Michael Ruh

Michael Ruh is a celebrated glass artist creating blown glass pieces with a modern aesthetic. Since establishing his Studio in 2004, Michael has worked with simple, traditional tools that have been used throughout the centuries to craft exquisite tableware, lighting and home accessories. Michael’s forms are each marked with his signature technique of scribing lines across the surface of each vessel. The technique is reminiscent of Japanese Bokuseki calligraphy- each stroke being applied with intent and assertion.

Glass Artist

Michael Ruh

South East London

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THE PROCESS

Making handblown glass is a long, absorbing process whereby molten glass is gradually rolled and manipulated into shape. While Michael’s pieces may seem simple, each object is a technical challenge requiring precise timing, perpetual movement and teamwork. Michael scribes much of his work with near indiscernible lines that only become visible when light hits them. His work is utilitarian and made with reverence for process, simplicity, and observation.

Maker's Quote

The thing that attracts me to glass is its ability to take up a line and freeze a shape. Looking at my work, people say that it looks organic. But it requires a lot of physical exertion to make glass look organic. I love the idea that the objects I make look like I was just accompanying them along the way to being natural.

Michael RuhGlass Artist

ALL PRODUCTS

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  1. Roman Vase in Straw I
    Roman Vase in Straw I
    Michael Ruh
    £580
  2. Roman Vase in Straw II
    Roman Vase in Straw II
    Michael Ruh
    £580
  3. Roman Vase in Straw III
    Roman Vase in Straw III
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £580
    Out of stock
  4. Roman Vase in Sargasso I
    Roman Vase in Sargasso I
    Michael Ruh
    £540
  5. Roman Vase in Sargasso II
    Roman Vase in Sargasso II
    Michael Ruh
    £540
  6. Roman Vase in Lemon I
    Roman Vase in Lemon I
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £400
    Out of stock
  7. Roman Vase in Straw IV
    Roman Vase in Straw IV
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    Michael Ruh
    £400
    Out of stock
  8. Roman Vase in Lemon II
    Roman Vase in Lemon II
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £360
    Out of stock
  9. Roman Vase in Sargasso III
    Roman Vase in Sargasso III
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £400
    Out of stock
  10. Roman Vase in Lemon III
    Roman Vase in Lemon III
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £400
    Out of stock
  11. Roman Vase in Straw V
    Roman Vase in Straw V
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £400
    Out of stock
  12. Roman Vase in Straw VI
    Roman Vase in Straw VI
    Michael Ruh
    £360
  13. Roman Vase in Straw VII
    Roman Vase in Straw VII
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £360
    Out of stock
  14. Roman Vase in Sargasso IV
    Roman Vase in Sargasso IV
    Michael Ruh
    £400
  15. Roman Vase in Lemon IV
    Roman Vase in Lemon IV
    Michael Ruh
    £360
  16. Roman Vase in Lemon V
    Roman Vase in Lemon V
    Michael Ruh
    £360
  17. Roman Vase in Sargasso V
    Roman Vase in Sargasso V
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £360
    Out of stock
  18. Roman Vase in Lemon VI
    Roman Vase in Lemon VI
    Michael Ruh
    £360
  19. Roman Vase in Sargasso VI
    Roman Vase in Sargasso VI
    Out of stock
    Michael Ruh
    £360
    Out of stock
  20. Roman Vase in Sargasso VII
    Roman Vase in Sargasso VII
  21. Sphaera Vase (Large) (Blush)
    Sphaera Vase (Large) (Blush)
  22. Collum Vase in Tourmaline (Medium)
    Collum Vase in Tourmaline (Medium)
  23. Sphaera Vase in Tourmaline (Small)
    Sphaera Vase in Tourmaline (Small)
  24. Sphaera Vase in Tourmaline (Large)
    Sphaera Vase in Tourmaline (Large)
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