Process 1

Process 1

The process begins with a sheet of glass. This could be float glass (window glass) or specialised fusing glass.

Process 2

Process 2

The sheets are then cleaned and cut to the required shapes

Process 3

Process 3

This when all the details are added such as enamels, glass powders and frit (ground glass) wires and decals

Process 4

Process 4

The glass is then assembled in the glass kiln and fused between 745’c – 845’c. This process takes between 7 – 12 hours plus a long time to cool

Process 5

Process 5

Once cooled the glass pieces are cleaned again and any sharp edges and tags are filed off. Sometimes complex pieces need steps 3 and 4 repeating two or three times

Process 6

Process 6

The glass is then mounted on their individual bases and your show details are placed in their boxes or tins

Process 7

Process 7

Once it’s all boxed it’s delivered to your show

Process 8

Process 8

Now all that is left is for somebody to do something fabulous and win one of these beauties