Our Processes

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Hand Silvering

A very old process made almost obsolete by stock mirrors. We produce antiqued mirrors which require hand silvering and hand finishing.

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Back Painted Glass

Back painted glass panels are toughened and are therefore both safe and heat resistant and have a reflective nature that adds a feeling of depth, light and space to any wall.

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Bevelling

From 3mm to 50mm, and angles from 4º to 45º. We can make shallow bevels, like Vauxhall bevels which are almost invisible to the naked eye, to a very sharply defined bevel.

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UV Bonding

This is a process we use to bond two or more pieces of glass together using a special adhesive cured only by ultraviolet light.

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Digital Printing

Transferring images, patterns or text seamlessly to the surface of flat glass.

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Laminating

A type of safety glass consisting of two or more panels predominately of glass, with a wide array of fabric and material inter layers that can be used.

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Eglomise & Gilding

The traditional application by hand of precious metals in various ways to the surface of glass.

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Sand Blasting

A technique of etching glass from all over coverage to shapes and designs, which can be applied to produce a lightly etched finish through to heavily sculpted relief.

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Polishing

Using our state of the art straight line edging machine, we can polish flat glass from 3mm to 19mm thick.

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Detailing

Hand scribing intricate cuts of glass to follow any defined shape.

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Brilliant Cutting

A traditional process using rotating wheels to carve and manipulate patterns into glass.

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Curved Glass

Using a combination of heating glass and specially designed moulds we can create curved glass with no optical distortion.