Guild News

Region 1 Aberdeen Group: Equipment Wanted

An enthusiastic  group of enamellers have set up a new group in region 1 and are looking for a second hand kiln and / or enamels and basic equipment for the city of Aberdeen and surrounding area.  Willing to pick up from Scotland and North of England or pay for delivery.
Please contact Laura Selway, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Online Exhibition - Past and present Bursary applicants

Online Exhibition - Past and present Bursary applicants

The Guild of Enamellers Bursary Award is celebrating its 10 years anniversary. One of the current Bursary Award sponsors, The British Society of Enamellers (BSOE), is organising an online exhibition of past and present Bursary applicants' work (launching Sep 18).

All past and present Bursary applicants are eligible to apply. Full details and the online application form are on the BSOE website –

Deadline for applications - 31 July 2018.



"A Good Age". Commission opportunity, Devon Guild of Craftsmen


Devon Guild have been funded by Art Council England to support older artists/ makers over the age of 70.  They are able to commission 5 older professional artists/ makers and show the work in an exhibition at the gallery in the autumn of 2019.  All the information members require is in the attached document.

See attached information / link for more details and context of the project.

Fee £2,500 per commission.     Deadline 3 September 2018, 9am



Harrison and Harrison


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The Guild of Enamellers 10th Anniversary Bursary Award (2019)


Applications are invited for The Guild of Enamellers 10th Anniversary Bursary Award (2019).  This prestigious award, which is now attracting record numbers of applicants, has a generous prize fund and is a wonderful opportunity for new enamellers to showcase their enamelling skills.

Deadline for applications is 31st July 2018.  Applications are made here via the website, click here or on "The Bursary Scheme" on our main menu

Due to the generosity of our sponsors, the Award winner will have a free place at the Guild of Enamellers Conference in April 2019 (sponsored by WG Ball Ltd.) with the opportunity to exhibit their work and enter for a range of awards. The prize fund also includes editorial and promotion in the Guild’s journal and website; tools & equipment from Vitrum Signum and Proops Bros. Ltd; membership of both the Guild and the British Society of Enamellers; sample enamel sets courtesy of Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd; access to the extensive Guild library and a set of Guild teaching DVDs. 

We are grateful to WG Ball Ltd (enamel manufacturer & suppliers), Vitrum Signum (enamel suppliers), Proops Bros. Ltd (tools supplier), Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd (enamel manufacturers) and The British Society of Enamellers for sponsoring the 2019 award.  Their sponsorship is pivotal in allowing the Guild to support up and coming enamellers and ensuring that young enamellers are nurtured and promoted in this challenging and demanding medium.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Bursary Secretary -  

Julie Rattray          

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