Chip work is glassware which has been engraved, or "chipped", using a nail or similar improvised tool,[1] in a similar manner to scrimshaw.

Chip work is a working-class, rustic artform and is usually made using cheap, disposable glass such as wine bottles.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Newcastle Civic Centre 1". Antiques Roadshow. Series 40. Episode 14. 17 June 2018. BBC Television. Retrieved 17 June 2018.