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Workshop PhotoJade Dragon 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: July 27, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after July 1, 2017.)

Fee includes four hours of instruction, a jade dragon piece, 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... Read More

Workshop PhotoJingle Tree

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Cathy Burton
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

This pendant is made of individual layers that swing against one another, making a fun ... Read More

Workshop PhotoNexus Necklace

Instructor: Art Clay Master Instructor Katie Baum
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

A nexus is a connection, a link – and this stunning necklace is created to emphasize the multiple pieces that are linked together to form a single total piece of wearable art. Each link is shaped and textured individually, using the form and/or design to highlight its place amongst the rest of the pieces. The focal section of the... Read More

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

Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees:
$75 » Workshop
$65 » Kit fee. 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 PhotoCrystal V Necklace

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$69 » instructional handout are provided.
$65 » Kit fee

You know any brides? Or need something classy to go with that black dress on a Friday night date? This is the necklace you been waiting for. You will be using 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, and 6mm crystal bead to create this “Crystal V” necklace. (Colors of this necklace come in only clear, clear ab, or black). ... Read More

Silver Free Make N Take

Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $0

Art Clay World Free make & take! Also taking place at 1pm, and 5pm. Must sign-up at the Art Clay World Booth. 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: July 27, 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 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: July 27, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $79 » some 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 PhotoSoldered Bangles

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $79 » some 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 PhotoBead Knotting

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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, 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 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, 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 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: July 27, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after July 1, 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... Read More

Workshop PhotoMend A Broken Heart

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Inez Flaugh
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Previous metal clay experience needed
Dates/Times: July 27, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

This sweet and meaningful design is all about how you can change a creation just by mending a break, whether accidental or purposely. You will learn how to create a mirror finish, set faceted fireable gemstones, add texture by hand… and mend a broken heart. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoTryptic Fine Silver Semi-Precious Stone Pendant

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Espie Buoncristiani
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Previous metal clay experience needed
Dates/Times: July 27, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Make this colorful dainty pendant while learning how to set stones too! ... Read More

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

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79 » some 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: July 27, 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 PhotoPaua Shell Pendant with Pearls 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: July 28, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after July 1, 2017.)

Fee includes four hours of instruction, paua shell, 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... Read More

Workshop PhotoRock, Paper, Silver!

Instructor: Art Clay Master Instructor Katie Baum
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Skill Level: Beginner Plus. Previous metal clay experience needed
Dates/Times: July 28, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Showcase a colorful stone cabochon against a background of shiny silver. Accent and embellish your pendant with curls, swirls and ropes of silver, adding to the uniqueness of your piece. Learn different finishing techniques, and you’ll be able to leave class wearing your new amazing jewelry art! Read More

Workshop PhotoSpring Into Metal Clay

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Inez Flaugh
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Skill Level: All. Experience helpful but not necessary
Dates/Times: July 28, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Wouldn’t you love to make this beautiful silver pendant for your very first metal ... Read More

Workshop PhotoWoodland Fairy Bracelet Copper Electroforming for Artists and Mad Scientists

Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$75 » Workshop
$75 » Kit Fee. Includes: Premade adjustable heavy copper bangle, electroformed flower, dichroic glass cabochon, glass micro-beads, 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 bracelet or cuff using a heavy adjustable premade copper bangle, electroformed flowers, stamped brass charms,... 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, 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 PhotoPre-Made Settings

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $79 » some supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

We’ve created yet another wonderful soldering class to help you expand your skills without too much effort! Premade settings!!! This class not only gives you more soldering skills but you learn how to simple set pointed back stones. You have lots of different options now on pre-made settings, and we cover them all, while you are... Read More

Workshop PhotoControlled Chaos

Instructor: Professional metalsmith Robert Lopez
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $175 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Controlling the chaos in design is something that Robert has strived to achieve while making jewelry. The ability to walk that fine line between total collapse of a piece and control of the fine nuances is a skill that must be accomplished while fusing Argentium Sterling Silver. This skill can be mastered with practice. The chaos that... Read More

Silver Free Make N Take

Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $0

Art Clay World Free make & take! Also taking place at 1pm, and 5pm. Must sign-up at the Art Clay World Booth. 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: July 28, 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 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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 PhotoViola Bracelet

Instructor: Manush Termartirosyan
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $70

Manush has been designing handmade jewelry for the past ten years, using different types of precious stones. Specializing in very fine detail, come join her class to see how you can develop your attention to detail and make beautiful hand made jewelry using seed beads. Instructional handout included. Read More

Workshop PhotoMaking Shibori Ribbon

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $79 » some supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

teaching how to make your very own Shibori Ribbon. We are just obsessed with this stuff! It’s lovely for bead embroidery, and wouldn’t it be even lovelier to learn how to dye it and form it yourself? This means endless options for coloration and design, as well as a new way to trademark your pieces, having created the... 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: July 28, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after July 1, 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... Read More

Workshop PhotoCurious Friends

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Cathy Burton
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Working knowledge of metal clay needed
Dates/Times: July 28, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

These two may seem like an unlikely pairing, but they have a lot of techniques to share with you. You will make several components using techniques which will include irregular doming, using molds and cutters to make flowers and leaves, hand sculpting, and forming eyelet style bails. Lastly, you will learn the proper order for putting it... Read More

Workshop PhotoSleek n’ Slim Textured Fine Silver Bracelet

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Espie Buoncristiani
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Design your very own texture using scratch foam board, then create your custom fine silver linked bracelet! Learn the versatility of scratch foam and how you can use it to make detailed reusable textures for any clay project. Shape your silver links to perfectly fit and fall around your wrist. Assemble with jump rings and a clasp and wear... Read More

Workshop PhotoProng 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: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $158 » some 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, how to use pre-made prongs, how to set uneven stones, calibrated stones, etc. Extensive handouts will cover basket setting assembly, prong cutting, and many other aspects. In class we will make a simple... Read More

Workshop PhotoSuperduo Kumihimo Necklace

Instructor: Kim Fox
Kim is an award winning designer of finished jewelry and findings. She has been designing or making jewelry for most of her life. Her company HandFast Design by Kim Fox provides artisan designed and crafted clasps, cones and connectors. She has been addicted to kumihimo for about 6 years. From her... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 28, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $105

The superduo spiral necklace is an intermediate class. Experience with needle work is desirable. Students will mix their own color blend from superduos that are provided in the class or may bring their own selection. The spiral is suitable for a necklace or a bracelet and may remain hollow or can be filled. The class is 3 hours long and... Read More

Workshop PhotoSilk Scarves

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

The New Necklace ... Read More

Workshop PhotoWire Sculpture Drusy 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: July 29, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after July 1, 2017.)

Fee includes four hours of instruction, a white 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... Read More

Workshop PhotoBits n’ Pieces Fine Silver Ring

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Espie Buoncristiani
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Skill Level: Intermediate. Previous metal clay experience needed
Dates/Times: July 29, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Make this one-of-a-kind modern design ring that you will proudly wear every day! Learn how to create a comfortable, thin band that you will reinforce by overlaying with bits n’ pieces of textured silver. Choose one texture design or use many to assemble an eclectic piece. Add round silver embellishments to complete your creation and... Read More

Workshop PhotoMystic Woman

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Cathy Burton
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

This piece is inspired by polymer clay push molds and a love of syringe work. Bring your creation to life by creating a background, adding a mystical face, and framing it with flowing tresses. Add a flowering magical CZ and you will see this ethereal creature come to life to become your own personal mystic. To further add to the mystery,... Read More

Workshop PhotoTreasures of the Sea Bracelet Copper Electroforming

Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 9:00am to 3:30pm
Fees:
$75 » Workshop
$75 » Kit fee. Includes: Premade adjustable 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 bracelet or cuff using heavy adjustable premade copper bangle combined with shells, fossils, metal, glass, rocks,... Read More

Workshop PhotoBotanics in Silver Workshop

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Laura Moore
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)
$25 » Kit fee

This class is the perfect introduction to using metal clay. Through the process of making a lentil bead pendant with a botanic imprint you will learn mold making, handling, forming, draping, dry joining, refining, firing, polishing and storing silver clay. All tools are provided by the instructor, but if you have your own tool kit bring... Read More

Workshop PhotoStackables

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $79 » 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 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, 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 PhotoNuances of Nature Pendant

Instructors: Art Clay Senior Instructor Laura Moore and professional metalsmith Robert Lopez
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 10:00am to 6:00pm
Fees: $190 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

This is a two part workshop, taught by Laura Moore and Robert Lopez. Laura will begin the first portion of the workshop. We will teach how to make a silver piece using Art Clay fine silver. There will be several botanic molds available to choose from. We will start with the raw lump form of silver clay and transform it to a beautiful... Read More

Silver Free Make N Take

Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $0

Art Clay World Free make & take! Also taking place at 1pm, and 5pm. Must sign-up at the Art Clay World Booth. 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: July 29, 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 PhotoRags To Richness

Instructor: Jody Young
Jody is the creator of her Raised Texture Bead Embroidery style for the past 15 years and taking bead embroidery to the next level with texture, movement, life and interest. ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $100 » Kit not included. range $80.00 - $125.00 (payable to Jody at time of workshop)

This workshop is something new and exciting for me to share with you! I have hand woven old sari silks and other fibers together creating an perfect necklace form. Each necklace has and adjustable chain clasp or you can upgrade to button front style. . You will be embellishing your “Rags to Richness” necklace with bead... Read More

Workshop PhotoOpen Back Bezel Pendant

Instructor: Janice Metz
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... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $85 » kit fee $15 A Materials List will be supplied upon registration to purchase your own materials.

We will be learning how to bezel a cabochon using the Brick Stitch and Peyote Stitch. This technique is great for a transparent stone that is enhanced by letting the light shine through. You can easily adapt this technique to fit your stone perfectly every time. Read More

Workshop PhotoPearl Knotting

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, 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 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: July 29, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after July 1, 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,... Read More

Workshop PhotoFine Silver and 24k Gold Earrings

Instructor: Art Clay Master Instructor Katie Baum
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Silver? Or Gold? How about BOTH?!?! Work with high-quality materials to create a pair of stunning earrings. We use the ancient technique of Keum-Boo to apply 24k gold to the surface of pure (.999) silver. For a little splash of color, we can also add a gemstone to each earring as well. With the perfect marriage of texture, shape, color... Read More

Workshop PhotoBling It Around

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Inez Flaugh
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Skill Level: Beginner. Some metal clay experience helpful
Dates/Times: July 29, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Who doesn’t love to wear rings? Now you can easily make your own, in a quality higher than you could find in any store! In this class you will learn to create a fine silver ring, including forming and perfectly sizing a flat band, adding a gemstone cabochon using a bezel cup, and adding additional fine silver decorations to suit... 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: Intermediate. Beginning Torch Soldering Skills necessary
Dates/Times: July 29, from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $158 » some 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 PhotoRhinestone Jewelry

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 29, 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, and plating a piece, from beginning to end! Vintage Heaven happens here! All Skill levels are welcome. Your seat in the class is secured when... Read More

Workshop PhotoA Rose Is A Rose Fine Silver Earrings

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Inez Flaugh
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 30, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

A rose is a rose. Such is the case with these cute, classic little fine silver rose post earrings. This class is for anybody that loves learning new and easy techniques, especially when they lead to amazing jewelry! In this class you will learn to create a mold, make the roses using your mold, refine your pieces, fire them, then add the... Read More

Workshop PhotoMoonscape Fine Silver Earrings

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Espie Buoncristiani
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Skill Level: Beginner with some metal clay experience
Dates/Times: July 30, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Create a stylish pair of earrings that you will want to wear often. Learn how to texture both sides of your pieces, while also learning how to form a perfect dome shape. We will make and attach dimensional silver balls to enhance the domed discs, and will add patina to bring out the lovely textures. Complete the earrings with handmade... Read More

Workshop PhotoEnhanced Basic 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: July 30, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $135 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after July 1, 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... Read More

Workshop PhotoTorch Enameling

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone is one of the rising stars at String Bead. She has been training in all aspects of our business since she was 17. Her attention to detail and love of research have made her a very valuable team member. Her gentle, polite mannerism makes her an excellent and nurturing teacher Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 30, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
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! 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

Silver Free Make N Take

Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 30, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $0

Art Clay World Free make & take! Also taking place at 1pm, and 5pm. Must sign-up at the Art Clay World Booth. 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: July 30, 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 PhotoWire Wrapped Florals

Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 30, from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$65 » Class fee
$65 » Kit fee

This class we will assemble a necklace using handmade lamp work disk beads as a base and combine 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 process using disk beads... Read More

Workshop PhotoBlossom Under the Sea

Instructor: Jody Young
Jody is the creator of her Raised Texture Bead Embroidery style for the past 15 years and taking bead embroidery to the next level with texture, movement, life and interest. ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 30, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $100 » does not include kit. Kits: $95.00 (payable to Jody at time of workshop)

Blossom Under the Sea Pendant is inspired by the Sea... this workshop is a perfect one for those of you that see the beauty of the coral reef garden. This is a very special workshop for you will be beading with a hand carved shell flower and very rare corals that has been in my collection for many years. Each kit is one-of-a-kind and... Read More

Workshop PhotoOpen Back Bezel Pendant

Instructor: Janice Metz
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... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 30, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $85 » kit fee $15 A Materials List will be supplied upon registration to purchase your own materials.

We will be learning how to bezel a cabochon using the Brick Stitch and Peyote Stitch. This technique is great for a transparent stone that is enhanced by letting the light shine through. You can easily adapt this technique to fit your stone perfectly every time. 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

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 30, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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 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: July 30, 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 PhotoDesigning with Large Gems

Instructor: Art Clay Master Instructor Katie Baum
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Skill Level: Beginner Plus. Previous metal clay experience needed
Dates/Times: July 30, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

Working with large gems can be very different from working with small stones. Designing for larger gemstones calls for an ability to match a gem with a design so that they complement each other well; unbalanced designs can seem gaudy or tacky. Here we learn how to combine gems, embellishments, shapes, texture, and a bail so that each... Read More

Workshop PhotoSplit Personality Ring

Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Cathy Burton
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Skill Level: All. Experience helpful but not necessary
Dates/Times: July 30, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after July 15, 2017)

As the name indicates, this ring is split down the middle, joined on one corner by a CZ. You can create two totally different sides to this ring, thus the split personality, or create a continuous texture on both sides, and finish with embellishments. Unlike other rings, this one does not start with a ring band formed on a mandrel, but... Read More

Lillian Todaro Beadwork Instruction

Instructor: Lillian Todaro
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27-July 30, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!

Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry design and beadwork located in booth #G247. Read More

Basic Jewelry Making Instruction

Instructor: String Bead
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27-July 30, 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

ArtClay Demonstrations

Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27-July 30, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demo!

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

Workshop PhotoPlanked Fine Silver Pendant

Instructor: Despina Buoncristiani
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate; should have taken prior metal clay classes. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 12, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $120 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

You will enjoy creating this modern statement piece out of Fine Silver Metal ... Read More

Workshop PhotoKnotted Linen Gemstone Tassel Necklace

Instructor: Laura Gasparrini
Teaching the Art of Beadwork for over 15 years and creating jewelry since childhood. She is the principle designer and owner of Om Tara! Temple Arts and Inspired Adornment. Laura offers classes privately in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and beyond. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 12, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $75 » all materials included

Create this earthy and on-trend knotted linen gemstone necklace with a tumbly mixed-chain tassel. For a breezy style, wear it long, or double it for a chunky contemporary look. We’ll cover basic chain, wirework and cord-knotting techniques in this fun and inspiring class! Class fee: $75, all materials included 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: January 12, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
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 PhotoFeathered Friend

Instructor: Cathy Burton
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Metal clay experience helpful. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 12, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $110 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

This cute little guy is settled in on his branch, surveying all and missing nothing while he looks out for you. You will use everyday items to texture his fluffy feathers and learn techniques for creating everything from his big, all-seeing eyes, to his talons and branch. Finally, you will put it all together and add a hidden bail on the... Read More

Workshop PhotoTwist & Shout Pendant

Instructor: Georgina Brown
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Previous metal clay experience needed / Intermediate. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 13, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $99 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

Everyone will learn how to created double-sided textured silver and form it to create a spiral pendant. Each curl will be embellished with a colorful gemstone, and a sweet little bail will be added to thread you chain. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoVictorian Lace Earrings

Instructor: Inez Flaugh
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 13, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $120 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

It amazes me how much beauty can be found in just one texture, as is the case with these earrings. Come and join the fun in seeing how we can make everybody’s pieces look different just by changing the location you are using on the texture or the template being used. In this class you will learn how to mount a bezel cup, create... Read More

Workshop PhotoKnotted Pearl and Leather Tassel Necklace

Instructor: Laura Gasparrini
Teaching the Art of Beadwork for over 15 years and creating jewelry since childhood. She is the principle designer and owner of Om Tara! Temple Arts and Inspired Adornment. Laura offers classes privately in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and beyond. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 13, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $75 » all materials included

Learn to make this gorgeous Boho-style Leather and Linen Knotted Pearl Tassel Necklace that’s easy to make and long on looks. It’s sure to become a new favorite for effortless, casual elegance. We’ll cover cord-knotting and basic assemblage techniques in this small group class with individualized instruction. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoAlways In My Heart Lentil Pendant

Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate; should have metal clay experience. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 13, from 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Fees: $99 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

Create a beautiful two sided bead that can be worn two ways depending ... Read More

Workshop PhotoBubbling Beauty

Instructor: Cathy Burton
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Metal clay experience helpful. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 14, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

This piece is reminiscent of days spent on the beach searching for colorful beach glass. You will form syringe bezel settings for your CZs, attach them to your piece, and create a wave that appears to wash over and reveal their beauty. You will learn to create calibrated size granulation to add the look of sea foam. Finally, you will... Read More

Workshop PhotoWorking with Leather – Macramé Bracelets!

Instructor: Laura Gasparrini
Teaching the Art of Beadwork for over 15 years and creating jewelry since childhood. She is the principle designer and owner of Om Tara! Temple Arts and Inspired Adornment. Laura offers classes privately in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and beyond. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 14, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $75 » all materials included

Learn basic macramé knots for creating simply beautiful leather and pearl bracelets. Make them short to stack together or wear separately; make them long to wrap several times around your wrist or wear as a necklace. We will design several different styles of macrame bracelets in this class. Read More

Workshop PhotoVersatile Fine Silver Necklace and Earring Set

Instructor: Despina Buoncristiani
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner; some metal clay experience helpful. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 14, from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $120 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

Create a stylish and versatile necklace and earring set with a touch of ... Read More

Workshop PhotoKnight’s Honor

Instructor: Georgina Brown
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 14, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $99 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

Everyone deserves their own knight in shining armor! Here is your opportunity to design your very own knight’s shield, from the crest or design to the fiber of their heart. As you create your personal pendant, you’re also learning tons of techniques, including shaping, texturing, creating an inset, working with negative space,... Read More

Workshop PhotoChildhood Memories

Instructor: Cathy Burton
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Metal clay experience helpful but not necessary.. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 15, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $115 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

Whether swaying on a tire swing or climbing high in its branches, just about everyone had a favorite tree growing up. If you grew up in the city, here’s your opportunity to carve your very own tree using a carving tool and rubber block. Roll your clay out on it, make some leaves, create a tire swing, and for good measure, add a big... 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: January 15, from 11:30am to 6:30pm
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 PhotoRing Around The Roses

Instructor: Inez Flaugh
Art Clay Senior Instructor Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate; should have metal clay experience. Minimum Age: 18
Dates/Times: January 15, from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $110 » all materials included! (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after December 31, 2016.)

Rings are so much fun to make, but so many people are intimidated and don’t make them because they don’t have a kiln or they don’t know how. I continually get asked, “do you need a kiln to make a ring?” The answer is, “no”. In this class you will learn the following ring making skills for creating... Read More
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