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International Society of Glass Beadmakers


Put a Bird on It!

12:15 pm

ISGB president Susan Richards closes the 2020 Gathering Conference.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am

Beads of Courage - Awards

 Sand Dollar Mandala

Enhance your lampwork beads with enamel.

Bronwen Heilman

The wacky glass bead world of Alexx Cheng

A look at the unorthodox way of making beads with an array of homemade tools, tips and tricks and ways that can improve your studio to suit your personal needs. Different ways of handling glass from different perspectives and the simplicity of faceting glass beads with the most basic of method. How to improve your Oxygen concentrator’s performance. How to be a more efficient bead maker and enjoy your time at the torch with as little as possible physical wear and tear on your body.

9:00 - 10:00 am

Tatyana Boyarinova

Alexx Cheng 

Visit the exhibit during the Gathering; the crowd favorite will be awarded a $50 gift certificate. 

8:30 - 9:00 am

 My “Vita in Vitrum” My life. My love. My glass.

These words are synonyms for me. In my presentation I want to tell about my way to live my “life in glass”. From the beginning through my fears. All about my glass world that want to share with people.

Closing Remarks

11:00 am - 12:00 pm