On this workshop you will have an introduction to glass bead making (also known as lampwork). Glass artist Sarah Cordingley will take you through bead making techniques including spots, twists and use of glass frits. It’s then over to you to have a go yourself. As part of a small friendly group of 5, you will get plenty of help from Sarah.
Your beads will be annealed in the kiln overnight and then will be available for you to collect the following week. We can post your beads to you for a small extra charge. Torch time is available at an hourly rate once you’ve graduated!
What’s included in the price?
The courses are held at Glass Quarter Designs, Studio 14 on the site of the Red House Glass cone, near Stourbridge in the heart of the Glass Quarter. You can spend some time looking around the site, glass blowing demonstrations are held weekend afternoons. There is also a coffee shop on site but tea and coffee will be provided.
This class would make a fantastic gift for a creative loved one. If you choose this option from the drop down menu you will be posted a handcrafted gift card with details of the course inside.
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We had a lampwork glass bead class with Sarah at the beginning of the year - and had great fun! Sarah is a good teacher - I'm not crafty, but came away with a lovely necklace and bag charm which I'm proud to say I made! We'll definitely be back for more! - March 22, 2018
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