We asked Tania Holland, a professional artist based at the Red House Glass Cone, some questions about her experience of working in the art industry. Here’s what she said   How long have you been an artist and what made you…

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The Perfect gift for a creative loved one Stuck for gift ideas? Why not buy a craft workshop at the Red House Glass Cone. Treat someone to a half or full day of making and creating handmade items in glass,…

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Jun 2016
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Studio Pups at the Cone

When visiting the Red House Glass Cone art studios; you may be greeted by a few excited wagging tails and curious wet noses. These would be the delightful pups owned by the cone artists. As any dog owner will know, each…

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We asked Sarah Cannings,  a professional ceramicist based at the Red House Glass Cone, some questions about her experience of working in the ceramics industry. Here’s what she said – How long have you been a ceramics artist and what made you decide to…

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We asked Josephine Tournebize,  a professional jewelry designer based at the Red House Glass Cone, some questions about her experience of working in the jewelry industry. Here’s what she said – How long have you been a jeweler and what made…

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Dec 2015
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A Creatives Christmas

 . CHARLOTTE-HUGHES MARTIN Favourite Christmas Decoration? The Glass angel is my favourite from when I was a child, my mother gave it to me this year. My other is a car bauble I bought when I passed my driving test. Favourite…

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We asked Charlotte-Hughes Martin, a professional glass blower at the Red House Glass Cone, some questions about her experience of working in the glass industry, here’s what she said – How long have you been a glass blower & what…

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Jul 2015
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1940’s Weekend at the Cone!

The Red House Glass Cone journeyed back in time last weekend by recreating a wartime atmosphere at the fun filled forties weekend festival. The 1940’s festival was a great success. Visitors enjoyed period music, saw glass-making demonstrations, had 1940’s sing-…

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When I arrived at the studio yesterday morning I was suprised to see several men in smart suits wearing ear pieces. I later found out as TV crews and newspaper reporters started arriving that The Chancellor of the exchequer George…

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We asked Caroline Scully, a professional glass blower at the Red House Glass Cone, some questions about her experience of working in the glass industry, here’s what she said – How long have you been a glass blower & what…

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The International Festival of Glass have just announced their 2015 masterclass leaders. here’s what they had to say – We’re very excited as yet again the line up is really impressive with representation from USA, Netherlands, Germany and UK. The…

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We asked Jane Ellis,  a professional fused glass artist based at the Red House Glass Cone, some questions about her experience of working in the glass industry, here’s what she said – How long have you been a fused glass…

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We asked Rebecca Handy,  a professional jewellery designer based at the Red House Glass Cone, some questions about her experience of working in the jewellery industry, here’s what she said – How long have you been a jeweller & what made…

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Dec 2014
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A good reason to treat yourself ;)

When buying from an artist/maker, you’re buying more than just an object, you are buying hundreds of hours of failures & experimentation. You are buying days, weeks & months of frustration & moments of PURE JOY. You aren’t just buying…

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Nov 2014
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Christmas Craft Market at the Cone

The weekend’s Christmas craft market at the Red House Glass Cone, Wordsley was a great success this year! Lots of fantastic stalls selling hand-made arts & craft goodies such as – beautiful felt pictures, fused glass jewellery, hand died silk…

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Jane Ellis’ latest fusing course has produced some excellent results. Two ladies attended the taster course and went from never cutting a piece of glass to creating some colourful coasters and two pieces of jewellery. The girls went for stripes…

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Artists Charlotte Hughes Martin and Sarah Cannings (Saz) have just finished filming an episode of Mr Bloom for Cbbs on the BBC. Local children in the area voted the Red House Glass Cone as one of their favourite local attractions,…

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Aug 2014
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The Swarovski dragonfly collection

The Swarovski dragonfly collection is a bestselling range by Rebecca Handy. The collection has proved to be a huge hit over the years. The first prototype of the unique dragonfly pendant was designed several years ago when Rebecca first moved…

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Fused glass artist Jane Ellis has been hard at work this August creating a new collection of beautiful kiln formed glass pictures. They are all intricately created using glass and metals. Each picture is made using a mixture of fine…

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Apr 2014
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Saz gives her friend the Boot!

Saz Cannings has decided to give her friend the boot to say thank you for his help on a project! You may think that this is not the best way to treat your friends, but not when it comes to…

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