Glassblowing: Paperweights

What to expect
  • Work with hot glass in a fun and informative manner
  • Become familiar with the tools, safety, and basic glass theory of glass making
  • Gather glass from a furnace, and learn how to shape, control, and apply color to the glass
  • Create a gorgeous, handmade paperweight
Do you ever feel that all of the paper on your desk is weighing you down? Sounds like it's time to turn the tables. Get on top of your paper game by making your own hand crafted paper weight at Diablo Glass School.

The glass paperweight is the first step for anyone interested in working with hot glass. This introductory class guides the first-time glass artist through the most crucial skills. In a fun and informative manner, experienced instructors will introduce you to tools, safety, and basic glass theory. You'll learn how to gather glass from the furnace, how to shape and control it, and how to apply color to the glass. You'll create your own gorgeous handmade paperweight and leave with a strong foundation for future exploration.

Take THAT, paper stack!

Note: All materials included.

All glass projects have to be cooled or "annealed" in a kiln after creation, for this reason all projects will be available for pick up within 1 week of the class. (Next day for Flameworking classes only) please call ahead to schedule pick up
Key Highlights
Price $175.00 per guest
Duration / Session 4 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 21 positive reviews
Cancellation notice must be given at least 7 days prior to the scheduled activity to receive a full refund. If you cancel within 7 days, you can receive a refund less a $20 processing fee.

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