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 has taught 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. Website: 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.

Currently not available.
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: October 21, from 10:30am to 1:00pm
Fees: $75 » includes materials

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 choose from a variety of geometric shapes and make a complete bracelet from scratch by the time you leave this class. 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
or call 310-944-1299. Class size is limited to 6, so register early!
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: Sunday, October 21, 2018, 10:30am-1pm
Fees: $75, including all materials. A variety of wire & bead colors will be available.
Location: Booth 236, Delfina Ballroom

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