Discover the world of soda-lime and borosilicate torchworking in Sonoran Glass School’s Flame Shop.
This is where beads, marbles, pendants, small vessels, goblets, sculptures and other highly detailed forms are made. The Flame Shop also hosts a wide variety of Visiting Artists Workshops from prominent national and international lampworkers.
You can find torch, kiln, and studio equipment information at the bottom of this page.
For any questions regarding this studio, contact Flame Shop Director Bronwen Heilman (email:bronwen @ sonoranglass.org)
Weekly Open Studio Days
Introduction to Borosilicate Series
Borosilicate (or Pyrex) glass:
Your success is very important to us. For the best results, you should take all three classes in the Introduction to Borosilicate Series, and then any three of the Borosilicate Novice Series (solid or hollow…wherever your interest lies) before you move on to the Intermediate Series. For questions, please email email@example.com
Introduction to Borosilicate #1 – Gathers, punties and more | Aug. 20 (11am – 2pm)$125.00 – $175.00 Select options
Introduction to Borosilicate #2 – stringers | Aug. 27 (11am-2pm)$125.00 – $175.00 Select options
Introduction to Borosilicate #3 – adding solid color | Sept. 3 (11am – 2pm)$125.00 – $175.00 Select options
Borosilicate Novice Solid Series
Borosilicate Novice Hollow (Tubing) Series
Borosilicate Intermediate Solid Series
Introduction to Beads Series (Soda-Lime Glass)
Soft glass (or Soda-Lime) Bead glass classes:
We want you to succeed. You should take all three classes in the Introduction to Beads Series, and then 3 of the Novice series before you move on to the intermediate and advanced Bead classes. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Novice Bead Series
Intermediate & Advanced Bead Series
Visiting Artist: October 2018
Anne Mitchell: Infinity Bracelet | Oct 12$225.00 – $275.00 Select options
Anne Mitchell: Fold Form and Riveted Accent Hinged Cuff | Oct 13$395.00 – $445.00 Select options
Anne Mitchell: Horseshoe Stirrup Biker Bracelet | Oct 14$385.00 – $435.00 Select options
Anne Mitchell: Sailor Knot Bracelet | Oct 15$225.00 – $275.00 Select options
Michele Coletti: Conquering Double Helix | Oct 20 (10am – 5pm)$330.00 – $380.00 Select options
Visiting Artist: November 2018
EQUIPMENT: Our Flame Shop is equipped with eight Nortel Redmax burners, one Bethlehem Alpha, and one Bethlehem Bravo. There are three Paragon kilns of varying sizes, one Skutt kiln, plenty of hand tools, and an assortment of Borosilicate, 96 COE, and Effetre 104 glass. We sell borosilicate and 104 glass without tax.
- We sell COE 104, 96 and 33 color and clear glass at SGS. Purchase glass during your class and receive 10% off your purchase!
You must be at least 13 years old to sign up for a class.