Line Fold Bracelet

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Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown is an internationally known instructor. She teaches her classes in her studio in Flemington, NJ and at Bead Fest venues, Bead and Button, BeadFx in Canada, for east coast bead stores and bead societies and at The Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in Artisan Jewelry Times, an online magazine, and has an online video at Kalmbach’s Jewelry & Beading Store. Marti was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has been designing jewelry for over 38 years and loves creating jewelry and teaching. Marti works in a variety of traditional and contemporary jewelry metals and processes; currently working in niobium, a colorful metal, and of course beads. She is constantly looking for new sources of inspiration and has added beadweaving, wireweaving, Viking knit, polymer clay, felting, and PMC bead making to her techniques. Marti is a founding member of the Delaware Valley Bead Society encompassing Hunterdon County in New Jersey and Bucks County in Pennsylvania.

Currently not available.
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $125

Using niobium and fold-forming you will create three or more custom links for your bracelet. You will learn to cut niobium sheet in the shapes of your choice. You will line fold and texture them. Smooth the parts with files and sanding pads to ready your pieces for anodizing with electricity. Then you can express yourself with your favorite colors and connect the parts with niobium jump rings to finish your bracelet.

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Class fee: $125.00

Kit includes: 1 1/2-inch x 4 inches 24 gauge unanodized niobium sheet, 8 inches 16 gauge unanodized niobium wire, 8mm & 10mm jump rings and 3M sanding pad

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