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5th November 2013

32 Influential and Emerging Glass Engravers in the World

32 Influential and Emerging Glass Engravers in the World

Glass Engravers the world over share a passion for their craft and also the vision, creativity, patience and talent that comes with it.

Here, we showcase for you some of the influencial and emerging talent we have found on the web, along with their magnificent work.

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31st October 2013

Interview with Alek Lindus of Infinity Stop

Infinity Stop uses different mediums that inspire their stunning jewellery pieces. Read on to find out more about the artist, Alek Lindus and her work

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14th October 2013

Interview with Sarah Marafie of Boodi Blu

Sarah Marafie of Boodi Blu recycles fragments of discarded china, steeped in history and nostalgia into exquisite, handcrafted jewellery pieces.

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9th October 2013

Repair of a Carriage Clock Wheel

Clock repairer Julius has dovetailed a new tooth into a carriage clock wheel. Find out how, and what tools he used to help him do this.

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3rd October 2013

How to Drill A Hole in Glass Bottles (Infographic)

How to Drill a Hole in Glass Bottles

Recycle your empty wine and beer bottles and turn them into something wonderful. Here we show you how to drill a hole in your glass bottles in this easy to follow infographic.

It's really easy to transform your favourite tipple of Merlot into a wind chime or a lantern once you've drunk it, so give it a clean, kit yourself out with a diamond core drill a hand drill and get busy!

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25th September 2013

Interview with Jo Bignold of LucyLou Designs

Jo Bignold uses traditional silversmithing techniques to create her handmade designs from her studio in Lancashire.

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23rd September 2013

Amanda's Attic Handcrafted Sea Glass Jewellery

Amanda's Attic Handcrafted Sea Glass Jewellery

Amanda Halliday makes sea glass jewellery from sea glass that has been collected from the shores of North East Scotland. She uses Diamond Drill bits which she finds are perfect for drilling the glass along with a Proxxon drill.

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18th September 2013

What is Tungsten Carbide?

Many tools for cutting, shaping, drilling and sharpening are now made using Tungsten Carbide for uses in Jewellery Making, Stone Carving, Glass Art and Wood Carving because of it's extreme hardness, toughness and durability

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12th September 2013

5 Ways to Recycle Glass Bottles

Are you embarrassed when you take your recycling bin out for collection and your neighbours can hear the copious amounts you've been drinking the past week? (Or is that just me!) Well, be embarrassed no more! Grab those glass bottles from the recycle bin and take some inspiration from this article and make something useful out of them.

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4th September 2013

Nancy Sutcliffe, Glass Engraving Tools

Nancy Sutcliffe, Glass Engraving Tools

Glass Engraver, Nancy Sutcliffe very kindly shares her words of wisdom with regards to a few tools that she uses in her beautiful engravings.

Nancy uses her drill engraver as you would with paint brush to canvas. Many engravers use the drill technique because it allows them to 'draw' on the glass, allowing more control and freedom.

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