Sept 30 Intro to Bead Making


Sept 30 Intro to Bead Making


Building location for class: Maintenance Garage, Building 43, GLASS, Southwest Entrance

Date of class: Saturday, Sept 30, 2017

Time of class: 12pm – 4pm

Number of sessions total: 1

Class Description: Make your very first glass beads! We will discuss important studio safety issues followed by time at a surface mix torch creating glass beads using soda-lime glass rods. You will make basic torus and cylinder shape beads and explore the properties of glass including pulling stringer and making frit.


Any additional information the student needs to know? IMPORTANT: Students taking glass courses must wear natural fiber clothing (i.e., cotton shirt and denim jeans), closed toe shoes and hair tied back and out of the way. Loose clothing that will be in the way of the torch is strongly discouraged.


Instructor: Susan Matych–Hager


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