Let’s Make Earrings!

A The Tucson Bead Show Workshop [select another show]

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Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a rockhound, a lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor and author with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé. With more than 40 years of combined experience, she uses absolutely no solder or glue in her traditional wire jewelry designs, and teaches how at events in North America, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, and Switzerland. Author of numerous magazine and Internet articles, and the bestselling book, “Wirework: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping”, Dale has also made more than 70 instructional DVDs, is a member of the Beadalon Design Team, and a live product presenter on Jewelry Television. Learn more on her website: http://www.cougarscreations.com

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Location: The Tucson Bead Show
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: January 30, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $65 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools

Oh My Goodness! Imagine being able to make your own earrings: as long or short as you want, in the colors you prefer, using your choice of premium materials. Students will discover easy ways to cut chain lengths quickly, how to choose gemstone/pearl/crystal combinations, how to make ear wires, and more! The workshop fee includes: teacher’s fee; all necessary silver wire, beads and chain; gemstone, pearl and crystal beads to make 3 different pair of earrings, and written follow-up instructions. Instructor will have tools for everyone to use in class, or you may bring your own: flat, chain and round nose pliers; wire cutters; foot long ruler; work surface; ultra fine marker. Please bring your camera to take photos of difficult steps! Cancellation policy: no refunds will be given after January 13, 2017.

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