How is lampwork different from
Lampworking differs from glassblowing
in that glassblowing utilizes a blowpipe to inflate a glass gob by
blowing air into the blowpipe, whereas, lampworking manipulates glass
either by the use of tools, gravity, or by blowing directly into the
end of a glass tube.
New Fenton Lampwork Beads
Now you can experience the ancient art of lampwork
at Fenton Art Glass.
Watch up close as Fenton
artisans create beautiful glass beads from Fenton glass.
A large variety of colors,
treatments and even beautifully handpainted designs are available and
each bead is lined in sterling silver.
Visit the Fenton Gift Shop
in Williamstown, WV
and select your favorites
1-800-319-7793 x 282 or
323 for more
details or to order Fenton Lampwork Beads.
Watching the Fenton
lampwork artists is a popular part of our free factory tour.
A very fine glass frit is
sometimes added to
the bead to give various
colors and designs.
The bead may be reheated
in the flame several times during the lampworking process.
Fenton Bead Day!
Choose your design!