glass fusing lantern workshop


Make your own Fused Glass Candle Lantern at The Curious Forge!

Tuesday, September 13, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

In this 2 hour workshop, you will be introduced to the basics of glass fusing.  You will design and create a glass panel for a 10” candle lantern.  After choosing from an array of colorful glass, you will create a design for your fused glass lantern project.  You will learn to cut and assemble your glass to create a beautifully fused glass candle lantern for your patio or outdoor space.

Lantern and glass materials will be provided as part of the materials fee.

The Glass panels will be fired in the kiln overnight. Lanterns will be assembled and can be picked up at The Forge a few days later.  (Participants may opt to pay for shipping if they cannot pick up their artwork at The Forge.)


Public     $48 + $28 Materials

Member $40 + $28 Materials

Ages:  12 – Adults

Minimum 4/Maximum 6 participants

We do our best to follow all Nevada County Covid safety guidelines to ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone.

The Forge has a 7-day advance notification Cancellation/Refund Policy: You can read our cancellation policy here.

If this Class is Sold Out – Please complete our WAITLIST FORM to be notified of the next Class.

Any questions? Please email

Jewelry Making Curious Forge


Jewelry Studio Qualification Class– Safety & Operation

3rd Tuesday of the Month 4:00-8:00 PM

Public  $125 + Additional $25 materials kit purchase from the Forge Store

Member  $100 + Additional $25 materials kit purchase from the Forge Store

Please be prepared to purchase the material kit from the Forge Store through Paypal

Open to the public. (qualifies for The Curious Forge Jewelry lab certification for members)

In this 3-part qualification class, you will learn all the basics of making jewelry with simple hand tools.  You will learn to layout and transfer designs saw, pierce, drill, file, texture, forge, anneal, polish, and rivet. This class serves to qualify someone for using the Jewelry Lab at The Forge.

Day One: 3rd Tuesday of the month  4:00 to 8:00 PM

With demonstrations and hands-on applications, students will learn the basic safety and operation of stationary power tools and torches in the jewelry lab.

Day Two:  Practicum Approx 1 hour to be scheduled individually with Certifier within a month of the initial class session. Practicum is where you will demonstrate the proper use of the studio and tools in the Jewelry Lab without supervision.

Day Three: In this second 3-hour session, you will make a simple metal pendant using each of the stationary power tools, and torches, and will learn the use of basic hand tools provided.  This capstone jewelry pendant will be made by you with the facilitator’s guidance.  The capstone project will help you become familiar with the tools and practice your new skills.

No experience is necessary.

To complete this for The Curious Forge membership qualification, one will do a practicum/quizzes the week after the class.

Class Minimum 2 students.  Please note, if the minimum is not met class will be rescheduled to a later date

Please be sure to arrive a few minutes early to get settled.

It is your responsibility to show up on time for your class.  You may not be able to participate if you are late.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:  here

Questions? Email