Ruth Lyne takes her inspiration from the natural colours of the sea shore, her memories of the coast and beachcombing. We had the pleasure of chatting with Ruth about her work and here we showcase some of her fused glass jewellery, panels and giftware pieces and find out more about the artist herself.
Interview with Contemporary Glass Jeweller, Ruth Lyne
Tool Review of Bottle Neck Diamond Core Drills by Caroline Channing Glass
Caroline of Caroline Channing Glass recently discovered Bottle Neck Diamond Core Drills. With her Dremel Drill in hand and some scrap bits of glass she used these core drills to test out some new ideas she had in mind for some glass pendants, the results are fantastic.
How to Create Shade In Your Glass Engraving.
Paul Amphlett was a self taught artist and illustrator for 18 years until 2007 when he went to the Royal Forest of Dean to help and work with his dear friend and stained glass artist Mollie Meager. Here, Paul shares some of his incredible work and explains how he's expanded his knowledge of shading in glass engraving and the tools with which to do it.
Recycling Your Old Tools
John Vinzant from Indiana, USA, recently told us about how he recycled some old tungsten Carbide Graver's.
With the help of a Diamond Grinding wheel and a homemade jig, find out more about his recycling abilities.
Interview with Glass Engraver, Justin Lawson
Justin of JLEngraving prides himself on being a hand engraver using only his rotary drill and burrs to create his imaginative glass engravings.
We had the pleasure of being able to chat with Justin about his work and philosophies. Have a read...
7 Uses For Bottle Neck Diamond Core Drills
When it comes to making holes in glass, stone or ceramic you have to use a diamond drill bit, more specifically, a diamond core drill. Now, like me you may have discovered that if you want to drill a hole larger than, lets say 3mm, you have to use a heavy handed household drill because the shank of the core drill is too big to fit into your handy hobby drill...
Glass and Gemstone Engraved Jewellery and Gifts by Annalisa Tosi
Based in Italy, Annalisa Tosi shares with us some of her beautiful engravings into glass and gemstone. Annalisa tells us about the tools she now uses which have helped her progress with her work.
Interview With Jeweller, Pembroke Bryant
Pem Bryant was an avid sea glass collector long before he was a goldsmith and jeweller. Now he combines his passion for sea glass with his jewellery making and metalworking to create exquisite pieces of fine jewellery. We had the pleasure of chatting to Pem about his business and skills...
Diane Brzeski's Glass Engravings
Diane Brzeski is a US based glass engraver.
She yearns to bring the beautiful art of glass engraving to the United States, and to have as many engravers there as there are in the UK.
Here we showcase some of Diane's work.
Baynes & Co. Wall of Eyes
Adrian Baynes award winning 'Wall of Eyes' is an interactive art installation comprising of 225 mannequin eyes which follow the art viewer around the room.