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New Contact Details!
The Guild now has new contact details. Please Click on Contact above 
 2014 Guild Exhibition
The 2014 National exhibition of the Guild of Glass Engravers will be held at the Morley Gallery in London from 9th – 23rd October. If you are an assessed Craft Member of the Guild you are eligible to submit work for selection for the show. What an opportunity to have your work shown alongside some of the very best engravers working today. If you would like to join the Guild and have your work considered for this prestigious exhibition there is still time to be assessed for your craft membership.
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Past Exhibitions
You may now see details of all our
past exhibitions.
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'To engrave glass is to embark on an absorbing and rewarding experience of working with light. The mysterious qualities of glass - a liquid metal caught in a moment of time and requiring both fire and water in the making - appear magical. Glass engravers capture, enhance and celebrate these qualities in their work and endeavour to communicate them to a wider audience'. 

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The Guild of Glass Engravers was founded in 1975 in order to establish a professional body for this art form. The primary aims of the Guild are to promote the highest standards of creative design and craftsmanship in glass engraving. The Guild acts as a forum for the teaching and discussion of engraving techniques and new developments from around the world as well as acting as a source of information to the public on all aspects of glass engraving and advises the growing number of individuals and institutions wishing to commission work.

Benefits of joining the Guild:

  • Contact with other engravers via regional branch meetings and other events
  • Annual conference
  • Newsletter
  • Regular exhibition opportunities
  • Mentoring scheme 
  • Opportunities to receive commissions and publicise your work online (for assessed members)
  • Members' forum and teaching information online

 

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Membership is worldwide and open to anyone interested in engraved glass.