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Vetro Glassblowing Studio presents make your own beautiful handmade paperweight

These one of a kind glass art pieces are perfect gifts for teachers. They also can add an element of elegance to your own students’ new learning space, or your home or office. All ages welcome!

Help Create Your One-Of-A-Kind Handmade Paperweight

1 TIME-SLOT = 1 Wine Glass = You may sign-up for as many “Paperweight -SLOTS” as you wish. We have two glassblowing benches, to ensure your reservation times stay together; please arrive 15 minutes prior to the first TIME-SLOT you registered for. After you arrive at Vetro’s gallery and sign the waiver, your TIME-SLOT reservations will all be signed in together!

Reservations are required!!! 

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

August 21, 2020 From 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Pricing: Glass Paperweight Help Create $50.00 (plus tax) per glass piece

ALL AGES WELCOME! 

The Process:

  • Register online, pre-pay for your booked time slot.​
  • Come out to Vetro Glassblowing Studio 15 minutes prior to your reservation time to sign your waiver.
  • ***We want you and your loved ones to stay safe, so follow “Safe Social Distancing Practices” when in the Studio & Gallery, and please wear a mask. Vetro will follow all CDC & Tarrant County Guidelines to keep our glass loving patrons and staff safe!
  • Choose from a selection of 5 color mixes
  • Apply your own color to the hot molten glass gather​
  • You heat the color in the 2,000-degree furnace (12+yrs)
  • Twist your color to create your own personalized design (12+yrs)
  • You stay by the artist while he/she sculpts and shapes your Glass 
  • Pick up your glass artwork the following business day after 3:00 p.m. The gallery is open Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and closed Sundays and Mondays or you may have it shipped for an additional fee. 

Please Note:

  • Due to the nature of glass, there is a possibility that your glass art piece could break or crack during the cooling process. If this happens, we have three different options
    • (1) You may choose out of the Help Create color mixes and your artwork will be created for you.
    • (2) You can choose the same type of art glass piece from Vetro’s gallery.
    • (3) You can schedule a time to come back to the Vetro’s Studio and re-make your art glass piece!
  • Kids of all ages are welcome to participate (children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in the gallery and in the studio at all times).

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policies for your Help Create Time-slots:

If you notify us of a cancellation or a rescheduled time slot less than 48 hours prior to your original appointment we will be unable to provide a refund.

  • If your Paperweight Help Create session is non-refundable, don’t worry, because you may choose one of the following options:        
    • 1) Have a glassblower custom make your Paperweight (see details below*)
    • 2) Come into our Gallery and choose any Vetro Paperweight from our gallery

Cancellations:

  • Email Lindsey Barker at lbarker@vetroartglass.com 48 hours BEFORE your reservation.  There will be a Processing Fee: $10.00 per time slot.  
  • If you notify us of a cancellation or a rescheduled time slot less than 48 hours prior to your original appointment we will be unable to provide a refund.

Reschedule:

  • Sign up for your new, preferred slots as soon as you can using our website
  • To receive a partial refund: email Lindsey Barker at lbarker@vetroartglass.com 48 hours BEFORE your original reservation(s).
  • If you wish to reschedule a time slot less than 48 hours prior to your original appointment we will be unable to provide a refund.
  • If you wish to reschedule a time slot later than 48 hours prior to your original appointment we will be able to provide a refund.
  •     -You will receive your refund, if applicable, within 3-5 business days**
  •    -There will be a Processing Fee of  $5.00 per time slot

    **Refunds may take up to 5 business days because we must contact our third-party scheduling vendor for them to refund your original reservation/time-slots

Our Glassblowers would be happy to create your custom Paperweight for you if you are unable to make your time-slot!

If you choose to have a Paperweight custom made, please specify your color choices as well as how many Paperweight you would like us to create in your reply to this email. Color Options (you may choose 1 colors per Paperweight) colors from the image above.

What to Wear/Bring:

  • We recommend all clothing to be cotton
  • Closed-tipped shoes (i.e. tennis shoes)
  • Long hair should be pulled back securely
  • Sunglasses if you are sensitive to light
  • ***We want you and your loved ones to stay safe, so follow “Safe Social Distancing Practices” when in the Studio & Gallery, and please wear a mask. Vetro will follow all CDC & Tarrant County Guidelines to keep our glass loving patrons and staff safe!

Reservations are available during other times of the week for groups with a minimum of 15 art pieces being created.  Please call the Vetro’s Fine Art Gallery to schedule your group’s Spring Break Event at 817-251-1668.

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