Lampwork Bead Making: An Introduction
Learn the technique that was first used to manipulate hot glass! Flamework, or Lampwork, as it was originally called, was probably invented on an anonymous beach in Mesopotamia thousands of years ago. Now is your chance to learn this ancient craft from a master.
In this 2 day workshop the basics of Lampwork will be covered. You will learn to make a variety of bead shapes with glass, as well as learning to decorate them using glass layers, stringers, ranking and manipulation. You will also be shown how to clean your finished beads.
Each student will have use of a torch and glass rods. All materials and tools needed in this workshop will be provided.
Saturday-Sunday, April 25-26, 11am-5pm
Instructor: Alexis Berger - student limit:7
class fee $350- includes all materials