Glass By Design
Glass By Design
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Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Glass By Design specialises in handmade stained and fused glass. There is an onsite studio so you are able to see the artworks being made and a progressive programme of beginner's day courses available for both Stained and Fused Glass. There is also a good range of sheet glass, tools and materials to buy. The studio is complimented by a Retail Art Gallery featuring not only stained and fused glass, but a range of handmade unique work by Makers from South and West Wales. The Gallery features slate, ceramics, wood, felt, paper and wire work. Makers can be commissioned to make one off bespoke pieces.
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Helen Lewis
Swansea, UK186 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Couples
Fun afternoon learning to create a stain glass tea light. This was my first ever time to solder anything! Very clear instructions broke it all down clearly. Very happy with my first attempt.
Written 28 May 2022
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rhiancj
Bridgend, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
What a great way to spend a Saturday. Loved the Stained Glass full day course, had as a Christmas present, great tuition from Angelina and a fantastic keepsake to take home. Lunch at Foxy's Deli across the road was delicious. Will definitely be dropping hints for my birthday.
Written 11 April 2022
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Fiona S
Penarth, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Friends
Thank you Angelina for a fun day on Saturday - my mum and I are delighted with our creations. Thank you for your excellent (and patient!) tuition which allowed us to learn a new skill and each take home a piece that will grace our homes. I look forward to doing the fused glass course next, then maybe the stained glass with lead!
Written 21 February 2022
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Debra P
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
We have received excellent customer service purchasing the’Tree of Life Earrings’ from Angelina.

We received our order very promptly & the earrings are gorgeous, fantastic quality & price. We have since purchased another 3 pairs for Xmas presents.

Can’t fault the service & the quality of the items.
Deb Phillips
Written 15 December 2021
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Vicxx143
Bristol, UK25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Friends
My daughter and I spent a wonderful day doing a glass fusion course run by Cathy. Everything was so well organised and Cathy took plenty of time to show us the correct techniques for cutting glass and then worked individually with us to plan our projects. We then had a few hours creating our glasswork. It was such an absorbing, peaceful and relaxing way to spend a day. We loved it.
Thanks to Angelina and Cathy for organising such a great day including a lovely lunch at the Deli across the road. We can’t wait to see the finished results.
Written 5 November 2021
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Viv E
Cardiff, UK11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
Attended a full day workshop-had a fabulous time learning about glass cutting and fusing - great instruction, good company and a tasty lunch, as well as making a piece of fused glass to come away with - hopefully do the stained glass workshop next - highly recommend that you give it a go. Even if you are not doing a course the shop is full of wonderful things to buy !
Written 23 October 2021
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So glad you had such a good time with us. Hope to see you again soon.
Written 25 October 2021
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Ruth H
Cardiff, UK5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Solo
I recently spent a day on the stained glass workshop with Angelina. Although not a complete novice I learnt several things in the first hour and massively improved my techniques during the day. This was a fun and informative day that was really well presented and I would definitely recommend. GBD have done everything possible to ensure that the workshop is as COVID safe as it can be. If you are looking for a less run of the mill gift or Christmas present for someone; or a treat for yourself, I would highly recommend browsing the shop or signing up for a course here. Looking forward to coming back and learning more.
Written 21 October 2021
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Thanks so much for such a super review. Hope we see you again soon.
Written 25 October 2021
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David S
Brecon, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020
My wife and I attended a stained glass full day workshop yesterday run by Angelina.
The course was a great success and we came away with two totally individual stained glass panels that are taking pride of place on our living room window sills. Angelina was very knowledgeable but equally importantly was very attentive and friendly and had a great way of teaching our group of four total novices the intricacies of stained glass. The covid 19 measures where probably the best I have seen in a workplace or public space and we felt totally safe the whole day.
We will definitely be back for either more stained glass or the fused glass which looked equally rewarding.
Written 13 September 2020
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Grace Uruski
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Solo
I attended a stained glass workshop today taught by Angelina! I absolutely loved it and would highly recommend to others!The environment was very safe in our separate cubicles and all guidelines were adhered to in a professional but friendly manner. Well worth the price and you having something beautiful to show at the end of the day!
Can’t wait to book another class soon.. Grace x
Written 12 September 2020
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Constansa
Gloucester, UK56 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Solo
Came especially. Not open when the website says it is open. ☹️
Not really much else to say.
Looks like a nice shop.
Written 20 August 2020
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Gosh I am so sorry - I have only just seen this review. I have looked back in the diary for the 20th August and we were definitely open from 11am (This is the time on our website). I just can not see why you found the shop closed. I am so sorry you had a wasted journey.
Written 14 December 2020
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