offers you the opportunity of experiencing the art of glassbead-making yourself.
There are workshops for
beginners and for more experienced beadmakers. Workshops are given
individually or for 2 persons at the same time and take place at
Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays during daytime or in the evening.
During this workshop you
work with professional material. Iíve got 2 different torches available:
A propane torch and an oxygen torch.
During the workshop you wear
an apron an dydimium glasses for safety. It is recommended that you wear
longsleeved cotton clothes. If youíve got long hair, wear it in a
pony-tail for safety-reasons. Good ventilation is provided.
You work with
Moretti-glassrods. Immediately after making them, your beads are placed
in a glass-kiln to properly anneal them.
This means you cannot take
them home with you after the workshop. You can pick them up the next
day, or Iíll send them to you afterwards.
I clean the beads for you.
A 3 hour during workshop
costs Ä 45,00. If you book this for 2 persons at the same time you pay Ä
During this workshop you get
information about the different sorts of glass and you learn how to make
a round bead and decorate it with different kinds of dots, frit,
millefiori and stringers. Itís also possible to make a simple raised
flower on a bead. You can make at about 15 beads.
If you would to make large
hole beads to fit your Pandora or Troll-beads bracelet, please indicate
this request on your booking. At additional charge you can choose for me
to add silver cores in this beads
You can choose different
Advanced course on the beginners workshop:
Refining the basic techniques of the beginner's workshop. You learn how
to encase and make different shaped beads as a tube or a crunched bead.
Workshop stamped beads:
this course you learn to form beads with a mould. You can choose from
different shapes as a tile, lentil or tab. Formed beads can be decorated
with the techniques youíve learned before.
Workshop working with Silverglass:
workshop is designed for people who already have experience with
glassbeadmaking or joined my other classes as described above this.
learn to work with different kinds of Silverglass. I wok with Double
Helix Silverglass and you can choose between Psyche, Triton, Ekho or
learn how to reduce and strike the glass and use it in different ways to
achieve different kinds of effects, encased or not. These beads you can
also shape with moulds.