"Unique, individual flameworked borosilicate glass"

by Emma Mackintosh


I am a flameworker based near Ambleside, in the heart of the Lake District. I use a small, very hot gas fired torch to melt rods and tubes of glass to create unique and detailed sculptures and blown pieces. National and international demonstrator, with work displayed worldwide. Selected products are sold on Etsy but the majority of my work is commission-based.

Recent work


For further information on tuition or commissions or for any other enquiries, please email me at: glass@aflamewithdesire.co.uk

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