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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Lisa Krupp-Dooley
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Create a one-of-a-kind pendant that can be worn in four different ways. The pendant is a double-sided mermaid scale cabochon attached to a multi-purpose bail using honeycomb beads. Dressed up or down, this pendant will compliment any war
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Maggie Thompson
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Easy Peasy Bracelet is just that - easy peasy! This funky boho design features a center leather lace that makes this piece completely adjustable. It's fun to make and a perfect beginner project. Kit fee: $30. Kit fe
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Lynn Yuhr
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Colors pop with this fun and whimsical fish design that moves as you wear it. This class will provide an introduction to polymer clay and some basic foundation canes that are jumping-off points for more complex designs. Only three or four basic can
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Leslie Venturoso
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Channel your inner Bollywood with this stunning lariat that features a Jhumka style tassel and freshwater pearl embellished rope that features bead stations for added interest. Take your skills to the next level with shaped peyote stitch techn
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Sulie Girardi
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This class is designed for jewelry artists who have never worked with metal clay, but who are curious about exploring this fascinating medium. After learning the basics, students can make a pendant (with or without a bail), earrings, or a handfu
Registration Full
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Eva Sherman
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
If you prefer a bit of rough in your designs, creating rings with metal clay may be right up your alley! In this class students will create up to 4 rings working with a PMC3 syringe on a mandrel, while adding faceted stones and accenting with gold. Stude
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Kieu Pham Gray
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn how to create your own etched designs in sterling silver. In this class, you will learn how to transfer your own designs to sterling silver and create a chemical etc. Kit fe
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Susan Lenart Kazmer
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Explore the vast possibilities resins have to offer in jewelry in combination with metal bezels. Learn proper mixing, application, combining and pouring layers and safety tips. This hands-on workshop offers many foundational techniques from filling hollow be
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Marti Brown
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Apply basic metalworking techniques to niobium sheet and explore how different resist materials allow you to control anodizing and create unique pieces that can be used in designing jewelry. Bath anodizing will be used to create vibrant
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Robyn Cornelius
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Hand-forge your very own wave bangle; then texture, solder, and embellish the inside using a variety of techniques. Kit fee: $65. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Helen Driggs
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Yes! You can set a stone, cabochon, found or fabricated object without a torch! In this class, you will learn how to design and plan a sophisticated sheet metal setting for your favorite focal object. Tabs and folds are an inge
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Susan Powell
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
St. Petersburg Chain can be used in various different ways, and modified. We will make a necklace and pendant while exploring some of the possibilities. We will also add branched fringe to our pendant. Kit fee: $60. Kit fe
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Debora Mauser
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Create a two part sterling silver vessel that can hold your mad money, essential oil, or a list of you secret desires. Students will use several types of solder, learn to form a vessel and use a tube cutting jig. Kit fee: $60. Kit
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Sara Lukkonen
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn the basics of torch enameling with Sara Lukkonen, the owner-artist of C-Koop Beads. Using a Hot Head Torch™ learn safely to add colorful enamel powders to copper. Make as many beads, pendants & headpins as class time allows!
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Kim Leahy
Wednesday 8/14/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Using a handcrafted raku cabochon as your focal, you will embellish it to attach to a right angle weave band made with peanut beads and seed beads. Kit fee: $65. Kit fees are payable
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Candice Sexton
Wednesday 8/14/19
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn how to make beautiful bead crochet jewelry using the slip stitch technique from a patient instructor. Students will receive a starter tube and learn everything they need to know to start their pieces. Candice will review mater
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Sara Lukkonen
Wednesday 8/14/19
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
It is never too early to start a bucket list. In this class you will be doing stamping, metal forming and torch enameling. We will be making the bucket and the cover to keep your list in. Kit fee: $150. Kit fees are payable direc
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Lisa Krupp-Dooley
Wednesday 8/14/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This unique 2-in-1 bracelet is reversible! Embellished with honeycombs and Swarovski crystals, this dazzling and fun bracelet will be your go-to piece of jewelry. Kit fee: $70. Kit fees are payable directly to the instr
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Cindy Grayson
Wednesday 8/14/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This technique-focused project features working with long Magatamas, making a color gradient pattern, working with segments, planning a pendant, using a chain dangle. Kit fee: $30. Kit fees are payable directly to the instruct
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Sulie Girardi
Wednesday 8/14/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn the basics of making a ring from fine-silver metal clay in this short but informative class. Students will make a classic band ring and learn techniques that they can apply to more difficult projects in the future. The design of the ring is simp
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Susan Lenart Kazmer
Wednesday 8/14/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Focus on new works in jewelry and Resin as it has never been presented before in casting sand, scratch, and scraffitto your way into creating unique objects and ancient artifacts in jewelry in combination with metal. Focus and build with resin usi
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Kim Leahy
Wednesday 8/14/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using a handcrafted raku piece and a silver spoon handle, create this modern bracelet. Peyote part of the band, and bead embroidery the rest. You will also make the toggle and bar ends for the closure. Kit fee: $70. Kit fee
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Kieu Pham Gray
Wednesday 8/14/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn the basic concepts of silver soldering while creating a Wave Link Chain. By the end of this class, you will have an understanding of necessary tools and materials to successfully solder simple joints. Students will complete a bracelet by the end o
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Maggie Thompson
Wednesday 8/14/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Zinnia Bracelet design features long magatamas as the focal with "O" beads forming the braid. This elegant design is perfect for the beginner. Kit fee: $30. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
 
Thursday, August 15, 2019
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Kim Leahy
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Create a fun necklace with a beautiful shell and filigree flower that dangles from a dainty modified spiral chain. Kit fee: $60. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Kaska Firor
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Create this beautiful bracelet using several wire techniques. Two colors of wire will be employed for a more dramatic effect. Students will focus on learning how to make uniform wire loops and easy wire techniques. Kit fee: $45.
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Yin Guang
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Gathering Fresh water pearls, blister pearl, mother of pearl, glass beads, shell, turtle, starfish, seahorse lots of different size, shape, color beads & charms, braiding them together! And learn the techniques of 7-sta
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Diane Dennis
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Let's have some fun with these easy beaded bezeled earrings! They work up quickly and make a great gift For this class we will be making beaded bezels for a Swarovski chaton in your choice of color. Although we’ll keep the focal small so
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Phyllis Flora & Scott Mason
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Now this is unusual! Form little copper bowls and fill them with scraps of silver to create a reticulation-style effect. We will then forge and texture a base to solder our bowls onto to make this amazing necklace. We dare you not to love th
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Sulie Girardi
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Who doesn’t love Bling? In this class you will learn techniques to make a textured ring out of fine silver metal clay. You decide which medium to large cubic zirconia should decorate your ring: I will show you techniques to set the stones s
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Eva Sherman
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Students will construct a two-layer ring with a textured, flared base and a free-floating spinner embellished with tube-set glass gems. Students will learn fabrication, tube setting, and finishing techniques. Soldering experience recommended but a
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Debora Mauser
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Students will create a textured layered ring with an adjustable shank. After creating a keum boo "stone" or focal, students will set the keum boo by creating a bezel and then using a fold-over prong technique. The entire ring can be patinated to
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Agnieszka Watts
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
This unique bracelet consists of rectangular-shaped geometrical components. These double layers are connected by right-angle weave stitch on the edges. Segments are joined together with links made with an odd count peyote stitch that are flexi
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Cindy Grayson
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Meet Instructor Cindy Grayson, Inventor of the Bead Runway (patent pending) and Author of Bead Runway Kumihimo Technique Pattern Series Volume 1, as she teaches essential contemporary kumihimo techniques from her book series. This technique-focus
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Helen Driggs
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Lap (or overlap) joins are a traditional cold connection and a great way of securely joining metal sheet edge-to-edge. With clever engineering and design, sophisticated 3D hollow forms can easily be created without the use of a torch. Studen
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Marti Brown
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Line fold niobium without annealing and texture it with hammers and stamps. Anodize the formed cuff to suit your color palette. Kit fee: $60. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Susan Lenart Kazmer
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Experience hands on learning and education of liquid enamels and its full potential in a relaxed environment. I will focus on two very unusual and detailed techniques using liquid enamel to attain layers of color and torch firing. Start the da
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Lynn Yuhr
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Playful mark making is used to create designs inspired by Wassily Kandinsky, a 20th century abstract artist. Polymer clay is layered with color, your unique marks, and a patina that provides depth and ties the design together. The polymer de
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Kieu Pham Gray
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Make 1, 2 or 3 rings using sterling silver and 10K gold to create a contemporary ring. Students will gain experience creating anticlastic rings, soldering karat gold and small parts. Those who work quickly will finish a triple ring. Ki
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Shae Wilhite
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Create your own leather wrap bracelet and learn how to work with leather, make cold connections using riveting techniques, embellish your wrap by learning metal stamping techniques, and learn to stitch beads onto leather. This class has it all, and
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Robyn Cornelius
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Learn this low-tech way to cast your very own solid rings without the use of big equipment. Learn how to cast shapes that would otherwise be hard to make in a home studio and then embellish with a set gemstone. In addition, we will play with
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Michelle Brennan
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Students will combine Czech glass QuadraTile beads (multiple colors to choose from) within various stainless steel, bright aluminum, and anodized aluminum jump rings to create a stunning bracelet. Kit fee: $30. Kit fees are payable
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Candice Sexton
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn the circular single crochet technique to make these earrings with matching ring. Using a small crochet hook and thinner hand-dyed variegated crochet thread, incorporate seed beads and/or crystals to make one-of-a-kin
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Ellen Solomons
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Each Beaded Button is a jewel-like design. This is a unique way to combine design by the use of peyote stitching and color. Is it a Button, Broach, Pendant or work of Art? Kit fee: $45. Kit fees are payable directly to the inst
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Sara Lukkonen
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
We will learn how to use liquid, crayons & acrylic enamels. This will be fun creating a colorful face to use as a pendant or brooch. If you want smaller faces to use as earrings you can do that too. For the time we have it might be a g
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Shanna Steele
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Featured on the August/September 2017 cover of Beadwork magazine, the bracelet is a variation of the necklace project by the same name. To create this piece, we will use a circular peyote stitch to create bezeled conchos around rivolis. The end re
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Leslie Venturoso
Thursday 8/15/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Make a fun, colorful cuff using the Peyote Rick Rack technique. The workshop will cover how to create a Rick Rack style cuff with wings using peyote stitch and a modified right angle weave start band. Learning how to read a pattern
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Leslie Venturoso
Thursday 8/15/19
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Light up your wrist with this delicious Bubblelicious bracelet. Wear rainbow bubbles or sparkling champagne bubbles. It is happiness on your wrist everyday! Each component is made using peyote stitch and right angle weave. T
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Candice Sexton
Thursday 8/15/19
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn the single stitch bead crochet technique and make a beautiful bracelet. Students can choose from several different patterns and kits. Students learn how to read patterns and string beads on their piece; how to start and finish
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Kieu Pham Gray
Thursday 8/15/19
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Take a voyage in metal working to create a pendant that has texture, design and a little heavenly sparkle. We will shape, solder and forge sterling silver, then bezel a dichroic cabochon to add color. Kit fee: $54. Kit fees are payable d
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Kaska Firor
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Make this fun necklace using several wire techniques. Expand your skills as you learn to weave in tight spaces and how to shape your frame wire into a graceful design to fit inside a small frame. Students will learn hand and tool wire shaping tech
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Leslie Pope
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Back by popular demand, Leslie's Art Deco Crowns Bracelet. Students will stitch an elegant base using two-hole Tila and half-Tila beads and then embellish it with seed beads and playful baby drops. Kit fee: $42.50.
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Yin Guang
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using flower charms with different shape, style beads braid them together to create this flower necklace. Learn the most popular two drop Kongo on a small, round, form disk. Kit fee: $43. Kit fees are payable directly to
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Kim Leahy
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
A sweet bracelet and earring set using super duos and the new tea cup beads from Starman. Knowledge of thread paths is helpful, but not necessary to create this piece.
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Marti Brown
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using niobium and fold forming, students will create a custom focal with Marti Brown for your bracelet. You will cut unanodized niobium sheet in the shape of your choice. After folding, texturing, filing, and sanding, you will add the colors of
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Phyllis Flora
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rev up your mixed media engine for this class. First you will get a little sawing practice, then learn a super low-tech, super easy hinge technique. We will finish the project with a bit of green patina and build a collage on the inside flap.
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Shae Wilhite
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn the basics of cubic right angle weave (CRAW). Take this stitch on from the ground floor up. This class is technique based, not project based, so that you will know the fundamentals of CRAW and its variations. Kit fee: $11. Ki
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Diane Dennis
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
These are the most adorable earrings, and Luna cabs come in so many wonderful colors. I bet you can’t just make one! Start with building your bezel for your yummy Luna cab, set your cab and then the real fun starts: the embellishment or
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Eva Sherman
Thursday 8/15/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In this class we will use fire to paint a broad spectrum of color while creating a one-of-a-kind patterned copper canvas. A cuff will be created from your favorite sheet, but students will have several components to experiment with at home.
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Debora Mauser
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn a quick and easy way to make water drop castings and create a contemporary pendant utilizing your organic castings. Students will combine rectangle wire, Argentium wire, fusing and soldering all within this sleek pendant. Highlight your creatio
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Kieu Pham Gray
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Like the look of enameled silver but don’t like the expense? Here is a way to create a jewel effect on copper using silver foil and transparent enamels. We will cover all the basics of enameling and how to achieve a vibrant effect. Ki
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Scott Mason
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Braid this Viking knit lookalike with no special equipment, no drawplate, no angst, just your fingers, some wire, and a common C-clamp. Do not miss out on this amazing class! Kit fee: $35. Kit fees are payable direc
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Cindy Grayson
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
This technique-focused project features Techniques: SIngle Row Design, Refining Details to Create Expensive Looking Jewelry, length can be adjusted to fit students needs. Meet Instructor Cindy Grayson, Inventor of the Bead Runway (patent pending) an
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Sulie Girardi
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
This class is designed for jewelry artists who have never worked with metal clay, but who are curious about exploring this fascinating medium. After learning the basics, students can make a pendant (with or without a bail), earrings, or a handfu
Registration Full
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Robyn Cornelius
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
In this tiny version of the popular wave bangle class, make a mini wave ring. Students will learn a variety of embellishment techniques. Kit fee: $55. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Shae Wilhite
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Make a quick unisex bracelet with the look of intensive and time consuming chain maille with some short cuts using already made chain! Kit fee: $17. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Marti Brown
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Anodic Painting is a unique way of applying color to niobium. You will cut, file and sand niobium sheet to prepare for anodizing. Bath anodizing is used to give your pieces a solid background. Then with special paintbrushes you will pain
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Kim Leahy
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Using some of the newer two hole beads you will begin construction on this bracelet and earring set. Kit fee: $42. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Helen Driggs
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
It's easy to create a unique non-soldered ring using a flat-sided or large-holed bead. Once you have mastered the technique of riveting without breakage, any drilled object can be mounted in this style of ring band. It's fun to try making sev
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Sara Lukkonen
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn this fascinating style of braiding. We will braid and assemble one awesome bracelet using all the traditional supplies just like the Sammi people did…..and still do.
This is a great gift for that person who is allergic to
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Michelle Brennan
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Combine various colors of EPDM rubber rings and anodized aluminum jump rings (many colors to choose from of both) to create a fabulous stretchy bracelet. Kit fee: $15. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Eva Sherman
Thursday 8/15/19
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Begin by constructing an open back, sterling silver frame embellished with tube-set glass gems. After making the frame, students will encase bits of sea glass by layering them in resin. The clear resin will allow light to pass through and highli
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Friday, August 16, 2019
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Lynn Yuhr
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A colorful introduction to caning with polymer clay using a design inspired by Mondrian. Veneers are then created and inlayed into wooden components by Banyan Bay Studios. The natural warmth of the wood along with the colorful patterns of the
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Michelle Brennan
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Create a functional coin purse using a combination of EPDM rubber rings (multiple colors to choose from), bright aluminum, and stainless steel jump rings. Kit fee: $35. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Mary Soucy
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
You will use chaton montees, navettes, and rounded square rhinestones to bring together this encrusted heart-shaped necklace that makes you feel like a princess. This class will push the limits of Japanese chain maille technique as you
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Cindy Grayson
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
This technique-focused project features how to plan a dots-on-side pattern, alternating cords technique, how to accommodate any bead hole size, working with segments, and benefits of working with wood beads. Kit fee: $57. Kit fees
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Marti Brown
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Emboss, imprint, texture, and stamp niobium sheet using hammers, metal stamps, microfold brake, and the Sizzix Big Kick. Anodizing adds brilliant color. Kit fee: $80. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Eva Sherman
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Create a dramatically textured cuff by fusing sterling silver scraps to a silver base. Students will learn to fuse silver without melting, a huge cost and time saver! No experience required. Kit fee: $45. Kit fees are payable
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Shae Wilhite
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Combining an elegant CRAW rope with a beautifully embellished focal, the Queen of the Seas Necklace is fit for royalty! Kit fee: $30. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Phyllis Flora
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
In this class you'll learn all about how to use UV resin and open-back wire bezels. We will color the charms with mica powder and glitter, then embed watch parts, dried flowers, micro beads, gold and silver foil, paper scraps, shells, and whatever el
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Debora Mauser
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
This class has many techniques that students will enjoy adding to their knowledge base. Depletion gilding silver, reticulation, design, filing, stone setting and soldering, plus a small amount of water casting. Students will use a large
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Susan Lenart Kazmer
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

In this workshop focus on building an uncommon and unexpected ring band in a cage-like personal style of mine allowing use of negative and positive space to match the overall build of the piece. Start by building a unique cage bez

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Helen Driggs
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Admit it: You own a Dremel and you've never opened the box. Sound familiar? In this beginner technique class, we focus on the safe and proper use of rotary tools, and learn about the many different attachments available to grind,
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Robyn Cornelius
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This bracelet looks deceptively simple but is attractive and complex. Learn how to give memory to silver as the bracelet snaps back to shape once taken off and on. Students will learn how to use a rolling mill, metal roller, file, sand, and
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Shanna Steele
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A perfect project for beginners, the Snakeskin bracelet project uses a simple peyote stitch to create a dramatic cuff-like bracelet. This project also explores the use of multiple colors in a single design to create a cohesive look. Multiple colorway
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Kieu Pham Gray
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Create flare and movement with this popular ring-making class. Students will learn to shape and form a sterling silver ring then lock in several inner rings that will spin.
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Agnieszka Watts
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This project explores a vast array of beading techniques including flat and circular netting, cubic herringbone stitch, fringe and picots. 14mm pearls are enclosed in a three-dimensional net, which is heavily decorated with crystals and pearls.
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Sulie Girardi
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Take your metal clay skills to a new level with this sweet little round box with removeable lid. The box can be decorated using components made from molds, sculpted elements or a sparkling cubic zirconia. Learn box and lid construction using
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Kaska Firor
Friday 8/16/19
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Explore several traditional wire techniques as you are working on crafting this unique pendant. Students will learn how to fashion a one-of-a-kind tree out of thin silver wires and how to set a stone within its roots. Then students will make a wire
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Shanna Steele
Friday 8/16/19
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Featured in the February/March 2017 issue of Beadwork magazine, this bracelet uses two two-needle techniques (RAW and netting) to create a floral like cuff using only SuperDuos and 8/0 seed beads. Kit fee: $25. Kit fees are paya
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Kieu Pham Gray
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Why recycle when you can upcycle! In this class we turn recycled bottles into glass ball pins. You will learn how to make these great gems on copper wire using a butane and/or propane torch. Students may choose to put their ball pins to use in a pie
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Cheryl Erickson
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Make this wintery necklace that uses a great combination of 2-hole and single hole beads and crystals to create this unique necklace. Students will learn use a very detailed pattern of Peyote stitch to create this knitted look. Discussions will
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Leslie Pope
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Students will stitch a pretty yet sturdy base that will then be embellished with two-hole Kite beads. The Kite beads have a laser tattoo finish that adds an extra dimension to the bracelet.
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Mary Soucy
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Japanese chain maille can take on many forms. The simplicity of the lines allow for infinite variations. Then, add beads to the design to add depth and structure. Join instructor and designer Mary Soucy in learning to make this form-fittin
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Robyn Cornelius
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Forge and solder a wave bangle, embellish with flame-torched enamels, and set decorations into the enamel. Kit fee: $45. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Eva Sherman
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Layer an alcohol inked sheet of copper between forged and fabricated sterling silver for instant drama. Students will learn: Alcohol ink application and sealing, soldering, cold connecting, and finishing techniques. Kit fee: $45. Ki
Registration Full
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Helen Driggs
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Once you've mastered the basic use of your Dremel or flexible shaft tool, it's time to learn about the many different advanced techniques and attachments available to grind, sand, cut, carve, polish and buff all kinds of materials, l
Hands on Workshop
Phyllis Flora & Scott Mason
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Now this is an adventure! It all starts with learning a super-cool technique for imprinting soft solder with a rubber stamp. Then you will learn how to make this whimsical bail and a handmade chain. What a great project! Kit fee: $3
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Agnieszka Watts
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The glass-smooth ribbon makes the perfect wrist adornment. The molten quartz can be transformed into many shapes and in this case small arches (Arcos beads). The project requires only two kinds of glass beads (with a smart supportive role of seed b
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Lynn Yuhr
Friday 8/16/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Three pair of earring will be completed in three hours! Create a colorway in polymer clay to inlay and enhance the new wooden components by Banyan Bay Studios (wooden components will be available in multiple colors). The unique, color-enhanced woode
 
Saturday, August 17, 2019
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Roxan O'Brien
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Come join us for a fun time creating texture and color with a special crackle medium. This process is random and you never know what you will get but it is always beautiful. Students will set their pieces in copper, so bring a jewelry saw.
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Sulie Girardi
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Celebrate color! In this class, students will make either a pendant or a pair of dangle earrings out of fine silver clay using a texture of their choice, which will then be torch fired. Then we will make the details of our jewelry really
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Debora Mauser
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Yin and yang, smooth and texture, matt and shiny . . . these earrings are a dichotomy of elements. Two part earrings with posts have varying levels of tubing with a little bling for shine, and a highlighted matt drop to contrast. Students will
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Susan Lenart Kazmer
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Throughout history, Talismans and prayer boxes have been worn purposely and used to enhance and bring the qualities, prayers or specific intentions imbedded into these b
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Kieu Pham Gray
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Like the look of enameled silver but don’t like the expense? Here is a way to create a jewel effect on copper using silver foil and transparent enamels. We will cover all the basics of enameling and how to achieve a vibrant effect. Ki
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Scott Mason
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Braid this Viking knit lookalike with no special equipment, no drawplate, no angst, just your fingers, some wire, and a common C-clamp. Do not miss out on this amazing class! Kit fee: $35. Kit fees are payable direc
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Kim Leahy
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Working with 11/0 triangles you will create this colorful beaded rope and tassel. Kit fee: $60. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Cheryl Erickson
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Break all your inhibitions and bring your beading to a new level try Freeform! This class will mostly gear itself to Brick Stitch but freeform allows anything to happen! Even if you are not a huge Brick Stitch fan you
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Eva Sherman
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Create a stunning multi-level textured cuff using a rolling mill to add texture, plus hand fabrication techniques to create a 3D effect. Students will solder tube bezels, set stones, and cold connect multiple layers of textured and f
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Cindy Grayson
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Instructor Cindy Grayson and Jesse James Beads have come together to create a rare treat for you to experience. Learn how to design a statement piece with Jesse James Beads. Featured Techniques: Working with oversize beads, how to prevent bead collap
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Marti Brown
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Create three styles of charms from niobium sheet by texturing with hammers. Anodize them to match or coordinate and then organize them into a necklace with jump rings that you will anodize. You can also create matching earrings. Kit fee
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Shae Wilhite
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Working chain maille with dragon scales creates a beautiful feathered appearance and a lovely necklace. Use the same techniques for bracelets, armor, clothing and more! Kit fee: $28. Kit fees are payable directly to the inst
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Lynn Yuhr
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
These abstract faces in polymer clay were inspired by Picasso. They will pop with any outfit and can either be worn as a pin or a pendant! The bright color blends capture the light, and the layered shapes provide depth for these pieces. Polymer
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Ellen Solomons
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
This class is designed to explore different ways to increase and decrease peyote stitching. Students will learn to think outside the box, while creating a unique Beaded Object. Kit fee: $55. Kit fees are payable directly to the i
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Agnieszka Watts
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
The colorful pendant in the shape of a star suggets exotic adventures. New colors of seed beads and crystals glimmer like mysterious forgotten treasures. The most appropriate addition to this fabulous necklace is the lush beaded rope made with
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Michelle Brennan
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Combine glossy anodized aluminum scales with a mix of bright aluminum and stainless steel jump rings to set a Swarovski crystal in the center of a stunning pendant. Kit fee: $25. Kit fees are payable directly to the
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Helen Driggs
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
It's easy to create a sophisticated surface texture on plain metal sheet of any kind using just a few hand tools. Once you get comfortable with this process, you can create decorative metal components, parts and elements for jewelry and for
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Shanna Steele
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Starlight Bracelet project uses four colors of seed beads to create a bracelet with a floral center and leaf-like edges. The center row is constructed using a two-needle RAW technique while the edges are made using a two-drop peyote tech
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Diane Dennis
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
This piece was a challenge for me, it started with a picture of an antique necklace, and then the search for the perfect set of components. I couldn't believe it took me over a year! The component was either too large, too heavy, or too expe
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Robyn Cornelius
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Have an unusual stone that you have been itching to set but just can't use because its too pretty? Learn how to set an unusual stone that is flat on the bottom using prongs and a type of channel setting. Students supply their own gemst
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Kaska Firor
Saturday 8/17/19
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Expand your wire skills as you craft this beautiful pendant. Students will explore several styles of weaving and learn ways of layering woven elements to create depth and dimension. Kit fee: $47. Kit fees are payable directl
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Helen Driggs
Saturday 8/17/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Creating a flawless polish is one of the most sought-after skills many jewelry makers wish to add to their skill set. In this class we will learn how to properly file, sand, prepolish and mirror polish a yellow brass pendant with a hand-hammered s
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Michelle Brennan
Saturday 8/17/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Use unique square wire anodized aluminum jump rings (many colors to choose from) to create a complete set of jewelry.Kit fee: $35. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Phyllis Flora & Scott Mason
Saturday 8/17/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Journey to the Dark Side of the Moon! We will create distinct divisions on sterling silver sheet, and then learn to solder wire to sheet, form and shape our pieces, and add patina for this unique two-tone project that includes both a penda
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Eva Sherman
Saturday 8/17/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Encase a strand of raw semi precious stones in an inside out sheet of textured metal to create a faux channel set ring. Students will learn roll printing, soldering, fabrication, and finishing. Kit fee: $35. Kit fees are
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Shae Wilhite
Saturday 8/17/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Make a beautifully embellished bracelet with two hole beads, for a romantic Renaissance feel. Kit fee: $25. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
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Sulie Girardi
Saturday 8/17/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In this technique-packed class, you will make an elegant three-sided bead using the texture of your choice. We will torch fire the beads, then learn to apply gold plating to the surface of the bead, creating a truly elegant fo
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Kieu Pham Gray
Saturday 8/17/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn enameling and cold connections in one class. You will learn to torch fire enamel on copper and use transparent enamels on silver to create true colors. After firing all the pieces, you will rivet them together. Students will finish at le
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Roxan O'Brien
Saturday 8/17/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Come join us to create your own Spirit Shield using Roxan's colored pencil technique. Create a design that will represent the essence of who you are by using your own colors and design. This piece is finished using rivets, torched fired discs tha
 
Sunday, August 18, 2019
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Ellen Solomons
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
The principals of design and color. How to transfer designs to foundation, the use of acrylic paint to enhance foundation, various bead embroidery stitches, finishing techniques and how to create an Amulet bag from their finished design
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Cheryl Erickson
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Make this great rope with unique textures. Use SuperDuos and Dragon Scales with Cubic Right Angle Weave to make this rope. It could just as easily be made into a necklace. It is a fun project to wear. Even though it seems like it would be
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Marti Brown
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Using niobium and fold-forming you will create three or more custom links for your bracelet. You will learn to cut niobium sheet in the shapes of your choice. You will line fold and texture them. Smooth the parts with files and sanding pads t
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Kaska Firor
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Capture the magic of freeform wire weaving while creating this elegant necklace reminiscent of Victorian style. Students will learn how to use templates to aid with shaping the large gauge base wires, several weaving techniques, secrets to keeping weaves even and consistent, and torc
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Robyn Cornelius
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
In this tiny version of the popular wave bangle class, make a mini wave ring. Students will learn a variety of embellishment techniques. Kit fee: $55. Kit fees are payable directly to the instructor.
Registration Full
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Kieu Pham Gray
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This ring might look simple, but the challenge for this project will be soldering one part of the ring without melting another. We will work through the difficulties of soldering small parts in place while managing not to melt the entire uni
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Michelle Brennan
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Create a lovable "stuffed toy" octopus using your choice of colourful anodized aluminum jump rings (many colours to choice from). Finished project measures about 2.5" high. Kit fee: $40. Kit fees are payable directly to the inst
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Leslie Pope
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Students will create a component necklace using two-hole Paisley Duos plus GemDuos and then embellish with seed beads and 2-hole baroque cabochons. Finish the pendant with a flourish by suspending it from Silver Silk, a beautiful wove
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Leslie Venturoso
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Celebrate the style of the Amalfi Coast with this one of a kind statement necklace. It features a large fancy Swarovski oval stone that will get you noticed everywhere you go. Perfect for everyday and that special occasion. Techniques covered (bead
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Helen Driggs
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Admit it: You own a Dremel and you've never opened the box. Sound familiar? In this beginner technique class, we focus on the safe and proper use of rotary tools, and learn about the many different attachments available to grind,
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Agnieszka Watts
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This stunning bracelet is both gentle and feminine, with bold Swarovski crystals surrounded by beautiful pearls. Learn step-by-step how to construct this bracelet, through clear directions, demonstration, and detailed printed instructions. T
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Sulie Girardi
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This class is designed for students with little to no prior experience working with metal clay. You will learn how to roll clay to a uniform thickness, how to cut and dome a flower. Each student will set two sparkling cubic zirconia, and learn
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Debora Mauser
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Form a wide band of Argentium sterling silver by fusing half round wire side by side. To complete the look, students will have a choice of adding 3 pearls or 3 small stones. Finally students will form their bracelet blank into a comfortable
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Roxan O'Brien
Sunday 8/18/19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
If you love a whimsical look and want to have fun making a pendant, this class is for you. You don't have to know how to draw to make this fun piece. You will copy a design or use your own with Roxan's colored pencil on copper technique. Beginne
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Roxan O'Brien
Sunday 8/18/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Create a beautiful copper bracelet while learning how to prong-set a stone. Rivet, use metal stamps, and patina for a stunning effect. This copper bracelet has a rolled edge and a riveted setting for the stone. Kit fee: $28. Kit
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Helen Driggs
Sunday 8/18/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Once you've mastered the basic use of your Dremel or flexible shaft tool, it's time to learn about the many different advanced techniques and attachments available to grind, sand, cut, carve, polish and buff all kinds of materials, l
Hands on Workshop
Debora Mauser
Sunday 8/18/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Is this ring one found on an archeological dig -- or created today? Learn to use thick gauge sheet and how to manipulate it to create a raw and regal ring highlighted with a 7mm pearl. Kit fee: $40. Kit fees are payable directly t
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Robyn Cornelius
Sunday 8/18/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This bracelet looks deceptively simple but is attractive and complex. Learn how to give memory to silver as the bracelet snaps back to shape once taken off and on. Students will learn how to use a rolling mill, metal roller, file, sand, and
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Marti Brown
Sunday 8/18/19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Create a lively kinetic pair of earrings that express your uniqueness in color. Cut your shape, texture with hammers and stamps and then anodize with your chosen colors. Add a colorful dangle that you bend, forge and anodize. Attach anodized ear
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Kieu Pham Gray
Sunday 8/18/19
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn the basic concepts of silver soldering while creating a Wave Link Chain. By the end of this class, you will have an understanding of necessary tools and materials to successfully solder simple joints. Students will complete a bracelet by the end o

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