Glass Beadmaking 101

Level: All

Instructor: Patricia Doyle

This 2-day workshop introduces the art and science of glass beadmaking, and is great for beginners, and those who want to keep expanding their skills. Using a bead maker’s torch and rods of Italian glass, students will learn basic bead shapes, decorating techniques, use of hand tools, glass theory and safety. Students will take home as many glass beads as they can create in the allotted time.  A half hour lunch break will be provided.

For safety reasons, please wear closed toed shoes and cotton clothing.

Price includes use of tools and all materials. 

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Saturday & Sunday
March 2 & 3, 9:30-4:00

Members $265.50 | Non-Members $295

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Monday to Thursday

9:00am to 9:00pm

Fridays & Saturdays

9:00am to 5:00pm


12:00pm to 4:00pm

Please note, the Centre is closed on some statutory holidays.