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Make your own hot glass paperweight, glass flower or bird

Duration: 2.5 hours

Price: £66

Book with: Charlotte Martin
at Glass Quarter Designs

Red House Glass Cone Glass Quarter Designs Studio 14
High Street, Wordsley
West Midlands

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About the Course

Join this workshop and leave having made your very own lead crystal paperweight. In a small group of 6 people, you will be shown how to correctly and safely handle hot glass. You will learn the techniques for creating a glass paper weight, adding colour, bubbles and swirls in your design.
Craft a lasting memory in glass via a creative process that has been passed down since the time of the Ancient Phoenicians.

With expert tuition from glass artist Charlotte Hughes Martin, you will make your very own hand blown paperweight. Maybe invite some friends or family to join you and make a nice day of it?
The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting inside the wonderful Red House Glass Cone. You could have lunch sitting by the canal or try our on site cafe. Take a walk around the beautiful historic building and visit the numerous other craft studios on site.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and tools will be provided. No previous knowledge required. Please ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

Your pieces will need to fired overnight, but will be available for collection a few days after the course. Or they can be posted for a small additional postage fee.

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 9th February 2020
Saturday 14th March 2020
Sunday 26th April 2020
Sunday 14th June 2020
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups

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