Groupon and Living Social Classes

Torch Worked Beads    Scroll down for calendar to book your seat.      
Class Descriptions:
Lamp Worked Pendant - In this entry level workshop, you will learn basic safety rules for using a propane/oxygen torch with soft glass, learn about the different types of glass used in lamp working, how to handle the glass in the flame and apply it to a mandrel, and a few shaping techniques. You will make a glass bead and receive an inexpensive cord for it, and, while time allows, be able to make additional beads at the nominal cost of $5 each plus cord or jewelry findings if you choose to upgrade the bead with copper or silver pins/rounds. Beads made will be available the following day after properly annealing in the kiln.
Fused Glass Pendant - In this entry level workshop, you will learn the basics of glass cutting, different types of glass that can be fused together, an introduction to firing schedules to achieve different effects during fusing, and several technique suitable for creating a pendant. You will make a fused glass pendant and receive an inexpensive cord for it. If time allows, you will be able to make additional pendants or earrings at the nominal cost of $10 each plus cord or jewelry findings if you chose to upgrade the pendant or earrings. Fused glass pendants will usually be available the following day after being fused and annealed in the kiln.