Jewellery Making Parties.. Lampwork Bead Taster/ Tuition Sessions for Children and Adults in Maidenhead, Berkshire SL66JR

 

 

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Treat your colleagues or hold a corporate event to say a big thank you....fun, addictive and a great talking point for men and women..

Jewellery Parties for Kids,Children,Adults making unique items for yourself or gifts..I supply everything..Your home or Mine…

 Outstanding feedback and many coming back for more and more…….

2 hrs in your home or a hall or come to me and everyone will go home with a bag full of goodies…Ages 6-96 yrs

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Invite a group of friends round for a fun girlie evening and we will do the rest.They will be amazed at their creative flair and go home with some beautiful unique one off pieces.

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Taster sessions and tuition in Handmade Lampwork Glass Jewellery, a really special treat.

Vouchers also given ….for that Special lady.

Treat yourself or bring a friend and enjoy melting coloured rods of glass in a flame and reconstructing to create unique magical beads.

Bring out your creative flair to produce stunning one off pieces of jewellery.

Amaze your friends at your hidden talents.

You’ll be hooked……….Come and have a go at this extraordinary and exciting creative art.

All materials provided and you keep all the beads you make.

2 hr Sessions are… £40 ….you could also bring a friend..

with option of making beads into beautiful jewellery with tuition…

  • Health and safety consideration
  • An introduction to the materials and equipment used
  • Demonstration and your practice of a variety of Lampwork techniques from a plain glass bead to creating decorative effects BEYOND BELIEF and IMAGINATION.
  • Finish off beads by releasing and cleaning then take them home and SHOW OFF TO ALL.

YOU WILL BE BACK FOR MORE…

Longer sessions can be booked to complete the above and continue to make up your chosen jewellery piece from beads already made in previous sessions or using my collection. You keep all of the items.

Maximum 5 people due to health and safety.

Long Coloured Glass rods in opaque or transparent are melted in the flame and wound onto a mandrel (Metal Rod) by hand creating a bead like shape of molten glass. Techniques are then used to create swirls, dots, and magical thing begin to develop. There are many different tools used in Flameworking  /Lampworking, usually made of stainless steel or graphite.

By annealing the glass beads, they are guaranteed to remain as hard as rocks. When a glass bead is finished, the hot bead (while still on the mandrel) is placed in a kiln heated at 960°F. The annealing process releases the stress from the glass and slowly cools
the beads down to room temperature. Cooling the glass beads too quickly causes them to crack.

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