Lions Den 28 – Turning Glass Rods into Glass Beads – a hands-off overview of a very hands on art for
Class by: Viscountess Gemma Delaroche, OWS, OP, OL
This is a basic beginning lampworking course where we will touch on (not necessarily in this order): • lampworking and beadmaking equipment, • glass properties, beadmaking techniques and annealing, • safety A demonstration using an oxygen/propane fueled torch and soft glass will cover how to apply molten glass to metal rods, shape beads, how to use shaping, raking and poking tools; surface decoration. Questions and conversation are welcome and encouraged, please note that this will be a casual and relaxed presentation. This will be purely modern in presentation – modern tools and equipment. The history of lampworking, historical methods of manufacture etc. will not be covered during the presentation, but is certainly welcome as conversation!
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