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

current British glassworkers: C to F

Caithness Crystal
11 Paxman Rd, Hardwick Industrial Estate, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE30 4NE (01553-765 111)

Caithness Glass
Ruthvenfield Rd, Inveralmond, Perth PH1 3TZ (01738-637 373)
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Established 1961. Paul Ysart (1963-72). Peter Holmes (1963-77) (now of Selkirk Glass), Colin Terris (c 1970-2003), Allan Scott (1983-2008). Willie Manson (now independent). Alistair MacIntosh (1987-2003, see MacIntosh Glass). Now a division of Dartington Crystal (Torrington) Ltd
Other websites on the history of Caithness Glass can be accessed via the website of Colin Terris (see later entry under Terris, Colin)

Caithness Glass Ltd
Heritage Wharf, Railway Pier, Oban, Argyll PA34 4LW (01631-563 386)

Callan, Jon (see Stained Glass Etc)

Cameo Crystal
216 High Street, Lye, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY9 8JX (01384-892 432)
Crystal stemware, vases & commissions. Engraving service

Carcass, James
Unit 36, Kenbury St, Camberwell, London SE5 9BS (020-7738 5303)
Blown & cast glass. One-off sculptures & mass-produced design-led tableware & giftware, including abstract forms, lighting, perfume bottles, vases & vessels

Carlton-Smith, Stephanie
81 Westbourne Park Rd, London W2 5QH (020-7792 3203)
Kiln-formed glass; bending, fusing, texturing & stretching sheet glass to make mirrors, tables, vessels, screens, vases & fountains. Uses float glass whose characteristic is a vivid green edge

Caroline Rees Glass Design
Ty Glas, 2a Overland Road, Langland, Swansea SA3 4LS (01792-447 547, mobile 07887-767 556)
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Caroline Rees. Over ten years' experience, MA in Architectural Glass (Swansea University, 2010). Specialises in etched & sandblasted glass for decorative architectural glass projects & art glass commissions

Carr, Myrna
11 Bransdale, Guisborough, Cleveland TS14 8JR (01287-633 172)
Suitable glass is selected & cut into shapes from a predesigned paper template, and then foiled & soldered or leaded, to make mirrors, screens, boxes, lighting, miniatures & wallpieces

Casey, Tim (see Sark Glass)

Caspersz, Gavin (see Glass With Attitude)

Castro, Beatriz
57a Lady Somerset Rd, London NW5 1TY (020-7284 0133)

Cawkwell, Christopher John
Mountain View, Llawhaden, Pembs SA67 8DJ (01437-541 306)
High-quality glass crafts, from souvenirs to unique hand-made lighting & leaded glass hangings, including roundels, candleshades & window decals, with an emphasis on Celtic art & folklore of Wales

Chameleon Crystal (see Horncastle Glass Studio)

Chance Glass Ltd
Pickersleigh Ave, Malvern, Worcs WR14 2LP (01684-892 353)

Chaotic Rainbow
17 Vincent Close, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 7HZ (07970-422 276)
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Hillary Thompson. Hand made kiln-fired dichroic glass , fused & sculptured pieces, made into exclusive, affordable necklaces, earrings, cufflinks & more

Charles, Jane (see Jane Charles Studio Glass)

Clarke, Dillon
Barrowdene, 4 Stoke Rd, Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3DQ (01308-963 395)
Trained at The Glasshouse under Sam Herman.

Clarke, Norman Stuart (see The Glass Gallery)

Clearly James
(apparently Britain's only mobile glassblower!)
Signature seen on contemporary, but undated, ruby-bodied agate glass vase

Cliffe, Ian
20 Stockwell Gdns, Stockwell, London SW9 0RX (020-7737 5135)
Studio glass, hand-blown into complex metal moulds, derived from organic & morphic forms, to create one-off pieces with hand-finished polished rims. Perfume bottles, vessels, vases, presentation pieces & public art

Colbeck, Joye
3 The Cottage, Idlerocks, Moddershall, Stone, Staffordshire ST15 8RR (07979-490 967)
Designs & produces decorative & functional glass, specialising in graal & cameo techniques

Cold Glass Workshop
Mells Pit Works, Mells, Frome, Somerset BA11 3RJ (01373-812 512, mobile 07970-482 904)
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Steve Frey. 1976 joined Dartington Crystal, working in cold shop. 1994 began working with Neil Wilkin, concentrating on art pieces. For past 11 years has worked with many well-known glass artists (too numerous to list here!). Offers complete range of cold working techniques; grinding, polishing, sand-blasting, carving, decorative cutting etc, on glass, metal, stone, plastic & even wood. Also restoration & repair of antique & modern glassware, bespoke trophies

Cole, Jane A
Maryland, Henfield Rd, Partridge Green, Horsham, W Sussex RH13 8 HL (01403-710 607)
Kiln-formed glass plates, vessels, candlesticks, clocks & jewellery. Soda-lime sheet glass, sometimes combined with enamels & precious metal lustres. Surface treatments include sandblasting & acid-etching

Cole, Julian
22 Old Station Close, Crawley Down, W Sussex RH10 4TX (01342-715 326)
Engraved lettering on glass (shop-bought or blown to commission), using a flexi-drive drill. Letter forms & inscriptions chosen to enhance the beauty of the glass. Commemorative & presentation pieces, paperweights, vases, vessels, memorials

Coleman, Katharine
Unit 19, Cornwell House, Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DP (07976-812 660)
Engraves on glass using drill & copper-wheel. Works mainly to commission, subject matter varying from abstract to figurative forms. Presentation pieces, paperweights, tableware, trophies, vases. Glass blanks blown by Neil Wilkin

Colledge, Terri-L
Upper Ettingshall Road, Coseley, W Mid WV14 9QZ (01902-672 193, mobile 07748-881 818)
Member of Glass Engravers Guild. Trained as a ceramic artist before joining Okra in 2001. Unique sand-blasted & wheel-engraved cameo pieces, most with designs of plants & insects

Colton, Michael Harry
PO Box 210, Hereford, HR4 0YF (01432-344 183)
Designs & manufactures secular & ecclesiastical stained glass & leaded windows, doors, abstract forms & memorials, using clear, coloured & textured glass

Columbia Glassworks
Units 13, 15 & 16 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield St, Shoreditch, London E2 7LF (020-7613 5155)
Nicholas (Nick) Blackmore, Stacy Nevill. Spacious contemporary handblown glass, including lighting, vases, tableware, sculptural forms & commissioned pieces

Conway, Ros
(address details confidential; contact via The Crafts Council)
Kiln-formed pâte-de-verre glass vessels. Usually one-off or editioned

Cook, Professor John H
Leicester area (01533-739 812)
International glass designer, advisor and lecturer on glass design. Advisor to New Yorkshire Arts Centre & various academic institutions. Organising committee member for various international conferences. Founder of first ‘Studio Glass’ area at Leicester College of Art & Design. Founder and first Chair of ‘British Artists in Glass’. Has designed, among others, for Venini & C.

Cooley, Jaqueline
Unit 3 (upper floor), Sutton Hall Farm, Sutton Maddock, Shropshire TF11 9NQ (01746-781 280, mobile: 07990-711 565)
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Kiln-formed glass. Specialises in fusing, slumping and kiln-casting. Large-scale public art commissions, as well as smaller studio pieces. Exhibits nationally and internationally

Cork, Jenny
1 Green Drive, Penwortham, Preston, Lancs PR1 0RD (01772-745 121)
Decorative kiln-formed glass, including cast & slumped, but specialising in pâte-de-verre; from one-off bowls & vessel series to abstract forms & illustrative wall relief-panels incorporating text

Corning Ltd
Wear Glass Works, Sunderland SR4 6EJ (0191-567 6222)

Costeloe, Patrick (see Rosalind Grimshaw)

Cox, Gillian Mannings
Bridge Street Mill, Witney, Oxon OX8 6YH (01993-775 528)
Blown glass paperweights, vessels, vases & abstract forms - some 'Graal' technique; some vessels with rich colours on the inside, reflecting 22-carat gold- & silver-leaf outside, with crusts of other metals. Facets cut for light to glow through

Craft Fusion Ltd
5 Tamar Business Park , Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6HL (01409-254 333)
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Contemporary handmade art glass, designed by Gregg Anston-Race, a leading Cornish glass fusion artist

Crane, Michael (see Siddy Langley)

Crannage, Alan
c/o Red House Glass Cone, High Street, Wordsley, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4AZ (01384-261 777)
Cutting and engraving crystal, repair service

Crispian Heath Glass
86 Queen Alexandra Road, North Shields, Tyne & Wear NE29 9AR (0191-291 1401)
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Crispian Heath, MA (Sunderland University). 27 years' experience working with glass, first with stained glass, latterly kiln-casting glass into sculptural forms, predominantly inspired by landscapes, geological & natural forms

Crook, Janet Elizabeth
Top Flat, 107 Severn Grove, Pontcanna, Cardiff, S Glam CF1 9EQ (01222-223 921)
Colourful hand-made decorative accessories for the interior, such as boxes, frames, mirrors & cards. Uses mainly copper-foiled stained glass with copper wire for added texture

Crooks, Bob (see First Glass Ltd)

Crosby, Jane (see Dangerous Beads)

Crystalcraft Engraved Glass
Unit 7b, Silver End Industrial estate, Brettel Lane, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 3LA (01384-482 991)
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Specialist supplier of corporate awards & gifts

Crystal with a Twist
Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4HF (01384-399 411)
Crystal air-twist glassware

Cumbria Crystal
Lightburn Road, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0DA (01229-584 400)

Cummings, Keith
(address details confidential; contact via The Crafts Council)
Sculptural kiln-cast glass & bronze

Cushing, Amy (see Mosquito Glass)

Daedalian Glass Ltd
The Old Smithy, Carr Lane, Hambleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancs FY6 9DW (01253 702 531)
Established 1986. Chris & Davia Walmsley. Architectural glass, including laminating, digital printing, sandblasting, kilnforming, fusing, glass painting, stained glass

Dangerous Beads
1 Alstead Avenue, Hale, Cheshire WA15 8BS, (0161-904 9312)
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Jane Crosby. Highly original hand-made, lamp-worked glass beads. Studied Art & Design at Manchester Polytechnic

Dartington Crystal
Linden Close, Torrington, Devon EX38 7AN (01805-624 233)
Established 1966 as Dartington Glass, re-named 1987. Frank Thrower (1966-86). Previously worked in Sweden, & brought over Swedish glassblowers. J Marcolin (possibly from Marcolin Art Crystal?). Company now includes Caithness Glass & Royal Brierley Crystal as separate divisions

David Keenan Glass Studio
The Glass Studio, Fusion Building, Jackfield Tile Museum, Salthouse Road, Jackfield, Shropshire TF8 7LJ (01952-884 563)
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Glass artist who specialises in figurative sculpture

Davies, Iestyn & Bev (see Blowzone Glass Studio)

Dawes, Susan
Bridge Cottage, Hopton Waters, Cleobury Mortimer, Kidderminster, Salop DY14 0HH (01299-270 391)
Bowls, lighting, presentation pieces using mosaic glass; patterned rods, cut into tesserae, fused & slumped into their final shapes

Dawn Crystal
3 High Street, Amblecote, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4BX (01384-397 524)
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R Everton (50 years in the trade) & his son, J Everton (17 years in the trade). A family business established 1984. Specialists in hand-cutting & engraving of unique pieces of English crystal. Glass repair service available

Daysh Glassblowing, Frank
Curborough Hall Farm, Watery Lane, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 8ES (01543-254 814)

Deacons, John
Ladymill House, Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 4JH, Scotland
Independent paperweight-maker. Apprenticeship at Strathearn (1967), & then Perthshire Paperweights (1968-78). Founded "J Glass" in 1979, but wound the company up in 1983. Six months later began making paperweights in a workshop at his home. Has recently (2003) been joined by his son Craig

Dearie, Alison
425 Shields Rd, Pollokshields, Glasgow, Strathclyde G41 1NY (0141-429 1356)
Painted & enamelled glass, used for tiles, slumped vessels, abstract forms, screens, wall/window-hangings, & large architectural glass panels, sometimes etched or sandblasted

Denby Glass Studio
Denby Pottery Visitors Centre, Derby Road, Denby, Derbyshire DE5 8NX (01773 740 845)
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Paul Barcroft, Tom Petit (both formerly of Hothouse). Vases, bowls, scent-bottles, tableware etc

Denise Hunt & Paul Hughes
Dove House, 104 Worcetsre Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 1AY (01384-370 482)
Contemporary architectural glass. Stained glass painting/restoration

Dennis Hall Crystal
Bay 7, Cookley Wharf Ind.Est., Leys Road, Brockmoor, Brierley Hill, W Midlands DY5 3UP (01384-77795)

Dickinson, Anna
4k Vanguard St, London SE5 8QT (020-7277 2139)
High quality lead crystal glass candlesticks & vessels - blown, cut, electroformed, sandblasted, etched

Ditchfield, John (see Glasform)

Divine Art and Craft Ltd
Amberley Working Museum, Amberley, West Sussex BN18 9LT (07525-423 301, outside opening hours 01903-883 613)
also at: The Studio, 96 Fitzalan Road, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9JY
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David Batchelor. Contemporary custom-made glass tiles & splashbacks, handmade glass jewellery, traditional & contemporary stained glass for home or workplace. Courses available. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

Donaldson, Rebecca (see Becca )

Donlin, Martin
16 St Catherines, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1BE (01202-849 321)
Painted, acid-etched, polished & sandblasted stained glass

Donnelly, Julia (see Siddy Langley)

Dresman, Ruth
The Meads, West Knoyle, Near Warminster, Wilts BA12 6AE (01747- 830 085)
One-off hand-blown vases, vessels & perfume-bottles, cameo-decorated by sandblasting through coloured layers

Duck In A Bucket Designs
Leicester (mobile: 07834-686 543)
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Ema Kelly. Contemporary glass artist, blowing glass since 2005. Telephone calling hours 9am - 6pm only, please

Durant & Son, Clifford G
The Glasshouse Studio, New Street, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 5DU (01403-264 607)
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Acid etching, sandblast etching, engraving, brilliant cutting, copper wheel engraving, diamond point engraving. Also stained glass. UKIC accredited conservation studio, members of the BSMGP, SOGT, and the Guild of Glass Engravers

E & M Glass
Sarn Glass Studio, Tallarn Green, Malpas, Cheshire SY14 7LN (01948-770 464)
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Ed & Margaret Burke. Ed has a BA (Hons) in glass design, & is a master-glassblower who specialises in strongly-coloured tableware, & established his studio in 1968. Margaret designs & specialises in cold-working, especially cameo-work.

East, Diana
The Old Dairy, George Street, Enderby, Leicester LE19 4NQ (0116-286 7664, mobile 0777-322 6123)
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Hand-crafted glass jewellery and beads

Edelston, Emma
Unit 2, Crantiscoe Farm, Lelant Downs, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 6NY (old telephone number no longer working)
Hand-crafted soldered stained glass mirrors, panels, tables, pelmets, light-boxes, sconces. Plain mirrors, based on Venetian style. As decorative or plain as customer requires, any size or shape

Edinburgh Crystal Glass Co
Eastfield Industrial Estate, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 8HB (01968-672 244)
Established 1867 as Edinburgh & Leith Flint Glass Co (see "manufacturers" section). Changed to present name 1955. Sold to Crown House 1964. Moved to Penicuik in 1974. Cut & engraved crystal. Paperweights 1986-1990 (manufactured for them by Caithness 1986-87). Nowadays importers of cut glass from eastern Europe

Edlund, Deb (see Bubble Trouble Hand Blown Glass)

Edwards, Louise (see Broadfield House)

Einarsdottir, Svafa Bjorg (see Tobias Glass)

Eirian Glass Studio
The Craft Centre, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire (01497-821 346)
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Established 1989. Paul Edward Brown, Rowena Lloyd. Hand-crafted glass jewellery and beads

Emmans, Julia
54 Rectory Rd, Duxford, Cambs CB2 4RZ (01223-512 992)
Engraved, enamelled, painted & sandblasted secular & ecclesiastical glass windows. Single & layered sheets mounted in frames & light-boxes. Also laminated, fused & slumped kiln-formed glass lamp-bases & vessels

English Antique Glass Co Ltd
Bordesley Hall, The Holloway, Alvechurch, Birmingham B48 7QB (01527-61100)
Traditionally-made flat glass, Norman slabs & bullions, plus Art Glass bowls, vases etc. Established 2002, using equipment from the former Sunderland Glassworks, which took over from the Hartley Wood Glass Manufacturing Company when it closed in 1997

Everton, R & J (see Dawn Crystal)

Executive Crystal Company
Unit 19, Delph Industrial Estate, Delph Road, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 2TW (01384-482 990)
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Specialising in hand-cut crystal for the corporate market

Exmoor Glass Ltd
Harbour Studios, Porlock Weir, Somerset TA24 8PD (01643-863 280)
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James Adlington (founder of Bristol Blue Glass Ltd). Small studio (est. 1994 as R&D studio for Bristol Blue Glass), best known for their Cranberry range of glassware, they make a wide range of different styles of glass, including props for films & TV, reproduction period glassware, 24% lead crystal tableware & original art. Visitors may watch the glassmaking; open Monday to Sunday, 1000h to 1700h

Fell, Keith (see Shore Edge Glass)

Fellas, Lorna
1 Ridgeview, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 8DB (01625-432 894)
Mirrors, vases, vessels, made from recycled glass, cut & stacked into moulds & then kiln-fired, allowing the glass to fuse together. The ribbed effect remains, creating beautiful forms which fragment & disperse the light

Field, Corrina
Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Unit 4, Hanbury, near Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B60 4BU (07947-751 211)
Glass artist specialising in decorative, functional vessels

Fired Creations
Oakhurst, Pondtail Drive, Horsham RH12 5HY (mobile: 07515-903 217)
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Angela Jenkinson. Fused dichroic glass jewellery, fused glass hangings, coasters, wall vases and dishes. Visitors by appointment only please

Firefly Glass
Unit 17, Sherwood Forest Craft Centre, Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, Notts NG21 9RN (01623-824 003)
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Dan Aston (BA Hons in Glass, Sunderland University). Attended Broadfield House hot glass studio part-time while spending a year at International Glass Centre, Brierley Hill, which inspired him to open his own studio. Hot-formed art glass vases, bowls, goblets, scent-bottles, paperweights etc, dichroic jewellery, sandblast-engraved awards. Visitors welcome (call beforehand)

First Glass Ltd
Thelbridge Cross Studios, Thelbridge, Crediton, Devon EX17 4SH (01884-860 037)
Bob Crooks & Sarah Edwards. Established 1994 by Bob Crooks & Stewart Hearn (now of London Glassworks). Hand-blown, colourful, bowls, candlesticks, jugs, plates, tableware, vases, from production-work to limited edition to larger one-off pieces. Bob Crooks specialises in incalmo

Fladgate, Deborah Alison
Greenside House, Greenside, Leslie, Fife KY6 3DF (01592-741 355)
Blown glass, individual vessels, currently on theme of the boat. Techniques include sandblasting, cutting, wheel-polishing & fire-polishing

Flavell, Ray
Greenside House, Greenside, Leslie, Fife KY6 3DF (01592-741 355)
Teaches with Alison McConachie on the Glass and Architectural Glass course at Edinburgh College of Art. Blown glass abstract forms & vessels, decorated with cutting, polishing & sandblasting, sometimes incorporating flat glass elements. Current work refers to the environment or the 'abstract notion of cyberspace'

Fletcher, Stuart (see Top Glass)

Fortuna Jewellery
c/o Red House Glass Cone, High Street, Wordsley, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4AZ (01384-812 757)
Specialising in hand-made beaded jewellery

Foundry, The
(address unknown)
Name in diamond-point on pretty, Victorian-style pink-striped posy-vase with applied glass decoration

4am Artglass
The Bright Side of the Road Studios, The Toll House, Smethwick, West Midlands B66 3NJ (0121-558 5002)
Innovative artworks & architectural installations

Forbes, Jean
6 West View, Cragg Rd, Mytholmroyd, Hebdenbridge, W Yorks HX7 5EU (01422-884 120)
One-off decorative etched, hand-blown glass bowls, plates, vessels & vases in varying colours & clear. Commissions welcomed

Frances, Milly (see Striking Glass)

Frans Wesselman Stained Glass Design
5 Green Mount, Cunnery Road, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY6 6AQ (01694-723 544)
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Designer & maker of stained glass panels

Frey, Steve (see Cold Glass Workshop)

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