Students learn to blow glass with a master artisan, and take home a colorful, one-of-a-kind pendant
What You'll Get
Despite its delicate appearance, glass art is forged in a flurry of flame and muscle. One can learn the basics of this unique art during a hands-on workshop, during which professional glassblower Jim Loewer will teach them to make their own glass pendant.
Learn the Tools of the Trade: Students will use a torch and kiln, glass tubing, and pigmented glass to craft their spherical pendant, complete with a loop for easy hanging.
Tour the Studio: Student has a chance to check the building’s 60-plus art studios and blocks from the Italian market.
Take Your Treasure Home: Once the pendant has run through a 12-hour kiln cycle, students can take it with them to display with pride.
Customers are strongly encouraged to make a reservation directly after purchase.
The Fine Print
About Jim Loewer Glass
Jim Loewer behind Jim Loewer Glass has tried many career paths in his life including painting, taught art in a juvenile jail, worked on a fishing boat, and got a J.D., but he kept returning to glass. He loves turning solid glass into a liquid and back again and experimenting with new ways of adding color, shaping glass, and pushing the boundaries of size for lamp-working.
The studio is conveniently located in the building’s 60-plus art studios and blocks from the Italian market and bring inspiration to all creative minds who are willing to try making their own glass art encouraged by dedicated Jim who supports each of his students during the whole creation process and always makes sure the workshops are a fun experience.