Flamework Glass Beads at MidasTouch Jewels
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Flame Work Glass Course
Maximum of 2 people per course
You will Learn to:
Choose suitable glass for bead making
Health and Safety of lamp work - ventilation, eye protection etc
Prepare equipment for use with glass
Observe demonstrations on bead making
Make 'stringers' for use in decorating your own beads
Make your own basic round bead
Decorate your beads using dots and lines
Making a 'slump' bead by blending glass
Apply frit to your glass bead
Practice Making your own beads
Use a glass kiln
'The hardest part was switching on the Torch, Scary, but brilliant!'
The rental fee includes use of torch, gas and oxygen usage, & kiln firing.
For Health and Safety and insurance purposes you cannot be left alone in the workshop.
Glass beads need to be cooled slowly before being annealed (heated in a kiln to harden) for several hours. You will not be able to take them home with you immediately. Beads will be posted into you once they have been annealed.