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current British glassworkers: G to J

Gale, Keith
16 Park St, St James Square, Bath, Avon BA1 2TE (01225-424 826)
Painted, acid-etched & sandblasted architectural stained glass & screens

Galloway Glass Ltd
New Abbey Rd, Beeswing, Dumfries DG2 8ED (01387-760 643)
All types of engraved glass

Garby, Paul Anthony
37 Hamilton Rd, Stoke Green, Coventry, W Midlands CV2 4PG (01203-431 844)
Exquisite & delicate three-dimensional glass structures, combined with other materials such as silver, minerals, stone & wood. Up to 2m tall, each self-illuminated piece contains thousands of tiny soldered pieces. Abstract forms, ecclesiastical, public art, lighting, panels, stained glass

Georgian Crystal (Tutbury) Ltd
1 Silk Mill Lane, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire DE13 9LE (01283-814 534)
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Crystal glass manufacturer

Georgian Glassmakers (see Roman Glassmakers)

Gilchrist, Jane (see Bruce, Jane)

Gillies, Stephen (see Gillies Jones Glass Design)

Gillies Jones Glass Design
Rosedale Abbey, Pickering, N Yorks YO18 8SA (01751-417 550)
Stephen Gillies & Kate Jones. Elegant hand-blown functional & decorative bowls, vases & plates, cased & sandblast cameo-decorated. Each piece signed & dated

123 Talbot Rd, Blackpool, Lancs FY1 3QY (01253-626 410)
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Established 1982 by John Ditchfield, after serving a 7-year apprenticeship at Venetian Glass Co, under Franco Toffio, a skilled Murano glassblower. Hand-blown one-off vases, lamp-bases, vessels & paperweights, mainly with iridescent finishes. His signature used on its own for a couple of years before he created Glasform

Glass & Lighting Studio
Hop Pocket Craft Centre, Bishops Frome, Herefordshire WR6 5BT (01885-490 354)
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Barry Lister. Art glass splashbacks, lighting, tiles, fused glass, sculptures. Stained glass repairs, restorations, installation. Saturday morning classes in leading & foiling

Glass Art Gallery, The (see The London Glassblowing Workshop)

Glassblobbery, The
Glanrafon Hall, Glanrafon, Corwen, Denbeighshire, North Wales LL21 0HA (01490-460 440)
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David & Wendy Pryce-Jones. David started working for himself in 1977, the Glassblobbery opening as a workshop for visitors in 1994. Fantastical lamp-worked animals - dragons, dolphins, owls etc.

Glassblowers Workshop, The
The Star Brewery, Fisher Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YJ (01273-486 356)
We have been informed that this glassworks closed in 1997

Glass by David
29 Masons Avenue, Harrow, Middx HA3 5AH (020-8863 6918)
Lamp-worked fruit etc.

Glass Designs
Unit 4, Manor Farm, Manor Farm Courtyard, Rowsham (on A418), Aylesbury, Bucks HP22 4QP (01296-688 901)
Lamp-worked scent-bottles, candle-holders, vases. Call before visit, 0900-1700h

Glass Gallery, The
Fore St, St Erith, Cornwall TR27 6HT (01736-756 577)
Norman Stuart Clarke. Highly decorative art glass vases, bowls & bottles, free-blown, signed & dated. Iridising & acid-etching used to create unique "painterly" decorative glass vessels

Glass Heritage
Reynolds Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester GL1 2EN (01452-503 803)

Glasshouse, The
Melior Place, London SE1 3QP (020-7407 6575)
Andrew David Logan. A sculptor who uses glass in the mosaic technique, in his own unique style. Abstract & figurative forms, brooches, mirrors, mobiles, public art, using resin, found objects, mirror, all types of stained glass. Connection to following (if any) unknown

Glasshouse, The
21 St Albans Place, London N1 0NX (020-7359 8162)
Established 1969 in Covent Garden, London by Samuel J 'Sam' Herman (US), tutor in the glass dept. of Royal College of Art, as a workshop for his RCA students, who included (at various times) Annette Meech, Fleur Tookey, Christopher Williams, Pauline Solven, Steven Newell, Dillon Clarke, & Jane Gilchrist (now known by her maiden name, Jane Bruce). Charlie Meaker & Anthony Stern both also trained here. Sam Herman left to go to Australia 1974

Glass Radiator Company
Unit 7 Devizes Trade Centre, Hopton Industrial Estate, Hopton Road, Devizes, Wilts SN10 2EH (01380-738 840)
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'Does what it says on the tin' - designs & produces highly original glass radiators. Although it doesn't quite fit in to any normal category of glass manufacturer, we include them in case other glass artists might find a use for their products, or be able to work with them in some mutually beneficial way!

Glass Studio, The
9 Lichfield Terrace, Sheen Rd, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1AS (020-8948 1616)
Devi Khakhria. Highly-coloured patchwork kiln-formed, fused, polished & enamelled glass dishes & table-tops, limited edition coasters & clocks

Glass Studio at Denby, The (see Denby Glass Studio)

Glasstorm Studio
2 Chapel Street, Tain, Ross-shire, Scotland IV19 1EL (01862-893 189, 078-300 22222)
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Established 2005 by Brodie Nairn (website) & Nichola Burns (website), after returning from working abroad in Italy, Switzerland, Germany & the Netherlands. Functional glass, bespoke trophies, commissions, glass consultation & public art works. Gallery & Studio open Tue to Fri 0930 - 1730h, Sat 1000 - 1600h

Glass With Attitude
Elmwood Cottage, 25 Brewhouse Lane, Rowsham, Bucks HP22-4QT (mobile: 07958 638 133)
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Gavin Caspersz. Unique & distinctive kiln-formed handmade fused glass designs since 1995. Architectural glass, wall hangings, door & window panels, splashbacks, tiles, worktops, tabletops & tableware

Glassworks, The (see Victoria Glassworks (London) Ltd)

Glastonbury Stained Glass
36 Bove Town, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 8JE (01458 832 892, mobile: 07775 765 219)
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Richard Pelham. Making leaded stained glass windows since 1987, teaching evening-classes in Street since 1998. Currently part time art student & getting into hot glass work

Glazam Stained Glass
19 Harmon Road, Woollaston,Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 3NB (0800-781 1918)
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Shirley How & Tim Seaward. Stained glass; traditional, modern, kiln-fired, painted, sculptured, mirrored, restored, windows, doors, panels, mobiles, dichroic fused glass jewellery, and sculptures - for home & garden

Glazed Expressions
40 Harman Rd, Enfield, Middx (020-8367 7880)
Stained glass

Golding, Richard (see Okra Glass)
Worked in Broadfield House Glass Museum workshop 1982-86

Gordon, Morag
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First studio in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1984, after graduating from West Surrey College of Art & Design, & working in Sweden. Known for etched and sandblasted blown forms, but now works more with sandcasts, which are cut, ground, polished, & assembled with other materials. Works from home, making pieces for exhibitions or to commission

Gray, Jane
Ferry Cottage, Shrawardine, Shrewsbury, Salop SY4 1AJ (01743-850 031)
Traditional, painted & acid-etched secular & ecclesiastical leaded stained glass windows

Green, Valerie (see Stained Glass Centre, The)

Greenhalgh Glass
Cauldwells Mill, Rowsley, Derbys DE24 2EB (01773-520 671 or 01629-735 634)
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Joy & Darrell Greenhalgh. Glass, enamel, 23 carat gold & silver combined to create large plates with imagery, which also make stunning wallpieces. Also sand-cast figures & free-blown lead crystal vessels & perfume-bottles

Greenwood Crafts
Craft Workshops, Hutton-le-Hole, York YO62 6UA (01751-417 089)
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Wendy Greenwood. Working in fused glass since 2004, producing wall hangers, vessels, coasters & much more. Commissions welcomed

Grimshaw, Rosalind Ilse
6 Windsor Terrace, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4LW (0117-927 6178)
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Rosalind Grimshaw & Patrick Costeloe. Secular & ecclesiastical stained glass windows, screens & doors, made in the traditional way, using glass, lead painting, staining & acid-etching. Also decorative mirrors

Guernsey Glass (see Island Studio Glass)

Gulland, David
The Old Coach House, 5 Rotchell Rd, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway DG2 7SP (01387-251 492)
David Fraser Morgan Gulland (formerly with Caithness Glass - left 1979). Copper-wheel engraving on crystal paperweights, perfume-bottles, commemorative objects etc & sand-blast decoration of secular or ecclesiastical windows, mirrors etc. Commissioned work for family occasions & public events

Station Road, Ardersier, Inverness, Scotland IV2 7ST (07774 842 598)
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Started in Glasgow in 1987. Moved to Inverness 1992, then again to present location in 2000. Specialists in both leaded and 'Tiffany'-style copper-foiled stained glass. Evening classes & weekend courses available. Studio open February to December, 11.00 am to 4.30 pm, Tuesday to Saturday

Hand Made Glass Co Ltd, The (see Aaronson Noon Ltd)

Harbour Lights
Unit 11, Sherwood Forest Arts & Crafts Centre, Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, Notts. NG21 9RN (01623-822 250)
Doug Ledger. Glass oil candles for home & garden, also individual commissions

Harris, Jonathan
Woodland House, 24 Peregrine Way, Apley Castle, Telford, Shropshire TF1 6TH (in the Coalport China Museum at Ironbridge)(01952-588 441/246 381)
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Son of Michael Harris (d.1995). Formerly of Isle-of-Wight Glass (late 1980s-1999), then Okra (1999). Specialist in cameo & graal techniques

Harris, Michael (see Isle of Wight Glass)

Harris, Neil
24 Court Crescent, Kingswinford, West Midlands (01384-831 120)
Lampworker, specialising in wildlife & jewellery

Haven Laser Imaging
Unit 2, Thornton Business Park, Thornton, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire SA73 2RY (01646-663 960, mobile: 0785-417 5111)
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A commercial company that can laser-engrave glassware of practically any shape and size with logos, lettering and even photographic images (they can also engrave other materials such as granite, marble, wood etc)

Hawkins, Colin (see Broadfield House)

Hazelwood, Amanda
8 Norton Cottages, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9LT (01588-676 178)
Specialises in free blown studio glass

Hearn, Stewart (see London Glassworks)

Heath, Crispian (see Crispian Heath Glass)

Helix Glass Studio
2 Grange Avenue, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6QG (01344-778 579, mobile: 07816-106 537)
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Founded by Helena Ross, who gained a BA (Hons) in Architectural Glass at Swansea Institute of Higher Education 2001-04. Works in traditional leaded stained glass & detailed sandblasting using a special Photomask resist. Commissions undertaken

Henderson, Angela
Castle Howard, York, N Yorks YO6 7DA (01653-648 555)
A wide range of functional & decorative hand-blown glassware, including perfume-bottles, paperweights, vases, decanters, wine-glasses, oil-burners. Commissions, presentation gifts & corporate incentives undertaken

Herman, Samuel J (see The Glasshouse)

Heritage Crystal
Globe Works, Stourvale Road, Lye, Stourbridge, West Midlands (01384-891 291)
Crystal cut & polished on premises

Hill, David (see Roman Glassmakers)

Hill Stained Glass
Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Unit 4, Hanbury, Nr Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B60 4BU (01527 821525)
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Diane Hill, stained glass artist with 26 years’ experience. Door panels, windows, lighting, mirrors, gifts

Hilton-Robinson, Patricia
Rivendell, The Limes, Sarson Lane, Amport, Andover, Hants SP11 8HX (01264-771 447)
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Associate Fellow of th Guild of Glass Engravers (2002). All styles of engraving, including cameo-work and Graal technique. Teaches at The Earnley Concourse, near Chichester, West Sussex

Hiscott, Amber
1 Greenfield Terrace, Sketty, Swansea, W Glams SA2 9BS (01792-296 458)
Traditional, painted, sandblasted & acid-etched architectural leaded stained glass windows, screens & canopies

Hislop, Alan
32 Holt Road, Horsford, Norwich NR10 3DD (01603 897428)
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Glass engraver with 21 years' experience, now also involved in glass restoration

Hobson, Diana
7 Church Crescent, Hackney, London E9 7DH (020-8986 8587)

Hobson, Gillian
Studio 6, Ropewalk Contemporary Art & Craft, Maltkiln Road, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, DN18 5JT (07780-961 890)
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Richly intricate one off artworks & sculpture. Gill combines the skills of the studio glassmaker with those of the jeweller & art metalworker to create luxurious & inspirational pieces

Hockley, Geoffrey Charles
Rhandir, Saron, Lllandysul, Carmarthenshire SA44 5DR (07980 634910)
Kiln-cast glass sculptures & paperweights, usually animal or human figures, made using the lost wax waste mould process. Slumped & fused glass vessels with copper & other inclusions, boxes, perfume-bottles

Holdaway, Sue
Nottingham (telephone number unknown)
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Contemporary jewellery maker, winner of the Sir Paul Smith Award for Design and Creativity 2007

Holmes, Peter (see Selkirk Glass & Scottish Borders Art Glass)

Holt, Pauline (see Jazzy Lily Hot Glass)

Hopwood, Nicola
The Old Thatched Cottage, Brockhampton, Hereford HR1 4TQ (01989-740 265)
Contemporary stained glass windows

Horncastle Glass Studio (formerly Chameleon Crystal)
Unit 3, Devereux Way, Boston Road Industrial Estate, Horncastle, Lincs LN9 6AU (01507 524 460)
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Nick Inman. Studied in Stourbridge, established Chameleon Crystal 1995. Produces commissioned items for the antiques trade, specialising in reproductions of Victorian style art glass including ornate vases, epergnes, centrepieces, oil lamp parts, antique lighting as well as unique pieces produced from rare antique glass recipes for the collectors market

Hornsey, Belinda
11 Barry Ave, Bucknall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs ST2 8AE (01782-266 197 or 0378-662 297)
Organic in form, fluid & graceful "Landscape' vessels & 'Virago' rough-ground vases, blown into plaster moulds, then hand-finished using diamond-pads, sandblasting & polishing to produce a smooth, highly tactile finish, some covered with gold-leaf. Also candlesticks, perfume-bottles

Hothouse Glass
Lower Lumsdale, Matlock, Derbyshire
Founded 1987, ceased trading March 2002. Anthony Wassell, Paul Barcroft & Malcolm Sutcliffe (left to run his own studio in 1991). Tom Petit. Functional & decorative hand-blown & cast glass, with a variety of finishes. Paul Barcroft & Tom Petit now at Denby Glass Studio, Anthony Wassell (now semi-retired) works on his own

Hough, Catherine
Unit 2, Union Ct, Union Rd, London SW4 6JH (020-7498 6453)
Elegant hand-blown perfume-bottles, bowls, vases & paperweights in a wide range of colours, variously cut, polished & textured, both production & one-off

Houghton, Fiona Denoon
Unit 4c, New Mills, Libby's Drive, Slad Rd, Stroud, Glos GL5 1RN (01453-763 545)
Bowls & dishes, tableware, brooches, coasters, mobiles, made using kiln-forming techniques of slumping sheet-glass into refractory moulds. Decoration applied using sandblasted methods & fired-on glass lustre colours

Hughes, Paul (see Denise Hunt & Paul Hughes)

Hunt, Denise (see Denise Hunt & Paul Hughes)

Hunter, Sean
15 East St, Crowland, Nr. Peterborough PE6 0EN (01733-211 147)
Lamp-worked glass beads, earrings, necklaces, lighting pulls, components, using recycled 'Tiffany / Cathedral' and scrap glass. Soda-lime, lamp-worked at high temperature, molten glasss wound onto a mandrel and hand-crafted to shape/colourways

Hyams, Steve
2 Carlton Ave, Prestwich, Manchester M25 0EB (0161-740 3165)
Designs trophies, commemorative & presentation pieces for special occasions, combining molten glass & engraved glass, to the client's requirements. Also artistic forms, natural or figurative, mirrors, engraving, etching etc

Ian Bamforth Glass
26 Limes Avenue, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 1PA (07763-385 578)
Brother of Vic Bamforth. Hot-formed art glass vases etc (resident glassblower at Red House Glass Cone)

IceFire Glass
Antartex Village, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, G83 0TP (01389 755928)
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John & Anne Assiter-Tuppen. Over 30 years' combined experience. Unique, hand-blown Scottish glass. Visitors welcome (5 minutes from Loch Lomond). Open seven days a week (except Christmas day!), 1000 - 1730h

Inman, Nick (see Chameleon Crystal)

Integrated Glass Forming (IGF)
31 Templar Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5TF (01454-880 892, mobile 07890-809 242)
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Established in 2001 by Mike Rowe. Glass fusing, slumping, texturing and glass casting. Facilities available for hire by other artists

International Glass Centre
Dudley College, Moor Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 3EP (01384-363 067)
Provides practical glass-working & design courses

Ireson Associates
110 Gloucester Ave, London NW1 (020-7328 4132)
Stained glass

Isaksson, Elin
44 Woolcarder’s Court, Stirling FK7 9RA, Scotland (0796- 887 1439)
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Trained at the Orrefors glass school. BA (Hons), MA in Glass & Architectural Glass Design, artist in residence at Edinburgh College of Art. Contemporary Swedish-design blown & cast sculptural, lighting and architectural glass

Island Studio Glass (a.k.a. Guernsey Glass)
Oatlands Craft Centre, St Sampson, Guernsey, Channel Islands
Founded c 1980, with advice & help from Michael Harris (see Isle of Wight Studio Glass). Mainly small souvenir pieces, such as vases, animal figures, paperweights etc., often with trademark Guernsey 'seal' (3 lions passant on a shield)
Sadly, we have been informed (October 2002) that this glassworks closed sometime in the 1990s

Isle of Man Glass
(address unknown)

Isle of Sark Glass
Sark, Channel Islands (01481-832 419)

Isle of Wight Studio Glass
Old Park, St Lawrence, Ventnor, Isle-of-Wight PO38 1XR (01983-853 526)
Established 1973. Hand-blown studio glass. Michael Harris (founder of Mdina Glass, died 1995), with his wife Elizabeth, son Timothy, and son Jonathan (who left to join Okra 1999).

Jackson, Sarah (see Sarah Jackson Creations)

Jane Bohane Glass
The Studio, Leith Vale, Standon Lane, Ockley, Surrey RH5 5QR (mobile: 07855-149 566)
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Jane works from a Victorian potting shed in a derelict kitchen garden, producing highly original sculptural works, combining coloured glass with found objects, using various techniques. Visits by prior arrangement only

Jane Charles Studio Glass
Unit 21, Riversdale Court, Newburn Haugh Industrial Estate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8SG (0191-340 7479)
also available from:
Chapter House Glass Gallery, 11 Friars Green, Blackfriars, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XN (0191-447 3161)
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Established 1987. Free-blown glass paperweights, vases, bottles, bowls & larger one-off pieces, with extensive cold-worked decoration

Jarvis, Ingrid (see Aura Art Glass)

Jaylynne Glass Co Ltd
Dial Lane, Audnam, Stourbridge West Midlands DY8 4YP (01384-372 719)

Jazzy Lily Hot Glass
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Established 1993 by Pauline Holt. Lamp-worked glass beads

Jenkins, Peter Wayne
(retired 2010 - formerly based in Port Talbot, W Glams)
Hand-engraved crystal commemorative & presentation pieces, paperweights, vases, perfume-bottles, windows by either stippling or flexible-drive methods

Jenkinson, Angela (see Fired Creations)

Jodi Wright Glass Design
Studio 26, Manchester Craft & Design Centre, 17 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JD (0161 839 0737)
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Kiln-formed glass products with a fresh and innovative approach to design for the contemporary interior

Johnson, Tlws
The Old Stores Workshop, Gawcott Main St, Buckingham, Bucks MK18 4HZ (01280-816 402)
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One-off mould-cast glass abstract forms, screens, window-pieces, sometimes on metal stands, in flowing shapes

Joia Glass Art
address unknown (0797 474 6757 or 0796 808 9240)
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Joy & Peter Cole. Vibrantly-coloured hand -crafted glass art & jewellery

Jola Glass Studio
Old Police Station, High Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucs GL55 6HB (01386 841 199 )
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Joan Kingston began creating fused glass pieces from a workshop in Oxfordshire in the late 1990's, eventually opening Jola Glass in 2002. Bowls, platters, sea creatures, jewellery, lightcatchers, featuring dichroic glass inclusions. Open every day from1000h to 1700h

Jones, Catrin
11 Chaddesley Terrace, Mount Pleasant, Swansea, W Glams SA1 6HB (01792-469 256)
Acid-etched, painted, sandblasted, appliqué & kiln-formed architectural stained glass

Jones, Kate (see Gillies Jones Glass Design)

Jones, Siobhan (see Siobhan Jones Designer Glass)

Jorvik Glass
The Stableyard, Castle Howard, North Yorkshire YO6 7DA (01653-648 555)

Joy, David
The Grange, St Andrews, Fife KY16 8LJ (01334-475 133)
Detailed fine-line glass engraving on crystal diamond-point. Portraiture, wild life, presentations (normally plinthed)

Juicy Glass
The Works, 32-40 Carrington Street, Nottingham NG1 7FG (0115-911 2715)
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Founded as Sarah McNicol Stained Glass 1994, re-launched under present name in January 2000. Sarah McNicol (designer), Julian Jennings (creative management). Fresh & original fused glass designs, from architectural & interior design to tablets & coasters

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