October 20, 2018, 10:00am - 12:30pm, Iris & Dora, Iris & Dora, St Peter Port, Guernsey. GY1 1PL. -
THIS CLASS IS FULL, but we are hoping to run an extra session on the Friday evening, – why not put your name on our WAITING LIST
An introduction into the process of lampworking – £45
A process of melting glass over a flame and melting it around a steel mandrel. A hands on instruction on how to create handmade beads, using the glass rods and mandrels’ and hot head torches, in the colours and styles of your choice. The 2.5 hour session allows you to put together a small collection of handmade beads which can be turned into a piece of jewellery.
Taster Session – 2.5 hours
An introduction to glass lampworking, best for beginners. In this session you will learn the basics of working with soft glass on a lampwork torch, familiarise yourself with the tools, equipment and materials. You will have the chance to make a small set of beads to take away with you.
Preparing the mandrels
Heating up the glass
Applying glass to the mandrel