sandblasted seahorse vase explained
Julia works with sand-blown 24% lead crystal bowls and platters in jewel colours. Each piece is unique, with a hand-drawn design sandblasted into the coloured surface. Sea and pond life as well as flowers are her main inspiration. Julia Linstead, British contemporary. She studied Three-Dimensional Design at Sunderland Polytechnic specialising in glass and ceramics. She set up her own studio in Sunderland and later moved to Coldstream: she continues to work on individual pieces and special commissions. Sea and pond life as well as flowers provide the main inspiration for her work.