Ornament-Making Workshop for One or Two, or Make-Your-Own-Project Workshop for Four at Zen Glass Studios (Up to 53% Off)

St. Petersburg

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Though he is not bound by the laws of physics, Santa Claus is duty bound to eat every cookie, brisket, and pile of thumbtacks you leave out for him. Explore other Yuletide traditions with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $49 for a one-hour blow-your-own-glass-ornaments workshop for one (a $100 value)
  • $95 for a one-hour blow-your-own-glass-ornaments workshop for two (a $200 value)
  • $250 for a private two-hour make-your-own-project workshop for up to four (a $500 value)

During ornament workshops, instructors teach students how to blow liquid glass into ornaments with glass loops for hanging. Students also can fashion glass ornaments during private sessions, or instead work on their choice of glass art projects, including beer glasses, wineglasses, pendants, marbles, paperweights, or vases.

Zen Glass Studios

Much like professional skydivers, wily coyotes, and other careers that involve a degree of danger, most professional glassblowers aren’t self-taught. Joshua Poll, however, learned to harness the glass furnace all by himself, today imparting more than a decade of self-taught experience to Zen Glass Studios, where he and fellow glass smith David Walker create custom works of art by hand. Together they shape glass into authentic and unique pieces, including custom glassware and jewelry to wear while meeting a spouse’s goldfish for the first time.

Within their studio, Joshua and David teach workshops and classes, during which students survey basic to advanced glass-blowing techniques, crafting their own handmade objects such as ornaments, beer glasses, and vases. The duo also runs a full glassblower training program, which follows a syllabus structured to arm all students with all the necessary skills to set out on their own in the industry, just as Joshua did all those years ago.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “They are very patient and amazing teachers - i would recomend to anyone who likes to do arts, or just wants a fun thing to do as a couple on a Friday night!”

  • “Great fun!”

  • “Excellent instruction and awesome wine glasses. Loved it and plan to return. ”


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    St. Petersburg

    600 27th St. S

    St Petersburg, Florida 33712

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In a Nutshell

Experienced artisans enlighten students on how to forge and finish their own ornaments and private projects from provided materials

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required, subject to availability. 48hr cancellation notice required or $25 fee may apply. Must sign waiver. Not valid with other offers. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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