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A couple weeks ago I was fortunate enough to take part in a glass workshop taught by Michal Silberberg - one of my very favorite glass artists. I kinda felt a bit like a teenage girl with front row tickets to a Bon Jovi concert. Totally giddy. I've been a longtime admirer of her work and was thrilled to hear she would be in town. Although I admittedly did question her why on earth she came all the way across the pond to Minnesota of all places? Family. A-ha!

The workshop was put on by Star of the North Glassworkers - the Minnesota chapter of the ISGB (International Society of Glass Beadmakers). In order to sign up for the class I had to become a member first. Yippee! I am officially a member of a glass club. What a great group of talented artists and some very fun people.

Having been completely self-taught through painstaking hours of trial and error and a little help from the internet and YouTube, I was excited to take a real class from a real instructor and get some g…