Blog: Lampworking

Lampworking Progression

Lampworking Progression

So after getting way too busy for a little while there I’ve finally gotten the chance to play with glass again. I think generally I have the idea but it takes quite a bit of practice to get it right. So I’m assuming to practice somewhat frequently.. once every day or so. I’ll update this...

Corning Museum of Glass

Corning Museum of Glass

Yesterday we went to the Corning Museum of glass, primary to take a lesson in lampworking. Daily they offer short demos on how to make different things like lampwork beads & pendants, glass blowing, sandblasting etc. I wanted to get at least a bit of a hands-on demo from somebody who knows what they are...

Lampworking: First Contact

Lampworking: First Contact

It might have been a good idea to read up and watch a few more tutorials on how to do lampworking, but that’s not really our style. It’s more “NEW TOY! LET’S PLAY WITH IT!!” So this week we’ve had it running a couple times and been making some really terrible beads lol. Day 1:...

Coming soon: Lampworking!

Coming soon: Lampworking!

This past weekend we made the trek up to Ottawa to purchase a second-hand full lampworking kit from a friend-of-an-sca-friend and I am super excited about this! Along with tablet weaving, lampworking was one of the first A&S crafts I was attracted to when I first starting playing in the SCA. The barriers for entry...