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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Branch - Northern

Northern Branch Officers

Chairman - Dawn Douglas
Secretary - Sandra Snaddon
Treasurer - Lizzie Crossley

 

Our November meeting was carving a Christmas tree hanging.

After the formal meeting, Sandra gave out squares of thin glass and an option of Santa’s or baubles to cut out from the glass. There were many ’interesting’ comments when cutting out the shape, but the end results were very good.

Sandra had brought the branches photo albums for all to see, interesting to see how much ‘younger’ some of us looked!!!!!!!

The winner of the Christmas design competition was Kate Kyne, who engraved holly round an interesting shaped hanging bauble.

We had a lovely lunches and an excellent day was had by all.

Future meetings

14 December    Christmas meeting - Engraaving and colour

7 March               Activity TBA

We always welcome visitors to our branch meetings, which are usually held in Patrick Brompton Church Hall, Nr Bedale from 10.30 - 4pm. 

 

Contact: Sandra Snaddon
Tel: 01748 812062

Email: sandrasnaddon@yahoo.co.uk