Orion:s Belt

Orion:s Belt – $100.00

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 3pm-6pm

Instructor: Patricia Parker
Level: All Levels
Technique: Bead Weaving
Skills and techniques taught: building components using multi hole beads

Description:

Use beaded components to create this stunning bracelet. Learn a rivoli wrap that uses two hole beads to create a secure bezel wrap. The design is based on the same formula employed in the instructors book on multi hole beads, Colorful Components by Patricia Parker.
The techniques learned in class are applicable to other multi-hole bead designs. Some components will be finished in class and instruction will be given in finishing techniques.

You will not complete this project in class.

Kit: $45 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class.

Kit includes:
Swarovski 12mm rivoli Sizes 8 and 11 seed beads
Infinity beads Disc Duo beads Clasp, thread, needle

Skills Required:
None

Materials You are Required to Bring:
None.

Candied Flower

Candied Flower – $100.00

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 12pm-3pm

Instructor: Patricia Parker
Level: Intermediate
Technique: Bead Weaving
Skills and techniques taught: Peyote bezel wrap, make flower petals

Description:
This versatile design can be created in multiple colorways, in any or all variations. The bracelet band combines candy and cushion beads while the floral center is made with delica bead petals surrounding a cushion bead bezelled with 11/0, 15/0 and delica beads. Bracelet with floral center and skittles band- wrap five cushion beads, add delica bead petal embellishment to one of the wrapped beads, and connect the bracelet together using candy beads. Skittles band- wrap six to seven cushion beads and connect them together using candy beads.
Floral pendant- wrap a single cushion bead and embellish it with delica bead petals, add a bail. Can be worn as a pendant, or make two for a pair of statement earrings. Also demonstrated will be more variations on assembled jewelry using the same components learned in class (necklace and earrings) In this class you will learn how to create a secure bezel that can be used with to wrap rivolis, stone cabochons or
beads. The bezelled component will be used as a starting point from which you will create both the flower and the band.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $45 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class.

Kit includes:
8 mm two hole candy beads ,14 mm cushion beads (5 pieces),4vgrams of delicas in (matte) silver
lined color
2 grams each of delica in TWO similiar (to matte s/l) colors 2 grams of delica duracoat gold
DB1832 4 grams of Toho 15/0 gold permafinish color 557
4 grams of Toho 11/0 gold permafinish color 557
2 grams of Toho 11/0 in matching (to cushion bead) color

Skills Required:
None

Materials You are Required to Bring:
None.

Royale Chainmaille Cuff

Royale Chainmaille Cuff – $100.00

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 2pm-5pm

Instructor: Michelle Brennan

Level: Intermediate

Technique: Chain Maille

Skills and techniques taught: Incorporating various sizes of EPDM rubber rings into a chain maille project.

Description:The Royal Cuff is a stunning stretchy cuff consisting of multiple sizes of EPDM rubber rings and stainless steel jump rings. The cuff can be customized to feature a different colorway on either side of the bracelet.

 You will not complete this project in class.

Kit: $40 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: Various colors and sizes of EPDM of rubber Jump Rings. Stainless Steel jump rings.

Skills Required: None

Materials You are Required to Bring: None

In Full Bloom

In Full Bloom – $100.00

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 10am-1pm

Instructor: Michelle Brennan

Level: Intermediate

Technique: Chain Maille

Skills and techniques taught: Incorporating a swarovski rivoli and EPDM rubber rings into a chainmaille pendant.

Description: Create a stunning pendant featuring a Swarovski Rivoli and your choice of various EPDM rubber and anodized aluminum jump rings. The finished pendat measures approximately 2″ in diameter.

You will complete this project in class.

Kit: $30 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: Various colors of Aluminum Jump Rings. Stainless Steel Clasps

Skills Required: None

Materials You are Required to Bring: None

Spinner Ring

Spinner Ring – $100.00

Saturday, April 4, 2020| 9am-1pm

Instructor: Nancy Sacco
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Metalwork/Hot Connections/Patina
Skills and techniques taught: Soldering, texturing metal, filing, forging, measuring for a correct ring size

Description:

Students will learn how to form and torch solder (using a small butane torch known in cooking circles as a creme brulee torch) sterling silver sheet metal into a ring that will be custom sized to his or her finger, how to make the spinners, and learn the secret of how to keep the
spinners from falling off the ring band! After the ring is complete, it will be tumbled to a glorious shine. Customize the ring by choosing to make a straight or wavy edge on the band, leave it smoothly pristine, hammer it for a cool faceted look, or choose to decorate it using metal stamps of your choice. Then select the metal or metals you want for the spinners. So many choices–so little time!
Students must tie back long hair, wear closed toe shoes, and avoid wearing loose flowing clothing

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class.

Kit includes:
Sterling silver sheet Sterling silver patterned wire
Gold filled patterned wire (Kit fee $27)

Skills Required: Good motor skills. Willingness and ability to use a small butane torch.

Materials You are Required to Bring:
None