“Practical Lecture about Glass Beads”


The traditional craftswoman has been making glass beads for eleven years. Her experiments began with a personal need, but this was only the beginning of a long acquaintance with capricious and difficult to handle material. The creator now makes two kinds of jewellery: contemporary single handmade beads and replicas of vintage glass finds. It is the latter which have an exceptional history that you will be able to know during your education.

The purpose of the educational program

To introduce the craft of jewellery, replicas of archaeological glass necklaces, earrings, rings, their uniqueness and the tools used to make the articles.

Activities: During education you will learn the history of glass necklaces, experience the plasticity and fluidity of glass. There will be a glass product made – a bead, by testing tools and ornamentation techniques. The result of the education is not only the feeling of glass as a material, but also the bead made jointly by the group.

Duration of education: 1 hour.

Number of participants: 5 – 25 persons.

Seasonality: All year round.

Languages: Lithuanian, Russian.

Pre-registration required!

Jewellery craft certificate no. 00346, dated 10.06.2011.

Financed by the European Regional Development Fund