Our Flame Shop is one of the best. At 900 sq. air-conditioned feet, it features: 

  • Twelve workstations each containing:
    • Nortel Major/Minor Torches
    • Benchtop annealers with 12" x 9" interior
    • Toolbox with essential tools for working with glass
    • Ventilation hood
  • National Hand Torches
  • Herbert Arnold Zenit Torches with foot pedal
  • Two 4' x 3' interior annealers for large scale work
  • Specialty beadmaking tools, hand tools and a variety of metal and graphite shaping tools

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Rent the Flame Shop

Standard Rental $15/hour (minimum 1 hour rental)

Includes torch usage and one small annealer. 

Rental time must be booked at least one day in advance and you must be a PGC member. 


Open Studio

Open studio is for students currently enrolled in a multi-week flame class and costs only $10/hour per person (includes all tool rentals.) What an amazing deal! In addition, a technician will be on duty to answer your questions or help you get over a hurdle. 

Open Studio must be booked at least one day in advance. To register for Monday open studio you must call before Friday at 4pm.

Mondays 6pm-9pm

Friday 10am-2pm 


Supply Sales

PGC sells a variety of glass, tools and supplies including Moretti, soft glass, Northstar color and clear Borosilicate.

If you have any questions, EMAIL or call us at 412-365-2145 x204.


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Winter Hours

We are open today from 10am – 7pm

  • Sun 10am – 4pm
  • Mon 10am – 7pm
  • Tue 10am – 7pm
  • Wed 10am – 7pm
  • Thu 10am – 7pm
  • Fri 10am – 4pm
  • Sat 10am – 4pm