As well as being a busy glass heritage site, the Red House Glass Cone is also home to a number of creative studios. These are open Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays (10am - 4pm) and each has a small range of items for sale in the cone's gift shop. Drop in to one of the on-site studios to watch artists at work or place a commission for a unique gift. Contact reception on 01384 812750 to check if studios are open.
Studio 1 Mattens Jewellery
Unique hand-made silver jewellery
Studio 2 Kirk Andrews Art
Fine artist working in charcoal and pastel, specialising in portraits.
Original art, prints, commissions.
Studio 3 Tania Holland
Home of the 'Wordplay Menagerie' - a light-hearted collection of original animal designs, each incorporating a second motif or theme that together create a visual pun!
Studios 5 & 6 Beverley Bernhard-Bridges
Textile artist and fine artist. Specializing in silk art and floral/ animal artwork.
Studio 7 Tandem Crafts, Catherine Leadbeater & Ann Gill
Knitting, crochet, sewing, classes, tailoring and lots more.
Studio 8 Saz's Ceramics & Crafts
Imaginative pottery painting workshops and crafty parties for all ages and abilities.
Studio 11 Josephine Tournebize Jewellery
Handcrafted Jewellery Designer specialist in Silver and Gold.
Workshops, Commissions, Bespoke Designs and Repairs.
Studio 13 The Finishing Room - Jon Sanderson
Studio 14 Glass Quarter Designs
Charlotte Hughes-Martin - Glass artist and engraver
Jane Ellis - Fused glass artist
Sarah Cordingley - Lampwork glass artist
Studio 15 AKC Signs
Design, manufacture and installation of all types of sign.
The managed studios form an integral part of the overall Red House Glass Cone refurbishment scheme, to create separate secure accommodation which has been designed to suit the small, start up craft, and professional business.
Looking for a special gift? The Stourbridge Crystal Glass Centre, unit 16, is an outlet for Brierley Hill Crystal. We have a selection of guaranteed English hand made crystal, made here in the world famous Glass Quarter by local craftsmen with over 400 years of glass making heritage. We offer a wide range of 31% lead crystal glass both barware and giftware with factory prices saving up to 50%.
We also stock a wide range of other high quality brands: Royal Worcester, Churchill China, Village Candle, Old Tupton Ware, Ashleigh & Burwood Glass and many more.
There is an engraving service on site, provided by Carl Palmer. Carl’s glass engraving technique is known as copper wheel. Beautiful images are hand carved into the crystal giving a sculptured three dimensional effect. He is one of the few remaining copper wheel engravers in the UK.
We also offer a repair service for crystal glass.
Call to confirm opening times Tel: 01384 261777
The Cone gift shop stocks a wide range of special gifts, including locally made contemporary studio glass and beautiful jewellery; children’s novelties, lots of books and a lovely range of cut glass crystal.
You'll find handmade glass pieces by contemporary artists, cut glass crystal, a comprehensive book section, various greetings cards, fine jewellery, as well as toys and games for children, hand-made goods made in the craft studios on site, a wide range of gift ideas and much, much more.
A number of studio holders based on site have an online shop to buy goods from the address is www.creativecone.co.uk