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current British glassworkers: T to Z

Tamar Glass
1 Pollinnick Cottages, South Petherwin, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 7LQ (01566-782 364)
Probably an old address

Tamar Glass
Unit 2c North Petherwin Workshops, North Petherwin, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8TE (01566-785 527)
David Wall. Design-led, hand-blown, mostly functional glassware, from jugs & vases to scent-bottles, with strong forms & vivid use of colour, sometimes frosted. Also one-off sculptural pieces & lighting

Taylor, Adrienne
3 Loose Farm Cottage, Hastings Rd, Battle, E Sussex TN33 0TG (01424-773 382)
Colours & textures of glass are utilised to make wallpieces, clocks & lampshades; three-dimensional items are crafted using copper-foiling technique. Panels & windows use traditional leaded technique

Taylor, David
Trained at the Orrefors Glass School. Bowls, perfume-bottles, decanters

Taylor, Mark (see Roman Glassmakers)

Teign Valley Glass & House of Marbles
The Old Pottery, Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9DS (01626-835 358)
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Hand-blown glassware, usually signed "TVG" in diamond-point

Terraria Ltd
Delph Mill, Dudley, West Midlands DY5 2TP (01384-480 517)
Stained glass lampshades

Terris, Colin
address & telephone number unknown
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Former master designer of paperweights at Caithness Glass (retired 2003)

Theobald, Karl (see Karl Percival)

Thieme, Eva
29 Doverfield Rd, London SW2 5NE (020-8678 0315)
Mirrors with frames or copper-foiled pieces of opalescent glass, soldered together & soldered to the mirrors. Stained glass window decorations (leaded). Small trays of opalescent glass

Thompson, Genevieve (see Wicked Gen Crafts)

Thompson, Hillary (see Chaotic Rainbow)

Thrower, Kim
Hastings, Sussex - full address unknown (01424-460 981, mobile 07941-237 472)
Engraver & painter. Worked at Dartington Glass from 1974, where he taught himself engraving. Was in-house engraver for Heals, and did work for Selfridges, Harrods & Liberty. Moved to France (1990 - 1997), but has now returned & resumed engraving to commission

Thwaites, Angela
Studio 16, 33 Rushworth St, London SE1 0RB (020-7261 9315)
Kiln-cast abstract forms, found objects, commemorative & presentation pieces, trophies, vessels, finished by grinding, cutting, polishing & other cold techniques, often done by hand "Recent pieces grew out of initial drawings of eyes. Forms are extremely important"

Thwaites, Geoff
11 Harvey Goodwin Avenue, Cambridge CB4 3EX (01223-357 040)
Engraved, deep-cut, carved or sculptured figurative & abstract forms, drinking-glasses, doors & windows, vases, vessels. Two- or three-dimensional pieces. Can include bonded coloured glass. Lettering, pictorial or abstract designs

Tim Armstrong Stained Glass
2 Park Lane, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1DA (01799 501 574)
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Tim Armstrong. Designs, makes & installs stained glass windows & panels. Also mirror constructions which exploit natural light & motion

Titterton, Nathalie (see Louise Ashton Design)

Tobias Glass
The Factory, Unit 8, East Workshops, Welbeck, North Notts S80 3LW (01909-476 353)
Lharne Tobias Shaw and Svafa Bjorg Einarsdottir. Established 1992, the glassworks produces around 10,000 pieces of design-led lead-free glass tableware per year (40% of which is for export), plus sculpture & corporate awards

Tookey, Fleur
83 Hotham Rd, Putney, London SW15 1QW (020-8788 0614)
Coloured hand-blown lead-free glass one-offs & series pieces including decanters, plates, bowls, perfume-bottles, vases, goblets & candlesticks. Works at The Glasshouse

Top Glass
Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Unit 4, Hanbury, Nr Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B60 4BU (01527-821 034, mobile 07970-128 891)
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Stuart Fletcher. Colourful & functional studio glassware

Touch of Glass
50c Clarendon Rd, London N8 (020-8444 9959)
Stained glass

106 Boundary Rd, London NW8 (020-7372 4327)
Stained glass

Transparent Images - Studio Glass Designs
21 Stewart Road, Harpenden, Herts AL5 4QE (01582-460 904)
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Founded 2000 by Judith Menges, BA (Hons) Art & Design (University of Hertfordshire, 1999). Kiln-formed original wall-hangings, decorative & functional glass art. Any themes or colours available. Current collections include Abstract Art, Gemstones/Birthstones, Natural World, Planets & Medical Art (see website for images)

Tudor Crystal
Dial Glassworks, Stewkins, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4YN (01384-392 525)
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Established 1972. Formerly Stourbridge Glass Co (see glassware manufacturers: S). Now part of Plowden & Thompson Ltd (see separate entry)

Tuffnell Glass
38 Wansford Road, Driffield, East Yorkshire YO25 5NF (01377-240 745)

Turnbull, Chris
Flat A, 105 Stondon Park, London SE23 1LD (020-8291 6837)
Abstract forms, screens, public art, presentation pieces, wallpieces. "Using the processe of kiln-forming, assembling, bonding etc, I construct large-scale work that derives its form & inspiration from architecture, especially skyscrapers"

Turnmill Glass
London ( full address unknown)
Name seen in diamond-point on various vases

Tutbury Crystal
Burton Street, Tutbury, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire DE13 9NG (01283-813 281)
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Crystal glass manufacturer. Went into voluntary liquidation in 2007, finally closing in April

Tye, Roger (see Roger Tye Glass)

Tylen, Tina (see London Glassblowing Workshop)

Uredale Glass
Market Place, Masham, North Yorkshire HG4 4EF (01765-689 780)

van der Holt, Rowan
27 Old Park Road, Clevedon, Bristol, North Somerset BS21 7JH (01275 879 212)
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Contemporary flamework artist, specialising in sculptural pieces. Courses available

Vanköningsveld, Richard
64 Byton Rd, Tooting, London SW17 9HJ (020-8767 0080)
Limited edition abstract forms, kiln-formed in lead crystal. Also hand-blown glass tableware, vases & vessels. Architectural & interior commisssions welcome. Full mould & model-making service

Vic Bamforth Glass
26 Limes Avenue, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 1PA (07966-539 181)
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Brother of Ian Bamforth. Specialist in Graal technique, using high-firing enamels (resident glassblower at Red House Glass Cone)

Vickery, Phil
formerly at Red House Glass Cone, Stourbridge - present address unknown (07811-933 389)
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Non-functional vessels, inspired by sea-life & other organic forms

Victoria Glassworks (London) Ltd
12 Victoria Terrace, London N4 4DA (020-7272 9341)

Victorian Stained Glass Co
83 Stamford Hill, London N16 (020-8800 9008)
Stained glass

Vincent, Jo
119a Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HE (020-8675 9011)
Kiln-fired cast lead crystal glass & sheet glass, pâte-de-verre, slumped, fused. Lighting, screens & vessels as one-off pieces, wallpieces, mirrors. Small batch production & site-specific work

Virden, Michael (see Michael Virden Engraved Glass Ltd)

Vyse Ltd
77 Kynaston Rd, London N16 (020-7502 0434)
Stained glass

Waldegrave, Tim (see Simon Moore)

Waldegrave & Sweet
The Studfio, Broadfield House Glass Museum, Compton Drive, Kingswinford, West Midlands DY6 9NS (01384-288 062)
Tim Waldegrave & Sam Sweet. Hand-blown studio glassware

Walker, Jeff (see Melting Pot Glassworks)

Wall, David (see Tamar Glass)

Wallace, David (see Sanders & Wallace Glassmakers)

Ward, Sasha
19 Salisbury Rd, Marlborough, Wilts SN8 4AD (01672-515 638)
Etched, sandblasted & painted stained glass, sometimes leaded

Warren, David John
18 Main St, Littleport, Ely, Cambs CB6 1PJ (01353-861 104)
Doors, commemmorative objects, windows, public art, screens & vases in stained glass, using both foil & lead techniques, including traditionally painted glass

Wassell, Anthony
42 Prospect Drive , Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3TA (01629-582 452)
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Co-founder of Hothouse, now semi-retired and working from home

Waterford Crystal
Kilbarry, Waterford, Republic of Ireland
Established 1951. Cut lead crystal tableware, vases etc. As of 2009, part of WWRD Holdings (Waterford, Wegwood & Royal Doulton), owned by KPS Capital Partners, a New York based private equity firm

Watkinson, Paul
43a King St, West Deeping, PE6 9HP (01778 349 051)
Formerly of Millrace Glass, operating independently since 1999

Wawrzyniak, Ewa
22 Blackwell Road, Kings Langley, Herts WD4 8NF (01923 268 551, mobile 07963 949 727)
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Sand-cast, 3D pictorial sculptures. 1995 assisted Dale Chihuly with glass installations in Waterford and Lismore Castle, Ireland. Since 1996 has lectured on glass art & design in the UK

Wayne Ricketts Stained Glass
Units 9-11, The White Factory, 18 Netham Road, Bristol BS5 9PF (0117 955 5390, mobile 07703 501 019)
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Trained at studios in Birmingham & Bristol. Business established 1993. Designs, makes & fits ecclesiastical, commercial & domestic stained glass & leaded lights. Specialist repair & restoration, experience in listed & historic buildings

Webb & Sons, Thomas
Wordsley, Stourbridge
Closed 1990. See "manufacturers" section for detailed history

Wedgwood Glass
King's Lynn, Norfolk (full address unknown)
Ronald Stennett-Wilson. Formerly King's Lynn Glass (purchased 1969) & Galway Crystal (purchased 1974) (see glassware manufacturers). As of 2009, part of WWRD Holdings (Waterford, Wegwood & Royal Doulton), owned by KPS Capital Partners, a New York based private equity firm

Welsh, Rich (see RDW Glass)

Wenczek, Suzanne
Hopleys, Bearwood, Pembridge, Hereford HR6 9EQ (01544-388 302)
Personalised, hand-painted glass pictures

Wesselman, Frans (see Frans Wesselman Stained Glass Design)

Whistler, Laurence
formerly of Scriber's Cottage, Watlington, Oxford OX7 5PY
Point-engraving on blown glass & domestic or ecclesiastical windows. Designing for sandblast & deep cutting. Also books & articles written on the subject of glass. Died 2000

Whistler, Simon
formerly of Brown's Cottage, Alton Barnes, Marlborough, Wilts SN8 4JZ
Son of Laurence Whistler. All types of glass-engraving. Died 2005

White, Moira Lang
Nant, Cwmpwngraig, Drefach Felindre, Llandysul, Carms SA44 5HY (01559-371 585)
Hand-painted glassware, using mainly recycled glass, along Celtic, Art Nouveau & flowing organic lines. Pieces include goblets, bowls, vases, candlesticks, perfume-bottles, mirrors, tableware, vessels & window-hangings

Whitfield, Angharad (see Brecon Stained Glass)

Who's? Glass
Unit 3, Clifford Park, Clovelly Road Industrial Estate, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 3HN (01237- 429 402)
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Lars Anders Persson, Anders Persson, Matthew Persson . Established May 2008. Lars Anders is a Swedish Master Glassmaker with over 40 years experience. Together with his sons (also experienced glassmakers) he recycles waste glass into contemporary useable glassware products

Whyman, David
The Gift Shop, Melbourne Hall Visitor Centre, Church Square, Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 1EN (01332-865 684)
Specialist in hand-engraved crystal

Wicked Gen Crafts
17 Swires Road, Halifax, West Yorks HX1 2ER (mobile: 07929-724 349)
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Genevieve Thompson. Stained glass, fused glass, mosaics & jewellery. Courses available

Wildman, Lesley Mary
West Oxfordshire
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Hand-made crystal glass rings connected with various wires to creat abstract forms, vessels or wall-hangings

Wilkin, Neil Colin
Unit 3, Wallbridge Business Park, Frome, Somerset BA11 5JY (01373-452 574)
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(with John Burton) "One-off & production-runs to own or client's designs. Specialising in free-blown crystal colourwork, often oversized or including overlays or decorative finishing from tableware to chandeliers"

Williams, Christopher (see The Glasshouse)

Williams, Kate
12 Crown works, Temple St, London E2 6QQ (020-7613 4388, mobile 07966-401 731)
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Lampworked glass and lighting, influenced by mainly organic forms

Williams, Maggie (see Maggie Williams Glass)

Williams, Nikki (see Kinki Glass)

Wills, John (see Artisan Stained Glass)

Windsor Crystal
Unit 2, Silver End Industrial Estate, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 3LA (01384-265 898)
Traditional crystal glassware

Winfield, Amanda (see Abinger Stained Glass)

Woffenden, Emma
179b Peckham Rye, London SE15 3HZ (020-7277 8394)
Hand-blown, lost-wax cast, cut & mould-blown sculptural & functional glass

Woodman, Rachael
(address details confidential; contact via The Crafts Council)
Hand-blown 24% lead crystal bowls & vases, using multiple colour overlays, cut, polished etc

Woolhouse, Sue
Ouseburn Warehouse Workshops, 36 Lime St, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE1 2PN (0191-261 4434)
Enamelled cemented or leaded architectural stained & cast glass with metal

Worre, Marie (see London Glassblowing Workshop)

Wright, Jodi (see Jodi Wright Glass Design)

Wyi, Anona
31 The Morwoods, Oadby, Leicester, Leics LE2 5ED (0116-271 3031)
Abstract forms, presentation pieces, in lead glass, cut & polished. "Blown, tactile, kinetic, lenses, magnification, playful, precision. Clarity, simplicity, sounds of the sea, movement. Interaction, relaxing, illusion, magical"

Ziolkowski, Przemyslaw
East Dulwich, London SE21 (mobile 07792 466 759)
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Przemyslaw works with stained glass, mirrors, brass & copper

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