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Lampwork glass bead making class

5(1 review)
Learn how to make glass beads by melting glass rods onto a steel mandrel in East Finchley, North London - 5 minutes walk from the tube station.
London
In-person
£90 pp
2hrs
Beginner
What happens in this class?

During this experience you will be using my glass torch to work with molten glass and learn how lampwork glass beads are made. Using colours of your choice we will explore a range of decorative techniques to create your own unique set of glass beads in my studio. We will make a series of round beads with the option of trying a novelty mushroom bead, perfect as a cute pendant or to add to a on trend bead necklace.

We will be working with Italian (soda lime) glass using both opaque and transparent colours, melting rods, frit and 'stringers'. All…

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Things to remember

For the class please wear closed toe shoes and tie long hair back.
Please be aware that there is step access to the studio and the experience requires moderate manual dexterity.

Latest Reviews
5(1 review)
Laura - Dec 13, 2021
My sister and I had a great time with Samantha learning how to make glass beads. Samantha was very knowledgeable and created a relaxed atmosphere for the class, there was no feeling of being time pressured. The class is quite different to what is usually on offer and we are both very pleased with our beads.
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Age Requirement

18

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher

Samantha fell in love with hot glass during a taster session on her BA hons course. Fiery and literally too hot to handle, she was determined to still be in the room by the end of the day when the queue of hopefuls had dwindled from 20 to 4.

After graduating Samantha worked in several glass studios and attended classes at Pilchuck and Haystack in the US. In 2000 she did an MA at the Royal College of Art.

Class Location
My North London studio
London
East Finchley
N2 9QL
London

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Lampwork glass bead making class

Reviews

Laura - Dec 13, 2021
My sister and I had a great time with Samantha learning how to make glass beads. Samantha was very knowledgeable and created a relaxed atmosphere for the class, there was no feeling of being time pressured. The class is quite different to what is usually on offer and we are both very pleased with our beads.