Beaded, Wavy Wire Bracelet!

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Instructor: Susan Ryza
Susan Ryza designs & fabricates hand-crafted jewelry using a variety of materials, including wire, cord, gemstones, Swarovski crystal, plate metal, chain, fabric & ribbon. As a jewelry teacher as well as a designer, she loves learning & incorporating new techniques & methods – among them chain maille, bead weaving, wirework & bead stringing. She has a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, and an MS in Education from Long Island University. Since 2000, she teaches jewelry-making & fiber crafts at Santa Monica College, various local Santa Monica schools & stores, & at her home studio. Having a textile design background, she especially enjoys adapting fiber techniques for jewelry – using macramé, crochet, spool knitting, netting, weaving, knotting & braiding. In addition to teaching, Susan worked with weavers in the Peace Corps in El Salvador and owned a wholesale millinery and handcraft import business for 15 years. Website: susanryza.com

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Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » including all materials and printed instructions. A variety of wire & bead colors will be available.

Learn to wrap metal beads around geometrically-shaped wire (shaped by you, in class!) to create this groovy bracelet. Beads and wire available in a variety of metal colors. You’ll be able to choose your bracelet shape and make it from scratch by the time you leave this class, and you will take home a very original bracelet, along with detailed, printed instructions to create future variations of this unusual style.
Bring any wire-working tools you already own. Tools will also be available for purchase or borrowing in class. For more information and to sign up for the workshop, email Susan at susan@susanryza.com or call 310-944-1299. Class size is limited to 6, so register early!

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