Commonly known by its trade name ‘Pyrex’ developed in the early 1900s as a heat-resistant glass used for industrial and scientific equipment and kitchenware.
This comes in two forms; solid glass rods or powdered frits. The powders and frits range from fine talc-like powders through to grains similar to sugar up to glass chips the size of raisins. The transparent colours always look dark, where as the opaque colours look the same as the finished colour.
Clear or opaque colour that is crushed and graded, sizes range from that of talc-like powder through grains the size of sugar to glass chips the size of raisins.
Glass Maker and Artist
I have worked at National Glass Centre since finishing my degree in 2005.
Head of Enterprise, Commissioning & the Studio
I am Head of Enterprise, Commissioning and the Studio at National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland, England and am a member of the Senior Management Team.
My practice is interdisciplinary combining drawing, sculpture and film.
I am an Israeli artist based in the UK working primarily in kiln cast glass.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Sara Jo Harrison joined National Glass Centre in 2012 to support the Centre's marketing and Communications strategy.
My work uses a range of media which acknowledges the interface between both traditional practice and new media.
Learning and Engagement Officer
Rachel joined National Glass Centre in 2007 to support the Centre's learning and engagement programme having completed MA Glass the previous year.
Kalki Mansel is one of National Glass Centre's resident glass artists.
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