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Jamestown Glasshouse, DVD

$14.95

    Model: DV139
    Run Time: 46 minutes
    Format: Region: plays worldwide, NTSC
  • Filmed & Edited in High Definition Widescreen
  • Music Video
  • About the Glass, 5-Minute Lesson
  • Meet the Glassblowers
  • Teacher Lesson Plan

Filmed in high definition, this DVD reveals the amazing world of glassblowing at Jamestown Glasshouse in Virginia, site of the first permanent settlement in America. Come experience firsthand the art of glassmaking demonstrated daily by master glassblowers.
The history here is fascinating. Learn of the hardships in 1607 America; this was America’s first attempt at a commercial industry where life was tough and the challenges extreme.
Why here? What were the motives of the Virgina Company of London for the Virginia Colony? Learn how the glass site was abandoned in the early 1600’s and not re-discovered until the 1930’s. Today, the Glasshouse turns out a large variety of 17th century era glassware and takes careful note of their historical usages and features.

  Special Features
Filmed & Edited in High Definition Widescreen
Music Video
About the Glass
5-Minute Lesson
Meet the Glassblowers
Teacher Lesson Plan
Close Captioned 

 
 
1. Glasshouse History
2. Discovering the Ruins
3. Ingredients
4. Tools and Equipments
5. The Glassmaking Process
6. Step-by-Step Lesson
7. Finished Pieces
8. Keeping the Fire Going

 

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 10 December, 2010.

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