Beginning Series Workshops
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A comprehensive beginning jewelry making class, designed to be taken, one bite at a time. These workshops may be taken in any order and require no previous experience.
Basic Bead and Wire Jewelry
Instructor: Collavanni McLeod
Class: 3 hrs.
Learn the simple tricks to cold working wire to create linkage systems for earrings, necklaces, ear wires and clasps. This class will give you the basic skills to start making jewelry for yourself, as gifts, or to begin selling! Using basic hand tools, we will explore linkage systems for making earrings and necklaces. Projects will include one or two pairs of earrings and a bracelet. Student will make their own clasps and ear-wires, and learn basic small scale forging to add distinctive accents to their pieces. No soldering. No soldering and no experience necessary.
Students may bring additional beads.