Egyptian Paste (also known as Faience) is a colored self-glazing clay, fired to 1900° F. Come experience the magic of this 3,000 year old process. First session will include demonstrations of marbling, forming and molding, then hands-on bead/ornament making. Final session includes stringing and assembling the fired beads into a finished piece. Please send or bring your $35 to cover materials, handouts and firing. Limit 6 per class.
Rebecca Koop with her gang.
This workshop is ideal for kids summer activities, ages 10 to teen. We are presently contracted with the Kansas City Municipal Correctional Institute to teach bead-making classes to female inmates. (not pictured :) )

Egyptian Paste Beads - 1047A
Egyptian Paste (faience) is colored self-glazing clay fired to 1900 F. Come experience the magic of this 3000 year old process. Most people are familiar with the ancient turquoise scarabs and mummy beads. Class includes demonstrations of marbling, forming and molding, then hands-on bead ornament making. Participants can then string and assemble the fired beads they make into a finished piece. Please send $25 to cover materials and firing to Back Door Pottery: 3922 St John Ave. KCMO 64123. Rebecca has been an instructor of recreational pottery classes since 1986 and was the ceramics instructor at William Jewel College from 1980 to 1999. Art Institute graduate. More information and images on my website at www.

CONVENER: Rebecca Koop (816-808-2789)
CLASS FEE: $14.00
Sec. A: 2 session(s); Beginning Wednesday, March 02, 20166:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Back Door Pottery, 3922 St. John Ave., KCMO, 64123

This workshop is offered through Communiversity

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We accept personal and Cashiers Checks.  Prices do not include shipping and handling.  Delivery times vary. 
Please allow at least 3 weeks to instock pieces, and 8 weeks for custom orders.  Contact us for shipping costs to your zip code.  Prices subject to change.

All pottery, copywrite by Rebecca Koop    
Most Assorted Stoneware and Majolica Photos by Janet Ryan.