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.

Alison Kinnaird MBE - Storm


Beat the Covid-19 blues by going on a virtual trip to the seaside for an exhibition of contemporary engraved glass by the members of the South West branch held over the summer. Click here to see the exhibits.



Guild of Glass Engravers Prize announced for the 2022 Biennale!

As part of our activities during the International Year of Glass, we are working with our friends at the International Festival of Glass and for the first time, the Guild of Glass Engravers is delighted to award a prize at the British Glass Biennale.

Submission Deadline: Midnight, Sunday 27 February 2022

The £1,000 Guild of Glass Engravers Prize will be awarded to an exhibitor selected to show at the Biennale exhibition.

For information and an application form visit:


Gay Parraman Design Competition.

The Guild of Glass Engravers is currently running a competition for all it's members. Gay Parraman was a valued member of the Guild and her family has donated two stunning coloured glass discs which will form the competition's two prizes. Deadline 24th January 2022

For information and an application form click HERE 


Christian Straub announced as winner of the David Peace Prize 2021!

We are delighted to launch the Making Your Mark online summer exhibition of five talented glass engraving students and the winner of the David Peace Prize as well as announcing two runner up prizes. 

 Click here


The Guild has a limited number of copies of the beautiful publication Simon Whistler, On a Glass Lightly for the special price of £10 plus p&p. If you would like a copy please contact us at


Watch 3 videos from Guild President and Fellow of the Guild, Tracey Sheppard, showing examples of some of her recent commissions. Click here

Profiles, Interviews and Lectures
This area of the website has a second Speciality Profile highlighting the work of stipple engraver James Denison-Pender plus new links to Interviews with Sally Scott   

Click here
(We've moved our Past exhibitions to the Events & Exhibitions page on the Left hand menu.)



Don't forget that you could be collecting free donations for the Guild of Glass Engravers every time you shop online by registering with Easy Fundraising or AmazonSmile.  To find out about this and other ways in which you can support the Guild Click here


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