Larry has been making beautiful, handcrafted lampwork beads (also known as torch beads by some) for nearly two decades. Larry first got the bug to make his stunning beads in 1989 and learned this difficult skill by the self-taught method. He has since taken classes by other renowned and gifted bead artists to hone in on his dexterity but continues to forge and succeed mainly on talent alone. To find out more about lampworking please visit the lampworking page. (Please scroll down to see a list of Larry's Credits and Accomplishments.)

One of the ways Larry shares his dedication for the craft is by giving demonstrations at the Saint Louis City Museum, Bracelets and More, Salute to the Arts, and Main Street Art Gallery to name a few. You can find out where Larry will be next by checking out his show schedule.  


Larry's artistry doesn’t end at just lampworking, he also has a thriving studio in Belleville IL where he designs, creates and installs custom stained glass. The Art Glass Studio of Belleville is a great place to find supplies for your next lampworking or stained glass project. Want to learn how to lampwork or perhaps you're curious about stained glass? Larry holds classes on both subjects.

Each one of Larry’s beads is a handcrafted work of art and each work of art unique unto itself. All of Larry’s beads have a 100% satisfaction guarantee and that means should your bead break or crack he will replace it free-of-charge. There is no compromise on quality in anything Larry does and it shows in every aspect of his business.

Larry does a very large assortment of custom glass work and will do custom lampwork as well. That there are so many varieties of bead shapes, sizes & colors we are confident that you will find what you are looking for. But if for some reason you don't and you have something special in mind, get in touch with Larry and tell him your idea. He is more than happy to accommidate your wishes.



Lampwork Bead & Jewelry Designer 1989-present.

1st Place Glass Award, Art in the Park, Highland Illinois.

Juried Art Show 2004-2005. Art and Air Fair, Webster Groves, Missouri.

Juried Art Show 2004-2005. Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

Juried Art Shows 2004-2005. Westport Plaza Festival of Fine Arts, Saint. Louis, Missouri.

Juried Art Show 2004-2005. Salute to the Arts, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Berkshire Center for Contemporary Glass 2003-2004. Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Bead Demonstraton Artist 2003-present. Bracelets and More, Belleville, Illinois.



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