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Leather & Lights Necklace: LED-illuminated focal beads with woven leather cords – $95
Saturday, April 6, 2019 | 10am-1pm
Instructor: Kristin Kearns
Level: Beginner, All Levels
Technique: Electricity, Weaving
Skills and techniques taught: Off-loom hand-weaving; testing & debugging electrical connections.
This necklace has a hidden secret—a light-up focal bead! Learn to install an LED strand and weave leather tubes to cover the wires. Demonstrations of design principles including choosing a focal bead, installing the LED, and creative ways to cover the wires. Make and test electrical connections and gain confidence in assembling LED necklaces, with plenty of time for questions. Multiple colorways available. Project completion may require 1-2 additional hours. Bring AnglerFish Power Clasp, or purchase from instructor.
You WILL NOT complete this project in class.
Kit: $32 – This cost is in addition to the class fee
Kit contains: AnglerFish LED thru-strand and end kit, 18″ silicone tubing, 12″ copper wire mandrel, 30′ leather cord, 4 cord end caps, choice of 1 focal bead, 2 teardrop beads, bead caps and spacerbeads to complete 1 necklace, complete instructions.
Working with small parts & strong magnets, moderate hand flexibility & strength for weaving.
Materials You are Required to Bring:
Task light and magnification as needed for small parts, bead mat, AnglerFish Power Clasp (or purchase from instructor). Optional: flush cut, crimping, round-nose & chain-nose pliers,notebook & pen, focal beads from your stash for illumination (with holes 2mm or larger).