In-person course
in Nelson

Glass bead making / lampwork

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Description

Full day glass bead making workshop for beginners and improvers. Expert tuition from international artist Karen Redmayne BA Hons PTTLS. Classes are run from her Redcurrant Glass studio based in Pendle, in the heart of Lancashire. You will learn how to create simple glass beads from scratch. Using soft Italian glasses just like the Venetians use to create stunning lamp work glass beads. You will select glasses and learn how to wrap beads. By the end of the day you will have made a selection of glass beads which will be annealed in a kiln after the workshop. You will also learn about glasses, torches, health and safety in the studio, annealing and finishing beads. We also run other courses including silver jewellery making, stained glass and fused Glass. Please see more courses below or get in touch for details. Expert tuition included, materials included, firing included, tools included, great tea and coffee and biscuits included and a lovely afternoon tea including scones and sandwiches too. Dietary requirements catered for. Please note due to covid 19 class sizes have been reduced to just four , screens have been added for your personal safety and hand gels are on all work stations.

What's included in the price?

Expert tuition included, materials included, firing included, tools included, great tea and coffee and biscuits included and a lovely afternoon tea including scones and sandwiches too. Dietary requirements catered for.

Duration

5 hours (10:00am to 3:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

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Redcurrant Glass

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Venue

Unit 25 Fired up North Studios-Redcurrant Glass, Lomeshaye Business Village, Turner Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB97DU

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Intermediate level
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Suitable for beginners
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