Category Archives: Jewelry Making

Glass Vessel at The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium

Core Formed Glass Vessel at The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium Mistress Sorcha taught a two part class on making core formed glass vessels.  In the first part we prepared different types of cores to shape the glass around.  We used large mandrels, steel wool and a mixture of manure, clay and sand achat…

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Enameling at The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium

Enameling at The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium Enameling, as I learned it in two classes at The Known Wold Metal & Glass Symposium, is placing powdered glass on copper and heating it until it melts.  Both classes that I attended were on Cloisonne Enameling, which involves bending wires to the shape that you…

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Known World Metal & Glass Symposium

Earlier this month I attended The Known World Metal & Glass Symposium in The Kingdom of Northshield (Minnesota). There were so many classes!  I met wonderful instructors and made new friends.  The food was great. They had the Best Site Tokens Ever!  See those hammers?  They are a bit over 2 pounds each.  Awesome! I…

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