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Fri, April 7, 2017, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
Wimberley Glassworks is proud to offer our first-ever glass blowing class! Experience the thrill of coloring, shaping and creating your own hand blown glass flower or elegant paperweight.
Learn from our expert instructors about the history, tools and techniques of glass blowing. Perfect for individuals or couples, this small format two hour class of between 6 and 10 people offers you an extraordinary opportunity to become part of the 2000 year old glass blowing tradition!
For those wishing to gift this experience to others, please select the 'Gift Certificate' ticket.
Each participant in our new glass blowing class will receive;
- Instruction on the 2000 year history and techniques of glass blowing.
- Blowing a bubble of glass from a glass blowing pipe.
- Color a glass flower or a paperweight in your choice of available hues.
- Pictures of your experience emailed to you.
- A glass flower or paperweight of your own creation, available to be picked up the the Sunday after the class is complete. (*)
(*) All pieces require at least a day to cool and may be picked up when this process is complete. Shipping is available, though not included in the price of the class.
Must be 15 or older to participate. Cotton clothing and closed toe shoes are required for the class. Each client will use a separate blow pipe with the option of using a disposable mouthpiece. Safety glasses and gloves will be provided and must be worn at all times glass is being handled. No alcoholic beverages or drug consumption prior to glass blowing class are permitted. Participation in the class requires that a release of liability be signed by each client. This class is designed to be a stand-alone glassblowing experience and should not be confused with formal training on glassblowing production techniques.
Cancellations must be at least 24 hours prior to class event. All classes are non-refundable but can be rescheduled once.