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19th March 2014

7 Uses For Bottle Neck Diamond Core Drills

7 Uses for Bottle Neck Diamond Core Drills on glass, ceramic and stone

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...

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28th February 2014

Glass and Gemstone Engraved Jewellery and Gifts by Annalisa Tosi

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.

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18th February 2014

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...

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7th February 2014

Diane Brzeski's Glass Engravings

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.

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7th February 2014

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.

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16th January 2014

Interview with Glass Artist, Julie Light

Interview with Glass Artist, Julie Light

Julie Light is part of the 'Just Glass' collective and from the end of January-8th March 2014, 48 glass artists will be exhibiting their talents, Julie being one of them. read on to find out details of the exhibition and to find out about Julie's new website, her Glass Casting work and to discover her favourite tools and inspiration....

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9th January 2014

Glass Keyrings by SJ Creations

Sarah of SJ Creations, based in Cumbria, is a stained glass artist and teacher. Among the many Suncatchers, jewellery items and other giftware on her site are these Glass Annealed keyrings.Sarah uses our diamond drill bits to create holes in the glass for the key rings she makes. To find…

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9th January 2014

Interview with Glass Artist Tobi Stoll of 'Past Lives'

Tobi Stoll, along with her partner Sheila Cooley, run a business called Past Lives. They create beautiful wind chimes, bird feeders, pin cushions and clocks from old china and glass. Read on to find out more...

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8th January 2014

Manhattan. Printed Circuit Board Project by Will Beattie

Will Beattie enjoys his amateur radio hobby and makes and creates his own printed circuit boards for some of his projects. His latest style of building is what he likes to call "Manhattan" because it looks a bit like a city with skyscrapers. Read on to find out what tools Will used and how he did it....

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7th January 2014

Glass Engraving's by Alan Sinclair

Glass Engraving's by Alan Sinclair using the drill technique

Alan Sinclair is a Wildlife Photographer and uses his photographs to create his beautiful glass engravings as seen here.

He is currently setting up a business to incorporate both his passion of wildlife photography and his art.

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