Come learn the Ancient art of Glass Bead Making from Jelveh Jaferian Johnson at her local private studio right here in Morgan Hill, CA. She has been melting glass since 2000. Below is a description of classes offered at the studio. “I love turning other people in to Glass Melting Addicts, I feel its my job to introduce glass to as many people as I can””
Please note all classes in 104 COE Soft Glass.
Party of Five Classes: Gather 4 of your friends & join me at the studio for a 2-hour class, $25 per person. In this class I show the very basics of making just one bead, you can choose a heart bead, a landscape bead, a surface flower bead or just a dotted bead. It’s a fun class that gives you an idea for very little investment, of what is Flameworking or Lampworking after all.
Beginner Class: 6 hours of class, times of your choosing, In this class you will learn how to make a round bead, how to use the tools, how to prepare your mandrels, a bit of history. We will review the making of a glass bead, make a fewwith dots, lines, bumps and bubble eyes, we will discuss a bit about metals used in making class beads. A General beginner class you will need to take if you are seriously looking to melt glass. cost is $175
Intermediate to Advance workshops: These workshops are in the subject matter that you want to learn in regards to Flameworking, Bead Making. I teach extensive workshops on Encasing, SilverGlass, Stringer Control and Christmas Ornament Blowing. These workshops $200 for a 6 hour class.
Examples of intermediate to advanced classes
Just Encase. in this 6 hour class you will learn several different ways of encasing your beads, from simple around the world to the dot method and everything in between. $200 6 hour class, you will choose the time and date.
Silver Glass Tips & Tricks, in this class you will learn several different ways of using your very expensive silver glasses.
Flower Implosions Soft Glass, in this class you will learn how I make my flower implosion beads, you can apply this technique to also making pendants & marbles.
Stronger Control. in this workshop you will learn the inns and outs of stringer control according to how I do it,
Contact me at 408-607-6034 to set up your class or send me an email, See you at the Studio!