Im Freien Felde 5 | 38895 Blankenburg | OT Derenburg
Glasmanufaktur Harzkristall

Our creative offers

OUR CRAFT WILL BE YOUR ADVENTURE!

In our creative courses you can try your hand and really conjure up a unique piece. With our glassmakers you will create a unique experience that you will not forget. Whether ashtray, paperweight or bowl with us you will find the right thing!

 

Currently we can only offer the production of decorative balls. Thank you for your understanding!

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Offers in our show workshop

Our show workshop is one of our centerpieces at the Harzkristall glass manufactory. This is where our glassblowers work, producing small filigree works of art that can also be found in our salesroom.

Dekorkugel blasen

In unserer SCHAUwerkstatt können Sie direkt an der Gasflamme, der sogenannten "Lampe", mit Hilfe unserer GlasbläserInnen eine bunte Dekorkugel gestalten. Das so entstandene Kunstwerk ist eine einmalige Erinnerung an einen unvergesslichen Besuch in der Glasmanufaktur. Auch für unsere kleinen Gäste! Die Kugel kann später aufgehängt werden!

Preis: 9,50 Euro
Dauer: ca. 5 Minuten + 20 Minuten Abkühlzeit
Mindestalter: 5 Jahre


Das Angebot kann täglich auch ohne Voranmeldung ausschließlich vor Ort gebucht werden.
Bei Gruppen und Schulklassen ab 10 Personen bitten wir um vorherige Anmeldung. Bedingt durch Produktionsabläufe kann es Einschränkungen bzw. zeitliche Verschiebungen geben.

 

Anmeldung ab 10 Personen

Offers in our cottage

Our glassworks is one of the few glassworks in Germany that produce mouth-blown products. We specialize in glass lamps and the production of glass parts and lamps. In collaboration with renowned artists, we also allow students to realize their own projects with us.

Unforgettable experience

Blow thirst ball

An unforgettable experience and unique souvenir! The thirst ball is made directly at the furnace in the hut. Under the guidance of a glassmaker, you will experience how difficult it is to blow the hot glass mass into a ball.

Price: 15 euros Duration: approx. 10 minutes + 30 minutes cooling time Minimum age: 6 years Due to production processes in the hut, there may be restrictions or time delays.

 

Our creative offers

Making glass is not only a four thousand year old tradition, but also an experience and fascination for everyone! In our creative courses you can try your hand and create a unique piece for yourself. With our glassmakers you create a unique experience that you will not forget so quickly. Whether ashtray, paperweight or bowl with us you will find the right thing for you!

Make ashtray

You can make your own ashtray with us under the supervision of the glassmaker. Each piece is individual and is guaranteed not to exist a second time! Not only for you, but also as a gift, this glass vessel is a real eye-catcher.

With our glassmaker you will dive into the world of glassmaking, all steps will be discussed and the colors will be chosen. A unique experience at the melting furnace!

The following colors are available: blue, colored, yellow, green, orange, red, white

 

Price: 50 € Duration: 20 minutes Minimum age: 12 years The objects can be picked up after three days. We will gladly send the ashtray to your home (plus 15,95 € shipping).

Collectors watch out!

Handmade paperweight

A paperweight is a small, heavy object designed to keep paper from flying off your desk. In recent decades, a real hype has arisen around handmade paperweights. With us you have the unique opportunity to make your own individual Paperweight.

With our glassmaker you will be immersed in the world of glassmaking, all steps will be discussed and the colors will be chosen. A unique and unforgettable experience at the furnace!

The following colors are available: blue, multicolored, yellow, green, orange, red, white

 

Price: 50 € Duration: 20 minutes Minimum age: 12 years The objects can be picked up after three days. We will gladly send the paperweight to your home (plus 15,95 € shipping).

The following colors are available: blue, multicolored, yellow, green, orange, red, white

 

handmade

Bowl

Imagine that a pretty colorful bowl on the living room table reminds you of a visit to the glass manufacturer Harzkristall. Why? Quite simply, you have made this bowl yourself. Who can say that? And the best part is that no one will have exactly the same bowl. It's one of a kind!

With our glassmaker you will be immersed in the world of glassmaking, all the steps discussed and the colors chosen. A unique experience at the melting furnace!

The following colors are available: blue, colored, yellow, green, orange, red, white

Price: 50 € Duration: 20 minutes Minimum age: 12 years The objects can be picked up after three days. We will gladly send the bowl to your home (plus 15,95 € shipping).

The creative offers are suitable for:

Laymen, handicraft enthusiast or artistically talented

Anyone who is looking for adventure

Individuals who want to have a unique experience

Small groups, companies or families

 

All creative offers take place in our hut in the heart of the Harzkristall glass manufactory in Derenburg. Let us enchant you.

Glassmaking courses

for 1-2 persons

Glassmaking course

In our smelter you will practice at the furnace and work with molten glass. We will give you expert instructions and assist you while you form and blow beautiful unique glass pieces yourself.

 

  • Welcome by the glassmaker with a short glassworks explanation at the glass melting furnace
  • Explanation, presentation of the working processes and glassmaking tools in theory
  • Glassmaker demonstrates live the complex process of a drinking cup in detail
  • First course participant makes his own drinking cup under guidance
  • During the course the participants make two drinking cups for themselves
  • In the glassmaking workshop, the glassmaker always works alternately with one participant

 

Course fee:

  • One person: 190€ (course duration approx. 1,5h
  • Two persons: 390€ (course duration: approx. 3h)
  • Including tools, colored glass, assistants, drinks

for 4 to max. 6 persons

Glamaker course

In our smelter you will practice at the furnace and work with molten glass. We will give you expert instruction and assist you while you blow and shape your own drinking cup.

  • Welcome by the glassmaker with a short glassworks introduction at the glass melting furnace
  • Explanation, presentation of the working processes and glassmaking tools in theory
  • The glassmaker demonstrates live the complex process of a drinking cup in detail
  • First course participant makes his own drinking cup under guidance, if required: finishing of the glass by the glassmaker
  • Then all other course participants follow until all drinking glasses are made
  • During the glassmaking course, the glassmaker can only work with one person at a time

Course fee:

  • Per person: 110€ (duration: per person about 30 minutes, maximum 3h).
  • Including tools, colored glass, assistants, drinks

To bring to the glassmaking class:

Loose fitting, airy and comfortable cotton clothing, no synthetics.

Tops: T-shirts, long pants, closed-toe shoes and sunglasses.

The course is not recommended for people who are sensitive to heat or suffer from circulatory problems.

 

The glassmaking courses are suitable for:

Non-professionals, those who are enthusiastic about handicrafts or artistically talented.

Anyone who is looking for adventure

Individuals who want to have a unique experience

Small groups, companies or families

 

All courses take place in our glassworks at the Harzkristall glass manufactory in Derenburg.

For artists & designers

Renting

The Harzkristall glassworks offers business customers, art schools, artists and designers the possibility of renting a space in order to realize their projects. When renting our glassworks, a Falorni furnace (gas) and an electric furnace are available. Clear glass is melted, which can also be combined with the numerous colored glasses of the Farbglashuette Reichenbach. Experienced glassmakers will help you with the realization of your designs if necessary. In addition to the traditional mouth blowing process, our employees are also proficient in glass casting. Furthermore, a Fusing furnace is at your disposal if required.

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