Courses in glass beadmaking

Including techniques for Iron Age, Anglo Saxon, Viking and modern beads

Book online or by credit card on Tel:- 0116 260 4442 or fax 0116 260 1396

Weekly Workshop

Thursdays Frisby Leicestershire 9.30am-11.30 Maximum 10

Beadmaking workshop. For those just learning or those wishing to improve their skills. Booking essential. All equipment provided.

Cost will be 10 to include materials.

Date/s required

Please specify date or dates when booking

Tel: 0116 260 4442

Fax: 0116 260 1396

Day Courses

19th July 2006 Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire 10am4pm

A very basic course for beginners in the techniques useful in making reproduction Anglo Saxon Glass Beads. These are very simple techniques so the course is also suitable for complete beginners to bead making.

Cost will be 120 to include basic materials

Tel: 0116 260 4442

Fax: 0116 260 1396

Summer 2006 (TBC) Peat Moors Centre Somerset (Iron Age)

Booking form from

Peat Moors Centre , Shapwick Road, Westhay, GLASTONBURY, Somerset, BA6 9TT.

Tel: 01458 860697

Ongoing Distance Learning course

From the earliest known beads at 40-50,000 years old to more modern varients, beads have played an important part of human culture. Over the ten weeks we will explore how to make glass beads. The techniques learnt can be used for reproductions of historical beads or modern beads. Course includes all the difficult to source equipment (excludes gas due to postal regulations) Over the weeks you will be sent details of how to start in bead making and have the beads you make each week examined and returned with comments for improvement. 130

Special Courses

Making a Hneftal Set in Glass

Making a Nine Men's Morris set

Making buttons

Making fish beads

Making a spindle whorl or sword bead

Faience beads

Glass bead making discussion group on email