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Realize your next glass project in Amsterdam
Vrij Glas has a huge studio in the Greater Amsterdam Harbour Area.
The place is very private, with lots of space for amazing projects.
Large meeting area, planning area, gallery, professional kitchen, WiFi, and great espresso.
Unlike so many glass studios, this has lots of room and privacy where you can control your own environment, spread out, experiment and enjoy the unique location.

Furnace with clear glass:
650€ per day (9:00-17:00).
Following day without overnight melt 475€.
New melt 650€.

Furnace with custom-made coloured glass:
850€ per day (9:00-17:00).
Following day without overnight melt 475€.
New melt 850€.

12-hour annealing cycle, in a variety of annealers, is included.
Longer annealing cycles and the use of our hand torches are possible and charged separately.
Gloryhole 65€ per day.
Hand-burner 35€ per day.

Glass blowing assistance:
Glassblower approx. 280€ per day depending on availability.
Assistant approx. 160€ per day depending on availability.

Many other arrangements and longer rentals are possible, our staff is very flexible.

Wood Steel Plaster:
Mould making and steel fabrication 120€ per day.
Our technical experts are available to assist you.
General assistance in mould making, finishing work 60€ per hour.

Hot glass casting, kiln casting, and coldworking per hour, or per day.

Experimental glassmaking for beginners

Saturday 13:00-16:00 & Sunday 13:00-16:00.
Monday appointment for work pickup.
200€ per person for two afternoons in the same weekend, minimum 5 persons.
Hot glass, hot glass instructor and overnight annealing included.

Private Lessons:
Glassblowing and Coldworking for Beginners

On demand.

You can make amazing things at Vrij Glas!

Vrij Glas is a working facility and therefore not suitable for children. We can, however, make special arrangements.
Note: No pets inside.

For more information about the different possibilities including desk rental contact:
Durk Valkema
+31(0)6 5321 3277
valkema (at)

Book at least seven days in advance and bring your own Kόgler rods.
All prices are excluding VAT.

Cancellations of hot glass facilities must be made in person, or over the phone on 06 53213277, between 10.00 & 17.00 Monday to Saturday. E-mails, sms texts and other forms of communication will not be classed as notification of cancellation. You, the client(s) must give VRIJ GLAS at least 7 days notice of cancellation prior to your hot glass appointment. If less than 7 days, the client will be liable for 25% of the quoted price as a cancellation fee. if less than 2 days, the client will be liable for 75% of the quoted price as a cancellation fee