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PHOENIX STAINED GLASS

Oriel Hicks,                                                       Glass Artist.

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Living and working in the Isles of Scilly is inspirational.... but also has its difficulties!

Getting supplies of large sheets of coloured glass intact from the mainland can be a bit of a challenge, especially in the winter months when the only supply vessel is held up because of rough weather.

I thought people might be interested in the life of an island-dwelling artisan.

By Oriel Hicks, Apr 27 2020 08:55AM

I make full sized stained glass windows to commission in the winter months (see commissions page for examples) but I thought it would be fun to just do tiny, hanging leaded panels to hang in existing windows. I have used really narrow lead "cames" and I don't need to seal around the lead with putty, as it doesn't need to be weatherproof.

As we are presently in Covid 19 lockdown, and probably will be for some time, I have the chance to play and experiment!

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