How to Make Blown Glass Beads?

Answer Glass beads have been made for thousands of years, serving a variety of purposes from currency to artistic decoration. "Furnace wound" beads were one of the earliest types of beads and today a simi... Read More »

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How to Make Blown Glass Figures?

Making glass figurines involves the heating, melting and hand spinning of glass. Developing skill at this art requires years of practice, trial and error. It can be a dangerous hobby and so appropr... Read More »

How to Make Glass Beads in Kilns?

Fused glass beads are very popular, affordable and wearable forms of art. You can make glass beads in a glass fusing kiln by taking stacks of fusible glass and heating the glass until it melts toge... Read More »

How to Make Your Own Glass Beads from Scratch?

This article explains how a beginner can make glass beads from scratch, using a method called "lampworking".

How do glass artists make beads?

Glass bead making is an ancient art, dating back to early Egyptian civilization. The process has been refined over the years and remains a popular craft today. The process of creating these beads... Read More »