Answered By: Regan Brumagen
Last Updated: Aug 11, 2016     Views: 16

I don't know of any current practitioners (although there may well be!).  Attached is a bibliography on gemmail, which includes information about technique.  It is not known, from what I've read, what adhesive was used by the gemmistes from the 1950s and 1960s.

Up until a few years ago, there was a museum focused on gemmail, but it has since closed.

There may be glass artists who are using techniques similar to gemmail. It might be worth inquiring on the Glass Art Society list (http://www.glassart.org/).

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If you do find any contemporary artists using this technique, would you mind letting me know? Just because I wasn't able to find one, doesn't mean they aren't out there!

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