Complimentary copy; Sparrow Publishing; 2012; 1000124841;1000124842
A group of glass artisans in Stourbridge work together to recreate the Portland Vase and other examples of Roman cameo glass.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-94).
"Including notes on glassmaking, the Stourbridge glass industry, cameo glass, the Auldjo Jug, the original Portland Vase."
"A spug book"--
An enigma within a puzzle enshrouded in mystery --
Once upon a time: a glass engraver's tale --
Glass, and Stourbridge glass: a précis --
Cameo glass: what it is and how it is made --
The Portland Vase and other cameos: their place in the pantheon of glass --
The 2012 Portland Vase (and Auldjo Jug): engraving and beyond --
The Portland Vase team --
The Stourbridge Glass Quarter: the Ruskin Centre: epicentre of the 2012 Portland Vase recreation --
International Festival of Glass and British Glass Biennale --
Epilogue: gazing down the line --
Glossary of terms used.