Dick Heidlage has been making fused glass jewelry for over ten years and has been working with silver settings for the glass for approximately five years. Recently he has begun concentrating in sterling and gold filled chainmaille jewelry to complement his glass. He learned his glass work at Diablo Glass School in Mission Hill and from visiting artists presenting classes at Bullseye Glass in New York, CBS Dichroic Glass in California and from Tanya Veit of AAE Glass at Ed Hoy’s in Chicago. He has studied metal work at Metalwerks in Waltham, Boston Center for Adult Education, Snow Farm and others. He creates his jewelry as a Studiomate at Metalwerx and at his home studio in Needham, MA.