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Seriously stunning glass.

This small craft centre has amazing handmade glasswork and offers classes as well as accommodation... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Passionate couple and excellent experience

Everyone should try Glassblowing at Ogishi craft centre. Lovely and passionate couple guide you... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Rachel C
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
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5 Jan 2018
“Seriously stunning glass.”
22 Apr 2017
“Passionate couple and excellent experience”
Ogishi Craft Centre is a Work of ArtOgishi Art Glass + Ogishi Art Chocolate+Glass Jewellery + Textile + Ceramics + PaintingGlassblowing lessons + Accommodation
540 Wilderness Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7979
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

Highly recommend this entertaining and creative experience. Setsuko and her husband guided us safely and skilfully through the process of creating a unique and lovely piece of glassware. It truly makes you appreciate the craftsmanship in the work she has displayed in her gallery. The...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This small craft centre has amazing handmade glasswork and offers classes as well as accommodation. Well worth the detour to visit.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Everyone should try Glassblowing at Ogishi craft centre. Lovely and passionate couple guide you through the process and you get hands on experience spinning, blowing and moulding the glass. My partner and I had a great time and each got to create something and take...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Everyone should try the Ogishi glass blowing experience. Blowing glass is once in a lifetime experience. Very talented and helpful staff take you through all the steps on a dry run and then assist you to mould a piece off molten glass in a creation...More

Thank Neil M
Ogishiglass, Owner at Ogishi Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Hi Neil, Thank you for your great review. We will start new glassblowing season from April for 3 months and are having a lot of fun with students taking our lessons. Kind Regards Setsuko

Reviewed 25 February 2017

As we visited over a weekend of 47deg C, we were not fortunate to see Setsuko working with the furnace. However we were able to view her amazing and creative works at the craft centre. It was also lovely chatting with her husband Yutaka and...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Had such an awesome experience making our glass works. My partner and I have always been interested in trying glass blowing and was a great learning experience! The artist has a display room were she keeps all her work, worth having a look at and...More

Thank NatalyR230
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

My son and I did a glass blowing class. It won't disappoint. We felt very safe with expert instruction. With only two in a class it's very personalized. It's exciting and fun. Thanks to Setsuko and her husband Yukata.

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My sister & I had a fantastic glassblowing experience today. Setsuko & her husband Yutaka were so friendly and professional. We were made to feel safe & looked after throughout the entire 'mind blowing' session! We would highly recommend this experience & look forward to...More

Thank bruleebronnie
Ogishiglass, Owner at Ogishi Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

Hi, Thank you for giving us a great review. I will send your pieces to you tomorrow. Kind Regards Setsuko

Reviewed 10 October 2016

DH would have loved to have gone to one of their craft workshops but timing didn't work. Lovely original glassware but too pricey for us.

Thank MarjofromBrissie
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were given a voucher by our son for a combined glass lesson. We procrastinated about booking, but bit the bullet and did the deed. When we arrived we were greeted by the wonderful proprietors and the instruction started immediately. Trying to understand the procedures...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Very roomy cottage, with the owners lovely artwork. Received a delightful starter hamper with muesli, milk, fruit and a wonderful freshly baked loaf of bread, some butter and jams, together with some yummy handmade (on the premises by the owner). The kitchen is well equipped,...More

Thank Bev M
Ogishiglass, Owner at Ogishi Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Dear Bev, Thank you for your generous review. Thank you for staying our cottage and purchasing my glasswork. The pieces you selected have been dispatched through Australia Post. So you will get shortly. Regards Setsuko

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1 April 2018|
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Response from Ogishiglass | Property representative |
Hi Joan, A glassblowing lesson is $398 at moment. This is one on one experience and one person creates 2 items or 2 people create 1 item each with Setsuko in one hour. Regards Setsuko