Bead Maker

Glass-Bead Maker

Minimum-5thstandard pass

Will be updated

The tasks a

Bead Maker (Glass)is expected to perform include:

Making beads from glass

Melting ends of solid glass rod using gas burner or furnace

Taking small globule of molten glass on end of metal wire and spinning wire till bead is formed

Rolling globule of glass in mould to form bead of desired size and shape

Cooling and solidifying glass article by holding it over blast of compressed air

Opening mould and removing beads

Ability to control the heat to achieve the desired shapes

Knowledge of basic fundamentals of fusing and slumping glass

Proficient in several decorative techniques using glass stringers to create various patterns

Well-versed withbasic torch safety, glass terminology, annealing, and bead cleaning

Ability to make beads by blowing process

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Attention to detail


Hand-eye co-ordination 

It requires one to be on their toes

Need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Factories usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Low Vision (LV), and Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job islisted asmildly hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards may include back aches, infection, allergies,slips and falls, general fatigue, nausea, burns, etc.

Health risks include exposure toinfrared radiation (IR), distracting visible radiation (sodium flare), asbestos tapes, and particulate matter (i.e., broken glass), etc.

For freshers - INR 7,000 to INR 8,500 per month

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 9,000 to INR 10,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of the Indian Ceramic and Glass Industry

Ceramic Industry

The ceramics industry in India came into existence about a century ago and has matured over time to form an industrial base. From traditional pottery making, the industry has evolved to find its place in the market for sophisticated insulators, electronic and electrical items. Over the years, the industry has been modernizing through new innovations in product profile, quality and design to emerge as a modern, world-class industry, ready to take on global competition. The Indian Ceramic Industry ranks at 8th position in the world and produces around 2.5% of global output. The industry provides employment to 5,50,000 people, of whom 50,000 are directly employed. Gujarat accounts for around 70% of total ceramic production.

Glass Industry

Fuelled by growth in sectors like real estate, infrastructure, retail, automotive and food & beverages, the country's glass industry will acquire a market size worth 340 billion by 2015.The organized glass industry, as of 2013, employs 30 lakh people directly and provides indirect employment to 5 lakh people whereas the unorganized sector employs around 5-6 lakh people.About 75% of the total glass industries are concentrated in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.The highest employment in the glass industry is in Gujarat followed by Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.As the industry grows, so will the demand for professionals such as Bead Maker (Glass).

Bead-making companiesacross India

Towns and cities across India