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The Glass Quarter
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Glassmakers

There are a number of glassmakers and craft studios based in the Stourbridge Glass Quarter, specialising in contemporary, traditional cut glass, bespoke pieces of art or jewellery. Glass blowing demonstrations are available between 1.30pm and 3.30pm during weekends at the Red House Glass Cone.

For a schedule of glass making workshops and classes either contact the individual venues and studio artists via the links below or via the contact details in the Contemporary Makers & Designers leaflet below.

Red House Glass Cone

 

AKC Signs

Sign, design and manufacture, vehicle livery, personalised clothing, mugs. Illuminated and non-illuminated signs, A-boards, banners and traditional signwriting.

www.akcsigns.co.uk

Bebanne Art

www.bebanne.co.uk

art@bebanne.co.uk

Unique, silk scarves are hand painted or hand dyed. A commission service is offered, for those wishing to own a bespoke silk scarf. Bev is an experienced art teacher offering Freestyle Silk Scarf Painting and Batik courses.  Gift cards are available to spend a day learning how to dye silk, paint, create a greetings card or learn drawing techniques.

Carl Palmer (Copper Wheel Glass Engraver)

01384 261777

07751 978731

Hand carved into crystal giving a sculptured three dimensional effect.

Glass Quarter Designs 

www.glassquarterdesigns.co.uk

glassquarterdesigns@gmail.com

Glass Quarter Designs is a collaboration between three amazing glass artists, Sarah Cordingley, Jane Ellis and Charlotte Hughes-Martin.

Sarah and Jane specialise in fused glass and lamp work glass bead making and workshops are available by appointment.  Charlotte is a hot glass artist who specialises in engraving, sculpture and glass casting. One off sculptural glass pieces are made as well as limited edition functional glass.

Jar Weddings and Events/Jam Jar Craft Studio

Lovely range of handmade cards, gifts and 'something new' wedding range. Children's craft activities, 'Maker of the Month' programme.

www.jamjarweddingsandevents.co.uk

www.jamjarcraftstudio.co.uk

Josephine Tournebize Jewellery

www.josephinetournebize.com 

josephine.tournebize@gmail.com 

Handcrafted jewellery designer specialist in silver and gold. We offer a variety of workshops, classes and courses, undertake commissions, repairs and have jewellery collection for sale. Traditional techniques are used onsite to complete the jewellery and workshops that can be booked to a date and time that suits you with a maximum of 3 students at a time.

Mattens Jewellery by Teresa Matten

Working in silver hand-made and hand crafted jewellery as well as alterations and commissions. Offer work in base metals and some gold as well as Precious Metal Clays. Workshops and classes are available, bridal and prom jewellery made to compliment outfits.

www.mattensjewellery.com

Saz's Ceramics & Crafts

Imaginative pottery painting workshops and crafty parties for all ages and abilities.

www.sazsceramics.co.uk

Stourbridge Crystal Glass Centre

Largest selection of English hand made crystal and engraving service on site.

www.crystalglasscentre.co.uk

Tandem Crafts

Knitting, crotchet, sewing classes, tailoring and lots more. Children's workshops during the summer. Puppet making, bookmarks, bride to be workshops, birthday parties. Children's weekend workshops available. Baby showers too.

www.tandemcrafts.co.uk

Tania Holland Gallery

Home of the 'Worldplay Menagerie' - a light-hearted collection of original animal designs. Mixed media collages and sculptures on offer and an affordable range of complementary giftware. Commissions are welcome.

www.taniaholland.com

The following glass artists undertake glassblowing demonstrations.

Tim Boswell - www.timboswellglass.com

Hayley Gammon - www.hayleygammon.com

Ian MacDonald - www.imacglass.co.uk

Melissa Nicholls - www.melissanichollsglass.co.uk

Caroline Scully - www.carolinescully.com

Darren Weed - via Red House Glass Cone 01384 812750

Ruskin Glass Centre

The Ruskin Glass Centre is home to a number of glass and craft studios.

Some of the artists and studios based there include:

Artworks for Change

helen.garbett50@btinternet.com

Environmental artist and social worker. Using natural materials combined with social work to offer people with disabilities and their family carers an opportunity to spend time in a workshop and use the materials available to try creative activities. One to one or small group sessions available. Workshops available.

Cakes by Walshy

www.cakesbywalshy.co.uk

cakes-by-walshy@hotmail.com

Cakes by Walshy specialise in creative cakes for every occasion, weddings, birthdays, christenings, cupcakes.  All made to order.

Jamie Hubbard Creative Woodwork

jam.hub73@gmail.com

Bespoke furniture, kitchen accessories for homes, hotels and businesses, furniture restoration and wooden artworks.

Jaqueline Cooley Glass Designs

Glass workshops, large scale commissions, bespoke trophies and studio glass from large unique pieces to jewellery.

www.jaquelinecooley.com

Jo Naden

Participatory bronze objects, made from clay originals, larger sculptures for interior and exterior spaces within the home and garden. Commissions, talks and workshops.

www.jonaden.com

Jo Newman Glass

Drawings, prints and kiln formed glass

www.jonewmanglass.com

Julia Durrant Designs

Specialise in traditionally made chainmaille jewellery, using a variety of metals and finishes.

www.juliadurrantdesigns.co.uk

Kairos Sculpture

Sculpture in stone and design with glass from small domestic to large scale outdoor works. One to one group tuition in sculpture available.

ppotter88@gmail.com

Kevin Barry Crystal

Crystal glass showroom and decoration demonstration workshop.

www.kevinbarrycrystal.co.uk

Martin Andrews Glass

Glassblowing workshop and gallery shop

www.martinandrewsglass.com


Natroma & The Natural Soapworks

www.natroma.co.uk

info@natroma.co.uk

Organic goats milk soaps, natural bathing and aromatherapy skincare, formulated and handmade to suit sensitive skin. On-site holistic therapy treatment room offers aromatherapy and sports massage therapy.  Gift hampers and unique gifts available in the shop.

Redpath Glass

Bespoke architectural and sculptural glass for the home and garden.

www.redpathglass.co.uk

Stephen Foster Glass

Innovative and excisting contemporary hand-blown glass

www.stephenfosterglass.com

Stourbridge Glassblowing Studio

Artists producing a diverse range of glass.

Stourbridge Glass Engravers Ltd

Comprehensive selection of glassware suitable for engraving.

www.stourbridge-glass-engravers.co.uk

Terri L Colledge

Cameo graver who makes stunning pieces to client's personal specification.

www.terricolledgeglass.com

Transparent Glass Studio

Architectural glass studio creating bespoke traditional and contemporary glasswork using stained glass.

Vic Bamforth Glass

Distinctive, unique painted and blown works of art glass.

For contact details, visit the Studio section of the Ruskin Glass Centre website.

Broadfield House Glass Museum (now closed)

See www.britishglassfoundation.org.uk for more details.

Tudor Crystal

Tudor Crystal's team handmake each cut glass crystal piece using 30% high quality lead crystal. Factory shop sells a selection of lead crystal at discounted prices.

Plowden and Thompson

Plowden and Thompson are specialist glass manufacturers of technical glass for the aviation, motor, healthcare, building and other industries.

White House Cone Museum of Glass

Allister Malcolm based at the White House Cone - Museum of Glass, is one of the regions most diverse artists. View by appointment only.