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Workshop PhotoEmbossed Bracelet

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 4, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$55 » Workshop
$20 » Materials

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

Workshop PhotoBeginning Beading

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 4, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $25

Start from the top, or shall we say start with the tools! We cover all the do's and don'ts in beading and set you on the right path to becoming a professional beader! Walk away with a bracelet, a corded necklace, and a pair of earrings all made by you! Read More

Workshop PhotoClusters

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 4, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$30 » class fee
$25 » kit fee

Combine textures, shapes, and colors in a collage of beads. Big too little you can make this cluster as fancy or as casual as you want it to be. Kit includes everything you need to make this stunning necklace! Read More

Workshop PhotoWire Wrapping Cabochon Pendants

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching wire wrapping for over six years at both local bead stores and two senior centers in the San Fernando Valley. He also exhibits and sells his jewelry in local farmers' markets and craft shows. Dutch thoroughly enjoys teaching and... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 4, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $65 » kit included

There are many techniques for wire-wrapping, learn them all while creating a stunning pendant with a cabochon stone. 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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 4, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fees: $79 » all supplies including, instructional handout are provided.

Anyone who knows Carole knows her passion for Micro Mosaic. After research, calling, studying with, and hounding as many authorities as she could, she finally gathered up enough fun facts and techniques to offer Traditional Micro Mosaic. We will pull our own tessere, incanalato, and leaves,and boccio using enamels and glass, and learn... Read More

Workshop PhotoMicro Chasing: Creating a Pendant

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: May 5, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$65 » Workshop
$25 » Materials

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

Workshop PhotoClusters

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 5, from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Fees:
$30 » class fee
$25 » kit fee

Combine textures, shapes, and colors in a collage of beads. Big too little you can make this cluster as fancy or as casual as you want it to be. Kit includes everything you need to make this stunning necklace! Read More

Workshop PhotoWire working

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 5, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $25

Loops, links, wire, and more loops! By the end of your wire bracelet, and a pair of earrings to match, links will be second nature. Plus learn how to finish that bracelet by making your own clasp! And then, after all that, if there is still time left, we will make the illusive dragonfly charm! Read More

Workshop PhotoMacrame 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: May 5, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $79

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 PhotoPearl Knotting

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 5, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $40 » 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 PhotoCloisonné Enamel

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 5, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fees: $89 » includes kit

A nice quick intro to cloisonné, just to see if it's all you ever wanted! We will be using simple shapes on a pre counter enameled pure silver drop. This class is to learn technique, working with kilns, enamels, and layering rich colors. It's a great starting class for you to get introduced to, learn to understand the... Read More

Workshop PhotoWire Wrapping Cabochon Pendants

Instructor: Dutch Stowe
Dutch Stowe has been making jewelry for over 15 years and teaching wire wrapping for over six years at both local bead stores and two senior centers in the San Fernando Valley. He also exhibits and sells his jewelry in local farmers' markets and craft shows. Dutch thoroughly enjoys teaching and... Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 6, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $65 » kit included

There are many techniques for wire-wrapping, learn them all while creating a stunning pendant with a cabochon stone. Read More

Workshop PhotoBeginning Beading

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

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 6, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $25

Start from the top, or shall we say start with the tools! We cover all the do's and don'ts in beading and set you on the right path to becoming a professional beader! Walk away with a bracelet, a corded necklace, and a pair of earrings all made by you! Read More

Workshop PhotoAntiquity 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: May 6, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $75 » all materials included

Embellish a hand wrought wire frame with leather lace, Sari silk, pearls, crystals, and beads to create a stunning and earthy set of bangle bracelets. A great project for using up your leftover beads. Class fee: $75, all materials included Read More

Workshop PhotoTHE DEVIL'S IN THE DETAILS

Instructor: Wristy Business
Leslie Hamilton and Joy Klein Read More

Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 4-May 6, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos

Come play and learn tips and tricks on how to recycle old pieces of vintage items into new! Read More

Basic Beading & Jewelry Making Instruction

Instructor: Charolotte Silverstein
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 4-May 6, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!

Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry making including beadwork & stringing. Read More

Basic Jewelry Making Instruction

Instructor: Carole Witt
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: May 4-May 6, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!

Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry making including stringing, crimping, and jewelry tool instruction. Read More
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