Students will learn how to create beads on steel mandrels using borosilicate glass by making discs, turning the discs into “wavy” beads using clear stringer, proper clear encasement for the entire bead, and different effects using plain clear glass frit.
• 3 hour class period
• Experience required: No borosilicate experience necessary but students should have lampworking experience or have taken Beginning Beadmaking
To work safely in the studio you must wear closed-toed sneakers or shoes. Please do not wear sandals, flip flops, heels, shorts or skirts and only cotton clothing is allowed. Polyester melts... and that's no fun!!!