Talisman Glass Studio

Talisman Glass Studio

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In a Nutshell

Blow and mold your own Viking horn drinking glass and customize it with a Game of Thrones sigil—or a design of your own

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 16, 2016. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. number of participants required or subject to cancellation. No value after date & time have passed. Any discount reflects experience provider’s current prices. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $170 for one ticket for general-admission (up to $300 value)

Dates and Times

  • Sunday, March 20, at 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 30, at 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 16, at 1 p.m. or 4 p.m.

What You’ll Do

The Vikings were a pragmatic people. They fought with steel and stone, and they drank out of hollow horns. But if they’d known how to blow glass cups, they almost certainly would have drank out of those instead. Glass artist Sharon Gilbert and her trained artisans teaches students how to combine the best of both worlds in a two-hour glassblowing workshop. Artisans will guide participants every step of the way, and provide them with all the necessary tools to create a unique piece of glass art, which they can choose to keep or gift.

  • Create Your Own Viking Horn Drinking Glass
    In the hotshop, you’ll craft a horn-shaped vessel out of clear glass.

  • Customize It with Your Own Sigil
    Bring a printed black-and-white image (2”x3” maximum) to transform into a stencil that will customize your glass. The image can be your initials, your house crest, or your favorite Game of Thrones house sigil. After the glass cools, Sharon and her staff will etch the image for you.

  • Head Home and Drink Up
    After allowing the paperweight to cool overnight, you can pick it up within the week, take it home, fill it with mead, and toast a glorious death and a VIP table in Valhalla.


Your Host

Sharon Gilbert Sharon Gilbert
Owner and Designer for Talisman Glass

Roughly two decades ago, Sharon Gilbert attended a glassblowing class and saw something that would change her life: an artist who used fire and sand the way others used a brush and paint. In the years since, she’s mastered the craft and became the owner of Chicago’s Talisman Glass. There, she teaches private and group glassblowing and fusing classes—that is, when she’s not being profiled for Bon Appetit, the Huffington Post, and the Chicago Tribune.


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    Talisman Glass Studio

    469 N Racine Ave.

    Chicago, IL 60642

    +13124559555

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