Twists Glass Studio partner Michael James Hunter was the first glass maker in the UK to use Venetian style cane making in studio glass.  Much of today’s “cane work” is actually sandblasted or trailed, a continuous thread of molten colour that actually wraps a spiral around the core of glass when turned. Cane making is […]

Mike and Sue from Twists Glass will be showing at the BCTF Harrogate on the 8th-10th April, and this will be the first time their jewellery “Faith” will be shown at the show. “Faith” combines Mike’s Venetian style cane-work techniques with solid silver for both pendants and earrings. Come and check it out on stand […]

Twists Glass founders Mike and Sue Hunter will be showing at the Glass Fair, Knebworth on Sunday 25th Feb, so if you didn’t find what you wanted at Collect come and see Sue and Mike.

Twists Glass Studio is based in Selkirk, a small town on the A7 between Hawick and Galashiels, in the Scottish Borders. Twists Glass Studio operates from Forest Mill, which was an old Victorian textile mill now modernised and turned into manufacturing units. Mike first came to the Scottish Borders in the 1980’s where he was […]

In 1745 the air-twist glass was designed to produce a lighter glass due to an increase in tax of 1 penny per pound of the raw materials used to produce most glasses. Made as they were in the 18th Century, but with a modern look, a marriage of style with tradition. Twists are recognised as […]