craft glassmaker

craft glassmaker

Attaching decoration to a handle
Attaching decoration to a handle Gathering glass from the furnace Producing the gob Shaping the handle of a glass sword Straightening the blade of a glass sword Final shaping of the piece Glassblowing Blowing glass into a mould
craft glassmaker:

Who are they and what do they do? A craft glassmaker makes fine glass work to artistic designs.

What are the activities of the job? Blowing and shaping in moulds and by hand, utilitarian and decorative objects from molten glass, and shaping glass sculptures according to designs by figurative artists. S/he also maintains the equipment in use.

Where is it done and under what conditions? In a workshop. Dust, dirt and high temperatures may be involved as well as contact with chemicals.

What tools/equipment do they use? Blowpipes, burners, moulds and other aids.

What do you need to succeed? You need vocational training, physical fitness, practical skills, a sense of the aesthetic and creative aptitude.


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