Emsie studied glass at West Surrey College of Art and Design completing a BA Hons in 1996. She has worked in various studios around the world including three years on the Island of Murano, Venice. There she assisted in the making of wine glasses and chandeliers.
Since her return to England in 2002 she has run her own studio in Dorset where she has developed her skills to make both functional and decorative items and abstract work. She specialises in stem ware and recently has been working with the National Trust at Mompesson House, contributing to thier 18th century wine glass exhibition.
Emsie was recently commissioned by the BBC in colaboration with the National Trust to produce Georgian inspired wine glasses for their series “The Manor Reborn” which was aired in December 2011.