This year is the 100th anniversary of modern of Graal! 100 years ago at Orrefors Glassworks in Sweden, Knut Bergqvist and Simon Gate began working with ancient overlay techniques, putting decoration between layers of glass. Most commonly this is an engraving
There will be a demonstration of glass engraving in the Glass Museum Foyer on September 24th as part of the Engravers Meeting, it will be a perfect opportunity to see how all the works in the exhibition were made, and
The closing party and engravers meeting are fast approaching, and the schedule has been finalised! There will be time to catch up with fellow engravers with with a Pecha Kucha session, a look back at the travelling exhibition, and a
Gravur on Tour has finally reached it’s final destination, the wonderful Glasmuseum Frauenau. We’re all looking forward to the Finnissage and Engraver’s Meeting at the end of September, but in the meantime, here’s some pictures of the exhibition in the
The dust has settled, and we’re all back home after the 6th International Symposium of Engraved Glass. While it was smaller than previous years, it was still a valuable time for those of us who spend out days with our
With the upcoming School of Jiří Harcuba taking place in Sázava, we thought it would be interesting to hear from it’s leader, Pavlína Čambalová. Glass Engraving Network: What draws you to engraving as your preferred creative medium? Pavlína Čambalová: For me it’s
Dear Friends, This year the Association of the Symposium of Engraved Glass organises International Symposium of Engraved Glass in Kamenický Šenov – for the 6th time. In 2014 the traditional Symposium will be arranged in more compact scale than before.
Hello all, we have a list of accommodation options available in Kamenický Šenov and Novy Bor during the upcoming symposium in September. Everyone is responsible for their own accommodation, but if you have any questions, we are able to try to help.
Assessment for Craft Membership The Guild of Glass Engravers will be holding exhibitions at Morley Gallery, London in October 2014 and at the Red House Glass Cone, Stourbridge, in May 2015, during the International Festival of Glass and British Glass
The first five days (15th – 19th/09) of the symposium are by invitation (7 artists and 7 students), then from Friday afternoon to Sunday is the general meeting when everyone is welcome, hopefully all those who came to Frauenau in September