Asheville Glass Center

Asheville Glass Center

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In a Nutshell

Expert glass instructors teach students fundamentals of working with torches and molten glass to learn bead making and glass blowing

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Promotional value expires Jul 3, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 48 hour cancellation notice required. Must be 18 or older, or 13 or older if accompanied by guardian. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Glass can be exquisite in its myriad forms, from the ornate windows of a Gothic cathedral to the crystalline webbing of a freshly vandalized windshield. Reflect on beauty with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $100 for a three-hour Introduction to Hot Shop class for one (a $200 value)
  • $90 for a two-hour Intro to Flameworking class for two (a $200 value)
  • $190 for a three-hour Introduction to Hot Shop class for two (a $400 value)
  • $50 for a two-hour Intro to Flameworking class for one (a $100 value)

In the flame-working class, students learn to make soft glass beads or marbles and icicles of hard borosilicate. The hot-shop class covers the basic tools and techniques of glass blowing, and students can create several art pieces that they pick up the next day.

Asheville Glass Center

Combining experience in lampworking, glass blowing, and jewelry design, the experienced glassblowers of Asheville Glass Center lead workshops and classes to share their passion for manipulating molten glass. The two- to three-hour intro courses teach neophytes to craft borosilicate marbles and soft glass beads, and more in-depth classes result in intricate implosion flowers and sand-cast solid forms. The center also offers open studio time for more experienced artists who wish to work alone, like the winningest three-legged racers.

Customer Reviews

Friendly patient instructor....good fun!
Darlene F. · June 28, 2013
I enjoyed a genuinely stellar experience with these folks. They are talented and professional, but also intensely fun, funny, kind, and passionate about life and their craft. Tony was my teacher and he had me at ease and laughing from the get-go. I had a blast and will be returning to enjoy their fantastic deals on studio rental time. Thank you Tony and all your friendly cohorts! Jessica
Jessica H. · May 7, 2013
Had a great time at the "Intro to Hot Shop" class! Definitely recommend.
Karen W. · April 21, 2013
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    Asheville Glass Center

    140C Roberts St.

    Asheville, NC 28801


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