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A deep rich, shades of blue, glass bowl. It has a lustred finish, a little like petrol floating on water. The pattern is very subtle, just splashes of different shades of blue. Lustre Glass Bowl by Will Shakspeare.

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Lustre Glass Bowl by Will Shakspeare.

£85.00

This beautiful blue lustrous glass bowl works particularly well in changing light situations.  When the light shines through the glass you can appreciate the underlying blues and autumn colours.  What a wonderful treat to buy for yourself. Or it would make a wonderful gift for...

Blue glass vase, almost a tall oval in shape, with the top wider than the bottom and the middle wider than both. It has a matte finish, deep bright blue at the bottom, a lighter sky blue at the top. In the middle different shades of blue and black in an almost spotty sponged effect merging together. 'Coast' Handmade Glass Vase by Will Shakspeare.

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'Coast' Handmade Glass Vase by Will Shakspeare.

£158.00

This gorgeously coloured glass vase is hand blown hot glass. The idea for this design came from the colours and textures of the Scilly Isles, evocative of the island skylines. This piece was sandblasted after making to give a matte finish. What a wonderful treat to...

A deep blue lustrous tall glass bowl. The background is a deep blue with large pale blue/white patterns randomly placed around the bowl. These patterns are a little like a cross between a dandelion seed head and a lily pad. Smaller splashes of colour - red, yellow and green are dotted around. Large Blue Flotsam Bowl by Will Shakspeare.

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Large Blue Flotsam Bowl by Will Shakspeare.

£165.00

This gorgeously blue coloured glass bowl is hand blown hot glass. The idea for this design came during a visit to the Scilly Isles, gazing in rock pools and out to sea. What a wonderful treat to buy for yourself. Or it would make a...

A bright blue glass vase with a matte finish. It is almost a tear drop shape, the bottom wider than the top, with a lip at the very top. The background is speckled sky blue colour, a little darker at the very bottom. This is decorated with random trails of bright yellow and orange. 'Random Trail' Handmade Glass Vase by Will Shakspeare.

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'Random Trail' Handmade Glass Vase by Will Shakspeare.

£76.00

This gorgeously coloured glass vase is hand blown hot glass. The idea for this design originally came from groups of rocks on beaches in Wales.  This piece was sandblasted after making to give a lovely satin finish. What a wonderful treat to buy for yourself....

A brightly coloured posy bowl, narrow at the bottom, getting wider on the way up and then a narrower neck with a 'frill' at the top as if the glass had been gathered. It is covered on coloured spots/splodges in yellow, blues, greens and oranges. 'Gaudi' Posy Bowl by Will Shakspeare.

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'Gaudi' Posy Bowl by Will Shakspeare.

£80.00

This gorgeous, brightly coloured glass bowl is hand blown hot glass. The inspiration for this design was a visit to Gaudi's mosaics during a trip to Barcelona. It is made up of a random selection of coloured glass chips cased in clear glass. What a...

Lustre Glass Flat Vase by Will Shakspeare. Lustre Glass Flat Vase by Will Shakspeare.

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Lustre Glass Flat Vase by Will Shakspeare.

£190.00

This beautiful, heavy, blue lustrous flat vase works particularly well in changing light situations.  When the light shines through the glass you can appreciate the underlying blues and autumn colours.  What a wonderful treat to buy for yourself. Or it would make a wonderful gift...

A little hedgehog is standing on a leaf at the bottom of a poppy plant. The stem has two more pairs of leaves set opposite each other with a flower in bud towards the top. The bud is red. At the top is a flower in full bloom, with four big red petals and yellow and black highlighting inside. The hedgehog is well detailded, standing slightly up with its nose in the air and a cute face, Bronze 'Hedgehog with Poppy' by Keith Sherwin

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Bronze 'Hedgehog with Poppy' by Keith Sherwin

£225.00

A lovely image of an imagined summer scene, designed by artist Keith Sherwin. A little hedgehog standing by a poppy stalk. Designed by Keith Sherwin who was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, the home of the Potteries. He trained as a ceramic artist, with world renowned company,...

A barn owl is just leaving his perch of a branch of a tree - oak leaves and a small part of the branch. The bird has his wings fully stretched open , one foot is still touching the branch, the other is folded ready to fly. The face is fully visible with wide eyes and  small beak. Beautifully marked feathers. Bronze 'Barn Owl in Flight'  by Michael Simpson.

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Bronze 'Barn Owl in Flight' by Michael Simpson.

£125.00

What a beauty! This owl is just leaving his perch, off to hunt at night. It is easy to see why Michael's sculptures are so popular, he has a keen eye for the form and character of the animal he is modelling, be it a...

A sculpture of an otter swimming through water reeds. The otter is angled downwards, front feet tucked in towards the body, back feet stretched behind by the side of a tall reed. The tail is at a steep angle upwards, head streamlined with eyes and nose visible. There is one tall reed  pointing upwards and smaller ones at the base. Bronze' Water Meadow Otter' by Michael Simpson.

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Bronze' Water Meadow Otter' by Michael Simpson.

£255.00

What a fabulous sculpture of an otter swimming through water reeds, he beautifully captures the elegant movement. It is easy to see why Michaels' sculptures are so popular, he has a keen eye for the form and character of the animal he is modelling, be...

Baby elephant caught mid run. He has his trunk up and curled backwards, his ears are back as if mid flap, his tail is curled up towards the sky, Three of his feet are on the ground, but the  right front foot is slightly off the ground. Bronze 'Baby Elephant Running, Trunk Up' by Michael Simpson.

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Bronze 'Baby Elephant Running, Trunk Up' by Michael Simpson.

£135.00

Check out that face full of joy as baby elephant runs around in his herd, trunk in the air, creating havoc! It is easy to see why Michaels' sculptures are so popular, he has a keen eye for the form and character of the animal...

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...

Mini Peacock 'Moon' Vase by Miyu Kurihara. Mini Peacock 'Moon' Vase by Miyu Kurihara.

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Mini Peacock 'Moon' Vase by Miyu Kurihara.

£89.95

This is an exquisite little vase, featuring a peacock, designed and made in London by Japanese artist Miyu Kurihara. All products are made by hand and individually drawn with intricate detail by Miyu. She learned brush techniques and textile design in Japan and London, and...

Mini Crane 'Moon' Vase by Miyu Kurihara. Mini Crane 'Moon' Vase by Miyu Kurihara.

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Mini Crane 'Moon' Vase by Miyu Kurihara.

£89.95

This is an exquisite little vase, featuring a crane, designed and made in London by Japanese artist Miyu Kurihara. All products are made by hand and individually drawn with intricate detail by Miyu. She learned brush techniques and textile design in Japan and London, and...

Handmade Glass Hedgehog by Elizabeth Welch. Handmade Glass Hedgehog by Elizabeth Welch.

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Handmade Glass Hedgehog by Elizabeth Welch.

£43.95

Don't you just love this? This quirky little glass hedgehog is such a cute work of art featuring one of the most easily recognised British wild animals. He has been painstakingly made by hand, by Elizabeth, in West Sussex, using photos from researching trips and...

Large Seagrass Bowl by Will Shakspeare. Large Seagrass Bowl by Will Shakspeare.

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Large Seagrass Bowl by Will Shakspeare.

£295.00

This gorgeously coloured glass bowl is hand blown hot glass. The idea for this design came from the colours and textures between land and the sea in the Scilly Isles. What a wonderful treat to buy for yourself. Or it would make a wonderful gift...

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 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.

£180.00

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...

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...

Ceramic Finch by 'Bird Art' Ceramic Finch by 'Bird Art'

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Ceramic Finch 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 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...

Special Limited Edition Bronze Horse by Jacqueline Warren. Special Limited Edition Bronze Horse by Jacqueline Warren.

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Special Limited Edition Bronze Horse by Jacqueline Warren.

£540.00

This is your chance to own an exquisite work of art by Jacqueline Warren. A wonderful model of a standing horse, looking proud with it's head turned to one side. The subtle colours are achieved by hand patination. It is a limited edition, number 12...

Bronze Gun Dog by Robert H Crutchley. Bronze Gun Dog by Robert H Crutchley.

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Bronze Gun Dog by Robert H Crutchley.

£620.00

A rare opportunity to buy a Limited Edition sculpture by Birmingham Artist, Bob Crutchley. This striking dog, caught in a very proud stance, is a fine example of his technique and love of dogs - he had a much loved Red Setter called Blue It...