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Iceberg Glass

Main Road, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
+44 1456 450601
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I love glass. Walking into Iceberg glass was such an unexpected treat in a town as small as Fort... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tinagiawolff
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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I was walking around the village and found this little shop just up from the Jubilee... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
938fjg
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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Glass-blowing studio where you will see glass being heated, shaped and blown to form a range of contemporary jewellery, Scottish souvenirs, whisky pipettes, vases, hanging decorations and, of course, Nessies! Please note, glass-blower not always working on torch. Open daily Summer months, closed Jan-Feb, shut Mondays other times.
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Main Road, Fort Augustus PH32 4BD, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love glass. Walking into Iceberg glass was such an unexpected treat in a town as small as Fort Augustus. My son and I watched the artist create a Nessie right before our eyes. I bought a clear pendant for myself plus a glass ring...More

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JULIE S, Owner at Iceberg Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted to hear that the glass menagerie made it to your home, thanks for glowing review.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was walking around the village and found this little shop just up from the Jubilee Fountain. There are displays of lots of knick knacks and blown glass objects so be careful walking around the shop. It was interesting watching the owner make another glass...More

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JULIE S, Owner at Iceberg Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to watch the artist shaping the glass while we toured the cute little store full of unique gifts that were very affordable. I just loved the glass Nessies that the artist created. I wish I could have spent more time here. It...More

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JULIE S, Owner at Iceberg Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Michelle, it is a fun job, unless in a heatwave!

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

I bought a beautiful glass Lock Ness ornament when visiting Inverness, Scotland. When I got home, I found it had broken even though it was packed in their sturdy cylinder box. I was so disappointed. I emailed Iceberg Glass and asked if I can get...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped in to this studio while in Ft Augustus. Proprietor was happy to demonstrate her craft. Lucky lady who very obviously enjoys her job and in not just interested in pushing her products. Thanks.

Thank Katbridg
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JULIE S, Owner at Iceberg Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Aye, you are right, we are so lucky to have work that is fun with lovely customers who give such nice feedback, many thanks.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

A pretty shop, with plenty of gifts and souvenirs, that are a bit different. There was someone making Nessies out of glass behind the counter while we were there. There's a mix of glass items, such as plaques, jewellery and Christmas decorations, some of which...More

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JULIE S, co-worker at Iceberg Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank You for the positive review, hope that you enjoyed your visit to Fort Augustus.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Wanting something different we popped into the shop and received a warm welcome. The shop is full of wonderful items and you can also watch the staff make some of the glassware. Wanting something different, we would recommend you head here!

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JULIE S, Glassblower at Iceberg Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Och, thanks for your nice comments.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Let very shop, very interesting watching lady making new glass ornaments which were wee nessies, so sweet! Some lovely gifts to choose from, worth a visit!!

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The second time I've visited, and had a lovely chat with the proprietor. Beautiful glassware, and with new items each time I've visited. It's also pretty much the only place for quality souvenirs in the village!

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JULIE S, Owner at Iceberg Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks for the glowing endorsement CharoftShire, we do have much nice customers to chat with.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were visiting Fort Augustus and happened upon this shop while the proprietor was making a small ornament. We watched for a bit and my wife was intrigued with her work and purchased a couple of item. After returning to the states my wife indicated...More

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JULIE S, Owner at Iceberg Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank You mantasatnite for the nice comments, especially the reference to being a young lady! We will be happy to send items if desired. Cheers.

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