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Glass Bead Making and Jewelry Design

Glass Bead Making and Jewelry Design

Duration:7.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks, equipment, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I have been a professional jewelry designer and teacher for thirty years, in both the US and Europe. My husband Tim has been making handmade glass beads in the Venetian tradition for fifteen plus years, and has taught this ancient craft in both Italy and England for over a decade. Our experience will enable students to learn to make their own glass beads, using the highest quality Murano…
Lily
Lily
Lily
Lily

What we’ll do

A very unique, intensive one-to-one learning experience, offered in our lovely atelier in the center of Camaiore. You'll create your own glass beads at the torch while working with Tim, and then work with Lily to turn those beads into your own beaded necklace, bracelet and/or earrings! Beginning with learning the basics of glass bead making (Lampworking), you will literally create, from Venetian…

What else you should know

Our shop can be found in the heart of the pedestrian-only main street of Camaiore, an ancient town in the province of Lucca. Both free and pay parking can be found all around us.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Coffee, tea and water are provided.
Transport
Transportation can be provided to and from local train stations for a small additional fee.
Equipment
All glass bead-making equipment and supplies are provided for students, including Murano glass. Some jewelry making supplies are provided. Additional beads are available for purchase to add to your finished design

What to bring

Any loose beads or broken jewelry that you have that you might like to incorporate in your finished piece(s).
A hair-tie to tie hair back, for those with long hair

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Where you'll be

The workshop will be conducted in our lovely and well equipped shop/atelier in the heart of Camaiore's town center.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 1 guest ages 18 and up can attend. No previous experience required.

What to bring

Any loose beads or broken jewelry that you have that you might like to incorporate in your finished piece(s).

More tips

Our shop can be found in the heart of the pedestrian-only main street of Camaiore, an ancient town in the province of Lucca. Both free and pay parking can be found all around us.
Lily
Glass Bead Making and Jewelry Design
1 review
£140/person
1 review
£140/person