Sarah Hill Glass evolved out of a fascination for glass, for colour, a
love of design and the desire to create beautiful, contemporary pieces
of work. After achieving my degree in 3D design followed by 18 years
working as a graphic designer, it was time to get back to hands on
making. Borrowing a kiln, I began in 2005 from my garage crafting my own
handmade glass jewellery. Since those early days my work has matured,
with experience and knowledge. Today I supply jewellery shops all over
the UK from Devon to the Hebrides from my workshop in the county town of
Wem, North Shropshire.
“I was born in Somerset, now living in Shropshire… a country girl… so
my work is heavily inspired by the colours and scenes of the
surrounding countryside including tones of green and vibrant hues of
flowers in a meadow. The Pembrokeshire coast is another place I hold
dear and so there is a strong influence of blues from its shores and
skies. It is here that I draw upon for my glass wall art landscapes”.
“… And It is with this love of the environment that I believe in the
importance of recycling and so I incorporated this to create my glass
As a member of Made in Shropshire, a community of like-minded designers based in the county, I attend the regular monthly market in Shrewsbury. This, together with other market events, gives me the opportunity to meet my customers and to get that all important feedback!