Wired Glass

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Real Georgian wired glass (also known as safety glass), has a cross-hatch wire mesh embedded inside which holds the glass together as one piece when broken. We can replicate this in breakaway glass, made with an embedded wire effect which will similarly hold the glass together when broken, but is far safer, or alternately we can offer a more simple surface artwork which will look like the real thing, but break into pieces as our normal breakaway glass.

Breakaway georgian wired sheet glass is priced per square foot, plus wiring and any setup & crating charges. Each piece is poured to size and neither the size nor the wiring can be adjusted once made, so its best to make absolutely sure of your specifications before you confirm an order. The largest size we could go up to would be (200cm x 100cm) or (6ft x 3½ft), although in practice real Georgian wired glass is almost never found in such large sizes. The thickness ranges from 4mm for the smallest upto 7mm for the largest sheets, but this is completely dictated by the size of a given sheet, and the thickness of the glass doesn’t correspond to its strength. Please note that as a thermoplastic material, sheet glass can contract by <1% from it's original poured size depending on your ambient working temperature.

All georgian wired sheet glass is produced on an order by order basis. Manufacturing times depend on the size of an order, but rarely take more than one week from it being confirmed & paid for to being ready to collect, although very large orders can sometimes take longer.

We can ship our sheet glass (and variants) worldwide via road or air freight, but as a general rule sheet glass orders within England, Wales & Scotland are collected from us via direct collection arranged by the purchaser. Collected orders are packed into wooden crates to allow for transportation, but still need to be kept upright at all times.

Glass orders to be shipped internationally are further packed in a second sprung wooden crate, much like our patented ‘Boingy Box’ packing system, with a base pallet to keep the crate upright and allow easy transportation. This reduces the risk of breakages as much as is possible. Generally, shipping via air freight takes a day or so, but would be as far as the destination airport only. Road freight usually takes longer, but would be to your door. Please contact us if you require a shipping quote.