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Whitefriars Glass History

James Powell & Sons, better known as Whitefriars Glass was the longest running glass house in Britain which started in the mid 18th century. The Old Glass House in Tudor Street dates back to 1740 but records date back to a small glassworks off Fleet Street in 1720. Whitefriars Glass History: James Powell & Sons […]

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Art Glass

For the last decade Art Glass has been waning and waxing with the tide. Finally now, the tide is turning and art glass is making a comeback across the globe. China has a lot to do with this, but their initial effect was negative – undercutting many independent makers and forcing them to evolve technically […]

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