' Introduction to the tiffany technique

' Introductory course
to the tiffany technique

The training

This course discusses the process invented in the United States by Louis C. Tiffany in the XIXth century. It consists in crimping pieces of glass with a copper ribbon in order to make decorative objects, lights, boxes or a stained glass.

Materials used: colored glass, Tiffany glass, iridescent glass, striated glass, copper, tin.

Course curriculum

Presentation of the Tiffany technique.
Glass cutting exercises.
Small format objects in two (stained glass) and three dimensions (box).
Personal projects: lamp, stained glass.

Practical information

Intervenants : Chihiro Nakamura - glassmaker-creator.

Individual equipment: small craft items, good shoes, apron.

The course does not require any prior knowledge.

The course can be started at any time and can also be oriented towards the introduction to traditional stained glass.

Date: our school offers two training formulas, Friday or Saturday courses, twice a month, and courses in the form of one-week internships, in the summer.

Schedule: from 9am to 12pm and from 1pm to 4pm.

Tarif : fr. 90.—la demi-journée, y compris fourniture et outillage pour le vitrail Tiffany en prêt.

Registration : fr. 250.00 - to be deducted from the total amount of the course.

Members of the Association of the Swiss School of Stained Glass and Design receive a 10% discount.

Students' works

Application for registration

You can reach us by phone or by email, or fill in the form on the contact page: we will be delighted to have you with us!