Blown Glass Globes Class Details

Blown Glass Globes

One Day Only: 

Where:  Delphi's Lansing Creativity Center

When:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Val Oswalt-De Waard

Approx. Material Cost: $10

Experience Required: No previous flameworking or glass blowing is required.

Type of Class: Demonstration and hands-on project

Class Description: Create custom blown glass ornaments the simple way. Making custom glass ornaments is easy with Glaskolben pre-blown clear glass cylinders with blow pipe ends. These ornaments have the look reminiscent of traditional European artisans. Students will use a Hot Head torch and MAPP gas to create several ornaments. Use 90 COE frits and stringers to customize your holiday decorations. No previous flameworking or glass blowing experience is required. All materials are included except for MAP/Pro gas.

Safety: Please do NOT wear open toed shoes or sandals. Long pants are recommended but not mandatory. Natural fiber clothes are best, cotton, linen, etc. Long hair should be tied back. Safety glasses must be worn, glasses are provided in class if needed.

Tools & Materials Included: 
Each student will have the use of a complete workstation, including torch, hand tools and glass. Glaskolben pre-blown clear glass cylinders Glass frit Safety glasses will be provided.

Additional Tools & Materials: Students must bring 1 tank of MAP/Pro gas - (Delphi does not sell). Available at most hardware or big box home improvement stores.

See the cancellation policy.

  • Category
  • Flameworking
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Class Reviews

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  •   A lot of fun!
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Pros : Good instructions and great instructor! Easy to understand guidance- but not as easy to make as nice ornaments as the instructor! ?? Enough ornaments included to have a couple nice ones at end of class.
Cons : None
Other Thoughts : Truly fun class and great length of time.
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5 out of 5 stars
  •   Val is great
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Pros : Jeff and I had a fantastic handson experience. Val made it so enjoyable and made us all feel accomplished.
Cons : None
Other Thoughts : Thank you!
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