It has not been possible to establish where ships in bottles were first made. Probably the craft grew out of an amalgamation of the ideas, creative experiments and whims of many lampworkers over many years. So far, we have identified these six makers. Lymington and Lichfield might be the two earliest establishments.
|Lymington Glass Mystiques||Lymington, Hampshire|
|Regal Glass of Winchester||Winchester, Hampshire|
|Sedgeware||Dudley, West Midland|
|Linchfield Glass Sculptures||Linchfield, Staffordshire|
|Minster Glass||Linchfield, Staffordshire|
|Suffolk Studio Glass||Sudbury, Suffolk|