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.






New graal course at The Glass Hub next year.
Sonia Klinger and Ruth Dresman are combining expertise to offer a 3 day course.

Mon 9 - Wed 11 March 2020

'Graal' is an amazing colour technique developed by Orrefors in Sweden in 1916. Get to grips with the processes involved under Sonja and Ruth's expert guidance. Open to those who want to blow themselves, and also those who want to direct the blowing An intensive but rewarding class, focusing on technique, both hot and cold, with an emphasis on colour and the application of your designs.

Students will be learning the hot process of layering or encasing glass with Sonja Klingler on day 1, preparing 'eggs' for the next day.
On day 2, Ruth Dresman will instruct on techniques for decorating the 'eggs', by sand blasting, cutting or carving through the layers. Back into the hot shop with Sonja on Day 3 where the eggs will be picked up, gathered over and blown into vessels, revealing your colours and designs! 
More info and booking details here




Exhibition of contemporary engraved glass
by the South-west branch of the Guild of Glass Engravers
Saturday 4th April - Sunday 19th April 2020
10.30am - 5pm
Fine Foundation Gallery
Durlston Country Park and National Nature Reserve, Swanage, Dorset

T:  01929 424443


Wheel engraving course

Greg Sullivan AFGE is holding another wheel engraving course in Waterford, Ireland in
April 2020. The focus this time will be on using stone and diamond wheels to carve
‘in depth’ imagery into the glass surface.
For further details please contact Greg directly by email
or phone 00353 (0)872618941.


Glass engraving courses for 2020

For details of further upcoming courses this year, please click on 'Where to learn it'