Posts Tagged ‘wheel cutting’

Bird Deco

Reverse Etched and gilded glass Monogramme

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

This glass sign was made for John Mayer in 2013 as a thank you gift.

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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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L is for Lear – The Nonsence Alphabet, Knowsley, Liverpool

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

‘Knowsley Alphabet’ by Gordon Young, commissioned by KMBC Leisure & Cultural services for Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Huyton, Knowlsey. The glass is 6ft by 4ft and is half inch laminated. (it was heavy!) (more…)

Monogramme Glass Sign.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Monogramme Glass Sign . A decorative reverse glass sign with various techniques inluding brilliant cutting and acid etching. (more…)

Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror

Monday, June 6th, 2011

This is one of two mirrors recently completed.  The mirrors were hand made using the traditional Embossing and brilliant cutting techniques from over 100 years ago. (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…)

Brilliant Cut Glass

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

This labour intensive work rewards all of the effort it takes to produce, with a finished result that glitters & reflects light like no other glass finish. (more…)