There are many great glass artists out there. I find their work amazing and I often wonder how they can make such tiny intricate beads and pendants out of glass. Auction sites such as eBay are often good places to get low cost lampwork beads. Try the following search terms if you want to buy unique beads from independent bead makers; "boro glass", "ukbm", "sra", "fhf".
UK glass artists can also be found at the following websites;
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