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Winter 2020 Workshop List

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Workshop PhotoEarths Treasure Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $95

The beauty of silver and stones mingle perfectly in this bracelet. You will use traditional wire wrap techniques in sterling silver wire to create this tailored bracelet. This class includes many choices of stones from impression jasper to red tiger eye. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by... Read More

Workshop PhotoPENDANT WITH FLOWERS AND LEAVES

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after Dec 15, 2019

Fee includes one of Merilou’s custom made dichroic cabochons (your choice), sterling silver and 14K gold fill wire, a Hill Tribe silver flower and leaf (99.9% pure silver), a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of Merilou’s 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step... Read More

Workshop PhotoCactus Bar Pendant with Stone

Instructor: Donna Lewis
Donna is an award winning metal clay artist and educator living in Scottsdale Arizona. She teaches for Bead & Button, Bead Fest, JOGS for Jewelry Tools, ART Unraveled, Adorn Me! and many small groups. She also teaches private lessons on location for people in their homes. Donna's works have... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $200 » Kit fee $75 payable to instructor

Take a bit of the desert with you in silver. Cactus skeletons have interesting textures; allowing ... Read More

Workshop PhotoCAMP PMC CERTIFICATION COURSE 101

Instructor: Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya Lown
This course will be taught by several instructors over a two day period. The instructors (Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya Lown) are highly experienced metal clay artists and instructors who belong to AZMCA, the Arizona Metal Clay Artists guild. Collectively, they are all... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1-February 2, from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Fees: $150 » $200 if registered after January 5, 2020. Plus a $150 kit fee

In this fundamental two day class you will make 5 projects: a pair of earrings, a pendant, a toggle clasp, a bead, and a ring while learning the basic skills and techniques needed to be successful making your very own sterling and fine silver jewelry using PMC, Precious Metal Clay. Successful completion of this course will entitle you... Read More

Workshop PhotoIntroduction to Metal Clay

Instructor: Sulie Girardi
Sulie Girardi was born in Chicago, but has lived in Vienna, Austria, for the last 25 years. She owns and operates Vienna Impressions, Austria's largest source for rubber stamping and other crafting supplies. She has attained the Silver Metal Clay Diploma from the Mid Cornwall School of... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $95 » $35 kit fee to instructor

This class is designed for jewelry artists who have never worked with metal clay, but who are curious about exploring this fascinating medium. We will discuss basic skills, including recognition of potential problems and how to prevent them. You will design a pendant or earrings, and make your project from start to finish, including... Read More

Workshop PhotoA RIVETING & ETCHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor: Phyllis Martin
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $60 » plus kit fee of $50 in kit fee : Riveting hammer , ruler, Copper metal , charms, rivets , jump rings , chain , & materials for etching.

Explore the different methods of riveting & cold connections while learning the many techniques of texturing metals. We will explore the other side of texturing by etching . Learn to layer objects & rivet together Make a charm bracelet that may tell your life timeline or a necklace collage . It's your time to just have fun !... Read More

Workshop PhotoSILVER METAL CLAY MAKE AND TAKE - CHARM

Instructor: ARIZONA METAL CLAY ARTISTS
ARIZONA METAL CLAY ARTISTS Nancy Sanders will be the lead instructor for the make and take. By profession she is a teacher and became certified in PMC in 2013. She enjoys sharing her skill and love of this medium with others. See http://www.azmetalclayartists.com for more information Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $15

Come learn how much fun and addictive it is to make your own fine silver charm in this make and take. We will be using PMC, precious metal clay which consists of microscopic bits of silver in an organic binder which allows the artist to easily manipulate the silver in clay-like form to make jewelry in various shapes, sizes and textures.... Read More

Workshop PhotoAll Meshed Up

Instructor: Julie Picarello
Award-winning artist, author and international instructor known for her color esthetics, design sense, and joyful teaching style. Learn more at http://www.yhdesigns.com. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 12:30pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $85

Explore how a polymer clay adaptation of the ancient Mokume Gane metalworking technique can be used to build vibrantly patterned and eye-catching mixed media pendants. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoMagical Mystery Pendant

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Fees: $80

In this class you will use sterling silver wire to create a decorative frame to capture a faceted crystal of your choice. This technique is very versatile and can be modified to capture lampwork beads, marbles or rough cut round stones. You will have the opportunity to patina your finished pendant if you'd like. Class fee... Read More

Workshop PhotoBeginner Silver Metal Clay

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $95 » includes 15g fine silver metal clay and use of materials and tools

Learn everything you need to know to make your own custom jewelry from metal clay in one straightforward class. You will learn to roll, shape, cut, texture, refine, fire and polish metal clay. Carrie will provide design considerations that will lead to successful finished pieces. Learn Carrie's firing guidelines and techniques so... Read More

Workshop PhotoGold Plated Dangle Earrings

Instructor: Sulie Girardi
Sulie Girardi was born in Chicago, but has lived in Vienna, Austria, for the last 25 years. She owns and operates Vienna Impressions, Austria's largest source for rubber stamping and other crafting supplies. She has attained the Silver Metal Clay Diploma from the Mid Cornwall School of... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $125 » kit fee $45

The warmth of gold is classically beautiful, and in this class you will learn how to apply pure gold to fine silver earrings. Students will learn (or refresh) basic metal clay skills and will roll and texturize fine silver clay, cut and form their earrings, and torch fire when dry. Then we will discuss and apply gold plating. Students can... Read More

Workshop PhotoIntro to Soldering

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 13 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

This is a great introductory class to the world of soldering. We will be learning basic skills that will help you advance your soldering. We will use sterling silver wire to make our beautiful pieces, and if there is time, we will show you how to set a cz with a pre-made setting. You will be learning how to make a circle, attach jump... Read More

Workshop PhotoSimple Set Soldered Rings

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

The perfect simple ring can be so difficult to find. That’s why we’re teaching you how to make your own. This class is great for beginners and will give you a taste of soldering while being able to make your own wonderful simple soldered rings. You can make up to three rings in the class. Supplies are included, we will be... Read More

Workshop PhotoAmmonite Pendant

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $90

Create a one of a kind pendant by capturing an ammonite in a silver frame that enhances the beauty of this million year old fossil. We will be using sterling silver wire and paste solder. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. Read More

Workshop PhotoSoldered Earring Designs

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $89

You LOVE earrings??? I DO too! Join us in learning different designs of earrings. We will be soldeding these earrings giving them a professional designer look. This class is great for those that have never soldered, need a refresher in soldering, or you just love earrings! The techniques are simple but the designs never go out of style,... Read More

Workshop PhotoSpinner Rings

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 1, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $89

These are a great addition to your collection of rings. The playfulness of this ring will keep you loving it for years to come. We will be using copper sheet metal for the band, with contrasting silver wire to really make it pop! Learn to solder a wide band, and size the top rings to the perfect fit. Supplies are included, using copper... Read More

Workshop PhotoIntegrated Enamel with Silver Clay

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $120 » includes 15g fine silver metal clay, sterling silver hoops and use of materials and tools

Have you seen this yet?!? Learn this unique enameling technique to incorporate into your jewelry designs. Carrie Story will show you how to create fine silver metal clay pieces with enameled textures in one easy step! This technique allows for texture on your metal clay to remain detailed, while simplifying the steps involved in enamel... Read More

Workshop PhotoWoven Ring

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $85

I created this ring as a compliment to my woven bracelet design, but it is a beautiful ring that stands on it’s own. You will use sterling silver wire to weave the band, solder the ring with paste solder, then add a patina that will show off all of your work. You can leave the band plain or add a bead using gold filled wire to add... Read More

Workshop PhotoTree of Life Pendant with a Woven Bail

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after Dec 15, 2019

You may have seen Tree of Life pendants before but never one like this! I will show you how to create a tree of life on top of a dichroic glass cabochon and then finish it off with a woven bail. You will create the woven bail using the figure 8 wire weaving stitch, You will select your own cabochon and then create the tree of life in... Read More

Workshop PhotoLets Face it! Copper Electroformed Pendant

Instructor: Terry Henry
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 4:30pm
Fees: $135 » plus materials fee due in class - Materials Fee: $75-$95

Learn copper electroforming and take home your very own electroformed pendant using a hand made porcelain cabochon from Mountain Robbins Art Studios. You will gain a clear understanding of how to electroform so you will be able to reproduce electroforming techniques at home! I will share electroforming techniques and methods and provide... Read More

Workshop PhotoIntroduction to Metal Clay

Instructor: Sulie Girardi
Sulie Girardi was born in Chicago, but has lived in Vienna, Austria, for the last 25 years. She owns and operates Vienna Impressions, Austria's largest source for rubber stamping and other crafting supplies. She has attained the Silver Metal Clay Diploma from the Mid Cornwall School of... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $95 » $35 kit fee to instructor

This class is designed for jewelry artists who have never worked with metal clay, but who are curious about exploring this fascinating medium. We will discuss basic skills, including recognition of potential problems and how to prevent them. You will design a pendant or earrings, and make your project from start to finish, including... Read More

Workshop PhotoOH MY SOLDERED PENDANTS

Instructor: Phyllis Martin
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $60 » plus kit fee $75 Complete soldering kit , inc. soldering iron , lead free solder , solder iron stand tweezers , & case.. Flux & brush. Enough materials to make three pendants inc. chain.

Learn the Stained Glass Technique of soldering in this workshop. This is a very old style that is always trendy ! One project we will be making a glass pendant & then we will make a pendant from a glass shard. Read More

Workshop PhotoThe Kaleidocycle

Instructor: Daria Tittenberger
Daria Tittenberger is a jewellery artist living and working in Manitoba, Canada. Working predominately with off-loom bead weaving techniques, she uses a single needle and thread to sew glass beads together into three-dimensional wearable art. ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $120

Twist, turn, and turn once again to reveal four or more different patterns! Combining ideas from origami and engineering, the Kaleidocycle is an ingenious three-dimensional turning machine of hinged sets of triangles designed by the Contemporary Geometric Beadwork Project team. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoSILVER METAL CLAY MAKE AND TAKE - CHARM

Instructor: ARIZONA METAL CLAY ARTISTS
ARIZONA METAL CLAY ARTISTS Nancy Sanders will be the lead instructor for the make and take. By profession she is a teacher and became certified in PMC in 2013. She enjoys sharing her skill and love of this medium with others. See http://www.azmetalclayartists.com for more information Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $15

Come learn how much fun and addictive it is to make your own fine silver charm in this make and take. We will be using PMC, precious metal clay which consists of microscopic bits of silver in an organic binder which allows the artist to easily manipulate the silver in clay-like form to make jewelry in various shapes, sizes and textures.... Read More

Workshop PhotoWoven Link Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $95

This sterling silver bracelet is created using a flat weave technique. The loops on the individual links are created by a using a single wire technique that ensures a sturdy bracelet that will not have a 'weak link". This is a unisex bracelet that can be comfortably worn by women or men. Class fee includes all material, a... Read More

Workshop PhotoGold Plated Dangle Earrings

Instructor: Sulie Girardi
Sulie Girardi was born in Chicago, but has lived in Vienna, Austria, for the last 25 years. She owns and operates Vienna Impressions, Austria's largest source for rubber stamping and other crafting supplies. She has attained the Silver Metal Clay Diploma from the Mid Cornwall School of... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $125 » kit fee $45

The warmth of gold is classically beautiful, and in this class you will learn how to apply pure gold to fine silver earrings. Students will learn (or refresh) basic metal clay skills and will roll and texturize fine silver clay, cut and form their earrings, and torch fire when dry. Then we will discuss and apply gold plating. Students can... Read More

Workshop PhotoBeaded Starfish

Instructor: Marilyn Peters
I love to bead, but especially I love to teach beading and to show the way colors work together. Originally from Eugene, Oregon, I have been in the SF Bay area since the early 1970's. Now, happily retired, I am spending as much time as possible beading, teaching, and figuring out new techniques... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $75 » kit fee $25 paid to instructor

Remember the “Pet Rock”? The student will use a combination of Peyote and Herringbone to create their own Pet Starfish out of four colors of seed beads. I will have kits available but I also provide over 50 tubes of size 11\0 seed beads to make their own choice. There is also a vast collection of little and small crystals and... Read More

Workshop PhotoSophisticated Beginner Silver Talisman Necklace

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $125 » includes 15g fine silver metal clay, wire, beads and use of materials and tools

So you are learning metal clay. You don’t need to settle for a simple charm on a leather cord. How do you use those beautiful pieces of silver constructively? In this you will learn everything you need to know to make your own custom jewelry from metal clay in one straightforward class. You will learn to roll, shape, cut, texture,... Read More

Workshop PhotoPEARL KNOTTING /INTRO to BEADING

Instructor: Phyllis Martin
http://Www.sewbeadazzled.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $40 » kit fee $45

Why Knot combine these two classes into one? This is a technique class where you will make two pieces of jewelry! How does completing a pearl knotted bracelet sound ? Learning tips & tricks to get that perfectly placed Knot! . After you've designed your necklace ,string , add a chain for length & crimp! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoReversible Nugget Pendant

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 11:30am
Fees: $85

This sterling silver wrap was designed to enhance and create a reversible pendant from a nugget shaped stone. This beaded weave incorporates prongs to give this pendant two distinct looks when worn. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in... Read More

Workshop PhotoCutie Pie Earrings

Instructor: Diane Dennis
Diane Dennis is a self-taught seed-bead jewelry artist, beading since 1999 and teaching her beadwork designs since 2003. Diane teaches locally in the Washington, DC area. Diane has been featured in Fire Mountain Gems and Beads advertising and was the first contest winner; she has been published in... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate level. You must be proficient in the peyote stitch.
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $40 » kit fee $25

These are the most adorable earrings! They start with small glass pearl cabochons set in a bezel of beads. A pearl dangles from a bezeled pear cabochon. These little cuties work up quickly and may be the perfect quick and simple gift. Several color options available. Read More

Workshop PhotoWIRE SCULPTURE PENDANT

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after Dec 15, 2019

You may have learned how to wrap a cabochon but now you can take it to the next level – you can learn how to do free form sculpting with wire to create elegant and distinctive pieces of jewelry. The final piece can be stand alone as a stunning pendant or you can go on to incorporate it into a necklace for a truly spectacular effect.... Read More

Workshop PhotoSophisticated Beginner Bronze Talisman Necklace

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $125 » includes 25g Five Star Bronze metal clay, wire, beads and use of materials and tools

So you are learning metal clay. You don’t need to settle for a simple charm on a leather cord. How do you use those beautiful pieces constructively? In this you will learn everything you need to know to make your own custom jewelry from metal clay in one straightforward class. You will learn to roll, shape, cut, texture, refine,... Read More

Workshop PhotoJumpin’ Cholla Pendant with Pearl

Instructor: Donna Lewis
Donna is an award winning metal clay artist and educator living in Scottsdale Arizona. She teaches for Bead & Button, Bead Fest, JOGS for Jewelry Tools, ART Unraveled, Adorn Me! and many small groups. She also teaches private lessons on location for people in their homes. Donna's works have... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3-February 4, from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $200 » Kit Fee $75 payable to instructor

Take a bit of the desert with you in silver. Cactus skeletons have interesting textures; allowing ... Read More

Workshop PhotoCAMP PMC CERTIFICATION COURSE 101

Instructor: Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya Lown
This course will be taught by several instructors over a two day period. The instructors (Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya Lown) are highly experienced metal clay artists and instructors who belong to AZMCA, the Arizona Metal Clay Artists guild. Collectively, they are all... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3-February 4, from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Fees: $150 » $200 if registered after January 5, 2020. Plus a $150 kit fee

In this fundamental two day class you will make 5 projects: a pair of earrings, a pendant, a toggle clasp, a bead, and a ring while learning the basic skills and techniques needed to be successful making your very own sterling and fine silver jewelry using PMC, Precious Metal Clay. Successful completion of this course will entitle you... Read More

Workshop PhotoCHAIN GANG

Instructor: Phyllis Martin
http://Www.sewbeadazzled.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Fees: $35 » kit fee 35

Embellishing chain is what this necklace is all about. You'll learn a little to weave seed beads & crystals into a chain .the amount of beads to use per 1/2 in. will depend on the link chain you have chosen ! Balance out your piece using Pearls. It's a great necklace to give as a gift to yourself! This necklace is for all... Read More

Workshop PhotoHanging Vessel Pendant

Instructor: Sulie Girardi
Sulie Girardi was born in Chicago, but has lived in Vienna, Austria, for the last 30 years. She owns and operates Vienna Impressions, Austria's largest source for rubber stamping and other crafting supplies. She has attained the Silver Metal Clay Diploma from the Mid Cornwall School of... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » kit fee $112

This sophisticated pendant with an Asian flair is a true statement piece. Students will learn an easy way to make a hollow form, complete with a lid that fits, as well as a clever method to hang the pendant. Read More

Workshop PhotoIntroduction to Creating Porcelain Jewelry Components

Instructor: James Johnson
Award winning veteran artisan of over 35 years experience creating ceramic art and exhibiting at an extremely diverse range of venues and events. Studied at the University of Minnesota and also at the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis. Today my focus is almost exclusively creating Porcelain... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $120 » an optional 25.00 kit fee if the student would like to make a few items and have them mailed.

~ No clay working experience is necessary, this is an introductory class with the goal of ... Read More

Workshop PhotoTraditional Knotting

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $79

Come join us in learning a skill that has been around for ages. This classic beauty never goes out of style. We will be teaching you the original knotting used for pearls, that we now use for all different beads. We will be making one bracelet, using sterling silver findings, silk cord, and your choice in beads. Feel free to bring in your... Read More

Workshop PhotoSimple Set Soldered Rings

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $89

The perfect simple ring can be so difficult to find. That’s why we’re teaching you how to make your own. This class is great for beginners and will give you a taste of soldering while being able to make your own wonderful simple soldered rings. You can make up to three rings in the class. Supplies are included, we will be... Read More

Workshop PhotoTraditional Knotting

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 13 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $79

Come join us in learning a skill that has been around for ages. This classic beauty never goes out of style. We will be teaching you the original knotting used for pearls, that we now use for all different beads. We will be making one bracelet, using sterling silver findings, silk cord, and your choice in beads. Feel free to bring in your... Read More

Workshop PhotoEnchanted Pendant Workshop

Instructor: Melissa Mauk Rodarte
Melissa Mauk Rodarte’s true love is to teach beading. Her talents include getting pesky knots ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $50 » includes kit

If a spell could take physical form, we think it would look a lot like this pendant. This little gem has certainly enchanted us. Delicate starlike petals blossom out from a layered foundation and gently cradle the center stone. All levels welcome - previous seed bead experience recommended. Read More

Workshop PhotoTwinkle Twinkle Shooting Star

Instructor: Jody Young
Http://www.beadartworth.com/ Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $100 » Kit $85.00 payable to Jody at class

This design is creating with bead embroidery with incorporating the bling of cup-chain and a raised beaded crystal Rivoli. Being a lightweight pendant. In this class, you will be creating around a beautiful Nautilus shell cab with a peyote bezel. You will learn the techniques of bead embroidery which includes the dripping effect on the... Read More

Workshop PhotoSILVER METAL CLAY MAKE AND TAKE - CHARM

Instructor: ARIZONA METAL CLAY ARTISTS
ARIZONA METAL CLAY ARTISTS Nancy Sanders will be the lead instructor for the make and take. By profession she is a teacher and became certified in PMC in 2013. She enjoys sharing her skill and love of this medium with others. See http://www.azmetalclayartists.com for more information Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $15

Come learn how much fun and addictive it is to make your own fine silver charm in this make and take. We will be using PMC, precious metal clay which consists of microscopic bits of silver in an organic binder which allows the artist to easily manipulate the silver in clay-like form to make jewelry in various shapes, sizes and textures.... Read More

Workshop PhotoSterling Spinner Ring with Cabochon

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Fees: $90

This is not only a fun class, but your finished ring will be so fun to wear. You will texture silver sheet, then create your base ring. You’ll then use pattern wire and a prefabricated bezel cup to construct your outer ring. The patina added only enhances the beauty of this ring. You will have a choice of cabochons. Class fee... Read More

Workshop PhotoLuna Cube Earrings

Instructor: Diane Dennis
Diane Dennis is a self-taught seed-bead jewelry artist, beading since 1999 and teaching her beadwork designs since 2003. Diane teaches locally in the Washington, DC area. Diane has been featured in Fire Mountain Gems and Beads advertising and was the first contest winner; she has been published in... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate level. You must be proficient in the peyote stitch
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $40 » kit fee $45

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 build¬ing your bezel for your yummy Luna cab, set your cab and then the real fun starts. The embellishment or the icing on the cab! Embel¬lish with seed beads and crystal pearls, then suspend your... Read More

Workshop PhotoRuffled Rainbows

Instructor: Marilyn Peters
I love to bead, but especially I love to teach beading and to show the way colors work together. Originally from Eugene, Oregon, I have been in the SF Bay area since the early 1970's. Now, happily retired, I am spending as much time as possible beading, teaching, and figuring out new... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $50 » kit fee $15 paid to instructor

Nothing makes for a happier day than wearing a ruffled rainbow on your wrist. Using Oglala Butterfly Stitch the student will create a lush, fun rainbow to be admired by one and all. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoIntro to Soldering

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 13 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

This is a great introductory class to the world of soldering. We will be learning basic skills that will help you advance your soldering. We will use sterling silver wire to make our beautiful pieces, and if there is time, we will show you how to set a cz with a pre-made setting. You will be learning how to make a circle, attach jump... Read More

Workshop PhotoFinish to All Ends

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $79

This is a great class for all people that want to make their own pieces! We will be learning how to properly end your bracelets using crimp beads and jewelry wire with a very professional looking ends. Also learn how to ball up the ends of wire to make head pins or earwires. We will be using a torch to solder the ends on the chain, and... Read More

Workshop PhotoKumihimo Beaded Hematite Fan Necklace

Instructor: Yin Guang
Yin has been in bead business for more than 20 years and loves to play with beads, and work with colors. She enjoys the free-form of wire wrapping, the dynamic rhythms of crochet and the meditation of Kumihimo. It is always exciting to share and exchange the technical aspects of beading with all... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Workshop
$47 » Kit

Technique: 2-drop Kongo Gumi on foam disk. 13pc hematite fan will be set as a focal point of necklace, each side braided with gradually transforming colors of crystal and seed beads. Read More

Workshop PhotoEnchanted Pendant Workshop

Instructor: Melissa Mauk Rodarte
Melissa Mauk Rodarte’s true love is to teach beading. Her talents include getting pesky knots ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $50 » includes kit

If a spell could take physical form, we think it would look a lot like this pendant. This little gem has certainly enchanted us. Delicate starlike petals blossom out from a layered foundation and gently cradle the center stone. All levels welcome - previous seed bead experience recommended. Read More

Workshop PhotoMaster Talisman Project

Instructor: Three Instructors
Marilyn Gardiner, Carrie Story, Kate Richbourg Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $75

Join us for the Masters Talisman Project Night and choose your instructors to make 3 mini projects! This is a creative introduction to the latest techniques in metal clay, chainmail, mixed media and metalworking, taught by masters of the craft. What’s included: a necklace of your choice and rings to attach your 3 charms, a goody... Read More

Workshop PhotoCopper Electroforming on Glass

Instructor: Terry Henry
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fees: $105 » kit fee $65

Learn copper electroforming and take home your very own electroformed glass pendant. You will gain a clear understanding of how to electroform so you will be able to reproduce electroforming techniques at home! I will share electroforming equipment needs, techniques, and methods and will provide you an opportunity to practice in class. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoDelicate Silver Flower Earrings

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $90 » includes 5g fine silver metal clay, silver findings, patina and use of materials and tools

Trying to go beyond the stamps and texture sheets with your metal clay? This is the class for you. Learn how to sculpt your metal clay with simple tools right in the palm of your hand. You will learn to create ultra delicate and detailed pieces of silver metal clay, construct, fire and patina to enhance the design. Carrie will provide... Read More

Workshop PhotoPeyote with a Twist

Instructor: Kim Fox
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $125

This class uses peyote with a twist to create a highly dimensional bracelet that can be customized to fit the width and length that you want. Some experience with even or odd peyote is highly recommended as the peyote with a twist takes off from that basic stitch. We will be using size 8 beads and Fireline to stitch the bracelet together.... Read More

Workshop PhotoCaribbean Weave Pendant

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $90

Description of classes: This pendant design is all about that favorite focal bead. Create a sterling silver frame using multiple wire techniques that include weaving, coiling and traditional. You will have the opportunity to patina your pendant at the end of class if you desire. Class fee includes all material, a complete... Read More

Workshop PhotoButterfly Bracelet

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after Dec 15, 2019

There are many different kinds of wire bracelets but this one is quite delicate looking and very attractive. You will be using square wire and adding 3mm beads (either 14KGF or sterling silver, your choice), You will learn how to adjust the size for any size wrist. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoDainty Sparkling Dots

Instructor: Donna Lewis
Donna is an award winning metal clay artist and educator living in Scottsdale Arizona. She teaches for Bead & Button, Bead Fest, JOGS for Jewelry Tools, ART Unraveled, Adorn Me! and many small groups. She also teaches private lessons on location for people in their homes. Donna's works have... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 1:30pm
Fees: $120 » kit fee $50 payable to instructor

Choose a little sparkler and set it up in its own home for a tiny little pendant. So popular right ... Read More

Workshop PhotoTreasures of the Sea Pendant

Instructor: Terry Henry
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 4:30pm
Fees: $135 » kit fee $75

Learn copper electroforming and take home your very own electroformed pendant using “Treasures of the Sea” such as shells, fossils, metal, glass, rocks, and minerals. You will gain a clear understanding of how to electroform so you will be able to reproduce electroforming techniques at home! I will share electroforming... Read More

Workshop PhotoQueen Judith

Instructor: Diane Dennis
Diane Dennis is a self-taught seed-bead jewelry artist, beading since 1999 and teaching her beadwork designs since 2003. Diane teaches locally in the Washington, DC area. Diane has been featured in Fire Mountain Gems and Beads advertising and was the first contest winner; she has been published in... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate to the advanced level.. You must be proficient in circular peyote stitch, stepping up and herringbone increases.
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $85 » kit fee $65-45

This is story of Queen Judith. Judith is a character from the TV series the Vikings. She starts off a rather meek and mild wife of the prince. When her husband the prince goes off to war, she has an affair with a monk that the Vikings had captured, she has a child by the monk Alhelstan. When her father-in-law King Ecbert cuts off... Read More

Workshop PhotoDO DADS , WRAPS, & SPRINGS WIRE CLASS

Instructor: Phyllis Martin
http://Www.sewbeadazzled.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Fees: $40 » kit fee $30 payable in class

Personalize a link chain with your favorite crystal colors, pearls and wire. Learn to wrap, make the "PERFECT EYE PIN" ,coil, make springs hammer & much more using three different gauges of wire to create your own charming bracelet. You will also learn how to have your tools work for you ! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoSonia Zig Zag Bangle

Instructor: Daria Tittenberger
Daria Tittenberger is a jewellery artist living and working in Manitoba, Canada. Working predominately with off-loom bead weaving techniques, she uses a single needle and thread to sew glass beads together into three-dimensional wearable art. ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $120

Imagine beading zigged bangles or bracelets without ever having to struggle with long, unwieldly peyote starts again! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoLayers of Fun with Chains and Beads

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $79

This class we will be teaching you how to layer chains, how to clasp, how to link (Closed loops/links), and how to design unique jewelry. Beads and chains you see in the picture will be included, but if you have that a one-of-a-kind bead(s) you want to add, feel free to bring them.. Great class for all levels of skill. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoInitial Soldered Necklace

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $79

Custom for each student, we will be designing and creating a pendant with initials of your choosing. This is a great class for all skill levels. We will be showing you the best way to create a pendant of multiple pieces into a beautiful one-of-a-kind initial pendant. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoArabella Bracelet Workshop

Instructor: Melissa Mauk Rodarte
Melissa Mauk Rodarte’s true love is to teach beading. Her talents include getting pesky knots ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $50 » comes with kit

Like a geometric china pattern, this bracelet combines shape, color and texture. This bracelet comes together quickly and feels amazingly decadent to wear. All levels welcome - previous seed bead experience recommended. Read More

Workshop PhotoSILVER METAL CLAY MAKE AND TAKE - CHARM

Instructor: ARIZONA METAL CLAY ARTISTS
ARIZONA METAL CLAY ARTISTS Nancy Sanders will be the lead instructor for the make and take. By profession she is a teacher and became certified in PMC in 2013. She enjoys sharing her skill and love of this medium with others. See http://www.azmetalclayartists.com for more information Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $15

Come learn how much fun and addictive it is to make your own fine silver charm in this make and take. We will be using PMC, precious metal clay which consists of microscopic bits of silver in an organic binder which allows the artist to easily manipulate the silver in clay-like form to make jewelry in various shapes, sizes and textures.... Read More

Workshop PhotoCross my Heart Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $95

Description of classes: This is a classic wire wrap bracelet using sterling silver, yellow gold filled and pink gold filled wire. The beauty of this bracelet is the twist on half the wires that gives the bracelet dimension. You will learn to center your bracelet design based on your wrist size and twist square wires at specific points... Read More

Workshop PhotoBeginner Silver Metal Clay

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $95 » includes 15g fine silver metal clay and use of materials and tools

Learn everything you need to know to make your own custom jewelry from metal clay in one straightforward class. You will learn to roll, shape, cut, texture, refine, fire and polish metal clay. Carrie will provide design considerations that will lead to successful finished pieces. Learn Carrie's firing guidelines and techniques so... Read More

Workshop PhotoTitania

Instructor: Mignon Ziem
Mignon is coming from Hamburg, Germany, she started with beading 12 years ago, she was always very creative and a Swavorski Crystal Ambassador. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $40 » kit fee $62

Come learn from Mignon how to create these beautiful bracelets with Swarovski Crystals. Read More

Workshop PhotoKaliedescope

Instructor: Phyllis Martin
Http://Www.sewbeadazzled.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $40 » $35 kit fee

Not only can this ornament be used for the holidays, but it can be used all year long! Fabricate this sparkling piece using your imagination along with shiny beads ,Pearls & sequins. No gluing involved! What's in the kit: Fabric panels, beads, sequins, ball, & much more! Read More

Workshop PhotoSand Dollar Sand Dollar

Instructor: Donna Lewis
Donna is an award winning metal clay artist and educator living in Scottsdale Arizona. She teaches for Bead & Button, Bead Fest, JOGS for Jewelry Tools, ART Unraveled, Adorn Me! and many small groups. She also teaches private lessons on location for people in their homes. Donna's works have... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $120 » Kit Fee $50 payable to instructor

Carefully create a mold from a real sand dollar and create a wonderful organic pendant ... Read More

Workshop PhotoSoldered Earring Designs

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

You LOVE earrings??? I DO too! Join us in learning different designs of earrings. We will be soldeding these earrings giving them a professional designer look. This class is great for those that have never soldered, need a refresher in soldering, or you just love earrings! The techniques are simple but the designs never go out of style,... Read More

Workshop PhotoMischief Shapes

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

These shapes will give you a run for your money. We will show you how to take the mischief and frustration out of these circles, ovals, or other odd shapes while making something that will be long lasting! Learn these great skills that you can apply to many different soldered pieces. Come with a design, or we will have a design for you.... Read More

Workshop PhotoKumihimo Beaded Fire Dragon bracelet

Instructor: Yin Guang
Yin has been in bead business for more than 20 years and loves to play with beads, and work with colors. She enjoys the free-form of wire wrapping, the dynamic rhythms of crochet and the meditation of Kumihimo. It is always exciting to share and exchange the technical aspects of beading with all... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Workshop
$30 » Kit

Technique: 2-Drop Kongo Gumi on foam disk. Braid tiny crystal into a cube square looking rope that will then be glued into the dragon clasp. Read More

Workshop PhotoSoldered Wire Designs

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79

Learn how to use the right tools to make beautiful designs using sterling wire. Get your technique down for soldering wire onto sheet metal. We will go over heat control, creating small details, and metaling metals. We will be showing you skills on how to now spread your solder where you don’t want it. This is a great class for... Read More

Workshop PhotoCZ Creations

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $89

Ever wonder how they make these simple beautiful pieces? In this class you can make your own CZ pendants. We will show you how to solder these gorgeous pieces step by step. Learn heat control, setting cz in pre-made settings, and best tools for the job. Use up to 10 settings, and cz’s to create your design. We will be using sterling... Read More

Workshop PhotoStone Setting – Bracelet

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $99

In this workshop, you will take your stone setting skills to the next level! Learn when to use hard, medium, and easy solder, saw out metal, and the best tools to set your stones. If there is time we will show you how to polish your metal, and some great tricks to making it faster. We will be making a bracelet out of sterling silver... Read More

Workshop PhotoLuscious Leather Bracelet

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $85 » includes 3 pre-made bronze components, leather, clasp, crystals and use of materials and tools

Take your leather bracelets far beyond average! Learn to use simple Bronze Metal Clay components to create stunning jewelry. In this class you will learn how to work with leather cord and crystals to assemble great bracelet designs. You will have a selection of pre-fired metal clay components and you will learn to polish and assemble your... Read More

Workshop PhotoIntroduction to Wire Wrap Design

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $90

This is a perfect class to learn how sterling silver and gold filled square wire can come together to create a classic wire wrapped bracelet and earrings. You will learn to twist square wire and use half round wire to bind your wires together. You will learn a technique that is used to create curved surfaces on multiple wires then fit... Read More

Workshop PhotoSWAROVSKI EARRINGS

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after December 15, 2019

Fee includes sterling silver wire, 22 4mm Swarovski crystal cubes (color of your choice), a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of Merilou’s 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. You will also have the use of all... Read More

Workshop PhotoLets Face it! Copper Electroformed Pendant

Instructor: Terry Henry
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 4:30pm
Fees: $135 » plus materials fee due in class - Materials Fee: $75-$95

Learn copper electroforming and take home your very own electroformed pendant using a hand made porcelain cabochon from Mountain Robbins Art Studios. You will gain a clear understanding of how to electroform so you will be able to reproduce electroforming techniques at home! I will share electroforming techniques and methods and provide... Read More

Workshop PhotoGlass Flower Garland Necklace

Instructor: Ren Farnsworth
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $60 » Class Fee Material cost 30 and upward as students will be picking their own bouquets for the pendants.

Description of classes: students of all skill level will learn and create one of a kind glass flower garland necklaces. The glass flowers, leaves, buds and bees are hand made by the instructor. Students will be instructed thru basic wire work and cold connects, followed by a wee bit of magic. Read More

Workshop PhotoStar Pattern Pendant

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $89

These ever popular star pattern necklaces will test your soldering skills. You will be soldering wire to pre-made settings for cz’s making your favorite constellation. Day or night you’ll be able to see the sparkle that CZ’s hold. Learning how to connect wire pieces to tube settings, using heat control. We will be using... Read More

Workshop PhotoTraditional Knotting

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $79

Come join us in learning a skill that has been around for ages. This classic beauty never goes out of style. We will be teaching you the original knotting used for pearls, that we now use for all different beads. We will be making one bracelet, using sterling silver findings, silk cord, and your choice in beads. Feel free to bring in your... Read More

Workshop PhotoZinnia Pendant Workshop

Instructor: Melissa Mauk Rodarte
Melissa Mauk Rodarte’s true love is to teach beading. Her talents include getting pesky knots ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $55 » with kit

The Zinnia flower presents itself in many shapes and forms. This abstract beaded Zinnia pendant also gives you a glimpse at many shapes, textures in one graceful presentation. It will unveil itself one layer at a time, a twist here and a turn there. All levels welcome - previous seed bead experience recommended Read More

Workshop PhotoWrap it Around

Instructor: Jody Young
Http://www.beadartworth.com/ Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $100 » Kit $95.00 payable to Jody at class

Create a beaded feather wrap bracelet that also becomes a piece of home décor when not worn. You will learn my Raised Texture beading techniques around a metal feather with lots of accent beads giving your piece interest, texture and movement. It is then placed upon a piece of soft leather and clasped with heavy duty magnet as... Read More

Workshop PhotoLaced Up Herringbone Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $95

This sterling silver bracelet is a combination of techniques that works great together. You will use traditional wire wrap techniques with square and half round wire to create a frame around the beads that have been embellished with the herringbone weave. You will have your choice of beads and have the opportunity to patina your piece... Read More

Workshop PhotoFocus on Focals

Instructor: Julie Picarello
Award-winning artist, author and international instructor known for her color aesthetics, design sense, and joyful teaching style. Learn more at http://www.yhdesigns.com. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 12:30pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $85

Immerse yourself in a riot of color, pattern and texture as you design and shape unique focal beads in polymer clay! Students will explore my adaptation of an ancient metalworking technique and "imprint" a design into a custom-mixed stack of polymer clay. The imprints will be made using a variety of tools and implements that I... Read More

Workshop PhotoPrumihimo Petalicious Necklace

Instructor: Sally Battis
I have been crafting most of my life. Once I retired from my full time job, beading (Kumihimo mostly) has been my thing. I have an online store where I make and sell Kumihimo bead kits. I fell in love with a 7 cord braid called Fill the Gap many years ago. I created a 7 cord template that sits... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $60 » plus kit fee of $35

In this class you will learn a different style 8 cord Kumihimo Braid. This is a Straight Braid, no twist, with a combination of Satin Cord and a thinner cLon Beading Cord. The Japanese name for the braid is Kusari Tsunagi. Class kits will include the famous Prumihimo Braiding Disk by Pru McRae of London, The 2 types of cord, a clasp and... Read More

Workshop PhotoLet Your Leather Show It’s Strength Bracelet

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5-February 6, from 2:00pm to 12:00pm
Fees: $120 » includes 50g Five Star Light Bronze Clay, leather, clasp, crystals and use of materials and tools

Feb. 5 2pm - 5pm and Feb. 6 9am - 12pm. All designers start with a few simple materials and combine them into complete works. But good designers start with an idea and utilize their materials in the best manner possible. In this class students start by designing a focal component with bronze metal clay. They will learn to properly... Read More

Workshop PhotoIntro to Soldering

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 13 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

This is a great introductory class to the world of soldering. We will be learning basic skills that will help you advance your soldering. We will use sterling silver wire to make our beautiful pieces, and if there is time, we will show you how to set a cz with a pre-made setting. You will be learning how to make a circle, attach jump... Read More

Workshop PhotoSimple Set Soldered Rings

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

The perfect simple ring can be so difficult to find. That’s why we’re teaching you how to make your own. This class is great for beginners and will give you a taste of soldering while being able to make your own wonderful simple soldered rings. You can make up to three rings in the class. Supplies are included, we will be... Read More

Workshop Photo7Strand Beaded Wolf Necklace

Instructor: Yin Guang
Yin has been in bead business for more than 20 years and loves to play with beads, and work with colors. She enjoys the free-form of wire wrapping, the dynamic rhythms of crochet and the meditation of Kumihimo. It is always exciting to share and exchange the technical aspects of beading with all... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Workshop
$47 » Kit

Learn the 7Strand braid aka Fill the Gap Technique. Fresh water pearls, blister pearl, glass, crystal, lamp work glass are wire wrap around a wolf face pendant. Different sizes, shapes, colors, will be braided them together in the process! Read More

Workshop PhotoTriple Play Sterling Rings

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $60

This is a fun class that will teach you how to create simple bead rings that will become a great seller at arts and crafts shows. You will learn 3 different designs and from these designs you will feel more comfortable creating your own unique rings. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step... Read More

Workshop PhotoDay Dreamer

Instructor: Kim Fox
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $85

Learn the Day Dreamer Stitch using right angle weave. We will make a bracelet out of this stitch using super duo beads as well as size 11 seed beads. There will be color options available so that your piece can be uniquely yours. We will be using a big eye needle and fireline to stitch your beautiful bracelet together. The Day Dreamer was... Read More

Workshop PhotoWired Wrapped Gemstone Donut

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after Dec 15, 2019

Learn about tools, wire gauges and many tips to produce a beautiful sterling silver wrapped gemstone donut pendant. A black silk cord will also be provided so you can wear your creation home in style! Learning about straightening, cleaning, bundling and wrapping wire is a necessary step to moving on to more advanced projects. Once you... Read More

Workshop PhotoCopper Electroforming on Glass

Instructor: Terry Henry
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $105 » kit fee $65

Learn copper electroforming and take home your very own electroformed glass pendant. You will gain a clear understanding of how to electroform so you will be able to reproduce electroforming techniques at home! I will share electroforming equipment needs, techniques, and methods and will provide you an opportunity to practice in class. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoWoven Link Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $95

This sterling silver bracelet is created using a flat weave technique. The loops on the individual links are created by a using a single wire technique that ensures a sturdy bracelet that will not have a 'weak link". This is a unisex bracelet that can be comfortably worn by women or men. Class fee includes all material, a... Read More

Workshop PhotoCAMP PMC INSTRUCTOR COURSE 201

Instructor: Marnie Ehlers
Marnie Ehlers is a Tucson, Arizona based jewelry artist. She has been teaching jewelry making classes for over 15 years including classes at Metal Clay by the Bay, an international conference, the JOGS Gem and Mineral Show, the International Precious Metal Clay Guild conference and was a finalist... Read More

Skill Level: Advanced. PREREQUISIT – CAMP PMC CERTIFICATION COURSE 101
Dates/Times: February 6-February 7, from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Fees: $150 » workshop fee $200, if registering after January 5 2020- kit fee $150 kit fee

This two day course is designed to teach students interested in becoming PMC instructors how to hold successful workshops, develop projects and curricula, and to certify students in the Camp PMC Certification Program. Students will learn the fundamental skills of instruction while working through a real world project. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoOver the Rainbow

Instructor: Mignon Ziem
Mignon is coming from Hamburg, Germany, she started with beading 12 years ago, she was always very creative and a Swavorski Crystal Ambassador. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $60 » kit fee $69

Learn to create this beautiful necklace with Swarovski crystals and a specialty weaving technique. Read More

Workshop PhotoMischief Shapes

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $89

These shapes will give you a run for your money. We will show you how to take the mischief and frustration out of these circles, ovals, or other odd shapes while making something that will be long lasting! Learn these great skills that you can apply to many different soldered pieces. Come with a design, or we will have a design for you.... Read More

Workshop PhotoSpinner Rings

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $89

These are a great addition to your collection of rings. The playfulness of this ring will keep you loving it for years to come. We will be using copper sheet metal for the band, with contrasting silver wire to really make it pop! Learn to solder a wide band, and size the top rings to the perfect fit. Supplies are included, using copper... Read More

Workshop PhotoBaskets of Babylon Earrings Workshop

Instructor: Melissa Mauk Rodarte
Melissa Mauk Rodarte’s true love is to teach beading. Her talents include getting pesky knots ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $45 » includes kit

Weave a delicate but sturdy seed bead frame studded with crystals around beautifully glazed Czech glass drops. Each one is a small wonder of architecture and style. Read More

Workshop PhotoWoven Ring

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $85

I created this ring as a compliment to my woven bracelet design, but it is a beautiful ring that stands on it’s own. You will use sterling silver wire to weave the band, solder the ring with paste solder, then add a patina that will show off all of your work. You can leave the band plain or add a bead using gold filled wire to add... Read More

Workshop PhotoDelicate Silver Flower Earrings

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $90 » includes 5g fine silver metal clay, silver findings, patina and use of materials and tools

Trying to go beyond the stamps and texture sheets with your metal clay? This is the class for you. Learn how to sculpt your metal clay with simple tools right in the palm of your hand. You will learn to create ultra delicate and detailed pieces of silver metal clay, construct, fire and patina to enhance the design. Carrie will provide... Read More

Workshop PhotoCabochon Setting

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 6, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $99

Join us in this class to learn the art of setting cabochons. We will be setting 2 different pieces. One starting from wire and sheet metal, the other using premade settings. If we do not finish setting our pieces in the class we will be sending you home with tools to finish them. Materials will be included, also your own setting tools... Read More

Workshop PhotoCZ Creations

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

Ever wonder how they make these simple beautiful pieces? In this class you can make your own CZ pendants. We will show you how to solder these gorgeous pieces step by step. Learn heat control, setting cz in pre-made settings, and best tools for the job. Use up to 10 settings, and cz’s to create your design. We will be using sterling... Read More

Workshop PhotoKumihimo Beaded Hematite Triple Wrap Bracelet or Necklace

Instructor: Yin Guang
Yin has been in bead business for more than 20 years and loves to play with beads, and work with colors. She enjoys the free-form of wire wrapping, the dynamic rhythms of crochet and the meditation of Kumihimo. It is always exciting to share and exchange the technical aspects of beading with all... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Workshop
$27 » Kit

Technique: Kumihimo Kusari Tsunagi or straight stitch braid on foam disk. Braided hematite cube and 4mm faceted beads to the long rope, and then continue braid cords for making wrapped button hoop, finish it with drop beads tassels. Read More

Workshop PhotoFinish to All Ends

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79

This is a great class for all people that want to make their own pieces! We will be learning how to properly end your bracelets using crimp beads and jewelry wire with a very professional looking ends. Also learn how to ball up the ends of wire to make head pins or earwires. We will be using a torch to solder the ends on the chain, and... Read More

Workshop PhotoSoldered Wire Designs

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $79

Learn how to use the right tools to make beautiful designs using sterling wire. Get your technique down for soldering wire onto sheet metal. We will go over heat control, creating small details, and metaling metals. We will be showing you skills on how to now spread your solder where you don’t want it. This is a great class for... Read More

Workshop PhotoSterling Spinner Ring with Cabochon

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $90

This is not only a fun class, but your finished ring will be so fun to wear. You will texture silver sheet, then create your base ring. You’ll then use pattern wire and a prefabricated bezel cup to construct your outer ring. The patina added only enhances the beauty of this ring. You will have a choice of cabochons. Class fee... Read More

Workshop PhotoSophisticated Beginner Silver Talisman Necklace

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $125 » includes 15g fine silver metal clay, wire, beads and use of materials and tools

So you are learning metal clay. You don’t need to settle for a simple charm on a leather cord. How do you use those beautiful pieces of silver constructively? In this you will learn everything you need to know to make your own custom jewelry from metal clay in one straightforward class. You will learn to roll, shape, cut, texture,... Read More

Workshop PhotoBeginning Kumihimo Bracelet

Instructor: Kim Fox
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $125

In this class you will learn how to create this fashionable and comfortable bracelet with its secure curved magnetic clasp. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoFREEFORM OBJECT WITH WOVEN BAIL

Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou has been a practicing artist and teacher for over 40 years as well as a professional craftsman and jewelry designer who has been selected as an “Illustrious Artist” in addition to being the recipient of numerous awards at art shows and national competitions. Her work has been... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $135 » no refunds after Dec 15, 2019

Fee includes a freeform drusy (your choice), sterling silver and 14K gold fill wire, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of Merilou’s 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. You will also have the use of all... Read More

Workshop PhotoTiffany

Instructor: Mignon Ziem
Mignon is coming from Hamburg, Germany, she started with beading 12 years ago, she was always very creative and a Swavorski Crystal Ambassador. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $60 » kit fee $69

Learn to weave this simple but complex necklace with Swavorski crystals. Read More

Workshop PhotoInitial Soldered Necklace

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 12 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $79

Custom for each student, we will be designing and creating a pendant with initials of your choosing. This is a great class for all skill levels. We will be showing you the best way to create a pendant of multiple pieces into a beautiful one-of-a-kind initial pendant. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoSimple Set Soldered Rings

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $89

The perfect simple ring can be so difficult to find. That’s why we’re teaching you how to make your own. This class is great for beginners and will give you a taste of soldering while being able to make your own wonderful simple soldered rings. You can make up to three rings in the class. Supplies are included, we will be... Read More

Workshop PhotoWinter Lotus Ornament Workshop

Instructor: Melissa Mauk Rodarte
Melissa Mauk Rodarte’s true love is to teach beading. Her talents include getting pesky knots ... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees: $50 » includes kit

This perfectly petite ornament can adorn a holiday gift package, make a memorable hostess gift or even be worn as a sweet pendant. All levels welcome - previous seed bead experience recommended. Read More

Workshop PhotoGo With The Flow

Instructor: Jody Young
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $100 » Kit $95.00 payable to Jody at class

Creating a free-form shibori silk bracelet learning the flow of the silk with my pinch, twist, tuck, and tack technique. Bead Embroidery (couching) and bezel in the Czech glass buttons with peyote stitch. Letting go and allowing the flow of the shibori guide you in the design for the placement of accents beads. Finishing with a metal... Read More

Workshop PhotoStar Light Earrings

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 12:30pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $85

Sparkling beads and sterling silver wire come together to create these flirty, light catching earrings. Multiple wires are woven together and incorporate beads of choice. Simple beaded dangles are added to create even more sparkle. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the... Read More

Workshop PhotoLet Your Leather Show It’s Strength Bracelet

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $85 » includes pre-made bronze component, leather, clasp, crystals and use of materials and tools

All designers start with a few simple materials and combine them into complete works. But good designers start with an idea and utilize their materials in the best manner possible. In this class students will learn to utilize bronze and copper components as focal pieces used to highlight leather straps. Each material will be addressed... Read More

Workshop PhotoSoldered Earring Designs

Instructor: Symone Beasley
Symone has been teaching and making Jewelry for the past 7 years. She loves being creative and inspiring others. Symone has a passion for soldering, but has spent the years learning many other mediums of jewelry making. She is very patient and experienced teacher, that loves doing what she does. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

You LOVE earrings??? I DO too! Join us in learning different designs of earrings. We will be soldeding these earrings giving them a professional designer look. This class is great for those that have never soldered, need a refresher in soldering, or you just love earrings! The techniques are simple but the designs never go out of style,... Read More

Workshop PhotoIntro to Soldering

Instructor: Atalia Molaro
For over 13 year Atalia has been making professional jewelry, from the basics of stringing beads, to the complex work of soldering. She has a great passion for teaching and creating jewelry. Guiding her students to make sure their pieces are made to last a lifetime. She has been teaching for years... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $89

This is a great introductory class to the world of soldering. We will be learning basic skills that will help you advance your soldering. We will use sterling silver wire to make our beautiful pieces, and if there is time, we will show you how to set a cz with a pre-made setting. You will be learning how to make a circle, attach jump... Read More

Workshop Photo7Strand Art Glass Flower Bracelet

Instructor: Yin Guang
Yin has been in bead business for more than 20 years and loves to play with beads, and work with colors. She enjoys the free-form of wire wrapping, the dynamic rhythms of crochet and the meditation of Kumihimo. It is always exciting to share and exchange the technical aspects of beading with all... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Workshop
$30 » Kit

Technique: 7Strand braiding aka Fill the Gap on foam disk Uses the Art glass flower bead as focal, braids on each side and connected with a magnetic clasp. Read More

Workshop PhotoReversible Nugget Pendant

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $85

This sterling silver wrap was designed to enhance and create a reversible pendant from a nugget shaped stone. This beaded weave incorporates prongs to give this pendant two distinct looks when worn. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in... Read More

Workshop PhotoCross my Heart Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $95

This is a classic wire wrap bracelet using sterling silver, yellow gold filled and pink gold filled wire. The beauty of this bracelet is the twist on half the wires that gives the bracelet dimension. You will learn to center your bracelet design based on your wrist size and twist square wires at specific points to give decorative... Read More

Workshop PhotoLuscious Leather Bracelet

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, PMC Certifier and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $85 » includes 3 pre-made bronze components, leather, clasp, crystals and use of materials and tools

Take your leather bracelets far beyond average! Learn to use simple Bronze Metal Clay components to create stunning jewelry. In this class you will learn how to work with leather cord and crystals to assemble great bracelet designs. You will have a selection of pre-fired metal clay components and you will learn to polish and assemble your... Read More

Workshop PhotoGolden Wave Bracelet

Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 14 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She has been teaching at larger venues around the country since 2015. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her classes. She... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $95

This is an elegant wire wrapped bracelet that uses traditional and freeform techniques. You will learn to create waves with your gold filled wire so that they twist uniformly around the sterling silver base wires. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors... Read More

Workshop Photo7Strand Beaded Chili Pepper Necklace

Instructor: Yin Guang
Yin has been in bead business for more than 20 years and loves to play with beads, and work with colors. She enjoys the free-form of wire wrapping, the dynamic rhythms of crochet and the meditation of Kumihimo. It is always exciting to share and exchange the technical aspects of beading with all... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Workshop
$47 » Kit

7Strand braid aka Fill the Gap on foam disk. Chili pepper, mabe pearls, fresh water pearls, charms, and seed beads are all braided together to make this statement necklace Read More

Workshop PhotoBead a Square Star

Instructor: Marilyn Peters
I love to bead, but especially I love to teach beading and to show the way colors work together. Originally from Eugene, Oregon, I have been in the SF Bay area since the early 1970's. Now, happily retired, I am spending as much time as possible beading, teaching, and figuring out new techniques... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $50 » kit fee $15 paid to instructor

There is a phrase: A Square Peg in a Round Hole. This technique teaches you how to make a Square Star. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoKumihimo Demos

Instructor: Rebecca Ann Combs
Has always had a passion for creating and teaching. She is the founder of Design & Adorn Beading Studio and has been teaching a variety of jewelry making classes here since 2008. Her specialty is kumihimo jewelry, which she creates using both the foam disk as well as the more traditional wooden... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1-February 8, ongoing.
Fees: $0

Stop by booth #G182 for on-going kumihimo demonstrations. Read More

Assisted Studio Polishing Time

Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, certified instructor and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.clayrevolution.com. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1-February 7, ongoing.
Fees: $5 » includes use of materials and tools, Free for registered students.

Sat. 1st 5-6 pm ... Read More

Jewelry Making Demos!

Instructor: Laura Gasparrini
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 8, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!

Daily demonstrations ongoing each day on jewelry making techniques, crimping, knotting and more! Read More

Workshop PhotoLight and Shadow, The Art of Photographing Jewelry, Beads & Glass

Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Doug is a professional product photographer and glass artist. After receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography) degree from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, he opened a commercial photography company. Since then he has created photography, designed websites, and produced... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $185

Come learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, beads, glass and other arts and crafts, with a professional photographer and glass artist. See what aspects make for a high quality photograph. Learn the language of studio photography, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. We’ll cover basic photography,... Read More

Workshop PhotoPhotoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC and Glass Artists

Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Doug is a professional product photographer and glass artist. After receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography) degree from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, he opened a commercial photography company. Since then he has created photography, designed websites, and produced... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $185

See how to extract objects from backgrounds, add new backgrounds, create photo realistic shadows, multiple object composites, and more. Students will learn how to create color accurate files of their art for use on their website, Instagram, Facebook, Etsy, in magazine articles, books, portfolios and for juried competitions. Plus, how to... Read More

Workshop PhotoFabulous Floating Layers

Instructor: Misty Grosse
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $25

Join Misty Grosse and learn the basics of measuring and mixing ICE Resin® by Susan Lenart Kazmer and create a gorgeous bezel to use for a necklace with the newest ICE Resin® products. In this class you will have several bezels to choose from for your piece that already have an embedded image and a first layer of ICE Resin®... Read More

Workshop PhotoTree of Life Make ’N Take

Instructor: Sharen Harris
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $5

Join Sharen Harris for an introduction to Ranger’s new Quick Cure Clay! In this Make and Take you will sculpt a Tree of Life keepsake and learn how to use and colorize this new kiln free, fast curing clay. Easy to use and sculpt, this new way to clay will have you hooked in minutes. All supplies will be provided. Read More

Workshop PhotoCustom One-to-One Photography and Photoshop Day

Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Doug is a professional product photographer and glass artist. After receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography) degree from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, he opened a commercial photography company. Since then he has created photography, designed websites, and produced... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $500

Specifically setup for one person, a couple (spouse, domestic partner, etc.) or two business partners. Custom designed with your particular needs in mind. Whether it's photography, photoshop or a combination of the two, you'll get the instruction and hands-on practice that will elevate the presentation of your arts and crafts to... Read More

Workshop PhotoIce Resin Make & Takes

Instructor: Ice Resin Instructor Debbie Tlach
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $5

No experience necessary. All it takes is 30 minutes to assemble an eye-catching pendant. We pair an Ephemera Image and a Luminous Layer sheet inside a Milan Bezel to quickly create a 3D effect then seal the deal with ICE Resin. Read More

Workshop PhotoCollaging with Ephemera & Glitter Shards

Instructor: Debbie Tlach
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $5

Create a Gorgeous Necklace Using ICE Resin, a Milan Bezel, Ephemera & Glitter Shards. Learn to Pour, Measure & Mix your ICE Resin. Using our Ephemera Image Books we will Collage our Backgrounds in our Bezels. Next we will Bling Up our Bezels Using Glitter Shards. Everyone will Create their Leather Neck Piece to attach to our... Read More

Workshop PhotoFrench Countryside Necklace

Instructor: Debbie Tlach
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $35

Join Debbie Tlach to learn techniques using Susan Lenart Kazmer’s ICE Resin® and Rune Bezels, Iced Enamels, Tissue Paper Assortment and Ranger’s Quick Cure Clay to make an elegant piece of mixed media jewelry. In this 3 hour class we will start with Iced Enamels to create a subtle, textured background and layer over it... Read More

Workshop PhotoBuilding Jewelry with Wire & Resin

Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist, silversmith and designer of 23 years. I studied at the art institute of Chicago and graduated from Southern Illinois University. Diploma in hand I wondered what to do next. I wasn’t necessarily trained for a job and I quickly realized to be an artist that I... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $75 » All Kit fees will be collected by the Instructor at the workshop

A staple in my personal work is a process of a forging and annealing technique which flattens wire and allows this new dead soft and bendable metal wire to operate as a metal fiber. You can use this wire in your work as you would a piece of ribbon, string or ... Read More

Workshop PhotoResin 101

Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist, silversmith and designer of 23 years. I studied at the art institute of Chicago and graduated from Southern Illinois University. Diploma in hand I wondered what to do next. I wasn’t necessarily trained for a job and I quickly realized to be an artist that I... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $75 » workshop fee

Explore the vast possibilities that resin has to offer to create a beautiful and interesting jewelry piece or mixed media finished compositionIn this hands on beginning workshop learn and explore using ice resin, an amazing jewelers grade super clear resin, in combination with metal bezels. Be introduced to mixing in materials such as... Read More

Workshop PhotoANCIENT ARTIFACTS CASTING

Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist, silversmith and designer of 23 years. I studied at the art institute of Chicago and graduated from Southern Illinois University. Diploma in hand I wondered what to do next. I wasn’t necessarily trained for a job and I quickly realized to be an artist that I... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $75

While in art school, my studies of Cultures, Ancient adornment and artifacts led me to the thought process of creating my own ancient looking objects from whatever shape I choose with no limitations, ... Read More

Workshop PhotoAltered Surface & Resin

Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist, silversmith and designer of 23 years. I studied at the art institute of Chicago and graduated from Southern Illinois University. Diploma in hand I wondered what to do next. I wasn’t necessarily trained for a job and I quickly realized to be an artist that I... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $75

In this hands on workshop learn this innovative new technique in jewelry to provide layers of wax and resin while imbedding symbolism, color and unique style. Roll up your sleeves and get ready to rub, blend, layer and sgraffito with wax, beeswax, iced enamels for gorgeous colors of stone, metal, glint and brilliance and set using a low... Read More

Workshop PhotoLayering Bezels

Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist, silversmith and designer of 23 years. I studied at the art institute of Chicago and graduated from Southern Illinois University. Diploma in hand I wondered what to do next. I wasn’t necessarily trained for a job and I quickly realized to be an artist that I... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $75

Be exposed to the ultimate transparency that only resin can offer in jewelry. Create layers of extraordinary jewelry by use of transparent images, text and photo transfers. Explore the vast possibilities resins have to offer in jewelry in combination with multiple metal bezels to build a complex and unique structure to catch your eye. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoMacrame Bracelets

Instructor: Laura Gasparrini
Teaching the Art of Beadwork for over 15 years and creating jewelry since childhood. She is the principle designer and owner of Om Tara! Temple Arts and Inspired Adornment. Laura offers classes privately in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and beyond. Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $75

Learn basic macramé knots for creating simply beautiful leather and pearl bracelets. Make them short to stack together or wear separately; make them long to wrap several times around your wrist or wear as a necklace. We will design several different styles of macrame bracelets in this class. ... Read More

Workshop Photo“Art Speaks For Your Soul” Workshop

Instructor: Milagros Rivera
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $35

Saturday, February 21:30 pm to 3:00 pm“Art Speaks For Your Soul” WorkshopInstructor: Milagros RiveraCost: $35.00 Join Milagros Rivera and learn techniques using the new Industrial Bezels from the Susan Lenart Kazmer Ice Resin® line. In this 2.5-hour class you will make a beautifully unique charm bracelet using bezels Read More

Workshop PhotoRhombus Fever (Off loom bead weaving)

Instructor: Adele M. Kimpell
The Rhombus Fever Bracelet is worked in tubular Ndebele (Herringbone) stitch and utilizes the CzechMates two-hole diamond bead and size 11° seed beads. The bracelet has a slim line and is very comfortable to wear. Easy to stitch it works up quickly. With the plethora of colors the CzechMates... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees:
$30 » workshop fee
$45 » kit fee

The Rhombus Fever Bracelet is worked in tubular Ndebele (Herringbone) stitch and utilizes the CzechMates two-hole diamond bead and size 11° seed beads. The bracelet has a slim line and is very comfortable to wear. Easy to stitch it works up quickly. With the plethora of colors the CzechMates diamond is available in I bet you... Read More

Workshop PhotoArabesque Bracelet

Instructor: Adele M. Kimpell
Adele Kimpell’s love affair with needle and thread arts began at the age of thirteen. Introduced to off-loom bead weaving in 1994 she has been designing jewelry, authoring and illustrating patterns and teaching for the last fourteen years at bead shops, bead societies and guilds, and bead... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees:
$30 » workshop fee
$45 » kit fee

The Arabesque Bracelet is stitched with Zoliduo beads in right and left execution combined with Toho size 11° demi round beads and size 11° seed beads. The result is a supple, flexible bracelet. Arabesque refers to an ornamental design consisting of intertwined flowing lines, originally found in Arabic or Moorish decoration. It... Read More

Workshop PhotoIndustrial Chic Necklace

Instructor: Adele M. Kimpell
Adele Kimpell’s love affair with needle and thread arts began at the age of thirteen. Introduced to off-loom bead weaving in 1994 she has been designing jewelry, authoring and illustrating patterns and teaching for the last fourteen years at bead shops, bead societies and guilds, and bead... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees:
$60 » workshop fee
$50 » kit fee

Expand your cubic right angle weave skills with this necklace that explores the designer’s variation of cubic right angle weave (CRAW) using Minos and Japanese seed beads. In this tutorial you will learn to strategically replace certain seed beads with the Minos to create a stunning Industrial Chic necklace, bracelet or earrings.... Read More

Workshop PhotoFan and Feather Bracelet

Instructor: Adele M. Kimpell
Adele Kimpell’s love affair with needle and thread arts began at the age of thirteen. Introduced to off-loom bead weaving in 1994 she has been designing jewelry, authoring and illustrating patterns and teaching for the last fourteen years at bead shops, bead societies and guilds, and bead... Read More

Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees:
$30 » workshop fee
$40 » kit fee

Sponsored by Toho Beads, the Fan and Feather Bracelet resembles the knitting classic of the Eyelet and Lace knit family. So named due to the resemblance of the stitches to the fanned feathers of a peacock. The base of the bracelet is worked in the designers adaptation of Ndebele (herringbone) stitch with size 6°, 8° and 11°... Read More

PARAWIRE Wire and Jewelry Design Demos

Instructor: Parawire Design Team
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Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 9, ongoing.
Fees: $0

Free Demos in jewelry design, wire wrapping and more from top designers such as Diana Harwood, Lisa Pavelka and Jamie North. Read More
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