Hands-On Glassblowing Class

Bella Vista - Southwark

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In a Nutshell

Jim Loewer teaches students the art of glassblowing and flameworking as they wield torches to create colorful, hand-blown pendants

The Fine Print

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The Deal

  • $89 for one admission to a glass pendant-making workshop with Jim Loewer
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event
  • Children are welcome to observe, and those 14 or older may participate.

The workshop will be held at Jim’s studio in Center City/Italian Market located in a building with 50-plus art studios.

Each event is capped at 4 purchasers.


What You’ll Do

Despite its delicate appearance, glass art is forged in a flurry of flame and muscle. Learn the basics of this unique art during a three-hour, hands-on workshop, during which professional glassblower Jim Loewer will teach you to make your own glass pendant.

  • Learn the Tools of the Trade
    You’ll use a torch and kiln, clear and colored glass rod, and glass-working tools to craft your pendant, complete with a loop for easy hanging or wearing.

  • Take Your Treasure Home
    The finished pendants can be shipped to you or will be available for pick-up the next day after running through a kiln cycle/cooling period.


Your Host

Jim Loewer Jim Loewer
Glassblower

Jim Loewer initially considered paint his primary medium. But as a casual interest in glass art grew more serious, he swapped his brushes for a kiln and devoted himself to glassblowing full time. Today, Jim’s handcrafted glass housewares can be found in such outlets as Anthropologie, Uncommon Goods, and Barney’s New York, where his bowls were praised by the New York Times for their “eye-popping” impact and their “intense swirling colors.”


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    Bella Vista - Southwark

    1241 Carpenter St.

    Philadelphia, PA 19147

    +12672435843

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