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

Downtown San Jose

267 Ratings

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$180 51% $91
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In a Nutshell

Glass-making classes teach students how to form bowls, shape decorative beads, or cut glass to make plates and coasters

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $89 for a shape-a-floppy-bowl glass-blowing class for one (a $180 value)
  • $89 for a glass-bead-making class for one (a $180 value)
  • $89 for a glass-making experience for four (a $200 value)

The glass-bowl-making class introduces students to hot-glass-crafting techniques in a safe environment. After students turn and shape molten glass, bowls cool for a few days in an annealing oven before they're ready to be filled with colored pebbles or Fruity Pebbles. The glass-bead-making-class teaches participants the techniques needed to make decorative round beads. Alternatively, during a four-person class, quartets learn to safely cut glass as they fuse plates, sun catchers, or coasters using colored flat glass.

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

267 Ratings

Loved the class! A great experience and we got to walk away with beautiful handmade creations!
Katelyn L. · September 19, 2016
Amazing instruction and staff. So much fun!
Ava K. · September 18, 2016
Very fun class! Loved making the bowl. Would recommend to all my friends!
Chantal C. · August 31, 2016
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    Downtown San Jose

    401 E Taylor St

    Ste 115

    San Jose, CA 95112


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