One of the greatest challenge for any glass engraver consists (at least in my opinion) in the engraving of letters onto a glass surface. Stuart and Shirley Palmer stated it best in their book Glass Engraving Drill Techniques, when they outlined that quality lettering needs to exhibit 5 qualities to produce a successful lettering piece.

These qualities are:

  • Suitability of style
  • Good letter shapes
  • Even spacing
  • A balanced design for the shape of the glass
  • competent technique

To this effect, I will be adding a series of posts with various alphabets for your enjoyment and as a reference and the links to these images will be listed below on this page. The alphabets listed are from the book