Guild of Glass Engravers

The Guild provides an insight into contemporary Glass Engraving. It aims to promote the highest standards of glass engraving.The website contains techniques, a gallery of members engraved glass, where to see it and where to learn to engrave.

Where to Learn It - Youtube videos

Below is a list of Youtube videos which cover the basics of glass engraving as well as some more advanced work.
Everyone will have their own approach to learning this skill and there is no 'right' way but hopefully these will give you a start!

As most of the videos have a subscribe option, if you are likely to use these sites often,
then it would be a courtesy to subscribe.


*NEW* - 3 videos from Guild President and Fellow of the Guild, Tracey Sheppard:


Bramble leaves for Mrs H's front door pane

A challenging glass engraving project - The coat of arms of the worshipful company of engineers

A wren for Mrs H's Front Door



Eternal Tools - 5 Essential Beginners Glass Engraving Tools
A list of tools to get you started


How to engrave glass with a Dremel - Beginners tutorial

This video will help you regardless of the make of drill you use. The GGE recommends Proxxon drills.

A brief introduction to engraving using a Dremel drill

Lesley Pyke Glass - Engraving from scratch
A fun introduction to just what to do with that glass!


Lesley Pyke Glass - Glass Engraving Demo
This one's a bit more complex!

Lesley Pyke Glass Videos – Hares
This is what you may be aspiring to!