Terrarium-Making Class for One or Glass-Making Experience for Four at Bay Area Glass Institute (Up to 56% Off)

Downtown San Jose

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In a Nutshell

Students in terrarium class learn how to blow molten glass at 2,000 degrees & groups of four cut glass to make plates & coasters

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 13, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Online reservation required. Must be 16 or older. Under 18 must have signature from guardian. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $79 for a two-hour Make a Terrarium class for one (a $160 value)
  • $79 for a two-hour glass-making experience for four (a $180 value)<p>

Make a Terrarium classes introduce students to hot glass-crafting techniques in a safe environment. After students turn and shape molten glass, terrariums cool for a few days in an annealing oven before they’re ready to be filled with flora. Starter kits are available for an extra fee. During a Party of 4 class, quartets learn to safely cut glass as they create plates, sun catchers, or coasters using colored flat glass.<p>

Bay Area Glass Institute

The nonprofit Bay Area Glass Institute supports glass arts in its community by providing affordable studio space for artists, holding events and exhibits of local work, and teaching basic classes. Students create delicate glass art using cold techniques or acquire the basics of glass blowing as they rotate molten glass at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit to make bowls, vases, and flowers. A store on the premises sells elegant and innovative work by the local glass artists affiliated with the institute.

Customer Reviews

The instructor was fantastic and I really enjoyed the class. The end results were amazing!
Katie H. · January 4, 2017
They explained the process and worked with us in a very nice way. Love my new bowl. Look at glass items differently now.
Dale E. · December 31, 2016
So much fun! Not glass blowing, more like layering glass pieces to make art, but really enjoyed it and the glass art pieces we made. Unique experience, well organized, and clean shop.
Robin F. · December 20, 2016
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    Downtown San Jose

    401 E Taylor St.

    Suite 115

    San Jose, California 95112

    408-993-2244

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