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Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show [more shows]

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Pearl Knotting / Intro To Beading
10:00am - 1:00pm
Pearl Knotting / Intro To BeadingMarch 27, 10:00am - 1:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Beadwork Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $35.00
Skill Level: All
Pearl knotting supplies & glass Czech glass beads, findings & more for 2 bracelets. WOW ! This is a 2-fer one class ! Why Knot combine these two classes into one? This is a technique class where you will make two pieces of jewelry! How does completing a pearl knotted bracelet sound ? Learning tips & tricks to get that perfectly placed Knot! . After you've designed your necklace ,string , add a chain for length & crimp! This class is for everyone! Teacher will share tools Kit supplies : Pearls , knotting thread, knot cups , jump rings 2 clasps, chain & more !

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Double Diamond Deluxe
10:00am - 2:00pm
Double Diamond DeluxeMarch 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Crystal Setting Class By Diane WhitingClass Fee: $40.00 Plus $75 kit fee paid directly to instructorClass Fee: $40.00
Skill Level: All
Flashes of light edge seed bead diamonds in this elegant but easy lariat you can wear multiple ways. Kit includes 288 Swarovski crystal round beads and 6 pendants. Matching bracelet kits will also be available. To make an advance color choice, email Diane at dwhitingdesigns@cox.net

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Basic Jewelry Making Instruction
10:00am - 6:00pm
Basic Jewelry Making InstructionMarch 27, 10:00am - 6:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Jewelry Design Class By Linda HartungFree workshop!
Skill Level: All
Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry making including free make & takes and demos with wirelace.

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Beaded Starfish
11:00am - 3:00pm
Beaded StarfishMarch 27, 11:00am - 3:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Beadwork Class By Marilyn PetersClass Fee: $75.00Kit Fee: $25.00
Skill Level: All
Working knowledge of Peyote and Herringbone is appreciated, but I can help even the most beginner beader to create this fun technique.
Remember the “Pet Rock”? The student will use a combination of Peyote and Herringbone to create their own Pet Starfish out of four colors of seed beads. I will have kits available but I also provide over 50 tubes of size 11\0 seed beads to make their own choice. There is also a vast collection of little and small crystals and “tiny tims” from which to pick and choose to personalize their creation. Please bring the following: bead mat, task lamp and extension cord, “readers” to help you see the bead holes. I will supply: seed beads, crystals, tiny tims, needles, thread, and multipage color tutorial

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WIRE CROCHET KNECKLACE
2:00pm - 6:00pm
WIRE CROCHET KNECKLACEMarch 27, 2:00pm - 6:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $40.00
Skill Level: All
Don't know how to crochet ? No problem ! This is an EASY PEASY Class . You will learn this technique in minutes ! I guarantee you'll love this class !

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Rue des Deux Reves
2:30pm - 6:30pm
Rue des Deux RevesMarch 27, 2:30pm - 6:30pm (ALREADY PAST)See Other DatesCrystal Setting Class By Diane WhitingClass Fee: $40.00 Plus $45 kit fee paid directly to instructorClass Fee: $0.00
Skill Level: All
If you dream of Swarovski crystals, here are two dreams in one! Wear either gold or silver side up and the hidden clasp means no one can see that your bracelet is reversible. Use Diane’s popular PRAW Perfect tool to build your beading skills. Multiple color ways will be available.

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Day Dreamer
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Day DreamerMarch 27, 5:00pm - 8:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Beadwork Class By Kim FoxClass Fee: $75.00 Includes $20 credit towards purchases at Kim Fox's booth.
Skill Level: All
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 originally designed by Jill Wiseman and the class is taught with permission. Included in the class fee is a $20 credit that can be used at Kim Fox’s booth for findings to complete the piece.

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Intro to Soldering
10:00am - 1:00pm
Intro to SolderingMarch 28, 10:00am - 1:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Soldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
This is a great introductory class to the world of soldering. We will be learning basic skills that will help you advance your soldering. We will use sterling silver wire to make our beautiful pieces, and if there is time, we will show you how to set a cz with a pre-made setting. You will be learning how to make a circle, attach jump rings on wire, and make shapes using the correct tools. We will cover the best way to solder your pieces, making it strong, long lasting, and beautiful. Come join us in this fun soldering class.

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A Riveting & Etching Experience
10:00am - 2:00pm
A Riveting & Etching ExperienceMarch 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Metalwork Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $40.00 Includes riveting hammer, ruler, copper, charms, rivets, jump rings, chain, & materials for etching.
Skill Level: All
Explore different methods of riveting and cold connections while learning many techniques of texturing metals. We will explore the other side of texturing by etching. Learn to layer and rivet objects, and make a charm bracelet that may tell your life timeline or a necklace collage. It's your time to just have fun! You can also bring charms or that "one lonely earring" to use in your project.

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Peyote With A Twist
10:00am - 2:00pm
Peyote With A TwistMarch 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Beadwork Class By Marilyn PetersClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $15.00
Skill Level: All
Working knowledge of Peyote and Herringbone is appreciated, but I can help even the most beginner beader to create this fun technique.
Please bring the following: bead mat, task lamp and extension cord, “readers” to help you see the bead holes. I will supply: Delicas in many colors as well as in kits, needles, thread, and multipage color tutorial.

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Total Eclipse Of The Heart
10:00am - 5:00pm
Total Eclipse Of The HeartMarch 28, 10:00am - 5:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Crystal Setting Class By Diane WhitingClass Fee: $55.00 Plus $50 kit fee paid directly to instructorKit Fee: $0.00
Skill Level: All
Wear your heart around your neck, or on your lapel. This convertible necklace/pin has a totally new bezel technique and a “spiraled” CRAW rope (that can be used with other pieces a well.) Multiple colorways will be available, with unique special coated 27mm Swarovski crystal. This is a FULL DAY class, but we will take a 2-hour break in the middle of the day for shopping! For advance color choices email Diane at dwhitingdesigns@cox.net.

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Oriental Kaleidoscope Pumpkins
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Oriental Kaleidoscope PumpkinsMarch 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Chainmaille Class By Mary SoucyClass Fee: $30.00 Kit fee of $14-20 paid to instructor in class
Skill Level: All
Learn how to use the most basic chainmaille techniques to surround a rhinestone Rivoli. You will learn the basics of mounting a rhinestone montee bead onto a jump ring and learn to create a wrap that will hold a Rivoli in place to make pendants or earrings. The items used in this class are extremely small. You must bring proper eyewear and lighting if you are not able to see very small shiny items close-up.

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Finish To All Ends
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Finish To All EndsMarch 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Beadwork Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
This is a great class for all people that want to make their own pieces! We will be learning how to properly end your bracelets using crimp beads and jewelry wire with a very professional looking ends. Also learn how to ball up the ends of wire to make head pins or earwires. We will be using a torch to solder the ends on the chain, and learn how to keep those jump rings from falling off! You will learn how to shape a s-hook clasp, and how to make links out of wire. You will be leaving with a bracelet, necklace and earring that you made! We will be using all sterling silver for these projects and there will be some choices in beads and color.

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FREEDOM ROCKS!
2:30pm - 5:30pm
FREEDOM ROCKS!March 28, 2:30pm - 5:30pm (ALREADY PAST)Beadwork Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $44.00Kit Fee: $25.00
Skill Level: All
Always wanted to try to do "Free Form " beading ? No is your chance to reconcile your differences with that beading needle .The techniques in this class are variable as no two pieces are every the same. Beside peyote , you'll learn to "bridge " beads, embellish , waffle & more ! Who ever thought it was this easy ! Please note : You'll be in a "WORRY FREE ZONE " All kits will be different colors ! Kit Fee: $25 Inc. Many different sizes & shapes of beads, Pearls, bead caps, toggle, beading string & needles.

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Do Dads, Wraps & Springs Wire Class
10:00am - 1:00pm
Do Dads, Wraps & Springs Wire ClassMarch 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $44.00Kit Fee: $30.00
Skill Level: All
Personalize a link chain with your favorite crystal colors, pearls and wire. Learn to wrap, make the "PERFECT EYE PIN" ,coil, make springs hammer & much more using three different gauges of wire to create your own charming bracelet. You will also learn how to have your tools work for you ! This class is for all levels! Teacher will share tools unless you prefer to bring your own, including chain, round and flat nose pliers, side cutters, hammer, files, and bench block.

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Simple Set Soldered Rings
10:00am - 1:00pm
Simple Set Soldered RingsMarch 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Soldering Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
The perfect simple ring can be so difficult to find. That’s why we’re teaching you how to make your own. This class is great for beginners and will give you a taste of soldering while being able to make your own wonderful simple soldered rings. You can make up to three rings in the class. Supplies are included, we will be using sterling silver, semi-precious stones, and cubic zirconia.

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Rue des Deux Reves
10:00am - 2:00pm
Rue des Deux RevesMarch 29, 10:00am - 2:00pm (ALREADY PAST)See Other DatesCrystal Setting Class By Diane WhitingClass Fee: $40.00 Plus $45 kit fee paid directly to instructorClass Fee: $0.00
Skill Level: All
If you dream of Swarovski crystals, here are two dreams in one! Wear either gold or silver side up and the hidden clasp means no one can see that your bracelet is reversible. Use Diane’s popular PRAW Perfect tool to build your beading skills. Multiple color ways will be available.

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2 Bead Peyote Bracelet
11:00am - 3:00pm
2 Bead Peyote BraceletMarch 29, 11:00am - 3:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Beadwork Class By Marilyn PetersClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $15.00
Skill Level: All
Working knowledge of Peyote and Herringbone is appreciated, but I can help even the most beginner beader to create this fun technique.
Please bring the following: bead mat, task lamp and extension cord, “readers” to help you see the bead holes. I will supply: Delicas in many colors as well as in kits, needles, thread, and multipage color tutorial.

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Original Knotting
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Original KnottingMarch 29, 2:00pm - 5:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Beadwork Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
Come join us in learning a skill that has been around for ages. This classic beauty never goes out of style. We will be teaching you the original knotting used for pearls, that we now use for all different beads. We will be making one bracelet, using sterling silver findings, silk cord, and your choice in beads. Feel free to bring in your own jewelry that has broken, or has stretched out. We will not fix them in the class but we can show you what needs to be done and offer different suggests.

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