christopher (see Firefly Glass)

Aura Art Glass
59 Brook Road, Leicester LE5 2HE (0116-221 6801)
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Ingrid Jarvis. Hand-made lampworked glass jewellery with sterling silver, perfume bottles & baubles

Avondale Glass
Carmarthen Rd, Kilgetty, Dyfed SA68 0YA (01834-813 345)

Baker, Steve (see Bristol Blue Glass South West Ltd)

Ball, Lindsey
Radford & Ball Studios, Glasshouse Fields, London, E1 9JA
Since 1998, is now an infant-teacher. Used to produce acid-etched, sandblasted & enamelled flat & slumped architectural glass, table-tops & lighting, sharing studios with Jane Radford

Bamforth, Ian (see Ian Bamforth Glass)

Bamforth, Vic (see Vic Bamforth Glass)

Barbican Glass
Plymouth Ho!, Devon (full address unknown)
Label seen on various furnace-formed art-glass pieces

Barcroft, Paul (see Hothouse, and Denby Glass Studio)

Barry, Kevin (see Kevin Barry Crystal)

Batchelor, David (see Divine Art and Craft Ltd)

Bath Aqua Glass
105/107 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW (01225-463 436)
Glass jewellery, hand-crafted in Bath

Beard, Dave M & L A
2 Richmond Avenue, Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 8DQ (01271-866 993)
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Delightful lamp-worked animals, insects, plants, flowers, figures etc. Has a stall in the Barnstaple Pannier Market every Saturday, and Thursdays from April to December

Unit 6, Botley Mill, Botley, Hants SO3 2GB (01489-796 711)
Rebecca Donaldson. Innovative & fun hand-blown glass lighting & kiln-formed glass for interiors. Springs used to provide movement between lighting components

Becker Studios, Bernard
Unit 3, New North House, 202-208 New North Rd, London N1 7BJ (020-7226 5226)
Stained glass

Beebe, Jane
(address details confidential; contact via The Crafts Council)
Vessels, trophies, commemorative objects, tableware & vases. Works in hot glass, metal, & recently with stone, mainly designing for the tableware industry. Interested in scale & mixing different yet complementary materials

Belsechenko, Alexander
43 Jersey St, Hafod, Swansea, W Glams SA1 2HF (01792-462 801)
Acid-etched, sandblasted, painted, bevelled & polished glass & metal sculptures, windows, screens & architectural

Bendall-Brunello, Tiziana
Cambridge Artworks Studios, Negus Yard, Homerton St, Cambridge, Cambs CB2 2NZ (01223- 411 374)
Individual kiln-formed bowls, panels & vessels, combining copper, silver & gold inclusions fused & slumped within the glass. Three distinct series: original, indigo & Mediterranean

Bendall-Brunello, Tiziana
3 Cowper Rd, Cambridge, Cambs CB1 3SL (01223- 411 374)
Possibly an old address, but telephone number is still current

Berry, Angela
4 Callowend Cottages, Mappleton, Ashbourne, Derbys DE6 2AB (01335-350 448)
Small, intricate blown & kiln-formed perfume-bottles, vessels, bowls, abstract & figurative forms. Machined & finished to a high standard. Some coloured work, some cast pieces. Each piece unique, sold mainly to collectors through galleries nationwide

BioChem Glass (Apparatus) Ltd
Unit W1, MK2 Business Centre, Barton Road, Bletchley, Bucks MK2 3HU (01908-821 191)
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William Fludgate. Scientific glassblowing company

Birdsall, Laura
Unit W1, MK2 Business Centre, Barton Road, Bletchley, Bucks MK2 3HU (mobile: 07791-002 691)
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Trained at Royal College of Art

Blackmore, Nicholas (Nick) (see Columbia Glassworks)

Blanthorn, Brian & Jenny
12 Albert Rd, Shanklin, Isle-of-Wight PO37 7NS

Blomgren, Malin (see Red House Glass Cone)

Blowfish Glass
Orchard House, Nags Head Lane, Hargrave, Northamptonshire NN9 6BJ (01933-622 550, mobile 07740-450897)
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Corrine Brice BA (Hons). Hand-blown, cut and deeply sandblasted colourful, bowls, tableware and vases. Ranges from production-work to limited edition, to larger one-off commissions

Blown Studio Glass
gallery at:   2 Smith Street, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 9QR (Jacky: 01803-835 123)
and:   Market Square, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 9OG (01803-835 123)
and at:       9 High Street, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NN (Kate: 01803-865 585)
workshop at:  China Blue, Station Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5JR (01803-860 908)
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Nick & Jacky Orsler. Nick trained at Hornsey College of Art in London, then earned a degree in Industrial Design at Leicester. After various apprenticeships in small studios in England, he travelled to parts of Europe, mainly the Black Forest in Bavaria, and parts of Italy, to extend his expertise in glassmaking. Galleries open Tuesday to Saturday 1030h – 1700h, workshop open 7 days a week 1100h – 1600h (please call before visiting!)

Blowzone Glass Studio
Thornham House, Moors Lane, St. Martins Moor, Oswestry, North Shropshire SY10 7BQ (01691-655 399)
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Iestyn & Bev Davies. Applied decoration on hand-blown plain-coloured vessels, often with a frosted finish, sculptures, LED lighting arrays (Iestyn originally traded as Osiris Glass)

Bohane, Jane (see Jane Bohane Glass)

Bottle Alley Glass (Recycled Glass Products Ltd)
Millfield Industrial Estate, Wheldrake, York YO19 6NA (01904-448 786)
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100% recycled glass (from unwanted & discarded bottles, with no added colour), turned into a unique & stunning range of products such as tiles & panels, which could be incorporated into stained glass, lighting or architectural installations

Bottomley, Helen Victoria
82 Kenlor Rd, Tooting, London, SW17 0DF (01226-723 272 or 07977-388 678)
Interested in repetition of unique forms, to create movement, rhythm & pattern within each component, & to capture the molten fluidity of glass. Blown & sheet glass sculptural wallpieces, abstract forms, public art

Bowerhouse Gallery
The Ark, 40 High St, Little Abington, Cambridge, CB216BG (01223-890 385)
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Tolly Nason. Has worked with leading glass artists in Sweden & the USA. Kiln-cast glass sculptural pieces

Bowler, Sarah
10a Tower Terrace, Wood Green, London, N22 6SX (020-8889 1565)
Lost-wax, kiln-cast lead crystal, ground & part polished, often incorporating stone, slate or metal, to produce domestic-scale abstract sculptural pieces

Bradbury Glass
34 High St, Barnet, Herts (020-8449 2563)
Established c 1965. Stained glass

Bradbury Glass, Philip
83 Blackstock Rd, London N4 2JW (020-7226 2919)
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Established 1976. Etched & stained glass

3 Orchard Studios, Brook Green, London, W6 7BU (020-7602 1840) (also in Venice, Italy)
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Ray Bradley, ARCA. Architectural glasswork, including mosaics, secular & ecclesiastical leaded stained glass windows, walls & screens, sometimes enamelled

Brecon Stained Glass
The Glass Workshop, 3 School Row, Llanfrynach, Brecon, Powys LD3 7AZ (01874-665 647)
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Angharad Whitfield, award-winning stained-glass artist Combines contemporary techniques with traditional painting medium. Skills include leading and copper-foiling, acid-etching, painting, screenprinting and sandblasting. Bespoke commissions for clients, panels and 3D forms for sale from workshop (visitors by appointment)

Brice, Corrine (see Blowfish Glass)

Brier Crystal
177 Amblecote Road, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 2YD (01384-827 199)
Cut & engraved crystalware

Brimicombe, Dawn (see Ammonite Designs Ltd)

Brisbane, Amanda (see Amanda Brisbane Glass)

Bristol Blue Glass Ltd
Unit 7, Whitby Road, Brislington BS4 3QF (0117-972 0818)
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Established 1989. James Adlington, Paul Williams. Hand-blown Bristol-blue vases & vessels

Bristol Blue Glass (South West) Ltd
5 St Catherine's Trading Estate, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4DJ (01179-636 900)
website    gallery
No connection to previous entry. Steve Baker. Hand-blown Bristol-blue vases & vessels. Open daily 1000h - 1600h

Bristol Hand Made Glass
15 Perry Road, Clifton, Bristol BS1 5BG (0117-929 8765)
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Established 1987. Stained glass artists and designers. Bespoke glass to commission & repair & restoration of old stained glass windows. Gallery shop in Bristol

Broadfield House Glass Museum Scholarship Studio
Compton Drive, Kingswinford, W Midlands DY6 9NS (01384-273 011)
Susan Nixon, Helen Millard (see separate entries), Louise Edwards, Colin Hawkins. Innovative ideas & quality craftsmanship come together to produce exciting, elegant & practical glassware. Hand-blown lead crystal tableware, vases, vessels & perfume-bottles, using a combination of modern & traditional techniques

Broadhead, Sarah
36 Complins, Holybourne, Alton, Hants GU34 4EJ (01420-85083)
Individually-designed range of colourful kiln-formed glass. Bowls, plates, tabelware, vases, earrings, clocks & windows, formed with layers of glass & enamels to make pieces both decorative & functional

Brocklehurst, Keith
(address details confidential; contact via The Crafts Council)

Bruce, Angela
4 Cross Lanes, Pentre Coed, Ellesmere, Salop SY12 9EB (01691-690 238)
Large kiln-formed glass dishes & wall-panels with relief texture, sandblasting & gold-leaf decoration

Bruce, Jane
Currently (since 2008) Coordinator/Instructor, Survey of Glass, Pratt Institute @ UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, USA
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Born in Buckinghamshire, England. Studied at RCA, then worked at The Glasshouse. Worked for a time as Jane Gilchrist (her married name), but subsequently reverted to Bruce. Taught for ten years in Australia, then moved to USA in about 2006. Jane is a glassblower who then cold-works the surface of her work through cutting, engraving, sanding & polishing

Bryon, Beverly (see Prisms Glass Design)

Bubble Trouble Hand Blown Glass & Stone Sculpture
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Established 2010. Deb Edlund & her husband Dr Kent Edlund work happily together. Primarily hand-blown, sand-cast glass, & stone sculpting. We also marry stone & glass to sculptures as well as wood & glass, from small scale items to large installations, for home, office, or garden

Burke, Ed & Margaret (see E & M Glass)

Burne, Sue
6 Townsend Lane, Chilton Polden, Somerset TA7 9EL (01278-722 706)
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Associate Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers. Commissions undertaken for drill engraving, particularly of themes from nature

Burns, Nichola (see Glasstorm Studio)

Burton, John R
Yeovil, Somerset (01935-428 602)
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Sculptural objects, from concepts based on a combination of biological & technological data and imagery. Current series inspired by reading a book on genetics (also works with Neil Wilkin)

Butler, Jonathan Mark
Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington St, London WC1N 2NP (020-8778 8399)
Furniture, lighting, vessels & other products using glass & glue techniques, including cutting & etching glass, gluing using UV & silicon glues

Buus, Marianne Hvidtfeldt
8 Morgan St, Mile End, London E3 5AB (020-8980 0651)
Danish-born, British-trained.. Graduated Royal College of Art 1997. Bronze medal-winner, Kunsthåndværkerprisen af 1879, a highly-recognised Danish award to artist-craftsmen. Hot glass formed freehand, including frosted clear coiled bowls, blue patchwork vases. Variety of themes; concerned with the soft feel & fluidity of of the material, each piece being unique

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