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Wrap That Cab! Woven Wire Bezel Pendant
Saturday, April 22nd, 11-4
Add a great technique to your jewelry-making toolbox of skills This fun class will teach a basic wire weave technique that will create a bezel to hold a stone cabochon. Students can then put the pendant on their chain of choice.
Skill level: all
Materials: 20ga copper wire, 26ga or 24ga copper wire, approx. 20x30mm cabochon, 1- bead or cap with a 3mm hole, 8/0 seed beads, copper chain and clasp
Tools: ruler, wire cutter, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, nylon jaw pliers, task light and extension cord, and (very important) Magnifiers!
Instructor: Jan Durkin
Saturday, April 29th, 11-5
$65 plus materials fee
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Please call 412-687-1513 to register
This silver metal clay project is a beader's dream! Make a pendant with hidden rear hooks, meant to accept interchangeable bead ropes and chains of your own making. The pendant is the clasp! Switch bead strands to wear this piece with any color outfit. The materials fee and step-by-step instructions are for the silver component only- appropriate bead/chain design will be discussed but made on your own, outside of class.
Skill level: All- beginners are welcome
Materials: $45 fee, payable to Donna, covers everything
Instructor: Donna Penoyer
Victorian Lace Bracelet
Sunday, April 30th, 1-4
On this lovely delicate bracelet that harkens to bygone days, crystal bicones and seed beads adorn a base comprised of bugle beads.
Skill level: all, beginners welcome
Materials: 6mm bugles, 15/0 seed beads, 32-38 4mm crystal bicones, #12 beading needles, 4lb fireline, small clasp, beeswax, scissors, task light
Instructor: Kelly O'Brien
Triple Delight Wrap Bracelet
Sunday, May 21st, 12-4
This fun bracelet is a take on the now classic leather wrap bracelet. A variety of beads makes each wrap look like a separate bracelet!
Skill level: confident beginner to intermediate
Materials: 60-80 Superduos, 8/0 seed beads, 2 shank buttons, one larger than the other, approx. 50-60 various beads, Czech or stone, in a variety of shapes and sizes, which are either 6-8mm wide by themselves or in combo (ie. 2-4mm beads side by side equals 8mm) , 5 feet 1.5mm leather cord, 8 or 10 lb fireline, #10 beading needle, scissors, needle tool or awl (for undoing knots) , super new glue
Instructor: Jan Durkin