Let fire inspire

Captivated by the magic of working with glass, Rebecca Weddell creates beautiful and unique lampwork beads and offers a range of beadmaking courses.

Ta daaaah!

These beauties were crafted in the torch flame by Katherine and Carol on their half-day course here at the workshop. The fabulous marbled surface decoration on some of them is down to 'gravity-twisting', which is a deliberate re-formation of the glass using heat and gravity as the tool to 'drag' the outer layer of glass around the circumference of the bead. Unpredictable, great fun and very, very satisfying!

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I love Mondays!

It's been a fabulous start to the week in the workshop - this morning I welcomed Katherine and Carol for a half-day beadmaking course. We worked our way through several designs, with gravity twisting being a fabulously fun design feature.

This morning's snow (okay, not much, but there was some!) made for a chilly commute to work, but gosh this is a lovely toasty place to warm the wintry cockles.

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The Workshop, 8 Village Works, London Road, East Hoathly
Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6QA
01825 840638

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