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

Peter Russell
Telephone: 0113 258 7077
Trained as a gold and silver engraver with a top Hatton Garden, London firm during the early 1950s. Peter started engraving after seeing an exhibition at Castle Howard. He works mainly on exhibition pieces on cased glass. Peter won the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers Award in 1995, picked up First prize and several commendations by the Goldsmith Hall and Goldsmith Craftmanship and Design award for his cameo cutting skills. Peter now has a successful glass engraving and giftware business in Leeds.Among his prestigious clients are Rolls Royce, Rugby League and Yorkshire Television. Peter also engraved the first piece of glass accepted at 10 Downing Street. Peters work has featured in several major exhibitions throughout the country.


Engraving Techniques
Intaglio Drill