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Workshop PhotoLeave Your Mark Fine Silver Pendant

Instructor: Katie Baum
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Skill Level: All. Minimum Age: 16
Dates/Times: January 11, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $99 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

What advice would you give to the world? What has someone said to you that left a deep impact? This is your opportunity to say something extremely meaningful, and personalize it with something no one else in the universe has: your fingerprint. This particular pendant would make an extraordinary gift. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoPuzzle Hearts Fine Silver Pendant

Instructor: Inez Flaugh
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Skill Level: All. Minimum Age: 16
Dates/Times: January 11, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Puzzled hearts is such a fun pendant to make using all the cutout hearts puzzled together, and it would make a great Valentine’s gift to keep or give to a loved one. In this class you will learn to cut out heart shapes and drill holes so the inner heart dangles within the bigger heart. We also learn to use syringe to create a bezel... Read More

Workshop PhotoBasic Bangle Bracelet

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years journeying through different materials, media, influences and forms. With each sojourn into a different media she has discovered new techniques that have made a mark on her work on the road to artistic creation. She utilizes... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 15, 2017.) Fee includes four hours of instruction, 14K gold fill and sterling silver wire, jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of her 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. She will also provide all tools for you to use in class so it is not necessary for you to bring anything.

This bracelet is the mainstay of many bracelets. Once you have learned this technique you will be able to vary the design and create a multitude of different designs. You can vary the design by using different kinds of metals, by using more or fewer wires, by twisting additional wires or none at all for a totally different look. You will... Read More

Workshop PhotoWoodland Fairy Cuff Copper Electroforming for Artists and Mad Scientists

Instructor: Terry Henry
After a career as a scientist Terry Henry answered her hearts call to turn to art full time and since the day after her retirement in November 2011 she hasn’t looked back! Terry is a native of California from the community of Los Gatos, she attended college at San Jose State University where... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees:
$125 » Class Fee
$75 » Fee is payable to instructor at beginning of class and includes: heavy copper bangle, electroformed flower, dichroic glass cabochons, glass micro-beads, 6mm and 3mm CZ’s, Victorian stamped brass charms, copper wire, conductive paint, injection wax, glue, sealed organic material, tutorial containing detailed instructions, resources and photographs, and use of electroforming and buffing equipment and chemicals.

Interested in the newest trend in copper jewelry? Come join me as we turn found objects into copper. Explore the endless possibilities of copper electroforming in an easy to understand format. In this class we will be making a customized copper bangle cuff using electroformed flowers, stamped brass charms, dichroic glass gems, and cubic... Read More

Workshop PhotoCabochon Setting

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate. Beginners if some skill with hand tools
Dates/Times: January 11, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Workshop
$25 » Materials

Often you want to set a beautiful cab but you'd like something ... Read More

Workshop PhotoBring All Together with Etching, Sawing, and Riveting

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Have you taken riveting or etching or a saw class? But now don’t know how to take it to the next level? This class gives you the chance to combine your skills into one finished piece. If you have taken one or all of these classes, this class if for you! We starting with an etched background, and then continuing with a sawed out... Read More

Workshop PhotoBead Crochet Necklace

Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 11:00am to 1:30pm
Fees:
$70$40 » Kit fee

In this class you will be able to make a wire crocheted necklace. It is simple and fun. You will wear your lovely necklace home. Handout provided. Read More

Workshop PhotoSophie Chenille Stich Necklace (or bracelet )

Instructor: Manush Termartirosyan
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Class Fee
$10 » Kit Fee

Learn to create this beautiful chenilla stitch and complete it into a bracelet or necklace. Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 11, from 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 11, from 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoEmbossed bracelet

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$55 » Workshop
$20 » Materials

There are many techniques for making bracelets, casting, fold ... Read More

Workshop PhotoBead Knotting

Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$50$25 » Kit fee

Learn the art of bead knotting. You can make a 1 strand or 2 strands small necklace as time allows. Make a beautiful design Read More

Workshop PhotoSoldered Bangles

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Oh my goodness. Just look at them!!! These soldered bangles are out of this world! We are so excited about how easy these are to personalize. If you have ever wondered how to create those trendy stackable bracelets from scratch, then take this class! These bracelets are great soldering practice to get you to the next place and take more... 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $79 » 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 PhotoFire Ammonite Pendant NEW CLASS!

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years journeying through different materials, media, influences and forms. With each sojourn into a different media she has discovered new techniques that have made a mark on her work on the road to artistic creation. She utilizes... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 15, 2017.) Fee includes four hours of instruction, a 60 million + year old fossilized fire ammonite, 14K gold fill and sterling silver wire, 14K gold fill or sterling silver beads, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of her 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. She will also provide all tools for you to use in class so it is not necessary for you to bring anything.

Ammonites can be found cut in half, with pyrite inclusions, with a delicate ammolite coating and with an opal-like colorful natural “fire like” coating we call a fire ammonite. Once you learn this technique you will be able to vary your design by adding or subtracting beads or crystals in a number of ways. Learn about wire... Read More

Workshop PhotoScratch Foam Butterfly Pendant in Silver

Instructor: Cathy Burton
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Skill Level: All. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 11, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Choose a shape, in this case a butterfly, and make some squiggles, swirls, and lines. It’s that simple. You will create your design on Scratch Foam with pens, pencils, and burnishing tools. Add some embellishments and you will have a pendant that is uniquely yours. Color will be added, time permitting, through the use of liver of... Read More

Workshop PhotoPick Up Sticks Semi-Precious Stone Fine Silver Earrings

Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Previous metal clay experience required. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 11, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $125 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Challenge your metal clay skills creating these fun avant-garde earrings! Arrange the pieces your way to create your one-of-a-kind pieces. Learn how to add a pre-made fine silver bezel, then set your semi-precious stone cabs to complete your earrings. Not into wearing these as earrings, no worries – they can easily be converted to... Read More

Workshop PhotoTassel Earrings Mini-Class

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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$15 » Class Fee
$15 » Kit Fee

Tassels are still a hot trend and these quick and easy tassel earrings take only 1 hour to make. Kit includes a full roll of Rayon Chainette, so you’ll have plenty of supplies to make more! Choice of Gold or Silver findings Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 11, from 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoSoft Soldering

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over six years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Broken plates, cups, or bowls? Turn them into your jewelry! In this class we will be using a lot of old techniques and new techniques, old tools and new tools, old components and new components, to create some really fun and functional jewelry. Great tips on which tips to use for what technique, how to keep your iron working efficiently,... Read More

Workshop PhotoGlass Fusing - But I Don’t Have a Kiln!

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

“But I Don’t Have a Kiln”… DON’T LET THAT STOP YOU! We will cover microwave kilns! And their instant gratification! “But I DO Have a Kiln”…YOU WON”T BE BORED! We will cover so many aspects of glass fusing that you will be thrilled. We will Play with as many technique as we can cram... 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Fees: $79 » 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 PhotoNatural Tendencies

Instructor: Cathy Burton
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Skill Level: All. All levels welcome, but some metal clay experience would be helpful. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 12, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Branches found in nature make great pendants but require a mold compound to capture them permanently for future use. But what if you can’t find a branch to use? Simple, you can carve one with a basic rubber block and carving tool. In this class, we will touch on the carving process, but you will use a block already carved to make... Read More

Workshop PhotoMabe Pearl Pendant Wrapped With Pearls

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years journeying through different materials, media, influences and forms. With each sojourn into a different media she has discovered new techniques that have made a mark on her work on the road to artistic creation. She utilizes... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 15, 2017.) Fee includes four hours of instruction, a large mabe pearl, 3 mm pearls, sterling silver wire, jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of her 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. She will also provide all tools for you to use in class so it is not necessary for you to bring anything.

This design is very versatile. You can vary the design by using other cabochons, using crystals instead of pearls, or by taking the outside beads only part way around the object you are encircling for a totally different look. You will want to make several! Learn about wire temper, gauges, and shapes as well as tools. You will learn how... Read More

Workshop PhotoFern Grotto Fine Silver Ring

Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Previous metal clay experience helpful. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 12, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $125 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Learn a new way to construct an unconventional ring. You will be texturing your main piece with a fern motif and shaping it around a mandrel. A smaller leaf will be crated and added to complete the circle. Refine your ring by sanding. Accent with a little bling by adding 2mm cubic zirconia and ball embellishments if you choose. Be... Read More

Workshop PhotoTreasures of the Sea Cuff Copper Electroforming for Artists and Mad Scientists

Instructor: Terry Henry
After a career as a scientist Terry Henry answered her hearts call to turn to art full time and since November 2011 she hasn’t looked back! Terry is a native of California from the community of Los Gatos, she attended college at San Jose State University where she started out as and art... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees:
$125 » Class Fee
$75 » Fee is payable to instructor at beginning of class and includes: Heavy copper bangle, fossil ammonite, dichroic glass cabochon, glass micro-beads, CZ’s, copper foil, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sealed shells material, injection wax, tutorial containing detailed instructions, material resources, and photographs, and use of electroforming and polishing equipment and chemicals.

: Interested in the newest trend in copper jewelry? Come join me as we turn found objects into copper. Explore the endless possibilities of copper electroforming in an easy to understand format. In this class we will be making a customized copper bangle cuff using shells, fossils, metal, glass, rocks, pearls, and cubic zirconia gems. The... Read More

Workshop PhotoFold-Forming a Pod or leaf pendant

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Workshop
$20 » Materials

This is a starting point for fold forming, which allows you to ... Read More

Workshop PhotoDelicate Works

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

Skill Level: Must have Soldering Experience, and provide pictures of soldered work.
Dates/Times: January 12, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

If attention to detail is something you hold close, this class was meant for you! Focusing on 20 to 18 gauge sterling silver wire with delicate tube and prong settings, learn how to create small detail work out of wire, using tools, hands, and needle file to help you. You will gain the skill to prevent melting your metals by knowing how... Read More

Workshop PhotoViking Knit Bracelet

Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$70$50 » Kit fee

Come and enjoy this very popular class. Learning this centuries old technique. Handout provided. Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 12, from 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoSophie Chenille Stich Necklace (or bracelet )

Instructor: Manush Termartirosyan
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Class Fee
$10 » Kit Fee

Learn to create this beautiful chenilla stitch and complete it into a bracelet or necklace. Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 12, from 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoPendant Stone Setting

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Workshop
$25 » Materials

In this technique you'll learn to mount a stone with a bezel without ... Read More

Workshop PhotoKnot Rings

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Knot that ring! Twists and turns and knots galore! These fun rings will have you looking up knots for days with mind boggling excitement! Here you will learn how to solder rings with an extra flair, from a crossed over knot to a simple overhand you’ll learn it all! All skill levels are welcome. All tools are provided. Your seat in... Read More

Workshop PhotoBeaded “Butterfly” Bracelet

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years journeying through different materials, media, influences and forms. With each sojourn into a different media she has discovered new techniques that have made a mark on her work on the road to artistic creation. She utilizes... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 15, 2017.)

There are many different kinds of wire bracelets but this one is quite delicate looking and very attractive. You will be using square wire and adding 3mm beads of your choice (either14KGF or sterling silver). You will learn how to adjust the size for any size wrist. Learn about wire temper, gauges, and shapes as well as the proper tool to... Read More

Workshop PhotoGemstone Journey Necklace

Instructor: Katie Baum
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Skill Level: All. Metal clay experience helpful. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 12, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Tell your story through your jewelry! Seven gemstones, varying in size, are held in a silver embrace. Your necklace can be designed in a number of different ways, and your gemstones may represent a number of different things. Each size of gem is available in a variety of colors. By carefully combining design, gem size, and gem color,... Read More

Workshop PhotoFuse It In-tuit Fine Silver Earrings

Instructor: Inez Flaugh
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Skill Level: All. Minimum Age: 16
Dates/Times: January 12, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Learn how to take Art Clay Silver and glass cabochons and combine them to create a pair of beautiful earrings. In this class you will learn about glass COE, the characteristics of glass during firing, the interaction of glass with Art Clay Silver, how to fuse them together and make your own ear wires to beautifully finish the pieces off.... Read More

Workshop PhotoProng Setting Workshop

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

Skill Level: Must have Soldering Experience
Dates/Times: January 12, from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $158 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Okay, you’ve been asking for years, sooooooo… here it is! Prong Settings! We will cover how to make prongs from scratch, the different tool options available for working with prongs, how to deal with natural stones and calibrated ones and more. Handouts will cover basket setting assembly, prong cutting, and other aspects. In... Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 12, from 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoTorch Enameling

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over six years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79 » 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! You make 2 to 4 pieces in this class. We go over lots of different rights and wrongs about torch enameling. Take “Etching” or “Know Your Saw”... Read More

Workshop PhotoRhinestone Jewelry

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Haven’t you always wanted to make rhinestone brooches, necklaces, and bracelets? I know I have, but no one ever tells their secrets! Well we do! Learn what you need for assembly, & soldering, from beginning to end! Vintage Heaven happens here! All Skill levels are welcome. Your seat in the class is secured when the class is paid... Read More

Workshop PhotoFanciful Filigree Pendant

Instructor: Katie Baum
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Metal clay experience needed Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 13, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $125 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Hold a colorful dichroic glass cabochon in place with an embrace of fine silver filigree for a graceful, unique pendant. Each student will design the shape and aesthetic of their pendant around their choice of bold glass cabochon, surrounding the cab with silver filigree as well as solid silver embellishments. This project has a huge... Read More

Workshop PhotoLightweight Everyday Earrings

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years journeying through different materials, media, influences and forms. With each sojourn into a different media she has discovered new techniques that have made a mark on her work on the road to artistic creation. She utilizes... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 15, 2017.) Fee includes four hours of instruction, enough 14K gold fill and sterling silver wire to make the earrings, jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of her 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. She will also provide all tools for you to use in class so it is not necessary for you to bring anything.

These earrings are extremely versatile. They are lightweight so do not pull on your ear lobes. They can be varied and made in brass, copper, all silver or all gold for a totally different look. You will want to make several! Learn about wire temper, gauges, and shapes as well as tools. You will learn how to measure enough wire and how to... Read More

Workshop PhotoMake It Bling

Instructor: Inez Flaugh
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Should have metal clay experience. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 13, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Who doesn’t love a bit of sparkle and bling on their fingers? This ring has the bling with a 9mm CZ as the focal and 2, 3mm CZs to enhance the setting. I am so excited to teach this fun ring class in which you will learn how to fire a flat band, make it round, two different methods to create a bezel setting for a large and small... Read More

Workshop PhotoTreasures of the Sea Pendent Copper Electroforming for Artists and Mad Scientists

Instructor: Terry Henry
After a career as a scientist Terry Henry answered her hearts call to turn to art full time and since the day after her retirement in November 2011 she hasn’t looked back! Terry is a native of California from the community of Los Gatos, she attended college at San Jose State University where... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 9:00am to 3:30pm
Fees:
$175 » Class Fee
$65 » Fee is payable to instructor at beginning of class and includes fossil ammonite, dichroic glass cabochon, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper foil, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sealed organic material, injection wax, tutorial containing detailed instructions, material resources, and photographs, and use of electroforming and polishing equipment and chemicals. Copper neck collars will be available for purchase in class.

Interested in the newest trend in copper jewelry? Come join me as we turn found objects into copper. Explore the endless possibilities of copper electroforming in an easy to understand format. In this class we will combine shells, fossils, metal, glass, rocks, and minerals, into a pendent of your own unique creation. Techniques for... Read More

Workshop PhotoTassel Earrings Mini-Class

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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 10:00am to 11:00am
Fees:
$15 » Class Fee
$15 » Kit Fee

Tassels are still a hot trend and these quick and easy tassel earrings take only 1 hour to make. Kit includes a full roll of Rayon Chainette, so you’ll have plenty of supplies to make more! Choice of Gold or Silver findings Read More

Workshop PhotoSegmented copper bracelet with embossing

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$65 » Workshop
$25 » Materials

This technique will allow you to create a segmented bracelet. Although we will be using square panels you could use round, triangle, free form and any other shape you chose. You will also learn how to create your own clasp. Once you master this technique you can add stones using other techniques you could learn during this show Read More

Workshop PhotoSophie Chenille Stich Necklace (or bracelet )

Instructor: Manush Termartirosyan
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Class Fee
$10 » Kit Fee

Learn to create this beautiful chenilla stitch and complete it into a bracelet or necklace. Read More

Workshop PhotoApplique

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over six years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

This class will teach you more advanced soldering techniques, like how to solder two flat sheet metals together, to make an amazing pendant or charm. This class really foces on seeing the solder flow. Some techniques we will be doing includes: saw work, finishes, and advanced soldering. Then you are ready for more advanced classes! If... Read More

Workshop PhotoPearl Knotting

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Take the mystery out of pearl knotting! Learn one of the oldest beading skills. Both traditional and modern techniques are covered. Explore multiple finishing options and fun new ways to incorporate this ancient technique into modern jewelry. We will have a variety of real pearls, and a collection of lovely designer clasps for you to... Read More

Workshop PhotoBead Crochet Necklace

Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 11:00am to 1:30pm
Fees:
$70$40 » Kit fee

In this class you will be able to make a wire crocheted necklace. It is simple and fun. You will wear your lovely necklace home. Handout provided. Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 13, from 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoPave Parfait

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

Skill Level: Intermediate. Please have some beading experience
Dates/Times: January 13, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$40 » Class Fee
$65 » Kit Fee

Two elements make this the perfect bracelet; More than 500 3mm Swarovski crystals line up in neat rows with diagonal Right Angle Weave and the invisible attachment of the new Beadslide™ clasp. Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 13, from 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoSoldered Bangles

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Oh my goodness. Just look at them!!! These soldered bangles are out of this world! We are so excited about how easy these are to personalize. If you have ever wondered how to create those trendy stackable bracelets from scratch, then take this class! These bracelets are great soldering practice to get you to the next place and take more... Read More

Workshop PhotoMicro Chasing: Creating a pendant

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: January 13, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$65 » Workshop
$25 » Materials

This technique will allow you to create a pendant that has both ... Read More

Workshop PhotoWatchful Eye

Instructor: Cathy Burton
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Should have metal clay experience. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 13, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $125 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

This momma bird is watching over her nest of precious contents. Learn to do double sided textures, carve feathers, install a CZ eye, and attach glass dot “eggs” into a nest that is decorated with syringe “twigs.” Top it off with a bail that will allow the piece to swing freely, and you will have a piece of nature... Read More

Workshop PhotoWire Sculpture Drusy Pendant

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years journeying through different materials, media, influences and forms. With each sojourn into a different media she has discovered new techniques that have made a mark on her work on the road to artistic creation. She utilizes... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 15, 2017.) Fee includes four hours of instruction, a white triangular drusy cabochon, 14K gold fill and sterling silver wire, jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of her 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. She will also provide all tools for you to use in class so it is not necessary for you to bring anything.

Drusys are extremely popular right now. They are delicate looking and their sparkle adds a little “bling” to whatever you are wearing. Once you have learned the technique of wire sculpture you will be able to vary the design and create a multitude of different sculptural designs. Learn about wire temper, gauges, and shapes as... Read More

Workshop PhotoContemporary Fine Silver Pendant Ensemble

Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Previous metal clay experience required. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 13, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $125 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Join me to create this lovely two-piece pendant ensemble. Learn how to set stones two ways, create cutouts, make bails, plus add dimension to your piece by layering design elements. Once patinated, add chain to complete your pendant. Enjoy! For questions or to register, please call (toll-free) 866-381-0100 or 708-857-8800 Read More

Workshop PhotoSoldering Workshop (Stone 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

Skill Level: Beginning Torch Soldering Skills necessary
Dates/Times: January 13, from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $158 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

An all day class to perfect your soldering skills! That’s right 8 hours at the torch!!! Lots of quality time, to make the mistakes you must fix, and conquer the difficulties you’ve faced, in learning the intricacies of torch soldering! We have a great group of instructors at this workshop so that there will be lots of 1-on-1... Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 13, from 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoTassel Earrings Mini-Class

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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$15 » Class Fee
$15 » Kit Fee

Tassels are still a hot trend and these quick and easy tassel earrings take only 1 hour to make. Kit includes a full roll of Rayon Chainette, so you’ll have plenty of supplies to make more! Choice of Gold or Silver findings Read More

Workshop PhotoAdvanced Rhinestone Jewelry

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: Rhinestone Torch skills needed
Dates/Times: January 13, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Take your love for rhinestones up a notch with this class! Learn to make a multi-step necklace or bring your broken jewelry and learn how to fix it. Also learn to work with rhinestone chain, which we all love! After this class you will have the know how’s to make beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces that look new or have that vintage... Read More

Workshop PhotoKnow Your Saw

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over six years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

You only THINK you hate it…Let String Bead’s Atalia Molaro (fondly known as our saw whisperer) show you how fun Saw Work really is. There is something for everyone in this class. From beginners who have never picked up a saw to experienced folk who just need handy tips and advice on finishing and fine tuning. In her... Read More

Workshop PhotoBehind the Garden Wall – Winter’s Arrival

Instructor: Cathy Burton
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Must have worked with metal clay before. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 14, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

It’s fairly easy to put two domed pieces of clay together to form a lentil, but this one has a slightly higher difficulty level because there is only a partial front to the pendant. One half will be the foundation for your paper clay tree set against a full moon, while the front catches tiny leaves that have blown off the tree in... Read More

Workshop PhotoFlat and Fabulous Ring

Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Previous metal clay experience required. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 14, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

In this class we are going to think out of the box and create a ring that is flat! You will learn how to size your ring to accommodate for shrinkage but fit your finger perfectly, as well as how to set a stone and create additional embellishments to enhance your finished piece. Stack two or three rings together for a unique design. Get... Read More

Workshop PhotoEnhanced Basic Pendant

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years journeying through different materials, media, influences and forms. With each sojourn into a different media she has discovered new techniques that have made a mark on her work on the road to artistic creation. She utilizes... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 15, 2017.) Fee includes five hours of instruction, one of Merilou’s handmade dichroic glass cabochons, 14K gold fill and sterling silver wire, a variety of beads, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of her 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. She will also provide all tools for you to use in class so it is not necessary for you to bring anything.

You will learn how to make a basic pendant using any size of cabochon and then how to embellish it with a variety of beads. Once you learn this technique you will be able to vary your design by adding or subtracting beads or crystals in a number of ways. Learn about wire temper, gauges, and shapes as well as tools. You will learn how to... Read More

Workshop PhotoWire Wrapped Glass Florals

Instructor: Terry Henry
After a career as a scientist Terry Henry answered her hearts call to turn to art full time and since the day after her retirement in November 2011 she hasn’t looked back! Terry is a native of California from the community of Los Gatos, she attended college at San Jose State University where... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees:
$125 » Class Fee
$65 » and includes: 5 handmade lamp work disk beads, 3 handmade lamp work leaves on nichrome wire, 3 handmade lampwork flower buds on nichrome wire, 5 handmade lampwork bell flowers on nichrome, and copper wire. A tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs. Additional components will be available for purchase.

This class focuses on the assembly of a necklace using handmade lamp work disk beads as a base and artfully combining glass components: flowers, buds, leaves, accent beads, etc. to create a lightweight, comfortable, and wearable piece of art. This project provides artists with wire wrapping and coiling experience and a basic assembly... Read More

Workshop PhotoStackables

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone Beasley is one of String Bead’s golden girls. She has worked alongside all the instructors and has played a vital role in helping with all the classes taught at the shop. Symone is patents at its best! and our very best beginners instructor. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $79 » all 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 PhotoSophie Chenille Stich Necklace (or bracelet )

Instructor: Manush Termartirosyan
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Class Fee
$10 » Kit Fee

Learn to create this beautiful chenilla stitch and complete it into a bracelet or necklace. Read More

Workshop PhotoViking Knit Leather Bracelet

Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 11:00am to 1:30pm
Fees:
$70 » workshop fee
$50 » kit fee

Come join us and make a very on trend leather bracelet. We will use a large lazy daisy spacer and Viking Knit stitch to complete the bracelet. Read More

Workshop PhotoEmbossed bracelet

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$55 » Workshop
$20 » Materials

There are many techniques for making bracelets, casting, fold ... Read More

Workshop PhotoHigh Society Necklace

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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Class Fee
$65 » Kit Fee

Cream of the Crop! Top of the Heap! You’ll join High Society when you wear this convertible crystal necklace. Learn Cubic Right Angle Weave with Diane’s innovative PRAW Perfect tool and then add Swarovski crystals. The Pear pendant is removable; making this 3 necklaces in one! Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 14, from 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 14, from 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 2:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $79 » 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 PhotoIndustrial Chic Silver Steampunk Pendant

Instructor: Katie Baum
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Skill Level: Beginner Plus. Previous metal clay experience helpful Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 14, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

“Steampunk” is an increasingly popular style, usually defined as an item created from repurposed components of a number of other objects that had various other uses. The typical aesthetic of Steampunk is very industrial or mechanical – but that doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful! This pendant is literally... Read More

Workshop PhotoGateway Fine Silver Pendant

Instructor: Inez Flaugh
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Should have metal clay experience. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 14, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Ever wonder how to set those odd shaped beautiful cabochons? Well this is the class to learn how to do just that! This method for mounting stones will open up a whole new dimension for using cabochons in your Art Clay Silver projects. In this class you will learn how to design around those odd shaped cabochons, properly size the piece,... Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver Charm Make & Take

Instructor: Taught by Art Clay Senior/Master Instructors
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Skill Level: Beginner. Minimum Age: 12
Dates/Times: January 14, from 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Fees: $20 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after Thursday, December 28, 2017)

Get a true taste of working with Art Clay Silver by making your very own fine silver charm, from start to finish! We supply all the tools, textures, and silver – all you have to do is come and enjoy creating your personalized, one-of-a-kind piece. Not only can you design your charm, form it, refine it, and watch it be fired, but... Read More

Basic Jewelry Making Instruction

Instructor: String Bead
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 11-January 14, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!

Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry making including stringing, crimping, and jewelry tool instruction. Located in the San Marino Room. Read More
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