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Glory Art Glass

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My friend recommended we visit Glory Art as they brought back some amazing glass animals and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wanderer23832635269
Beautiful shop and demonstrations

Really beautiful studio selling stunning glass items, such as birds, glasses and flower napkin... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
afirbwksojd
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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An independent glassblowing studio / gallery in Sandown, Isle of Wight. A family run business now in it's 20th year making beautiful hand sculpted art glass inspired by the natural surroundings of the island. Witness the magic of this ancient craft...more
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22 Melville Street, Sandown PO36 8HX, England
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+44 1983 402515
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Love this place and always visit when on IOW, the owners\staff are charming and generous with their time. The glass is unique and priced fairly with something for all budgets, recommend a visit and bet you go back!

4  Thank Michael C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 April 2013

If you happen to be in Sandown, worth a divert but at the end of the day it is a small glassworks in what looks like an old garage type building in a side street. Plenty of items on sale to encourage you to part...More

1  Thank Horleyflyer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend recommended we visit Glory Art as they brought back some amazing glass animals and thoroughly enjoyed their experience. We received a very warm welcome upon arrival and had a wander round the studio at our own pace. It was filled with beautiful pieces...More

Thank Wanderer23832635269
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful studio selling stunning glass items, such as birds, glasses and flower napkin rings. Definitely worth popping by to see a demo.

Thank afirbwksojd
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Popped in on off chance as place was mentioned in the bus time table as its close to a bus stop. What a bit of luck, lovely pieces of glass, and watching the two glass makers work together was majestic. The two chaps who were...More

Thank johnbird2018
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Called in as we were passing.The studio has many beautiful works of art/glass. We called back on our last day,to buy some glass.Ed could not have been more interesting and entertaining.On purchasing some items,he asked if we would like a demonstration? It was fascinating, even...More

Thank PaulT12-18
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Spent an afternoon on one of Ed's taster sessions learning to make a paperweight. It started with him giving a demonstration of his art making a penguin and a flower and blowing glass until it just had to burst! Very dramatic. Very hands on with...More

1  Thank Brackenfig
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We popped in to look at the glass on sale and were lucky enough to arrive just before Ed began his demonstration. The talk was informative whilst still being fun. Ed demonstrated making a glass penguin and a flower. It was so lovely that I...More

Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 20 May 2018

A very interesting experience, and we were amazed to watch how glass is shaped into different ornamental objects. Fascinating to watch. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and we were made to feel most welcome in the workshop. Thank you very much for making...More

Thank Pete W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

As our hotel was inland we had to walk past this shop on our way to the beach. Very friendly staff and it was great to be able to watch the glass creators work. It's a shame that it's off the Beaton track as we...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Always worth a visit to buy birthday and Christmas presents . Very friendly and knowledgeable with the added attraction of watching glass blowing demonstrations. No pressure to buy but you will be tempted by the unique pieces. Have visited with husband and disabled son who...More

Thank vronibingham
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Visted the studio and its a laid back artist/maker/shop vibe and Ed gives demonstrations of glass blowing and making. Nice place and will visit again :)

1  Thank brucewebb2005
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