Wire Class 1 – Earrings

We will make three pairs of earrings in this class.  Thursday, 6 – 8 p.m.

In this class we will learn these skills:  to make a perfect circle, to wrap a perfect circle, to cage a bead and to make fishhook earrings.   We’ll talk about the four basic tools, wire gauges and wire types.   We mark our tools to make uniform loops and learn how to finish the wire ends.  You will spend between $4 and $8,

JEANNE-MAY2014 - wire class earring

Wire Class 2 – Rings

We will be making rings on a Thursday, 6 – 8 p.m..  We make the solitaire ring first.  Then we make two more from the galaxy, filigree and multi spiral rings.  Cost $7.00+

Wire Class 4 – Aluminum Bracelet and Memory Wire Bracelet

We will make an aluminum wire bracelet on   a Thursday.  Class goes from 6 – 8 p.m.

The project uses 20 gauge craft wire and 12 gauge aluminum wire, a large focal bead and small accent beads.

Wire Class 5 – Chain maille

We will be making a Byzantine chain maille bracelet on  a Thursday night, from 6 – 8 p.m.  Cost $5.00

An example of a byzantine weave,

An example of a byzantine weave,

 

Wire Class 6 – Linked Necklace

We will make a linked necklace on Thursday, from 6 – 8 p.m.  We will use the round concave wire forming pliers that cost $17.oo.

Wire Class 7 – Wrapped Bead Necklace

We will be wrapping a bead pendant on Thursday,  from 6 – 8 p.m.  Please bring the following: round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, flat nose pliers and cutters.   We will select a bead to wrap and then the 20 gauge round wire here at the shop.  Cost $8.00+ Then we will make this pendant into a necklace which will cost $5.00+.

Wire Class 8 – Wrapped Cabochon

Wrapped Cabochons

Wrapped Cabochons

We will be wrapping a cabochon on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 6 – 8 p.m.  Bring the following tools:  round nose pliers, flat nose pliers, chain nose pliers and cutters.  I have tools for sale at the shop.  We will pick out a cabochon and then matching 21 square and half round wire here at the shop.  The class is free with purchase of your supplies: $15.00+

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