Amanda from Lighthows specialises in making lamps from glass bottles with the help of Eternal Tools, tools. She recently shared with us the background story and ethos of her business 'Lighthows'. Plus find out what tools you'll need to make your own glass bottle lamps.
Meet the Artist: Bottle Lamps by Lighthows
Meet The Artist. Lynn Davis of Unearthed Jewellery
Interview with Artist and Jeweller Lindsey Gallacher
Hailing from the North Coast of Scotland is artist, jeweller and silversmith, Lindsey Gallacher. Her work in wire and more recently in Caithness stone is both inspiring and innovative.
Meet The Artist: Whitby Jet Jeweller, Hal Redvers-Jones
Hal Redvers-Jones is the very talented jeweller behind the Whitby Jet Heritage Centre's exquisites pieces of work. We were lucky to have Hal tell us more about his work and the history behind Whitby Jet. Read on to find out more....
Meet The Artist: Charlotte De Syllas, Gemstone Carver and Jeweller
Charlotte De Syllas is acknowledged as one of the finest art jewellers working in Britain today. Since 1966 she has been making original commissioned pieces using gemstone and metal with the art of fine carving. By using colours and different minerals Charlotte carves her stone to reflect each individual client whilst using natural forms to help inspire her along the way.
Meet The Maker: Jeweller, philongold
My designs come from nature, and in particular the way that trees divide and how their branches and roots intertwine with each other.
Meet the Artist: Raymond Gilbert-Griffiths, Ceramicist
Raymond Gilbert-Griffiths studied ceramics at Westminster College in the mid 80’s, when he was in his mid 20’s, focusing on slab and coil.
He was fascinated by the fact that you could take raw clay and make it into a permanent object.
He now works from home in the South West of France
Interview with Glass Artist Jenny Ayrton
Devon based glass artist, Jenny Ayrton, creates miniature wonderlands with wire encased in glass using a sand-casting technique.
Her inspiration comes from the beauty she see's in everyday scenarios; washing on a line blowing in the breeze or a bench in the shade.
Interview with Jeweller and Ceramic Sculptor, Bianca Edmonds
Nature, mythology, folk art, and narrative have influenced Bianca Edmonds work. Using a variety of techniques and mediums along with her appreciation of ceramics, organic forms in nature such as sea glass and pebbles, she creates the imaginative work we see here.
Interview with Matt from Glass Artists Facebook Group
Matt Reed runs one of the largest Facebook groups for Glass Artists, at the time of writing it has 14,320 members. I thought that it would be a good idea to find out a little more about the Group and the man himself.