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Workshops

Glass Bead Making Workshops for 2018

Workshops have now began!

Workshops in glass bead making start from a one hour taster or a two or three hour beginner’s class.

Glass Bead Making Workshops

By appointment only – annahaywardglassbeads@gmail.com

Minimum age – 18

Look out for new scheduled classes in January.

Taster Workshop – 1 hour

Workshops suitable for anyone who would like to experience the process of glass bead making.

Includes safe working information, use of equipment, glass rods (maximum two colours), demonstration and supported bead making practise.

Beads are taken away uncleaned at end of workshop.

Please note – un-annealed (kiln hardened) beads are susceptible to cracking and breaking.

 

1 -1 With one friend With two friends
£25 £20 per person £15 per person

 

 

Basic Bead Making Workshop

Suitable for anyone who would like to create their own set of handmade beads.

Includes safe working information, glass rods, demonstration and supported bead making practise. Beads will be annealed (kiln hardened), cleaned and ready for collection the next day. Findings to make a simple necklace or bracelet will be included when the beads are collected.  Beads may be posted for a small charge to cover postage and packing.

Two Hours

1 – 1 With one friend With two friends
£45 £35 per person £25 per person

Up to 4 glass rod colours.

Three Hours

1 – 1 With one friend With two friends
£60 £40 per person £35 per person

Up to 6 glass rod colours.

Further Bead Making Workshop

Suitable for anyone who wishes to continue making their own glass beads. Ideal for those who would like to experiment or explore further techniques. A taster or basic bead making workshop must be completed first. Use of equipment, glass, support and finishing* included.

Two Hours

1-1 With one friend With two friends
£40 £30 per person £20 per person

Up to 4 glass rod colours

Three Hours

1-1 With one friend With two friends
£55 £35 per person £30 per person

Up to 6 glass rod colours

*Finishing – Beads are annealed in the kiln, cleaned and ready for pick up the following day or sent by post for charge to cover postage and packing.

 

BUY 3 ‘Further Bead Making’ classes and get the 4th free! (Classes booked with friends cannot be taken separately)

Facility Only

For experienced bead makers who wish to use their own glass rods and mandrels. Use of torch, kiln and tools only. Bead release supplied. Beads on mandrels can be picked up the following day after annealing.

Workshop is supervised.

Two Hours

1-1 With one friend With two friends
£20 £15 per person £10 per person

Three Hours

1-1 With one friend With two friends
£25 £20 per person £15 per person

Rods are available for purchase, starting from £1 per rod.