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Workshop PhotoSterling Concentricity Earrings

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $87

You will make both pairs of these fun earrings in this class. The concentric circles offer all the beauty of hoop earrings and the teardrops move and turn within each graduating size. You will learn the proper technique to create movement in your own earrings. We will use sterling silver with a touch of gold-filled wire to create these... Read More

Workshop PhotoWIRE SCULPTURE PENDANT

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after June 1, 2019

You may have learned how to wrap a cabochon but now you can take it to the next level – you can learn how to do free form sculpting with wire to create elegant and distinctive pieces of jewelry. The final piece can be stand alone as a stunning pendant or you can go on to incorporate it into a necklace for a truly spectacular effect.... Read More

Workshop Photo3D Butterfly Pin

Instructor: Jennifer Shibona
Jennifer has been beading most of her life and for the last fifteen years or so teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 26, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $145

Create your very own 3D Butterfly out of beads, fabric, bead foundation and wire. The ... Read More

Workshop PhotoAmazing Pendant using Micro-Chasing…Pushing and Pulling Metal-it’s Easier than it Sounds!

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

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 26, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $86 » Workshop

Micro Chasing is based on two ancient techniques, Repousse and Chasing. Simply put, it’s a method of creating wonderful dimension and detail in metal by pushing and pulling it back to front and front to back. The classic European technique for this is complicated and requires many specialized tools-we will not be doing that in this... Read More

Workshop PhotoMake a Bead-Loom-Woven Bracelet or Choker with Slide Closure!

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 –... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 10:30am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » including all materials and printed instructions, plus $15 for loom and needles. A wide variety of bead and cord colors will be available.

Learn to set up and weave on a Native American style bead loom and create a beautiful, beaded bracelet or choker with a braided, macrame slide closure! In this class, you’ll learn to design your own weaving patterns, take home a finished bracelet or choker, and learn a unique, easy-to-use method of finishing off your woven projects.... 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 26, from 11:00am to 2:00pm
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. This is a wonderful technique to learn. Please bring cutting pliers and flat nose pliers. Read More

Workshop PhotoIntro to Wire Wrap Design in Sterling and Gold Filled

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $90

This is a perfect class to learn how sterling silver and gold-filled square wire can come together to create a classic wire wrapped bracelet and a beautiful pair of earrings. You will learn to twist square wire and use half round wire to bind your wires together. You will learn a technique that is used to create curved surfaces on... Read More

Workshop PhotoBead Stringing Basics - Turn Your Bead Purchases into Wearable Jewelry!

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 –... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fees: $39 » including all materials EXCEPT beads & printed instructions. Bring your own Beads!

Are you buying beautiful beads at the show but don’t know what to do with them? Don’t wait! Come to this class and we’ll show you how to turn your purchases into the beautiful necklace or bracelet you’re fantasizing about. We have everything you need to string your beads and end them off with a professional-looking... 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: July 26, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $86 » Workshop

This stunning bracelet combines several techniques all of which require no torch or solder to create an outstanding piece that is easier to do than the result suggests! Using a combination of metal forging and embossing you will create a bracelet that looks both organic and polished. Using a SIZZIX embossing machine and embossing folders... Read More

Workshop PhotoPENDANT WITH FLOWERS AND LEAVES

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after June 1, 2019

Fee includes one of Merilou’s custom made dichroic cabochons (your choice), sterling silver and 14K gold fill wire, a Hill Tribe silver flower and leaf (99.9% pure silver), a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of Merilou’s 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step... Read More

Workshop PhotoBeaded Macrame, Every Possible Way (with sliding closure)!

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 –... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $69 » including all materials and printed instructions. A variety of cord and beads will be available

In this class, you will learn the basics of macramé knotting and then choose from a fascinating variety of bead placements to create a unique bracelet of your own! We will cover a variety of usual and very unusual ways to combine beads with cord. You will come away with a finished bracelet, along with detailed, printed instructions... 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 26, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
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. Please bring cutting pliers and flat nose pliers. Read More

Workshop PhotoSterling Twisted Wrap Bracelet and Ring

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $85

This is a fun class that works up quickly and accents the gemstone beads and the matching focal. After finishing your bracelet, you will learn how to make a matching ring to complete the set. You will have your choice of bead color. Class fee includes sterling silver wire, beads of choice, written instructions with photographs and use... Read More

Workshop PhotoTiamat’s Treasure

Instructor: Jennifer Shibona
Jennifer has been beading most of her life and for the last fifteen years or so teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 26, from 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Fees: $100

You will create a bead embroidered pendant using fabric, a metal washer and seed ... Read More

Workshop PhotoPeyote with a Twist

Instructor: Kim Fox
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 26, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $125

This class uses peyote with a twist to create a highly dimensional bracelet that can be customized to fit the width and length that you want. Some experience with even or odd peyote is highly recommended as the peyote with a twist takes off from that basic stitch. We will be using size 8 beads and Fireline to stitch the bracelet together.... Read More

Workshop PhotoSterling Earths Treasures Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 27, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $95

I chose the name for this bracelet because of the beautiful double drilled stones that I have found to incorporate into this tailored wire wrapped bracelet. You will use sterling silver wire and traditional wire wrapping techniques to create this beautiful bracelet. You will have your choice of stone beads including impression jasper,... Read More

Workshop PhotoFREEFORM OBJECT WITH WOVEN BAIL

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after June 1, 2019

Fee includes a freeform drusy (your choice), sterling silver and 14K gold fill wire, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of Merilou’s 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. You will also have the use of all... Read More

Workshop Photo3D Lizard /Dragon Pin

Instructor: Jennifer Shibona
Jennifer has been beading most of her life and for the last fifteen years or so teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 27, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $150

Create your very own little 3D Lizard or Dragon. Watch it come to life as you place ... Read More

Workshop PhotoStunning Cabochon Pendants with no Solder Bezel 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: July 27, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $86 » Workshop

This surprisingly easy “cold”, no solder/torch connection technique is an unconventional method to set a beautiful Cabochon. Using any size, type or cut of stone you will create a unique copper setting that will enhance its color and shape. Intermediate skill level recommended but beginners with some skill using simple hand... Read More

Workshop PhotoSweet Pea Chain Maille Bracelet

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 –... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 10:30am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » including all materials and printed instructions. A variety of clasp & jump ring colors will be available.

Learn this attractive and very popular chain maille weave. Choose from a variety of jump ring colors. Once you make your first bracelet, you’ll want to make them in every color combination! ... 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 27, 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 PhotoSterling and Golden Twist Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $95

You will use sterling silver and gold-filled wire to create this classically elegant bracelet. You will learn to manipulate your gold-filled wire so that it has a uniform look as it twists around your sterling silver. The techniques taught in class will be to create a consistent wire wave, how to wrap with half round wire and how to... Read More

Workshop PhotoBead Stringing Basics - Turn Your Bead Purchases into Wearable Jewelry!

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 –... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fees: $39 » including all materials EXCEPT beads & printed instructions. Bring your own Beads!

Are you buying beautiful beads at the show but don’t know what to do with them? Don’t wait! Come to this class and we’ll show you how to turn your purchases into the beautiful necklace or bracelet you’re fantasizing about. We have everything you need to string your beads and end them off with a professional-looking... 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: July 27, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $86 » Workshop

This stunning bracelet combines several techniques all of which require no torch or solder to create an outstanding piece that is easier to do than the result suggests! Using a combination of metal forging and embossing you will create a bracelet that looks both organic and polished. Using a SIZZIX embossing machine and embossing folders... Read More

Workshop PhotoSWAROVSKI EARRINGS

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after June 1, 2019

Fee includes sterling silver wire, 22 4mm Swarovski crystal cubes (color of your choice), a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of Merilou’s 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. You will also have the use of all... Read More

Workshop PhotoBeaded Kumihimo Bracelet with Button Closure!

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 –... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $69 » including all materials and printed instructions, plus $15 for Kumihimo Tools kit.

In this class, you will learn the (surprisingly simple) basics of Kumihimo, the ancient art of Japanese braiding. You will then learn to combine this finely detailed (but still easy!) braiding with metal beads to create this unusual and beautiful bracelet! You will come away with a finished bracelet, along with detailed, printed... Read More

Workshop PhotoSterling Concentricity Earrings

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $87

You will make both pairs of these fun earrings in this class. The concentric circles offer all the beauty of hoop earrings and the teardrops move and turn within each graduating size. You will learn the proper technique to create movement in your own earrings. We will use sterling silver with a touch of gold-filled wire to create these... Read More

Workshop PhotoUnder the Sea

Instructor: Jennifer Shibona
Jennifer has been beading most of her life and for the last fifteen years or so teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 27, from 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Fees: $100

You will learn how to do bead embroidery to make a pendant that contains a shell as the focal point. You will learn how to do raised texture bead embroidery and how to finish off the pending with edge beading and fringe. If not finished in class, you will go home with a clear understanding on how to finish it. Read More

Workshop PhotoDay Dreamer

Instructor: Kim Fox
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $85

Learn the Day Dreamer Stitch using right angle weave. We will make a bracelet out of this stitch using super duo beads as well as size 11 seed beads. There will be color options available so that your piece can be uniquely yours. We will be using a big eye needle and fireline to stitch your beautiful bracelet together. The Day Dreamer was... Read More

Workshop PhotoSterling and Golden Twist Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $95

You will use sterling silver and gold-filled wire to create this classically elegant bracelet. You will learn to manipulate your gold-filled wire so that it has a uniform look as it twists around your sterling silver. The techniques taught in class will be to create a consistent wire wave, how to wrap with half round wire and how to... Read More

Workshop PhotoUnder the Sea

Instructor: Jennifer Shibona
Jennifer has been beading most of her life and for the last fifteen years or so teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 28, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $100

You will learn how to do bead embroidery to make a pendant that contains a shell as the focal point. You will learn how to do raised texture bead embroidery and how to finish off the pending with edge beading and fringe. If not finished in class, you will go home with a clear understanding on how to finish it. Read More

Workshop PhotoSNOW AND ICE RING

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after June 1, 2019

Fee includes sterling silver wire, Swarovski pearls, Swarovski crystals, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of Merilou’s 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. You will also have the use of all tools to... Read More

Workshop PhotoFanciful Segmented 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: July 28, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $86 » Workshop

We love segmented bracelets! This class teaches you how by using copper panels of any shape – even free form, you can create unique bracelets. You will also learn how to make your own clasp which will add to the cachet of your beautiful bracelet. The techniques you will learn in this class are particularly valuable as they work in... Read More

Workshop PhotoLearn the Art of Knotless Netting & Make an Unusual Pendant Necklace!

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 –... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 10:30am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69

Learn this uncommon, finely detailed technique for enclosing a stone and create a beautiful necklace! You’ll choose a from a wide range of natural stones and use fine wire to enclose your stone using the art of Knotless Netting. You’ll then choose from a variety of chains to hang your pendant to make a very special necklace.... Read More

Workshop PhotoSemi-precious Bead Bracelet with Wire

Instructor: Rose Klapman
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$50 » workshop fee
$20 » kit and supplies

Come join us to learn the basics of wire wrapping, attaching a clasp, and overall bracelet design. List of tools student needs to bring to class: 1 needle hose pliers 1 flat nose pliers 1 wire cutter 1 mat for beads Read More

Workshop PhotoSterling Earths Treasures Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 28, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $95

I chose the name for this bracelet because of the beautiful double drilled stones that I have found to incorporate into this tailored wire wrapped bracelet. You will use sterling silver wire and traditional wire wrapping techniques to create this beautiful bracelet. You will have your choice of stone beads including impression jasper,... Read More

Workshop PhotoTiamat’s Treasure

Instructor: Jennifer Shibona
Jennifer has been beading most of her life and for the last fifteen years or so teaching ... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: July 28, from 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $100

You will create a bead embroidered pendant using fabric, a metal washer and seed ... Read More

Workshop PhotoBead Stringing Basics - Turn Your Bead Purchases into Wearable Jewelry!

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 –... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fees: $39 » including all materials EXCEPT beads & printed instructions. Bring your own Beads!

Are you buying beautiful beads at the show but don’t know what to do with them? Don’t wait! Come to this class and we’ll show you how to turn your purchases into the beautiful necklace or bracelet you’re fantasizing about. We have everything you need to string your beads and end them off with a professional-looking... Read More

Workshop PhotoViking Knit Leather Bracelet

Instructor: Rose Klapman
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$70 » Class fee
$40 » 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 PhotoThe Moon Is Not Cheese

Instructor: Georgina Brown
Georgina Brown's earliest recollection of jewelry was looking through her Mom's jewelry case. She vowed to unlock the secrets of how each piece was made. Exploring her abilities in a variety of mediums frustrated her with limitations to create jewelry visions she chose to share. Then she... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: January 18, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $120 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Explore building your own moonscape - creating craters and adding stones to capture your vision of the moon. This class will incorporate varied techniques - including gauged cutouts, layering them in combination with different stone settings to add color, creating a one-of-a kind pendant which will be torch-fired in class. An intermediate... Read More

Workshop PhotoMedieval Shield Fine Silver Ring

Instructor: Despina “Espie” Buoncristiani
Despina Buoncristiani, aka “Espie” has been intrigued with jewelry making since she was a teenager, taking apart old necklaces and creating new pieces with the vintage beads that were harvested. As an adult, with her graphic design background, it seemed a natural progression for her to... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate. Previous metal clay experience required
Dates/Times: January 18, from 9:00am to 1:30pm
Fees: $140 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

This beautiful statement ring, so comfortable to wear, hugs your finger like a glove! In this class you will learn how to size, shape, and create a band, a skill you will use over and over again. Once the band is created, you will learn how to shape the shield portion of your ring. Cubic Zirconia clay based bezels will also be made. All... Read More

Workshop PhotoTreasures of the Sea Pendent

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $125 » plus $75 kit fee paid to instructor

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 PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 10:00am to 11:00am
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoModern Cuckoo Clock

Instructor: Georgina Brown
Georgina Brown's earliest recollection of jewelry was looking through her Mom's jewelry case. She vowed to unlock the secrets of how each piece was made. Exploring her abilities in a variety of mediums frustrated her with limitations to create jewelry visions she chose to share. Then she... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner +
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:30pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $115 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Tick Tock! We're all sensitive to the passage of time. Create your own 'timepiece' which will capture all the elements of a vintage cuckoo clock with metal clay techniques. Use the clay you cut out of the clock body to make the bail and tiny weights, suspended on silver chains. This project will be fired and assembled in... Read More

Workshop PhotoFlourish Fine Silver Bracelet

Instructor: Despina “Espie” Buoncristiani
Despina Buoncristiani, aka “Espie” has been intrigued with jewelry making since she was a teenager, taking apart old necklaces and creating new pieces with the vintage beads that were harvested. As an adult, with her graphic design background, it seemed a natural progression for her to... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate. Metal clay experience helpful
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $175 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Add some color and style to your wrist by creating a lovely bar bracelet and charm. Learn how to shape your clay and add a beautiful semi-precious stone and bezel to make it pop! A small charm will also be made by stamping your clay. Once your pieces are fired, you will patina, polish and finally set your stone. Chains, clasp, and... Read More

Workshop PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoUsing Molds for Electroformed Components

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $125 » plus $75 kit fee paid to instructor

Workshop is in two parts- Jan 18- 5-9pm and Jan 20 from 3:30-4:30pm. In this class I will share how I copy elements to embellish my electroformed pieces. I have often use copies of original beads, electroformed pieces, and parts of action figures in my designs for repetition or other affects. In this class we will make a mold of an... Read More

Workshop PhotoNebulous Fine Silver Pendant

Instructor: Despina “Espie” Buoncristiani
Despina Buoncristiani, aka “Espie” has been intrigued with jewelry making since she was a teenager, taking apart old necklaces and creating new pieces with the vintage beads that were harvested. As an adult, with her graphic design background, it seemed a natural progression for her to... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate. Metal clay experience required
Dates/Times: January 19, from 9:00am to 1:30pm
Fees: $140 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Join me to learn how to construct a modern, one-of-a-kind pendant! We will start by cutting out freeform donut shapes, refine them by sanding and attach them together in various combinations to create your unique piece. You will learn how to set a Cubic Zirconia stone in a clay bezel, refine and then attach to your pendant to add a bit of... Read More

Workshop PhotoCrystal Transformation

Instructor: Georgina Brown
Georgina Brown's earliest recollection of jewelry was looking through her Mom's jewelry case. She vowed to unlock the secrets of how each piece was made. Exploring her abilities in a variety of mediums frustrated her with limitations to create jewelry visions she chose to share. Then she... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner +
Dates/Times: January 19, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $125 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

This pendant expresses the delicate beauty of the elusive Dragonfly. This class will show you how to combine small glass dots to complement molded silver metal clay. Students will further personalize the back of the work with delicate syringe details. Wonderful as a special gift or cherished personal piece. Pendants will be fired... Read More

Workshop PhotoWoodland Fairy Cuff

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 19, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $125 » plus $75 kit fee paid to instructor

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 PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 19, from 10:00am to 11:00am
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 19, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoCoat Of Arms Fine Silver Pendant

Instructor: Despina “Espie” Buoncristiani
Despina Buoncristiani, aka “Espie” has been intrigued with jewelry making since she was a teenager, taking apart old necklaces and creating new pieces with the vintage beads that were harvested. As an adult, with her graphic design background, it seemed a natural progression for her to... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate. Advanced, previous metal clay experience required
Dates/Times: January 19, from 2:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $155 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Join me to learn how to create this unique, Fine Silver pendant, a modern take of a Coat of Arms. You will be layering pieces of clay, constructing bails, and creating disks and ball accents. Freeform dangles will be textured and embellished. Fine Silver bezels will be added to hold your selected Semi-precious stones. Once patinated and... Read More

Workshop PhotoJeweled Lentil Bead

Instructor: Georgina Brown
Georgina Brown's earliest recollection of jewelry was looking through her Mom's jewelry case. She vowed to unlock the secrets of how each piece was made. Exploring her abilities in a variety of mediums frustrated her with limitations to create jewelry visions she chose to share. Then she... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Dates/Times: January 19, from 3:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $115 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Create a different kind of pendant – an interesting, reversible ½ hollow lentil bead with a colored stones for embellishment. Using an interesting technique to make a double-sided pendant, one larger side, then making a smaller ½ lentil bead as a bale both with individual jewel customization. An experienced... Read More

Workshop PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 19, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoNot Your Mother’s Vintage Fine Silver Ring

Instructor: Despina “Espie” Buoncristiani
Despina Buoncristiani, aka “Espie” has been intrigued with jewelry making since she was a teenager, taking apart old necklaces and creating new pieces with the vintage beads that were harvested. As an adult, with her graphic design background, it seemed a natural progression for her to... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate. Metal clay experience required
Dates/Times: January 20, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $125 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Love the look of vintage rings...then why not make one yourself with a vintage button motif! Learning how to size, shape, and create your band is a skill you will use again and again. After the band is constructed, you will select a mold which was created from a vintage button, and place your clay in it to make your ring topper. When your... Read More

Workshop PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 20, from 10:00am to 11:00am
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoFloating Feather

Instructor: Georgina Brown
Georgina Brown's earliest recollection of jewelry was looking through her Mom's jewelry case. She vowed to unlock the secrets of how each piece was made. Exploring her abilities in a variety of mediums frustrated her with limitations to create jewelry visions she chose to share. Then she... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Dates/Times: January 20, from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $125 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Create a contemporary floating feather in this a jeweled pendant. Build a detailed and jeweled focal piece including personalized texture and colored natural stone, to complement the beauty of a simplified dangling feather. Pendants will be created, fired and assembled during class. An intermediate to advanced level of skill and... Read More

Workshop PhotoMetal Clay Lentil Bead

Instructor: Laura Moore
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 20, from 11:00am to 3:00pm
Fees:
$80 » workshop fee
$30 » kit fee, Includes 20 grams of FYI Fine silver and use of all tools needed to complete the project.

Learn to make a hollow from lentil bead using silver metal clay. In this workshop you will learn draping over a form to make a dome, slip joining in the greenware stage, and wet to dry joining. This is a class for people with some metal clay experience; please have some practice using metal clay. There will be various botanical molds to... Read More

Workshop PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 20, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoSimply Elegant Fine Silver Earrings

Instructor: Despina “Espie” Buoncristiani
Despina Buoncristiani, aka “Espie” has been intrigued with jewelry making since she was a teenager, taking apart old necklaces and creating new pieces with the vintage beads that were harvested. As an adult, with her graphic design background, it seemed a natural progression for her to... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner. Metal clay experience helpful but not required
Dates/Times: January 20, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

You will enjoy creating these simple yet elegant semi-precious stone earrings (1 pair). You will be adding a texture to your clay, then once dry, refining to prepare them for firing. Once fired, the bezels will be added and fired again. After firing is complete you will patina and polish. Lastly, you will learn how to set your stones. Now... Read More

Workshop PhotoMetal Clay Quickie

Instructors: Art Clay Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors
You will be taught by experienced Certified Level 1 and Senior Instructors who have been working with Art Clay Silver for a number of years. Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 20, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $20 » Fees to be paid in full at time of registration

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation...then this Quickie class is for you! In this hour long class you will learn the basics while creating a beautiful Fine Silver (.999) pendant. To finish off your piece, a chain and jumpring will be added so that you can wear it home! ... Read More
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