Flameworked Jewelry with SaraBeth Post Eskuche
In this workshop, students will learn the basics of flameworking with borosilicate glass with the intention to make objects to wear. Students can expect to manipulate solid glass rods into beads and will be introduced to tubing for the basics of blowing bubbles. Repetition of forms made will allow students to combine elements into necklaces, bracelets, and more! This is a great introduction for jewelry enthusiasts. Besides making, students will discuss the history and power of adornment and help one another in a photo shoot!
5 day workshop
No experience required.
SaraBeth Post is a Pittsburgh based, multi-faceted artist utilizing glass in sculpture, functional wares, and jewelry. She earned her BFA in Glass + 3D Studios from the University of Louisville. Her studies of pattern & color pave a path to explore human development juxtaposed to spirituality. SaraBeth creates functional wares and jewelry under the name Ultra Lit.
The Ultra Lit jewelry line aims to embody confidence. Glass is the primary material for its ability to mimic precious material like gemstones. Each blown bead or ring is made through the process of flameworking. Ultra Lit Inspiration comes from a childlike approach to dressing up and 90’s nostalgia.
“I have found the impact of jewelry in our environment and on our bodies can transform our confidence in a grand, positive way.” – SaraBeth Post
Artist’s Website: www.sarabethpost.net