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The Real Mexico Copper Canyon Call Today 877 938 0951 16 March 2018 Discover more tours at www.acloserlooktours.com Mexico’s Monarchs Terrapin Glassblowing Studio explores the history and artistry of glass works. Tucked away in the southwestern corner of New Hampshire in the town of Jaffrey, the studio welcomes guests with tours, demonstrations and programs. As part of tours, groups learn about the steps artists take— from gathering the glass and heating it in the kiln to shaping and molding it into a finished piece—when producing functional and decorative glass pieces. The studio offers a number of inter- active sessions that cover both glassblowing and flameworking. Participants in the Introduction to Glassblowing class learn the foundations of glassblowing and get to use the tools and equipment. As part of the two-hour session, they create four of their own pieces—a clear flower, a colorful flower, a paperweight and a clear blown ornament. The Blow Your Own Pumpkin and Blow Your Own Ornament classes allow guests to experience glassblowing firsthand in a shorter time frame by focusing on just one piece. The craft of flameworking, which varies from glassblowing, is showcased through hands-on offerings such as introduc- tory flameworking and basic beadmaking, advanced courses in both disciplines, and a marble making option. Participants get to use the heated torches to create different items they can take with them. Beyond those sessions, private classes and special group programs can be booked with advanced notice. To learn more, call +1.603.593.5073 or go to terrapinglass.com. Stay glassy, New Hampshire