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

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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

Skill Levels: 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. You’ll take home a printed instruction sheet to refer to for all your future projects.

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