There are a number of glassmakers and craft studios based in the Stourbridge Glass Quarter, specialising in contemporary, traditional cut glass, bespoke pieces of art or jewellery. (The Red House Glass Cone structure is currently closed and there are no live glass blowing demonstrations for the foreseeable future whilst we undertake essential maintenance).
For a schedule of glass making workshops and classes either contact the individual venues and studio artists via the links below or via the contact details in the Contemporary Makers & Designers leaflet below.
Glass Quarter Designs is a collaboration between three amazing glass artists, Sarah Cordingley, Jane Ellis and Charlotte Hughes-Martin.
Sarah and Jane specialise in fused glass and lamp work glass bead making and workshops are available by appointment. Charlotte is a hot glass artist who specialises in engraving, sculpture and glass casting. One off sculptural glass pieces are made as well as limited edition functional glass.
Knitting, crotchet, sewing classes, tailoring and lots more. Children's workshops during the summer. Puppet making, bookmarks, bride to be workshops, birthday parties. Children's weekend workshops available. Baby showers too.
The following glass artists undertake glassblowing demonstrations.
Cakes by Walshy specialise in creative cakes for every occasion, weddings, birthdays, christenings, cupcakes. All made to order.
Handblown crystal glass guitar slides.
0121 684 0759
Currently working mainly developing forms using thrown, slabbed, coiled and pinch-pot techniques to create sculptural and functional items. Often pieces incorporate recycled glass along with other materials to enhance decorative qualities. When focusing upon glass artwork the preferred technique is pate de verre using recycled glass. Open 10am to 3pm weekdays.
Artist-researcher. The Human Limpet Project is a long term based inquiry into the entangled relationships between humans and limpets over time. Creating The Limpetarium, a room of limpet wonder and exhibition. The studio will be open at various events or by appointment.
Mike creates limited edition engravings that depict Birmingham and the West Midlands. Mike offers courses and workshops in the following original printmaking techniques; linocut, collagraph, engraving, drypoint and monotype. By appointment only.
Organic goats milk soaps, natural bathing and aromatherapy skincare, formulated and handmade to suit sensitive skin. On-site holistic therapy treatment room offers aromatherapy and sports massage therapy. Gift hampers and unique gifts available in the shop.
Find out how we can bring your precious treasures back to life. We undertake many types of restoration work.
Bespoke architectural and sculptural glass for the home and garden.
A self-taught flameworker specialising in borosilicate implosion pendants, its low coefficient thermal expansion properties creating a huge array of opportunity for colour, shape and form. Through continual discovery and experimentation in coloured glass applications, silver fuming and flame control each unique piece is colourful, intricate and beautiful.
Rosa Ferris’ glass studio aims to give you a sense of wonder at stained glass and kiln formed glass. She creates contemporary architectural windows, and is highly experienced in restoring windows to revive the beauty of your home. She currently creates glass jewellery and glass sculptures as well. She offers a creative space to unwind, with weekly classes in stained and kiln formed glass, where she passes down her skills. You can also approach her for tailor-made workshops. The studio is open from Monday - Saturday, best to always give Rosa a call in advance.
Artists producing a diverse range of glass.
Architectural glass studio creating bespoke traditional and contemporary glasswork using stained glass.
Distinctive, unique painted and blown works of art glass.
For contact details, visit theStudio section of the Ruskin Glass Centre website.
Plowden and Thompson
Plowden and Thompson are specialist glass manufacturers of technical glass for the aviation, motor, healthcare, building and other industries.
Stourbridge Glass Museum
Allister Malcolm based at Stourbridge Glass Museum, is one of the regions most diverse artists. Open during Museum visitor hours.