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.

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Sandblasting - also called sand engraving or sand carving. This is an industrial technique in which fine grit is projected onto the glass at high pressure. It is associated with mass produced designs, but in the hands of an artist, using hand-cut stencils and hand-controlled deep cutting and shading techniques, it can produce highly individual and original results.

Angels - sandblasted and engraved panel by Sally Scott