An introduction to lampworking – £45

October 19, 2018, 6:30pm - 9:00pm, Iris & Dora, Iris & Dora, St Peter Port, Guernsey. GY1 1PL. -

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

  • Bead making

 

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.