Art of Beadmaking

All Skill Levels 8-week Class

Learn the art of glass beadmaking and make an array of colorful beads for necklaces, drop earrings, bracelets, or for a unique art display. Over the course of the 8 weeks, you’ll learn the basic skills of heating colorful rods of glass with a torch and how to use gravity and tools to form and mold it into unique beautiful beads. Once you’re practiced at creating forms, learn how to add decorative color and designs with dots, frit, and trails, to create intricate designs. Suitable for all levels: experienced beadmakers will focus on more advanced decorative techniques.

Class tuition includes 2 hours of open-studio time to be used during the 8-week course period.

Class Details


October 1 - November 19 -

Day: Thu

Remaining Seats: 5


Tuition: $ 350.00

Members receive a 10% discount

Scholarship Information

Flame Shop

  • 900 sq. ft. air conditioned shop with 12 workstations
  • Nortel Major/Minor Torches
  • Benchtop annealers with 12" x 9" interior
  • Toolbox with essential tools for working with glass
  • Ventilation hood
  • And more...