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Paperweight Class

May 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Play with molten glass, tools & color to create your own paperweight! This class teaches you how to melt shards of color, trap bubbles, and twist the glass into a beautiful timeless paperweight. Choose from round or egg shaped. No experience necessary!

  • cost is $70 per person, allow 30 minutes per participant
  • All participants must sign the terms & conditions document and waiver
  • The glass blowers focus on safety when in class, and each participant gets a one-on-one experience with the instructors.
  • Ages 6 – 106 is appropriate! An adult or guardian must accompany those under 12.
  • All hot glass work requires overnight cooling in an annealer (kiln). Schedule your pick up time the day of your lesson.
  • Cash, Checks or major credit cards is accepted

Let us know the date you want and preferred time. or call 309-339-6244


May 6, 2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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J. Draper Glass
929 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 2A
Peoria, IL 61606 United States
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Jeremie Draper

Cheese Platter

Blow a huge bubble & spin it into a platter! Our instructors will guide you to roll into color, heat the glass and use a variety of the glass blowers’ tools. Then, using gravity & centripetal force, spin the glass until it opens into a platter (10-12” wide)