Almandine, Tourmaline & Topaz

Dates produced

Ron Wheeler informs us that all three ranges were present on a product list for the Torquay Gift Fair in January 1981, but by July 1981 (Harrogate Trade Fair) only Tourmaline is listed.

Designer

Timothy Harris

Examples

Almandine

Almandine cylinder vase, 30 cm high

The identity of this Almandine cylinder vase has been confirmed by Elizabeth Harris of IOWSG. It is 30 cm high. Image courtesy of Sue (celticway).

Almandine plate

A beautiful example of an Almandine plate. Image courtesy of Sue (celticway).


Tourmaline

According to Ron Wheeler of Artius Glass, Tourmaline was in various colours, including blue, pink , brown or green, as can be seen in the following plate.

Tourmaline plate

A stunning Tourmaline plate. Its identity with Tourmaline was confirmed by David Tolley of IOWSG. Image courtesy of Sue (celticway).


Topaz

Topaz plate

This plate is confirmed by Ron Wheeler to be Topaz. Image courtesy of Sue (celticway).

Topaz bowl

The bowl is 13.7 cm in diameter and 8 cm high. The outside of the bowl has a glossy iridescent sheen while the inside is not.


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