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iGNiS Glass Studio

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Unique find in downtown

Loved finding this place! If you have time this is a great family thing to experience or go with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Franklin, Tennessee
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Unique experience

Was surprised to find this place in downtown Chattanooga. The staff was very friendly. We think the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Noah D
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass blowing”(27 reviews)
“blown glass”(7 reviews)
“paper weight”(6 reviews)
You can blow your own glass. We offer the opportunity to have a hands-on glass blowing experience. We are opening the studio so that you and your family can have the chance to blow your own heirloom glass ornament or sun-catcher. With the help of...more
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409 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1220
+1 423-265-2565
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 January 2015

On a family vacation in August, 2014, my daughter (24) suggested that we walk to this glass studio and make our own ornaments. We walked through the studio for a few minutes, oohing and awing over the pieces and then picked out the funniest eye...More

2  Thank lovetocook23
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My wife took my 10 year old grand daughter here for her birthday. EXTREMELY disappointed! 55 dollars, very little interaction, no education, less than 10 minutes! Not sure what the problem was, but even though the grand was happy with her ornament, it seemed there...More

5  Thank LASH0211
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved finding this place! If you have time this is a great family thing to experience or go with friends! Lovely place

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was surprised to find this place in downtown Chattanooga. The staff was very friendly. We think the experience of getting to do our own blown glass was definitely worth the price.

Thank Noah D
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I am such a fan of blown glass, so imagine my excitement when I was given the opportunity to make my own item! The staff was so encouraging and kind and the whole process was quick and informative! Loved it and cannot wait to see...More

1  Thank justaf00die
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We have always loved watching glass blowing but have never got to do it first hand. This was so much fun as we were guided through making an ornament and a paper weight. Can not wait to pick up our finished products tomorrow morning!

1  Thank Pam B
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This was a bucket list check off item for my husband. It was his birthday and we had some time before what I had planned for him. Every one was very nice and our instructor was fun. It is pricey for the amount of time...More

1  Thank Karla P
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My wife was dying to go and make blown glass Christmas decorations. Well, it turned out that we made the most beautiful Christmas tree decorations in about 5 minutes. It was fun & amazing. Kids loved it. Matt was so patient with everyone & helped...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve always wanted to blow glass and then to stumble upon this gem was awesome! We were strolling down the street and stopped to watch them working. The two glass blowers were talking with the people, answering questions, and genuinely enjoying themselves. You can even...More

2  Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

On a whim, stopped in to check out the studio. Warmly greeted, and provided information regarding making our own ornament or paperweight. Chris was very thorough in explaining the process and making the experience memorable and much fun. Absolutely amazed at the opportunity to participate...More

1  Thank 923cyndeec
Christopher M, Owner at iGNiS Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you Cyndee, I am so glad that we were able to make this experience that enjoyable for you.

Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is a great activity to experience in Chattanooga -- especially if you want something unique and handmade to take home. You choose the style and colors for the ornament or paperweight and take part in 2 steps of the process. The artist working with...More

1  Thank RNew65
Christopher M, Owner at iGNiS Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you for the nice review, we always appreciate it.

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This was too quick for the price. You get very limited hands on here. The girl did most of the work. Piece did come out great though and they ship it home for you. Just seems a bit of a tourist trap.More

Thank Susan B
Christopher M, Manager at iGNiS Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

I am sorry that you felt this way, we try to make the glass blowing as inclusive and hands on as possible, but what you must understand is that this is an art form that takes years to learn and that to include the participant...More

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Response from Christopher M | Property representative |
We are actually not open Sunday and Monday, but basically we prefer an appointment to be scheduled if possible, but not always necessary. Best thing to do is give us a call either way. 423-265-2565