Ghanaian glassblower Michael Tetteh, 44, blows glass at his glassware manufacturing workshop in Krobo Odumase, Ghana March 15, 2022. Picture taken March 15, 2022. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko

The green glassblower on a mission to free his country of foreign glass

  • Michael Tetteh, Ghana’s only professional glassblower, recycles scrap glass – drinks bottles, TV screens – by turning it into elaborate vases full of colour
  • He envisions a Ghana free of foreign glass, having channelled its tradition of making glass beads into a modern, multifaceted industry
15 Apr 2022 - 6:15PM