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.

Member Profile

Chris Cole
3 Hazel Close
Teignmouth Devon
UK
TQ14 8RN
Email: cole_c3@sky.com
Telephone: 01626 879 122
Mobile: 07713778540
Commissions Undertaken?
yes
Biography
Having spent all my working life in the Royal Navy, I retired in 2000 and moved to Teignmouth.   I pursued my hobby of oil and watercolour painting in retirement and inspired by the work of Frank Grenier and other members of the Guild I took up glass engraving as a hobby  in 2005.  I am a member of the Armed Forces Art Society and the Teignmouth Art Society. Craft Member of the Guild of Glass Engravers.

 

Engraving Techniques

Drill and stippling and occasional sandblasting when I can get near a sandblasting cabinet!