Definitely A Statement Ring

A Colors Of The Stone Workshop [select another show]

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Instructor: Dale "Cougar" Armstrong
Besides being a diehard rockhound and a lapidary, Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is an internationally known wire jewelry artist, instructor and author with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé. With more than 40 years of combined experience, she uses absolutely no solder or glue in her traditional wire jewelry designs, and teaches how at related events in North America, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, and Switzerland. Best known for making her thorough teaching style fun, Dale is the author of numerous magazine and Internet articles, and the bestselling book, “Wirework: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping”. She has also made more than 50 educational DVDs, is a member of the Beadalon Design Team, and a live product presenter on Jewelry Television, and has her own line of “Cougar’s Choice” hand tools. Learn more on her website: http://www.cougarscreations.com

Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $150 » includes class fee, all necessary supplies, use of instructor’s tool, and handout

Discover how to set your favorite OMG gemstones into a contemporary ring design that’s sure to “Make a Statement”. Using square and half-round wires, students will learn how to formulate and finish this beauty so it fits every time. Class discussions will include: choosing the right stone for the right ring style and finger size; how to use ring sizers and mandrels that do not match; pricing your work for profit and more.
The workshop fee includes teacher’s fee, all necessary silver wire, choice of faceted stone, and written follow-up instructions. Each student will receive a sterling silver wire kit and then choose their favorite from a selection of OMG faceted gemstones to set in their new ring. (Stones may include but are not limited to: Lodolite, Citrine, Smoky, Amethyst, Tourmalinated or Rutilated Quartz.) Students will wear their new ring out of class!

How to sign-up for class: Please register and pay for class on-line at:
http://cougarscreations.com/class-details.php?db_id=00127
or you may email me with your contact information and the classes you are interested in: dale@cougarscreations.com

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