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Workshop PhotoSpring into Metal Clay - Introduction

Instructor: Inez Flaugh
Inez Flaugh is a certified Art Clay Senior Instructor and PMC Level 2 Instructor. She has been teaching since December 2015, primarily focusing on teaching techniques used in her own jewelry designs. Inez teaches many levels of classes at her home studio, located in Fullerton, CA. She is proficient... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner
Dates/Times: March 17, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » includes materials and use of all tools.

Wouldn’t you love to make this beautiful silver pendant for your very first metal clay project? Then come join the fun and learn the basics of working with Fine Silver Metal Clay. In this class, you will primarily be working with Art Clay Silver to create your own unique Fine Silver Pendant using the following skills: Manipulating... Read More

Workshop PhotoInterchangeable French Tassels

Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$30 » workshop fee
$27 » kit fee

Tassels are this year's biggest trend, and these are the best! Learn the traditional French method for making tassels of any size or width that have a flat, tailored top which offers multiple embellishment possibilities. These tassels have a convertible clasp attached so you can wear them with a variety of ropes or as a pendant. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Workshop PhotoHow to Get Your Home to Give You What You Want

Instructor: Rock Lady Michal Mael
Michal’s worldly experience and exotic background made her the perfect ambassador for Nature’s Gems. Though she was born in Israel to parents of Iraqi, Yemenite and European origins, she moved to America at a young age and grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts. By the age of 19, Michal... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17, from 11:30am to 12:15pm
Fees: $0 » FREE WORKSHOP

Does your home make you money? Does your home make you relax like a day at the spa? This workshop is about learning Energy Placement Blue a registered style of stone placement in all in environments. Michal Mael founder and importer of Stones, Geodes, specimens and Deity Statuary is going to give you the basics of how to create the... Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Workshop PhotoMicro Mosaic

Instructor: Carole Witt
Graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Anyone who knows Carole knows her passion for Micro Mosaic. After research, calling, studying with, and hounding as many authorities as she could, she finally gathered up enough fun facts and techniques to offer Traditional Micro Mosaic. We will pull our own tessere, incanalato, and leaves,and boccio using enamels and glass, and learn... Read More

Workshop PhotoContessa II Pendant

Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$35 » workshop fee
$28 » kit fee

Filigrees, bead embroidery and traditional bead weaving techniques are all combined to create a unique pendant with Swarovski pearls and crystals. The filigree is treated like fabric in embroidery to support the bead weaving. Read More

Workshop PhotoDemystifying Metal Clay Rings Silver Metal Clay

Instructor: Inez Flaugh
Inez Flaugh is a certified Art Clay Senior Instructor and PMC Level 2 Instructor. She has been teaching since December 2015, primarily focusing on teaching techniques used in her own jewelry designs. Inez teaches many levels of classes at her home studio, located in Fullerton, CA. She is proficient... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Basic Metal Clay Skills
Dates/Times: March 17, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » includes materials and use of all tools.

Come enjoy and learn the basics of making your own rings with Metal Clay. In this class, you will be making, not just one, but two rings. The knowledge you will gain will include: properly sizing a ring using Art Clay Silver, making a flat band ring off mandrel, a ring on the mandrel, flush setting CZs and torch firing one of your rings. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Workshop PhotoBeginning Torch Soldering

Instructor: Carole Witt
Graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

This is an in-depth class that will equip you for using soldering torches. Once you understand the soldering process, good torch control, and the proper steps, soldering is a lot of fun. This introductory class focuses on getting you started on the right path, so you can confidently work and troubleshoot on your own. The earrings and... Read More

Workshop PhotoFiligree Leaf Fine Silver Metal Clay

Instructor: Cat Burton
Cathy Burton has been involved in art pretty much her whole life. An introduction to beading led to other mediums including, wire wrapping & crochet, chainmail, and oh so many more. In 2008 she found her passion in metal clay, became a Certified Art Clay Silver Senior Instructor, as well as a... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » includes materials and use of all tools.

Create a delicate openwork design with syringe. Learn how to control and build layers with fine silver metal clay in syringe form and then create syringe gemstone settings and a bail to complete the project. This is a technique-rich class that you can use to build on future projects. Read More

Workshop PhotoEuropean 4-in-1, doubled Byzantine, single Byzantine

Instructor: Mary Nesfield
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$0 » Free Demo
$10 » Kit Fee

Come join Mary for these free demos on making chainmaille bracelets. European 4-in-1, doubled Byzantine, single Byzantine. No registration required. Come join in the fun! Read More

Workshop PhotoFree-form wire-woven cuff

Instructor: Mary Nesfield
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$0 » Free Demo
$10 » Kit Fee

Free-form wire-woven cuff; single Byzantine chain with wire-woven heart pendant. Mary will be demonstrating how to make these two projects from 10am-2pm. Come on by and learn this technique. No registration necessary. Free Demo. Kits are available for $10 each. Read More

Workshop PhotoWire-wrapped dichroic glass cabochon

Instructor: Mary Nesfield
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$0 » Free Demo
$10 » Kit Fee

Mary will be demonstrating how to make this wire-wrapped dichroic glass cabochon. Come and learn. Ongoing demos all day from 10-2. No registration required. Kits are available to purchase. Read More

Workshop PhotoBotanical Impressions in Silver Clay

Instructor: Laura Moore
Http://www.billysabadkitty.com/ Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 10:00am to 4:30pm
Fees:
$110 » workshop fee
$25 » kit fee

An introduction to molding botanical specimens. We will make a pendant with a botanic imprint. Beginner and experienced clayers are both welcome. You will learn mold making, handling, forming, refining, firing, polishing and storing silver clay. All tools are provided by the instructor, if you have your own tool kit bring it along! Also... Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Workshop PhotoHow to Get Your Home to Give You What You Want

Instructor: Rock Lady Michal Mael
Michal’s worldly experience and exotic background made her the perfect ambassador for Nature’s Gems. Though she was born in Israel to parents of Iraqi, Yemenite and European origins, she moved to America at a young age and grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts. By the age of 19, Michal... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 11:30am to 12:15pm
Fees: $0 » FREE WORKSHOP

Does your home make you money? Does your home make you relax like a day at the spa? This workshop is about learning Energy Placement Blue a registered style of stone placement in all in environments. Michal Mael founder and importer of Stones, Geodes, specimens and Deity Statuary is going to give you the basics of how to create the... Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Workshop PhotoPlaying with SuperDuos and Rivoli Pendant

Instructor: Janice Metz
Not only has she been serving the needs of jewelry designers and fabricators since 1997 as a Jewelry Assembler, Ms. Metz has always had a love of making jewelry. She wanted to share her expertise by teaching classes privately and through the Culver City Rock and Mineral Club’s Fiesta of Gems... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $85

We will be playing with SuperDuos to make a SuperDuo and Rivoli Pendant that utilizes SuperDuos, a Rivoli, pearls or crystals and seed beads. Each pendant will be unique and designed by you. Special Notes or requirements: Bring a snack, learn a new technique, meet other "beaders" and enjoy the day in an informal setting.... Read More

Workshop PhotoStackables & Tube Setting

Instructor: Carole Witt
Graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: March 18, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

String Bead is excited to be teaching how to make these trendy stackable rings! Instruction on how to make 5 different types of stackable rings. We will be pairing our soldering skills with our design skills to create this timeless, delicate project. We will be using bronze, copper, and sterling. Choose which types of rings best suit your... Read More

Workshop PhotoHigh Society Bracelet

Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$35 » workshop fee
$35 » kit fee

Elegant lines and unmistakable Swarovski sparkle are the main elements of this very wearable bracelet with a coordinated clasp. Learn Cubic Right Angle Weave the easy way with Diane’s new tool, included in the kit. Multiple colorways will be available. Read More

Workshop PhotoBasking in the Sun Fine Silver Metal Clay

Instructor: Cat Burton
Cathy Burton has been involved in art pretty much her whole life. An introduction to beading led to other mediums including, wire wrapping & crochet, chainmail, and oh so many more. In 2008 she found her passion in metal clay, became a Certified Art Clay Silver Senior Instructor, as well as a... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » Includes materials and use of all tools.

Create your own storybook picket fence complete with vines, flowers, leaves, and a sleepy cat. You will learn how to build realistic fence rails & posts, apply your own unique woodgrain texture, and assemble the pieces. Skills include construction, carving, creating texture, and syringe work. Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Workshop PhotoTorch Enameling

Instructor: Carole Witt
Graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 18, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

A fun class that takes the fear and uncertainty out of torch enameling. This is a remarkably simple technique that will change your metalwork from passé to pizzazz! Very limited class size, so sign up soon! Tools and materials included. Plenty of extra materials and tools are available for purchase. All skill levels are welcome.... Read More

Workshop PhotoNot Your Mother’s Vintage Ring Silver Metal Clay

Instructor: Despina Buoncristiani
Despina Buoncristiani’s love of art began as a child with drawing and painting which led to her career in Graphic Design. Jewelry making was a hobby, but eventually she would sell her pieces at local boutiques and festivals. She loves mixing traditional metalsmithing techniques with metal... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » includes materials and use of all tools.

Love the look of vintage rings...then why not make one yourself with a vintage button motif! Learning how to size, shape, and create your band is a skill you will use again and again. After the band is constructed, you will select a mold which was created from a vintage button, and place your clay in it to make your ring topper. When your... Read More

Workshop PhotoShell Spiral Bracelet

Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$35 » workshop fee
$20 » kit fee. Note: Magnetic Clasp is $15.00 more

This easy version of a spiral stitch makes a bracelet you’ll want to wear with everything. Three finishing techniques will be taught: Bangle, Magnetic or Interchangeable clasps so you can choose your own preference. Multiple colorways will be available, as well as a choice of gold or silver clasps. Read More

Workshop PhotoDowntown Lights Convertible Necklace/Bracelet

Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$25 » workshop fee
$25 » kit fee

Stitch a sparkling, convertible necklace that can be worn with or without tassels or a pendant, or as a bracelet. This project is perfect for beginners who want a quick-to-learn stitch with immediate results, or experienced beaders who want a new project they can whip up for gifts or sales. Read More

Workshop PhotoFree-form wire-woven cuff

Instructor: Mary Nesfield
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$0 » Free Demo
$10 » Kit Fee

Free-form wire-woven cuff; single Byzantine chain with wire-woven heart pendant. Mary will be demonstrating how to make these two projects from 10am-2pm. Come on by and learn this technique. No registration necessary. Free Demo. Kits are available for $10 each. Read More

Workshop PhotoEuropean 4-in-1, doubled Byzantine, single Byzantine

Instructor: Mary Nesfield
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$0 » Free Demo
$10 » Kit Fee

Come join Mary for these free demos on making chainmaille bracelets. European 4-in-1, doubled Byzantine, single Byzantine. No registration required. Come join in the fun! Read More

Workshop PhotoWire-wrapped dichroic glass cabochon

Instructor: Mary Nesfield
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$0 » Free Demo
$10 » Kit Fee

Mary will be demonstrating how to make this wire-wrapped dichroic glass cabochon. Come and learn. Ongoing demos all day from 10-2. No registration required. Kits are available to purchase. Read More

Workshop PhotoFun and Cute Button Earrings

Instructor: Laura Moore
Http://www.billysabadkitty.com/ Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Some metal clay experience is helpful but not necessary
Dates/Times: March 19, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$69 » Workshop Fee
$25 » Kit fee

Made from silver clay these post earrings are quick and easy to make. You will learn a way to make and embed your own earring post. I will have some botanic molds and various texture plates available for students to use, or you can bring one of your own. You will leave class with a completed pair of earrings. Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Workshop PhotoOrganics Fine Silver Pendant Silver Metal Clay

Instructor: Despina Buoncristiani
Despina Buoncristiani’s love of art began as a child with drawing and painting which led to her career in Graphic Design. Jewelry making was a hobby, but eventually she would sell her pieces at local boutiques and festivals. She loves mixing traditional metalsmithing techniques with metal... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » includes materials and use of all tools.

You will love creating this freeform bezel set pendant! The start of the class will be spent loosely sketching out a design for your pendant, or you can choose to select from a sampling of designs that will be provided. Your piece will evolve with each addition that you make, freeing you from a structured design, while making it all your... Read More

Workshop PhotoMini-Intro Metal Clay Make & Take Class

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructors
Instructors teaching this mini Intro class are all certified Art Clay Senior Instructors. They all have been working in Art Clay Silver for several years. Now they want to share that knowledge with you in this Mini-Intro Make & Take Class. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 19, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $20 » includes materials and use of all tools.

This is an easy way to get your feet wet working with metal clay. Learn the very basics of working and firing Art Clay Silver and creating your first jewelry piece of .999 fine silver. Read More

Lillian Todaro Beadwork Instruction

Instructor: Lillian Todaro
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17-March 19, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!

Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry design and beadwork located in booth #257. Read More

ArtClay Demonstrations

Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17-March 19, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demo!

Daily demonstrations of how to use artclay to create pure silver jewelry. Read More

Basic Jewelry Making Instruction

Instructor: Wristy Business
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: March 17-March 19, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!

Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry making including stringing, crimping, and jewelry tool instruction. Located in booth #204. Read More
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