Welcome to the Creative Cone. This website is also a blog & online shop. Here you can book creative workshops such as, glass bead making, engraving, fused glass workshops and jewellery design. You can keep up-to-date with what’s going on in the Glass Quarter of Stourbridge. Learn about the artists that reside there and purchase their unique handmade products. Free UK deliveries.

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Mixed Media Collage Workshop

27th & 28th January / 24th & 25th February

12pm – 4pm
£35 per person

Most of us have dabbled with collage at some time, but take it to an exciting new level with this fail safe workshop! In this taster course, Tania will provide you with everything you need to create a colourful, contemporary collage using the simplest of materials. You will learn how to transfer a design onto canvas, select your colour palette and apply your materials for the best results. Subject-matter is provided, but be warned, the technique is quite addictive. The course is suitable for children provided they are accompanied by an adult, but requires dexterity and the use of sharp scissors so is not suitable for young children.

Depending on the speed that you work, you can expect to complete one small canvas using paint, drawing materials, a selection of collage materials and glue, plus a full colour image is provided to work from as your starting point. The process will fill the whole four hour session and you may find you need to finish your piece at home, however, if you are a particularly fast worker there will be extra canvasses available at no extra charge. Groups are a maximum of 6
people so Tania can work closely with you to achieve a great result.

Tea, coffee and squash are provided in the studio, but you will need to bring your own lunch. There is free parking and a cafe on site plus ten other studios and free entry to the Red House Glass Cone visitors centre in the historic Glass Quarter, Stourbridge.

A minimum of 2 people must attend this workshop for it to run. If this is not reached a full refund will be given. Tania can take group booking for this workshop on alternative dates. Please get in touch with enquiries here.

£3.00£35.00

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Glass Blowing Experience, Blow your Own Christmas Bauble

Saturday 9th December
Sunday 10th December

10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

£35 per person

Want to have a go at glass blowing? This courses is a great introduction to the art. In a small group of people, you will be shown how to correctly and safely handle hot glass and the techniques for creating your own Christmas bauble to be proud of year after year or to give as a gift.

With expert tuition from glass artist Charlotte Hughes Martin, you will make your very own hand blown Christmas Bauble. Maybe get some friends and family to join you and make a nice day of it. The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting inside the wonderful Red House Glass Cone. You could have lunch sitting by the canal or try our on site cafe. Take a walk around the beautiful historic building and visit the numerous other craft studios on site.

All materials and tools will be provided. No previous knowledge required. Please ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

£3.00£35.00

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Wedding Band Workshop

Are you planning your wedding?

Why not design and create your dream wedding bands, in silver or gold? A unique experience to remember forever and a more personalised way to celebrate the unity.  

We will support and guide you through the whole process, from initial design through to making the finished rings. You will have full access to our well equipped workshop in order for you to take your dream wedding band through to completion.
Prices start at £300*​ for 1 person or 1 couple only.

*Additional cost may occur such as cost of material and traditional services such as Hallmark, Engraving, Rhodium plating, etc, if required.

Please get in touch here with any enquiries.

If you would like to learn more about Josephine; here is her blog interview: Click Here you can also see the other services that Josephine offers Here

OTHER JEWELLERY WORKSHOPS

Silver Twist Ring, Jewellery Workshop
Lampwork Glass Bead Workshop

£300.00

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Crushed Glass Dish Workshop

HALF DAY COURSE

2nd December
20th January
17th February
17th March

10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
Price: £45

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This workshop is a great way to get involved in fused glass if you’re nervous about cutting glass. During the workshop you will use glass frit to create a beautiful colourful fused glass dish.
Jane will demonstrate how to use the tools and equipment safely. If you want to cut the shape of your dish yourself, jane will demonstrate the techniques. However if you are a little nervous, Jane can help. Then using and layering smashed glass and frit you will be able to apply a bold colourful design.

Your pieces will need to fired over night, but will be available for collection a few days after the course. Or they can be posted for a small additional postage fee.

The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting. The Glass Quarter Designs studio is well equipped, and has an inspiring, creative atmosphere and of course is based at the wonderful Red House Glass Cone. You could have lunch sitting by the canal or try our on site cafe. Take a walk around the beautiful historic building and visit the numerous other craft studios on site.

All materials and tools will be provided. No previous knowledge required. Please ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

£3.00£45.00

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