How To Make Lampwork Cabochons

Joe Holford/ February 16, 2015

I’ve been wanting to put this tutorial out for some time now. You know how it is though. One thing leads to another and before you know it, it’s been months since you planned to do that one thing. Last week I received another email asking “just how do you make your cabochons?”. So that what was my kick in

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Blowing A Lampwork Glass Vessel

Joe Holford/ October 27, 2012

I came across an old video I made in 2010 of me blowing a glass vessel during one of my live studio broadcasts. I thought it would be fun to bring it back to the light as I am sure there are plenty of  lampwork artists out there who would find this tutorial of sort very helpful in getting started

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How To Use Our Star Murrini Cane

Joe Holford/ September 6, 2012

If you’ve never used murrini in cane form this blog post will hopefully answer all of your questions. If not leave a comment and I’ll answer any questions you may have on this technique.

Lampwork Tutorials

Joe Holford/ August 16, 2012

I’ve been asked for years how to blow shards and more specifically how to make my ever popular special effect mottling shards. Well if you’ve been wanting in on the secrets you are in luck.