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Handcrafted Glass Bowl by Lara Aldridge. Handcrafted Glass Bowl by Lara Aldridge.

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Handcrafted Glass Bowl by Lara Aldridge.

£98.00

This gorgeously stylish glass bowl is designed and made by Lara Aldridge in Brighton. The patterns in the glass are achieved by fusing various metals and metal oxides into the glass during kiln firing. What a wonderful treat to buy for yourself. Or it would...

Handcrafted Curved Glass by Lara Aldridge. Handcrafted Curved Glass by Lara Aldridge.

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Handcrafted Curved Glass by Lara Aldridge.

£75.00

This gorgeously stylish piece of freestanding glass is designed and made by Lara Aldridge in Brighton. The patterns in the glass are achieved by fusing various metals and metal oxides into the glass during kiln firing. This piece would look lovely on a mantle piece,...

Glass Robin by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. Glass Robin by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

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Glass Robin by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

£220.00

This very lovely hollow blown robin was made by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. A very collectable work of art, he has been created using  a complex method of glass making called zanfirico - originally from venetian glass artists. The robin is about double the...

Glass Thrush by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. Glass Thrush by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

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Glass Thrush by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

£220.00

This very lovely hollow blown thrush was made by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. A very collectable work of art, she has been created using  a complex method of glass making called zanfirico - originally from venetian glass artists. The thrush is larger than our...

Glass Patch Pear by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. Glass Patch Pear by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

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Glass Patch Pear by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

£625.00

This is one of those pieces you look at and think "That's pretty". And then you look at it again and think "How did he do that?" I have popped a technical explanation at the end of this entry for those interested. What I will...

Glass Patch Apple by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. Glass Patch Apple by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

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Glass Patch Apple by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

£625.00

This is one of those pieces you look at and think "That's pretty". And then you look at it again and think "How did he do that?" I have popped a technical explanation at the end of this entry for those interested. What I will...

Glass Fish by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. Glass Fish by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

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Glass Fish by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

£130.00

This very lovely hollow blown fish was made by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. One of the happiest and friendliest looking fishes I have ever seen! A very collectable work of art, she has been created using  a complex method of glass making called zanfirico...

Glass Apple by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. Glass Apple by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

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Glass Apple by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass.

£160.00

This very lovely zanfirico cane hollow blown apple was made by Michael Hunter for Twists Glass. A very collectable work of art, it has been created using  a complex method of glass making called zanfirico - originally from venetian glass artists. Looks good enough to...

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Blue Flotsam Bowl by Will Shakespeare. Blue Flotsam Bowl by Will Shakespeare.

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Blue Flotsam Bowl by Will Shakespeare.

£195.00

This gorgeously rich blue glass bowl is hand blown hot glass. The idea for this design came from many snorkeling trips, admiring jellyfish and reflections through the weeds. What a wonderful treat to buy for yourself. Or it would make a wonderful gift for a...

Glass Sculpture by Teign Valley Glass Glass Sculpture by Teign Valley Glass

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Glass Sculpture by Teign Valley Glass

£85.00

This contemporary 'Twist' glass sculpture is produced by Teign Valley Glass based in Bovey Tracey in Devon. Their work is inspired by the landscape and coastline of beautiful Devon. This particular piece is reminiscent of dancing waves by the beach. Each piece is hand blown...

Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch. Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch.

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Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch.

£80.00

What a gorgeous work of art. Just look at those feet! Each little frog is painstakingly made by hand, by Elizabeth, in West Sussex, using photos from researching trips and wildlife reference books. Colour is added using different metal oxides, all very technical, but the...

Larger Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch. Larger Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch.

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Larger Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch.

£148.00

What a gorgeous work of art. Just look at those feet! Each little frog is painstakingly made by hand, by Elizabeth, in West Sussex, using photos from researching trips and wildlife reference books. Colour is added using different metal oxides, all very technical, but the...

Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch. Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch.

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Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch.

£80.00

What a gorgeous work of art. Just look at those feet! Each little frog is painstakingly made by hand, by Elizabeth, in West Sussex, using photos from researching trips and wildlife reference books. Colour is added using different metal oxides, all very technical, but the...

Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch. Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch.

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Handmade Glass Frog by Elizabeth Welch.

£80.00

What a gorgeous work of art. Just look at those feet! Each little frog is painstakingly made by hand, by Elizabeth, in West Sussex, using photos from researching trips and wildlife reference books. Colour is added using different metal oxides, all very technical, but the...

Handmade Glass Robin by Elizabeth Welch. Handmade Glass Robin by Elizabeth Welch.

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Handmade Glass Robin by Elizabeth Welch.

£170.00

What a gorgeous work of art. Just look at that red breast and those feet! What a wonderful way to celebrate our, oh so popular, little robin.  This little chap has been painstakingly made by hand, by Elizabeth, in West Sussex, using photos, wildlife reference...

Ceramic Wren by 'Bird Art' Ceramic Wren by 'Bird Art'

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Ceramic Wren by 'Bird Art'

£68.00

A lovely little ceramic sculpture of a standing wren. The character of this popular, but illusive, bird has been captured perfectly. They are one of my favourite garden birds. This little fella has been handcrafted and finished to a high level of detail, he looks like...

Ceramic Long Tailed Tit by 'Bird Art' Ceramic Long Tailed Tit by 'Bird Art'

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Ceramic Long Tailed Tit by 'Bird Art'

£78.00

A lovely little ceramic sculpture of a Long Tailed Tit.  Another of my favourite garden birds, I love it with they arrive in their family groups, chattering away... Bird Art aim to capture, not just the look, but also the character of the birds they are...

Ceramic Dormouse by 'Bird Art' Ceramic Dormouse by 'Bird Art'

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Ceramic Dormouse by 'Bird Art'

£55.00

Don't you just love these little animals? We are unlikely to see a real one, so why not have one of these in your house.  The artists aim to capture, not just the look, but also the character of the animals they are sculpting. This...

Ceramic Starling by 'Bird Art' Ceramic Starling by 'Bird Art'

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Ceramic Starling by 'Bird Art'

£140.00

A lovely ceramic sculpture of a handsome starling.  Slightly smaller than a blackbird, they look quite plain from a distance, but close up have attractive pruple and green flecks in their feathers. They spend a lot of time in theur time in large flocks and are...

Ceramic Coal Tit by 'Bird Art' Ceramic Coal Tit by 'Bird Art'

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Ceramic Coal Tit by 'Bird Art'

£68.00

A lovely little ceramic sculpture of a Coal Tit.  Not as colourful as some of his relatives, it is still a pleasure to see them on the bird feeder. Bird Art aim to capture, not just the look, but also the character of the birds they...

Ceramic Bullfinch by 'Bird Art' Ceramic Bullfinch by 'Bird Art'

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Ceramic Bullfinch by 'Bird Art'

£68.00

A lovely little ceramic sculpture of a Bullfinch. This male is much brighter than his female counterpart with his pink chest, grey cap and back. Bird Art aim to capture, not just the look, but also the character of the birds they are sculpting. This little...

Ceramic Hare Sculpture by Gin Durham. Ceramic Hare Sculpture by Gin Durham.

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Ceramic Hare Sculpture by Gin Durham.

£110.00

This wonderful hand-crafted ceramic sculpture of a sitting hare is by Gin Durham. I just love the expression on his face, a little bit quizzical, a little bit haughty and a little bit mad! It is made from porcelain clay with gilded detailing and Gin's...

Ceramic Hare Sculpture by Gin Durham. Ceramic Hare Sculpture by Gin Durham.

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Ceramic Hare Sculpture by Gin Durham.

£110.00

This wonderful hand-crafted ceramic sculpture of a hare lying down, yet alert,  is by Gin Durham. I just love the expression on his face, wide eyed and a little mad! It is made from porcelain clay with gilded detailing and Gin's signature blue glazed ears....

Ceramic Sheep Sculpture by Gin Durham. Ceramic Sheep Sculpture by Gin Durham.

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Ceramic Sheep Sculpture by Gin Durham.

£110.00

This wonderful hand-crafted ceramic sculpture of a standing sheep is by Gin Durham. I just love the expression on her face, disinterested, yet slightly snooty! It is made from porcelain clay with gilded detailing and Gin's signature blue glazed ears. Don't you just love the...