Welcome to The Melting Point's new shop!

3 Hour Beginning Soft Glass Bead Making Class

Please specify the day and month requested. Saturdays and Sundays only. A 20% convenience fee will be applied on any class requests for Thursday, Friday or Monday. No classes on Tuesday or Wednesday
Please leave a number you can be reached at in case of scheduling issues. We will do our best to accommodate your chosen date.

NO CLASSES, July 14-21, August 30 - September 3, September 9-15, October 4-8, or November 1-5, January 11-13 2019, April 13-14 2019, May 2-6 2019, November 7-11 2019, May 30 - June 5 2019!!! This is a three-hour class taught in our state of the art studio.  Students will learn about propane/oxygen Nortel Minor torches the basic skills of lampworking to melt colorful glass rods into beads.  Students will also learn proper safety practices and how the studio is set up. We will cover how to shape the molten glass into a range of bead forms and the process of making stringers and twisties to embellish their beads with a variety of decorative techniques.  These skills will include dots, raking, lines, swirls, foils, encasing, twists and more. 

No experience necessary. 

All 3-hour beginner classes are offered every weekend from 10 am - 1 pm.

All materials are included in this class.


We are now offering 30% off to anyone under the age of 18! To encourage young kids to take up the art of hot glass.

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