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On this page we will be publishing our latest newsletter previously sent out to collectors. Any items not marked as sold will still be available to purchase.

May 2015

This month's newsletter highlights  
 The National Glass Fair 







Hello Artius Glass & I.o.W. Studio Glass Enthusiasts!

Ah YES. Our cup runneth over ! Not just one Newsletter this month but a second close on its heels.

The reason? Just an 11th hour reminder of the bi-annual event of events ~ The National Glass Fair.

Most of the 'old' hands will know that it is this month for the premier fair in the small round of glass fairs run so ably by Paul (Bishop) & Christina (Glover) As usual at The Birmingham Motorcycle Museum, which is about as good as it gets for access from all corners of the U.K. with terrific road links from all directions. So don't deprive yourself. Look at it not so much as the chance of spending money but an investment both in beauty and financially a better return than most other forms ( less than 1% in the bank!).

Hope to see you all there.

All details and some images of a few of our gems are also on their site in the gallery section.

All details below in 'Our Fair dates section' as well as on our website (http://www.artiusglass.co.uk/) or from the dedicated fair site (http://www.nationalglassfair.co.uk/ ). For those Ludites still in the dark ages you are welcome to ring (presumably also from one of those old BT landlines) for any other info. Sorry but two baked bean cans and a long piece of string only works in a straight line !

And, so as not to lose the opportunity of the risk of a sale , the usual follows~





One of those wonderful gems made by Tim Harris at the old St.Lawrence Studio of I.of W. Studio Glass from the Flower Box range but nev3er listed in the order forms ~ sister range to the very successful Flower Vase Collection . How often do you see a square paperweight?

Description: Flower Box square paperweight

Maker : I.of W. Studio Glass

Size: 7cm (2.75”) high x 6.5cm wide  (2.5") x 5.5cm (2.25”) deep

Date: Not known or listed but approx 1990

I.D. Marks: Gold Square

Condition : Excellent.

Price: SOLD

(PLEASE NOTE ~ Privileged Collectors Group discount at 12.5%  plus FREE p&p applies to subscription members)




very short lived rarity (yes that overused description but true in this case unlike many a listing on the worlds most popular auction site). Made in two sizes only during 2002. Classically simple clock face reminiscent of a famous Scandinavian watch design. Movement battery powered and made in Japan. Body design from the Flower Vase Collection.

Description: Flower Garden Collection small clock

Maker : I.of W. Studio Glass

Size: 6cm (2.25”) diam

Date: 2002 ONLY

I.D. Marks: Gold square sticker

Condition : Excellent.

Price: SOLD

(PLEASE NOTE ~ Privileged Collectors Group discount at 12.5%  plus




Description: Zanfirrico mini Gourd vase

Maker : I.of W. Studio Glass

Size: 8.5cm (3.25”) high x 5cm diam  (2")

Date: 2004/5

I.D. Marks: Gold square stiucker

Condition : Excellent.

Price: SOLD

(PLEASE NOTE ~ Privileged Collectors Group discount at 12.5%  plus FREE p&p applies to subscription members)

As ever, our very best regards,

As ever, our very best regards,
Ron & Ann
Finally - as usual - please make contact by any of the following ~
Phone or text : 07860 822666 mobile (best method) or 01458 443694 land line(includes messaging service).
Please remember to check our fair dates on the website www.ArtiusGlass.co.uk but if you are going to email we can now pick these up on our Blackberry even though we may be staying away for a fair. Email : ron22wheeler@btinternet.com

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