Glass Work Training and Classes
These organisations provide training in working with glass including fusing, kiln forming and lampworking.
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Ania Originals Glass Art – Billericay, Essex
Glass fusing workshops.
Bal Maiden Studio Glass – Helston, Cornwall
Glass studio offering fusing classes.
Craven and White – Henley in Arden, Warwickshire
Craven & White is a Warwickshire based family run business specialising in the design and manufacture of glass lampwork beads. They also run lampwork classes.
Creative Glass – Kent
Glass fusing, beadmaking and flameworking
The Creative Glass Guild – Bristol
Offering classes in stained glass, engraving and glass painting, fusing and slumping at all levels.
Glass by Design – Falmouth, Cornwall
Glass fusing and slumping classes, PMC classes and glass jewellery making classes.
Glass Enamels from Steve Robinson – Pembrokeshire
Glass fusing classes using enamels.
Let Fire Inspire – Lewes, East Sussex
Gorgeous lampwork beads hand made by Rebecca. She also runs classes in lamp working in her Sussex studio.
London Jewellery School – Hatton Garden, London
One day classes and other short courses in a range of precious metal clay techniques from beginners to adding colour, stone setting, metal clay, silversmithing, fused glass, Perspex, wire and beading courses and much more. Private tuition available for all levels or metal clay and other techniques. Plus the school offers three diploma programmes for those wanting to develop jewellery careers and businesses.
Mango Beads – Barnstaple, Devon
Lampworking bead making classes. They also sell lampwork beads from their website.
The Old Kennels – Dorset
Full schedule of craft classes including glass bead making and jewellery making.
Pearsons Glass Ltd – Liverpool
Glass fusing at all levels.
Revontulet – Swansea
Introduction to metal clay classes, introduction to lampwork bead making classes. Private classes arranged by appointment.
Wicked Gen Crafts – Halifax, West Yorkshire
Stained glass, fused glass and mosaic classes.
Brea Bead Works – Brea, CA
Southern California training in jewelry making and glass making training.
Brighton Beads and More – Brighton, Michigan
Precious Metal Clay Silver, Bronze and Copper) beginning to advanced classes. Also offered are glass (lampwork beads and fused glass), enameling, simple soldering, silversmithing (forging, fold forming, Keum Bo, etching, hydrolic press, clasps, stone setting, pewter) and jewelry making classes including wire wrapping, chain maille and beading. Private lessons are available in all media for vacationing artisans and crafters as well as local students.
Bullseye Glass – Portland, Oregon
Lots of classes for working with glass.
Diablo Glass School – Boston, MA
Kiln forming, glass blowing and lampworking classes.
Floyd Center for the Arts – Floyd, Virginia
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts – Deer Isle, Maine
Large variety of workshops and classes at all levels.
Jeri Beads – West Orange, New Jersey
Lampworking classes offered in the private studio of bead artist Jeri Warhaftig
West Orange, New Jersey.
Kaiser Glass – Greensboro, NC and Kensington, MD
Glass fusing, Glass Clay and Faux Pate de Verre classes. Other classes are also advertised. Lots of online tutorials.
Lillstreet Arts Center – Chicago
Beadmaking and glass fusing adult education classes.
Nature’s Creations – Wasco, IL
Silverwork and glass classes.
Pacific Art Glass – Gardena, CA
Pacific Art Glass provide a number of glass classes for beginners and advanced including fusing and glass blowing.
Penland School of Crafts – Penland, North Carolina
Large selection of workshops of varying lengths and on a variety of topics.
PMC Jazzed – Harrisburg, Lancaster, PA
Precious Metal Clay PMC beginners and advanced classes and glass fusing classes.
Snow Farm – Williamsburg, MA
Craft school running a program of classes including metal working, cold connections, metal clay, enameling, wire work and kiln formed glass.
Studio 34 – Rochester, NY
Lampworking and glass fusing classes
Stouffer Studios – Texas
Silver metal clay and glass classes.
Urban Glass – Brooklyn, NY
Variety of glass classes and courses.
Warm Glass – Clemmons, NC
Large selection of glasses running throughout the year, including beginners and advanced classes.
William Holland School of Lapidary Arts – Young Harris, GA
A wide range of classes are available at this school including silver work, glass fusing, lampworking, enamelling, PMC Certification classes with Mary Ann and Ken Devos, beading, chain making etc.
Creative Glass – Switzerland
Glass fusing, beadmaking and flameworking.