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Gaysie May

 I made my first lampwork beads in 2008 and since then I have been totally addicted.  Initially self taught, I have since been lucky enough to have had classes with many great lampworkers, learning and developing new skills along the way.   I love to explore colour and texture within my beads and I use […]

Sarah Downton

I began my lampworking obsession when I took a 2 day glass beadmaking starter course in March 2002, thinking it would give me an idea of whether to pursue making my own ‘simple’ glass beads to incorporate into my jewellery. I found myself drawn into the amazing and exciting world of hot glass. My bead […]

Glass Beads by Lotti

I started working with seed beads as a teenager when my big sister taught me how to use a bead loom;  a skill my sister had learned from the first nations people of Northern Canada when she lived in that area for a while.  My Dad then made me a basic loom and I continued […]

Artist Pages

The artist pages are accessible via a drop-down menu at the top of the page. Each artist has a very individual style, if you are looking for unique and original lampworked glass art, you will find a wide and varied selection from British Lampwork’s artisan beadmakers.

Contact Us

Hi, there. You may have arrived here due to a broken link or simply because you wanted to get in touch with us.  As the site goes through changes over the years, artists come and go, we often have ‘legacy’ links for pages that no longer appear, so we thought it would be nice to […]


After completing a college course in fashion design, Debbie spent several years designing and creating wedding dresses, often with hand embroidered details along with matching jewellery. It was searching the internet for beads for wedding jewellery that Debbie came across some stunning handmade beads and needed to find out more. After searching, Debbie discovered lessons […]

Rowanberry Designs

Claire lives in Staffordshire with her husband and 3 demanding cats. She is a full-time and self-employed Lampworker/Glass artist. Says Claire: “It doesn’t make me rich (far from it) but I so love what I do which makes all of the difference!” Claire came to glasswork from her jewellery design experience  in March 2006 – […]

Mango Beads

Amanda Muddimer Amanda has been making glass beads since 2005. In 2010 together with her partner David Knight (BA Hons Ceramics with Glass) they opened a workshop in Barnstaple, North Devon. The Professional Studio is dedicated to lampwork. They offer classes and host workshops in both bead making, silver coring and jewellery making. “I love […]

Madeline Bunyan

Madeline has been making beads since 2006, graduating with a degree in Applied arts in 2009, where she specialised in lampwork, creating for her degree show, the piece ‘flock’ – a wearable glass sculpture made up of lampworked elements. Since coming back to the ‘real world’, beads that have unusual sculptural elements, and raised detailing […]

Mad Cat Glass

Many years ago I studied art, photography and textiles at art school. My studies and creative endeavours were all put on hold when I started a family. Now, many years ( and 3 children ) later, I am finding a new love for all things creative, especially glass ! Back in 2004, I found myself […]