Posts Tagged ‘mirror’

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Jameson Whiskey – Ornate Gilded Glass Sign 2013

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

This Reverse gilded and silvered ornate mirror, was commissioned by Jameson Whiskey Dublin, Ireland  for St. Patricks Day 2013.  It was truly an honour to make this artwork for such a renowned world famous Whiskey company. (more…)

Jameson Whiskey, Label Design for St. Patricks Day 2013

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Acclaimed glass artist Dave Smith toasts St. Patrick’s Day with a limited edition bottle for Jameson 2013.

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The House of Beauty – Wellswood, Torquay

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Torbay’s most luxurious and bespoke beauty salon and spa. The work consists of an Ornate gilded reverse glass sign 16ft x 42″, Water gilded in 24crt gold leaf and 12crt gilded numbers with matt burnished bevels on a deep brown background.

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The Ginstitute, Portobello Road, London, England

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

London’s second smallest museum can be found above this Notting Hill bar. The museum has included a vintage copper still, Prohibition-era bottles of the stuff and antiquarian cocktail books. It also contains the Ginstitute, where Mr Jake F Burger holds well-researched classes on the subject.

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V&A Museum – Reverse Glass

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

This piece of reverse glass gilding will be exhibited in the Victoria and Albert Musem London. The show will run from September 2011 to January 2012 in the V&A’s Porter gallery. The V&A and Crafts Council will retain ownership of the piece after the show. (more…)

The Golden Age of Reverse Glass Signs and Signwriting

Monday, March 28th, 2011

A few images of times gone by of the older generation of craftsmen at work in there studios, brilliant cutting and glass embossing. (more…)

Decorative Bathroom Mirror

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

I made this mirror for my wife to keep her happy. I was for ever promising a new mirror in our bathroom and so for her birthday made her an ornate mirror. (more…)