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Glass Lampworking Class

Glass Lampworking Class

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  • Wed 7 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Thu 8 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Fri 9 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Sat 10 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30pm
  • Wed 14 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Thu 15 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Fri 16 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Sat 17 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Wed 21 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Thu 22 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Fri 23 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Sat 24 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Fri 30 Apr, 9:30am – 11:30am
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Jo Tricker Glass Studio, Unit 5 Oak Lane, Tauranga



Ticket Information:

  • Lampwork Class: $130.00


Jo Tricker Glass

Come and learn the ancient and fascinating method of flameworked glass (also known as lampworking) where glass is melted in a flame using an oxygen and LPG torch. There is a choice of two classes:

Learn how to make basic doughnut-shaped beads and round beads in colours of your choice, and how to decorate your them with dots and spots, and stripes.

In addition, you will learn about safety, tools, equipment, proper lighting and annealing glass beads for strength and durability. All glass materials, use of equipment, gas, kiln firing, and safety gear is included. As your beads need to be processed in a kiln afterwards, they can not be taken home on the day. The cost of *cleaning and posting your beads is also included in the fee. Expect to make 4 - 10 beads in this class depending on ability.

These classes are a private lesson for two hours working at your own pace with glassmaker Jo Tricker. Tuition is conducted in Jo's own 75 sq m studio in the Judea Industrial Estate. Minimum age requirement is 12 years of age - parents are welcome to stay with their child.

Bookings are essential. To book contact Jo on:, or 0274 621655

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