Introduction to Glass Beadmaking

Instructor: Cynthia Ann "Nolly" Gelsinger
Description: Discover the fascinating and ancient technique of making glass beads over a flame in this two-day introductory workshop. A brief history of glass beadmaking, studio safety, and an overview of materials will be included, as well as lively discussion while we work. Hands-on practice will allow you plenty of time to practice the skills demonstrated. Expect to learn how to make a round bead, use heat and gravity to bring the shape into focus, and enhance beads with a variety of decorative techniques. Tuition includes all supplies. NOTE: This workshop meets on Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00 pm.
Dates: April 13-April 14
Day: Saturday & Sunday
Time: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Number of Sessions: 2
Age: 16 and older
Cost: $170 ($145 member)

Open Daily | FREE Admission

40 S Carroll St • Frederick, MD 21701
Along Carroll Creek Park in Historic Downtown | 301-698-0656

Mon–Sat, 9 am–5 pm & Sun, 11 am–5 pm


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