Coralesce Stained Glass

Stained Glass and Leaded Light Courses and Commissions on the Isle of Wight.

 

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About Us

We are a Stained Glass company on the Isle of Wight providing:

• Education and Training courses in Stained Glass and Leaded Lights:
• New Builds and Commissions with a Full Design Service
• Restorations and Rebuild of Old stained Glass Panels
• Sales of Glass Hanging Lights and Panels

Free Taster Course

We are offering a free 2.5 hour taster course to enable learners to get an overview of the different techniques that can be used in Stained Glass.

The Taster Course provides an introduction to the history of Stained Glass, Materials and Tools used and the different methods available for stained glass construction. The Taster course includes a demonstration, presentation and discussion.

Stained Glass Courses

Copper Foil Stained Glass Courses

Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Courses in Copper Foil Techniques

Course Lengths per Level – 5 weeks x 2.5 hours

The aim of these courses is to enable learners to progress in the use of copper foil techniques to create 2D and 3D panels and objects. Learners will build proficiency in glass cutting and grinding and the application ofcopper foil and solder. At more advanced level the use of pro-formas will be used to create 3D objects.

Leaded Light Stained Glass Courses

Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Courses in Leaded Light Techniques

Course Lengths per Level – 5 weeks x 2.5 hours

The aim of these courses is  to enable learners to gain the skills in glass cutting and produce panel using a variety of lead came, glass and cement.  Learners will build proficiency in using tools and techniques and planning the production of the panel

Stained Glass Workshops

These are pay as you go sessions for learners who have demonstrated competence and want to work in the workshop using the tools making their own panels and objects.

The Learning Environment: Brixton Barn Studio

Courses are run in a large airy Victorian Barn Workshop. Parking is available on site. We have 6 workstations and a comprehensive range of tools and protective equipment for learners to use. Learners must dress in sensible clothing with appropriate footwear.

 

There are facilities for refreshments and toilet access in the upstairs office. A full health and safety briefing is arranged to ensure that all learners stay safe.

Our Team

Colin Conroy is a master craftsmen who has been making, repairing and rebuilding stained glass panels for over 40 years in Essex, Surrey and the Isle of Wight. He has worked professionally for builders, architects, churches, schools and private individuals. In 2022 he retired from Conroy Stained Glass and will be the main practical instructor on our stained glass courses.

Christina Conroy is a qualified teacher and currciulum designer. She will be working alongside Colin responsible for course management and design on our stained glass courses.

Commissions

Doors

Windows

Ceiling / Wall Panels

Hanging Lights

The Commissioning Process

Concept

Construction

Completion

Restorations

Before Restoration

Process

• Removal of Old Lead
• Salvaging of Glass
• Cleaning of Original Glass
• Cutting new Glass pieces
• Making up new leadlight using original pieces with new lead came
• Soldering & Cementing
• Polishing and Cleaning

After Restoration

Get in Touch

To book a place on one of our courses, please get in touch.

Find Us:

Christina and Colin Conroy
Coralesce Stained Glass
Main Road
Brighstone
Isle of Wight
PO30 4DJ

Call Us:

Mobile: 0758 4991219 
Workshop: 01983 741114

Email Us