Glass Blowing

Many people don’t know much about glass blowing, but since this website offered some very interesting glass blowing classes, it’s only fair to explain what glass blowing is about.

This is a process by which one can create artistic glass works. The process itself involves several steps: collecting glass from the furnace; shaping the glass by rolling it on a steel table; blowing into a pipe and causing the air inside to make the glass at the end of the pipe bubble; collecting even more glass around the bubble and finally, shaping, by means of wooden blocks, paddles or wet newspapers.

Then follow the finishing of the shape and the flattening of the bottom. It sounds interesting and it is a lot of fun.