Classes & Workshops
Here at Glass i Studio, we host classes & workshops in glassmaking, offering you the opportunity to work with molten glass to create your personal unique beads.
We've welcomed and worked with both professional makers and absolute beginners from all over Ireland and as far afield as Germany, sharing our passion and curiosity for 'glassbeadmaking'
Beginner workshops cover the fundamentals of working with hot glass to create unique beads. Techniques including shaping, stringer work, frit, colour combining, layering glass and surface pattern will be explored and you'll have plenty of time to experiment. All materials and safety eye are wear supplied, along with tea and coffee. Your work will be kiln annealed for durability and posted back to you.
Full day £150, half day £75
Intermediate and advanced classes can be tailored for the more experienced glass worker. Techniques include hollow bead blowing, cabochon making and off mandrel work. The use of specialist silver reactive glasses, murrini (making and use), implosions and encasing can also be explored.
Cost dependent on techniques and materials used in specialist class and will be advised beforehand.
Maximum of 3 participants per class.
Our classes are currently on hold due to Covid-19. Please check back this autumn to see when our classes are starting back again or contact us.