5 week course- Glass Bead making Course



5 week course (2 hours per week) in glass Bead making 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 course you will have made a selection of glass beads and learn a different technique each week. Your beads 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 are extra and payable weekly, firing included, tool use included, great tea and coffee and biscuits included. Please note due to covid 19 class sizes have been reduced to just six, hand gels are on all work stations.

What's included in the price?

Refreshments, use of tools, expert tuition. Materials are extra and payable weekly.


5 weeks

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Redcurrant Glass

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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Unit 25 Fired up North Studios-Redcurrant Glass, Lomeshaye Business Village, Turner Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB97DU