Glass Cone 93 Winter 2010

2010 AGM—Tyntesfield    Hutton  John & Marigold, The great west window of Coventry Cathedral. Whitefriars Film from 1938.

Vacancies—Editor; S E Representative 

Member’s query—Olympic Cocktail Shaker? A Stuart Shaker with flags of France, Switzerland, France , Gt Britain & a German flag with swastika.

Some Sensational Prices for Swedish Art Glass reported by Geoff Lawson,the Bridget Craaford collection sold by Stockholms Auktionsverk September 2010. Outstanding pieces from Kosta, Reijmyre,Orrefors & Stromberghyttan. Designs by Alf Wallender.Simon Gate,Edward Hald, Vicke Lindstrand, Edvin Ohrstrom,    Mona Morales,Paul Kedelv / Flygfors, Eva Englund.

2010 British Glass Biennale   Winner 'Reverberation' by Gaea Todd    Have the Judges gone too far ?  A controversial article.  The Glass Sellers award 'Iteration 456 , by Shelley Doolan.

Ranamok Glass Prize 2010   The Australian & New Zealand equivalent of the Biennale.  The winner ' Too much is Never Enough ' by NZ artist Sue Hawker. 

IFG Demonstration—Scott Benefield ( USA ). A traditional Italian technique illustrated by 11 photographs.
Making a Millefiori Paperweight - Mike Hunter. Illustrated by 12 photographs
Paperweight Corner - Personalised Weights, 12 photographs.

The Stained Glass Windows of Durham Cathedral  Windows illustrated   ' St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne ' Hugh Ray Easton 1945,  RAF window 1948. The Bede window 1973 by Alan Younger.  ' The Daily Bread Window ' by Mark Angus 1984 sponored by Marks & Spencer using Hartley Wood Glass.  ' The millenium window 'by Edwin Nutgens 1997 plus several others illustrated made by Kempe, Clayton and Bell.


Price: £4.50