Classes

Classes with us can be scheduled at the time that is convenient for you.

Next classes in our studio

Blow you own glass ornament, pumpkin, paperweight or flowers will continue in Spring Season 2022 starting 4/9 continuing through 5/31 2022.

We offer throughout the year: stained glass, fusing glass jewelry, building jewelry, glass mosaics and bead making.

Glass blowing is seasonal: April-May and October-December.

Call (860)921-1486 or e-mail: silverstreetglass@gmail.com to plan and schedule your own unique class. We don’t have a set schedule; all classes are scheduled on demand: you can wish the date and time that works best for you/your group.

Come to continue your project or start something new.

Age limit to attend our classes is 12 years or older. Students under 18 years old must be accompanied with parent or legal guardian. To make a blown glass ornament age limit is 8 years.

All classes are private, just you and your friends/family.

You must be fully vaccinated for covid-19 and properly wear a mask at all times during your visit.

We will be adjusting our covid protocols based on current conditions.

GIFT CERTIFICATES for our classes and gallery are available online at:

You will learn how to work on torch.                                                                                                                You will learn to make glass beads and decorate them with different designs.
You will learn to design and build jewelry with your self-made beads.
To make jewelry from beads that you make yourself, you need to book two classes: first 2 hours to make the beads and next day or later another 2 hours to create jewelry after the beads have been annealed. Annealing means that the beads are cooled down in kiln slowly to prevent them braking.
Additional cost for additional findings, Chrystal/gem-beads and silver.

You will learn to create a small simple stained glass sun catcher with copper foil technique. We have a selection of designs for you to choose from. You learn the process and go home with a finished item.

You will learn how to prepare jewelry focal pedants, earrings or ring with glass fusing technique. The pieces you make during class will be fused in kiln overnight and annealed. To finish jewelry with your fused items you need to book 2 hours jewelry introduction class separately.

Please wear natural materials clothing, tie long hair back and wear closed shoes/no high heels. You must wear safety glasses in glass blowing studio at all times. We provide clean safety glasses for you to use during your visit.

All glass blowing classes start with introduction and safety talk followed by a demo of your class topic. You will have a selection of colors to choose from for your piece. Because of covid-19 you will be using an inflating hose instead of putting your mouth on blowpipes. Flower class and paperweight class are sculpting, and no blowing is needed.

With glass blower instructor’s assistance, you will apply color frit to hot glass, melt the color and shape your item.

All hot worked glass must be annealed overnight (cooled down slowly) and can be picked up later or shipped to you for additional cost.

Ornament $40 (max. Group size 10, you will be working one student at time)

Pumpkin $75 (max. Group size 6, you will be working one student at time)

Paperweight $60 (max. group size 2, you will be working one student at time)

Flower class 1 hour $150 (4-6 flowers, two students can share the class)

How to work on torch.
How to make basic round marbles using soft glass or oval chain links using boro-silicate glass.
Your items will be annealed, and you can pick them up later, or they can be shipped to you.

How to build a bracelet, necklace or earrings using findings, wire, strings, pendants and beads
You will make at least one finished item/set.