Icefire Glass is situated
within Antartex Village, and is close to the bonnie banks
of Loch Lomond, near the historic ship building area of the Firth of
We have over thirty years
the design and manufacture of hand blown glass, which we are
very proud to say is totally handmade in
Scotland. Visitors to the
area are welcome to watch us working and we encourage
questions about our work, and how it is made.
Borosilicate, which is about nine times stronger than pottery,and
the finished product a durability belied by its appearance. This
enables us to post items within the UK and further
regularly send items to Canada, Australia and the United States.
Using a variety of glass rods and
tubes, the glass is
heated and worked in the flame to 2,450 degrees
celcius. At this stage the item is
etc. It is then fired in our kiln to 'anneal' and remove
The glass is coloured using special lustres from
the palest shimmering mother of pearl, through to
deep purple and smokey
black. The items are again fired and can be enhanced using
gold and platinium.
| At our studio, we
have a large range of items for sale.
From small Highland Cattle to large Dragons, as well as more functional
candlesticks and perfume bottles. Our ranges include:
Dragons, fairies, mermaids, pegasus, unicorns. or myth to order!
Dolphins, Tigers, African Game, Sharks, Scorpions, Spiders, Swans,
Swallows, Kingfishers, Herons, Birds of Prey and Dragonflies.
Lion Rampant, Stags, Thistles in many shapes and forms, Mackintosh
style Roses, Candlesticks, Clan Crests, Coats of Arms, Highland coo's
Unique Wedding favours, Swizzle sticks,
Cake tops and decorations. Our most recent additon is beautiful
horseshoes. These are decorated and be-ribboned with stunning tartan
silk, organza ribbons and bows, or choose a colour to match your chosen
theme. Each horseshoe is presented in a beautifully co-ordinated gift
Special Occasions and Anniversaries.
From new babies to
Diamond Weddings! This range has those 'stuck for ideas' things. Pink
and blue storks,rocking horses, roses, flowers. Items in silver, ruby,
pearl gold and with initials or dates.
From the recently formed Royal Regiment of Scotland to the famous
emblem of the Parachute Regiment. We provide a unique range of military
insignia and cap badges. Apart from The Argyll and Sutherland
Highlanders, these are only available to order.