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February 1, 2020

Earths Treasure Bracelet
9:00am - 12:30pm
Earths Treasure BraceletFebruary 1, 9:00am - 12:30pmWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
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 step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Pendant With Flowers And Leaves
9:00am - 1:00pm
Pendant With Flowers And LeavesFebruary 1, 9:00am - 1:00pmJewelry Design Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $135.00 Non-refundable after Dec 15, 2019.
Skill Level: All
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 by step photographs, in addition to the use of all tools in class to complete the project. This is a basic wire wrap project with a “step-up” involving incorporating additional embellishments. You will be using Hill Tribe pieces to embellish your piece. Hill Tribe silver is pure silver (99.9%) as opposed to sterling (92.5%). The results will always be different depending upon the stone you use, the type of wire you use as well as the different embellishments you can incorporate into your piece. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will learn how to measure enough wire, how to create a bundle of wire, how to bind a bundle of wire and how to create a bail. Come and have fun! Class is limited to 6 so sign up early.

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Cactus Bar Pendant With Stone
9:00am - 5:00pm
Cactus Bar Pendant With StoneFebruary 1, 9:00am - 5:00pmJewelry Design Class By Donna LewisClass Fee: $200.00Kit Fee: $75.00
Skill Level: All
Take a bit of the desert with you in silver. Cactus skeletons have interesting textures; allowing the maker to create unique pieces. Add a faceted stone or small cab to enhance your fabulous pendant. Seven hour class with one hour lunch break. Kit includes PMC, silver chain, silver wire, mold material, LiL BeLLA humidifier, work surface, stainless bowl, stone, drill bit, firing services, patina materials, consumables and other items for class enhancement. Students should bring small pointed paint brush, pink emery board, playing cards or thickness slats, needle tool, magnifiers and task lamp. If you have a cordless Dremel, bring it and you won’t have to share with other students.

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Camp PMC Certification Course 101
9:00am - 6:00pm
Camp PMC Certification Course 101February 1, 9:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya LownClass Fee: $150.00 Price will increase to $200 after Jan 5 2020.Kit Fee: $200.00
Skill Level: All
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 to receive an 8% discount on your future purchases of PMC. Some of the many skills you will learn are: to roll, texture, cut, carve, sculpt, mold, set stones, refine, fire and polish. You will learn how to use a torch and how to program a kiln for the correct firing temperatures to turn your creations into solid fine or sterling silver pieces. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Sawtooth School for Visual Art as well as the 8 % discount on o all PMC clays purchased through Clay Revolution and Rio Grande Jewelry Supply. The kit fee is $150 and consists of 20 grams of PMC 3, 25 grams of PMC One Fire 950 Sterling, 5 grams of PMC Flex, 9 grams of PMC Syringe, a pair of sterling silver ear wires, fireable stones, embeddables, tutorial booklet, consumables and the use of classroom supplies and tools including equipment such as a torch, kiln, dehydrator, and tumbler. Students should wear closed toes shoes and, if needed, bring an optivisor or magnifiers and an apron. A battery operated light could be helpful.

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Introduction to Metal Clay
10:00am - 1:00pm
Introduction to Metal ClayFebruary 1, 10:00am - 1:00pmSee Other DatesMetal Clay Class By Sulie GirardiClass Fee: $95.00Kit Fee: $35.00
Skill Level: All
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 learning how to torch fire. Your piece can be patinated to create an heirloom effect, or you can leave it shiny and bright: it’s up to you. You will leave class with the knowledge that you need to continue your metal clay journey at home -- no kiln required!

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A Riveting & Etching Experience
10:00am - 4:00pm
A Riveting & Etching ExperienceFebruary 1, 10:00am - 4:00pmMetalwork Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $50.00 Includes hammer, ruler, copper, charms, rivets, jump rings, chain, & materials for etching.
Skill Level: All
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 ! Bring charms or "One lonely earring " !

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Kumihimo Demos
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Kumihimo DemosFebruary 1, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesKumihimo Class By Rebecca Ann Combs
Skill Level: All
Stop by booth #G182 for on-going kumihimo demonstrations.

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Silver Metal Clay Charm Make & Take
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Silver Metal Clay Charm Make & TakeFebruary 1, 12:00pm - 3:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Nancy SandersClass Fee: $15.00
Skill Level: All
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. Once fired at a high temperature, the binder is burned away leaving your silver metal piece. We will be using fine silver which is 99.9% pure silver, the same purity of silver traded in the Commodities Market. Participants will leave with a charm weighing up to 4.5 grams depending on size and texture. Cost payable to instructor at the event. Cost covers cost of silver, use of tools, consumables, and firing services NOTE: Students should allow time for their charm to be fired. TIME: The Make and Take will be 12-3 each day – Feb. 1, 2, 3, 4, 2020

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All Meshed Up
12:30pm - 6:30pm
All Meshed UpFebruary 1, 12:30pm - 6:30pmPolymer Clay Class By Julie PicarelloClass Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
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. Students will mix their own custom color palettes to form a “billet” of layered clay that is imprinted with a variety of tools (many from the garage, kitchen and sewing room!). The billets are then sliced into veneers and enhanced with hammered metal mesh before being formed into truly unique focal beads and pendants. To impart a beautiful shine, techniques for sanding and polishing will be covered, as well as how to drill polymer clay for stringing. A pasta machine will be available in class to share, but bringing your own is optimal. Clay is underwritten by Polyform, and all other consumable supplies will be provided by the instructor. SUPPLY LIST: Provided by instructor: Clay, tissue blade, metal mesh, wet/dry sandpaper Instructor Share: Plastic sheets, deli paper, imprint tools, cutters, hammer Student Supplied: Pasta machine, c-clamps, small plastic container for sanding, acrylic roller/brayer, work surface (small tile or non-skid silicone mat), water spritzer

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Magical Mystery Pendant
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Magical Mystery PendantFebruary 1, 1:00pm - 3:30pmWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $80.00
Skill Level: All
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 includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Beginner Silver Metal Clay
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Beginner Silver Metal ClayFebruary 1, 2:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $95.00 Includes 15g fine silver metal clay and use of materials and tools.
Skill Level: All
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 that you can work with all types of metal clay at home. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. You will learn required skills to successfully torch fire fine silver metal clay. Finish a fine silver pendant or earrings that you designed, and leave with the expertise and knowledge required to make metal clay jewelry on your own. All levels of experience are welcome. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Gold Plated Dangle Earrings
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Gold Plated Dangle EarringsFebruary 1, 2:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Sulie GirardiClass Fee: $125.00Kit Fee: $45.00
Skill Level: All
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 wear their dazzling new earrings home.

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Crenel Necklace
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Crenel NecklaceFebruary 1, 2:00pm - 5:00pmBeadwork Class By Adele KimpellClass Fee: $35.00Kit Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $15.00 Sterling Silver
Skill Level: All
This necklace is a graceful and stunning application of three- bead Prismatic Right Angle Weave (PRAW) and Netting in their simplest form. The necklace was designed to give students aspiring to be PRAWers the experience needed to register for classes which require previous PRAW experience, or are listed as intermediate level classes. The necklace is worked in PRAW with size 11° Japanese seed beads. The bibbed netting is stitched with the same size 11° seed beads. The design is so wearable that even experienced PRAWers will enjoy making and wearing it. Complete instructions, illustrated in color, will guide you through the process.

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Intro to Soldering
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Intro to SolderingFebruary 1, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 rings on wire, and make shapes using the correct tools. We will cover the best way to solder your pieces, making it strong, long lasting, and beautiful. Come join us in this fun soldering class. Chain not included. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com --We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist incase another student can't make it.

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Simple Set Soldered Rings
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Simple Set Soldered RingsFebruary 1, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 using sterling silver, semi-precious stones, and cubic zirconia. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Ammonite Pendant
4:30pm - 7:00pm
Ammonite PendantFebruary 1, 4:30pm - 7:00pmWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $90.00
Skill Level: All
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.

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Assisted Studio Polishing Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Assisted Studio Polishing TimeFebruary 1, 5:00pm - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $5.00 Free for registered students.
Skill Level: All
Sat. 1st 5-6 pm Sun. 2nd 5-6 pm Tue. 4th Wed. 5th 5-6 pm Thur. 6th 5-6 pm Fri. 7th 5-6 pm Fees: $5 includes use of materials and tools, Free for registered students. Join Carrie for a relaxing jewelry work session. This is open studio time and can be used however you wish. This is a perfect opportunity to refine and polishing your metal clay pieces. Carrie will be on hand to answer questions and assist you where necessary. You will have access to all of the studio tools including the bench polishers. No registration is required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Soldered Earring Designs
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Soldered Earring DesignsFebruary 1, 6:00pm - 9:00pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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, and have been my favorite for many many years. Supplies are included, we will be using sterling silver, Pre-made settings and cubic zirconia. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Spinner Rings
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Spinner RingsFebruary 1, 6:00pm - 9:00pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
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 sheet metal, Sterling Silver wire. You can upgrade to all sterling sheet and wire. If there is time we will show you how to use liver of sulphur. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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February 2, 2020

Integrated Enamel with Silver Clay
9:00am - 12:00pm
Integrated Enamel with Silver ClayFebruary 2, 9:00am - 12:00pmPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $120.00 Includes 15g fine silver metal clay, sterling silver hoops and use of materials and tools.
Skill Level: Intermediate
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 designs. Carrie will explain the technique and its many uses, show you how to mix enamels into your clay and how to fire mixed clay pieces. Students will mix their own fine silver metal clay with enamel, roll, texture, cut and refine. Pieces will be kiln fired and finished in class. Carrie will discuss design considerations and technical information regarding the enamels and metal clays. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. Finish a pair of beautiful earrings, and leave with the expertise and knowledge required to utilize this untapped technique. Some metal clay experience is preferred. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Woven Ring
9:00am - 12:00pm
Woven RingFebruary 2, 9:00am - 12:00pmSee Other DatesWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
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 a splash of color. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Tree of Life Pendant with Woven Bail
9:00am - 1:00pm
Tree of Life Pendant with Woven BailFebruary 2, 9:00am - 1:00pmWirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $135.00 No refunds after Dec 15, 2019
Skill Level: All
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 sterling silver wire. You will finish it off by learning the basics of wire weaving. This class really incorporates three techniques: enclosing a cabochon, creating a tree of life, and wire weaving (which is entirely different than wire wrapping). Once you learn these techniques a whole new world of ideas will open up for you. You can vary this by using different shapes of cabochons, different metals or elect to utilize a plain bail instead of a woven bail. I can also explain how to add additional beads around the outside of the pendant but we will not have time to do that in class. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will learn how to clean, straighten and measure your wire. You will learn how to measure enough wire, how to straighten wire, the basics of wire weaving and how to bind your wire. Inasmuch as all tools are provided during the workshop, all you need to bring is a willingness to learn! Come and have fun! Class is limited to 8 so sign up early. Fee includes sterling silver wire, a dichroic glass cabochon, 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 in addition to the use of all tools in class to complete the project.

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Let's Face It! Copper Electroformed Pendant
9:00am - 4:30pm
Let's Face It! Copper Electroformed PendantFebruary 2, 9:00am - 4:30pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Terry HenryClass Fee: $135.00Class Fee: $95.00 Kit fee varies based on chosen materials.Kit Fee: $75.00 Kit fee varies based on chosen materials.
Skill Level: All
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 an opportunity to practice in class. Additionally you will receive “how to” documentation. Every student will electroform a pendant and understand tank set-up and maintenance, rectifier settings, and processes associated with electroforming and how it works. Other materials that will be available include shells, gems, glass, stones and additional electroformed items. Students are encouraged to bring small treasures they wish to include in their projects. My methods are easy to understand and always effective! Class will break twice during the day to provide time for chemical bonding, and drying. Pick up and finish projects on Tuesday, Friday, or by prior-arrangement. If students are unable to return I will finish and mail their project for a small fee. Class Length: 5 to 7 hours, with numerous breaks! Materials include Judy Mountain porcelain cabochon, dichroic glass gems, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sea glass, sealed organic material, injection wax, tutorial containing detailed instructions, material resources, and photographs, and use of electroforming and polishing equipment and chemicals. Class Equipment List for Students to Bring: Magnifying glasses or readers, Personal light Additional gem stones, cut and uncut, Notebook and pen. The class will use liver of sulphur (LOS) to darken final project.

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Camp PMC Certification Course 101
9:00am - 6:00pm
Camp PMC Certification Course 101February 2, 9:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya LownClass Fee: $150.00 Price will increase to $200 after Jan 5 2020.Kit Fee: $200.00
Skill Level: All
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 to receive an 8% discount on your future purchases of PMC. Some of the many skills you will learn are: to roll, texture, cut, carve, sculpt, mold, set stones, refine, fire and polish. You will learn how to use a torch and how to program a kiln for the correct firing temperatures to turn your creations into solid fine or sterling silver pieces. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Sawtooth School for Visual Art as well as the 8 % discount on o all PMC clays purchased through Clay Revolution and Rio Grande Jewelry Supply. The kit fee is $150 and consists of 20 grams of PMC 3, 25 grams of PMC One Fire 950 Sterling, 5 grams of PMC Flex, 9 grams of PMC Syringe, a pair of sterling silver ear wires, fireable stones, embeddables, tutorial booklet, consumables and the use of classroom supplies and tools including equipment such as a torch, kiln, dehydrator, and tumbler. Students should wear closed toes shoes and, if needed, bring an optivisor or magnifiers and an apron. A battery operated light could be helpful.

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Introduction to Metal Clay
10:00am - 1:00pm
Introduction to Metal ClayFebruary 2, 10:00am - 1:00pmSee Other DatesMetal Clay Class By Sulie GirardiClass Fee: $95.00Kit Fee: $35.00
Skill Level: All
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 learning how to torch fire. Your piece can be patinated to create an heirloom effect, or you can leave it shiny and bright: it’s up to you. You will leave class with the knowledge that you need to continue your metal clay journey at home -- no kiln required!

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Fuchsia Blossom Necklace
10:00am - 2:00pm
Fuchsia Blossom NecklaceFebruary 2, 10:00am - 2:00pmBeadwork Class By Adele KimpellClass Fee: $70.00Kit Fee: $75.00
Skill Level: All
The Fuchsia Blossom Lariat grew out of my passion for creating flowers from beads and was inspired by the fuchsia plant which is commonly used as a hanging summer plant on patios and decks in the lake area where I live. The original necklace (lariat) was designed in 2007. The Necklace was redesigned in 2019 to showcase the beauty of the blossom. The blossom petals are worked in diagonal peyote and attached with circular peyote. The necklace is worked in the author’s adaptation of tubular Ndebele stitch which does not utilize the traditional “step-up” at the beginning of each round. Brick stitch fronds are stitched for leaves. Complete instructions, illustrated in color, will guide you through the process.

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Oh My Soldered Pendants
10:00am - 2:00pm
Oh My Soldered PendantsFebruary 2, 10:00am - 2:00pmSoldering Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $75.00 Includes soldering iron, LF solder, iron stand, tweezers, case, flux & brush. Enough materials to make three pendants with chain.
Skill Level: All
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.

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The Kaleidocycle
10:00am - 4:00pm
The KaleidocycleFebruary 2, 10:00am - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Daria TittenbergerClass Fee: $120.00
Skill Level: All
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. You will use peyote stitch to bead four triangle designs and then explore how multiples of the four designs relate to each other as they take their place within the Kaleidocycle structure. Six sets of four triangles, or a total of twenty four triangles, are needed to complete the Kaleidocycle. Students are asked to make and bring 24 completed beaded triangles to participant in the workshop. An illustrated tutorial for the triangle designs will be provided to registered students 6-8 weeks before the workshop. Class time will focus on triangle arrangement, assembly, and hinge construction. A packet of size 11 and size 15 black seed beads for creating hinges and joining the 24 triangles together into a Kaleidocycle will be provided with a written and illustrated project tutorial during the workshop.

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Dragonia!
10:00am - 5:00pm
Dragonia!February 2, 10:00am - 5:00pmBeadwork Class By Betty CoxClass Fee: $80.00Kit Fee: $150.00
Skill Level: All
Dragonia! All bead embroidered. All on stiff material . Only sell kits for teaching includes a Raku ceramic wing and a variety of shapes of beads. Price $150, will not complete in class. experienced bead embroider to do this class experienced beginner is fine to advanced. Backstitching and peyote techniques. Contact Betty Cox @ 619-787-6047 for more info and signing up info email booop56@aol.com

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Kumihimo Demos
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Kumihimo DemosFebruary 2, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesKumihimo Class By Rebecca Ann Combs
Skill Level: All
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Jewelry Making Demos!
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Jewelry Making Demos!February 2, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesJewelry Design Class By Laura Gasparrini
Skill Level: All
Daily demonstrations ongoing each day on jewelry making techniques, crimping, knotting and more!

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Silver Metal Clay Charm Make & Take
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Silver Metal Clay Charm Make & TakeFebruary 2, 12:00pm - 3:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Nancy SandersClass Fee: $15.00
Skill Level: All
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. Once fired at a high temperature, the binder is burned away leaving your silver metal piece. We will be using fine silver which is 99.9% pure silver, the same purity of silver traded in the Commodities Market. Participants will leave with a charm weighing up to 4.5 grams depending on size and texture. Cost payable to instructor at the event. Cost covers cost of silver, use of tools, consumables, and firing services NOTE: Students should allow time for their charm to be fired. TIME: The Make and Take will be 12-3 each day – Feb. 1, 2, 3, 4, 2020

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Woven Link Bracelet
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Woven Link BraceletFebruary 2, 1:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: All
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 complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Gold Plated Dangle Earrings
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Gold Plated Dangle EarringsFebruary 2, 2:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Sulie GirardiClass Fee: $125.00Kit Fee: $45.00
Skill Level: All
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 wear their dazzling new earrings home.

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Beaded Starfish
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Beaded StarfishFebruary 2, 2:00pm - 5:00pmBeadwork Class By Marilyn PetersClass Fee: $75.00Kit Fee: $25.00
Skill Level: All
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 “tiny tims” from which to pick and choose to personalize their creation. Skill Level: Working knowledge of Peyote and Herringbone is appreciated, but I can help even the most beginner beader to create this fun technique. Please bring the following: bead mat, task lamp and extension cord, “readers” to help you see the bead holes. I will supply: seed beads, crystals, tiny tims, needles, thread, and multipage color tutorial

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Sophisticated Silver Talisman Necklace
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sophisticated Silver Talisman NecklaceFebruary 2, 2:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $125.00 Includes 15g fine silver metal clay, wire, beads and use of materials and tools
Skill Level: Beginner
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, 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 that you can work with all types of metal clay at home. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. You will learn required skills to successfully torch fire fine silver metal clay. Finish three components that you designed, combine all three into a cohesive necklace, and leave with the expertise and knowledge required to make metal clay jewelry on your own. All levels of experience are welcome. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Pearl Knotting / Intro To Beading
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Pearl Knotting / Intro To BeadingFebruary 2, 2:00pm - 6:00pmBeadwork Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $45.00
Skill Level: All
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! This class is for everyone! Teacher will share tools Kit supplies: Pearls , knotting thread, knot cups , jump rings 2 clasps, chain & more !

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Assisted Studio Polishing Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Assisted Studio Polishing TimeFebruary 2, 5:00pm - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $5.00 Free for registered students.
Skill Level: All
Sat. 1st 5-6 pm Sun. 2nd 5-6 pm Tue. 4th Wed. 5th 5-6 pm Thur. 6th 5-6 pm Fri. 7th 5-6 pm Fees: $5 includes use of materials and tools, Free for registered students. Join Carrie for a relaxing jewelry work session. This is open studio time and can be used however you wish. This is a perfect opportunity to refine and polishing your metal clay pieces. Carrie will be on hand to answer questions and assist you where necessary. You will have access to all of the studio tools including the bench polishers. No registration is required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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February 3, 2020

Reversible Nugget Pendant
9:00am - 11:30am
Reversible Nugget PendantFebruary 3, 9:00am - 11:30amSee Other DatesWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
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 class.

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Cutie Pie Earrings
9:00am - 12:00pm
Cutie Pie EarringsFebruary 3, 9:00am - 12:00pmJewelry Design Class By Diane DennisClass Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $25.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
Students must be proficient in the peyote stitch.
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.

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Wire Sculpture Pendant
9:00am - 1:00pm
Wire Sculpture PendantFebruary 3, 9:00am - 1:00pmWirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $135.00 No refunds after Dec 15, 2019
Skill Level: All
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. The results will always be different depending upon the stone you use, the type of wire you use as well as the different sculptural effects you can incorporate into your piece. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. Come and have fun! Class is limited to 6 so sign up early. Fee includes a kyanite cabochon to wrap, sterling silver wire, a jeweler’a 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 in addition to the use of all tools in class to complete the project.

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Sophisticated Bronze Talisman Necklace
9:00am - 3:00pm
Sophisticated Bronze Talisman NecklaceFebruary 3, 9:00am - 3:00pmMetal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $125.00 Includes 25g Five Star Bronze metal clay, wire, beads and use of materials and tools
Skill Level: Beginner
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, 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 that you can work with all types of metal clay at home. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. You will learn required skills to successfully fire bronze metal clay. Finish three components that you designed, combine all three into a cohesive necklace, and leave with the expertise and knowledge required to make metal clay jewelry on your own. All levels of experience are welcome. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Light & Shadow: Photographing Jewelry, Beads & Glass
9:00am - 4:00pm
Light & Shadow: Photographing Jewelry, Beads & GlassFebruary 3, 9:00am - 4:00pmSee Other DatesPhotography Class By Doug BaldwinClass Fee: $175.00
Skill Level: All
Come and 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, the qualities of good lighting, composition, background materials, and how to set your camera's menus. Students will photograph their own pieces during class at lighting stations. Students should also consider taking the Photoshop class after the Photography class. It is offered on alternate days during the same show. You'll leave the workshop empowered to create photos as beautiful as the art you're photographing. Supply list: DSLR cameras with interchangeable lenses (18-55mm "kit" zoom is acceptable) and manual exposure are recommended along with a tripod. A macro lens for the DSLR is helpful for small glass and jewelry items. Pointand-shoot or fixed lens cameras without these features are inadequate, will not perform as needed for creating professional work and are not recommended. We’ll have 5 new Canon T6 cameras with 18-55mm lenses and 5 Manfrotto tripods available for student use during class. If your camera is too old (more than 5 years), a point-and-shoot with fixed lens or you don’t have a DSLR camera, please contact Doug before class to reserve one of these cameras. Students should bring 16-20+ art pieces to the class to photograph. Also bring notepad, pen or pencil. Class fee includes the use of two light boxes and background paper during class, 6 hours of instruction and help with your camera and lighting. Fee must be paid in full at time of registration (non-refundable after January 1, 2020).

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Jumpin’ Cholla Pendant With Pearl
9:00am - 5:00pm
Jumpin’ Cholla Pendant With PearlFebruary 3, 9:00am - 5:00pmPrecious Metal Clay Class By Donna LewisClass Fee: $200.00Kit Fee: $75.00
Skill Level: All
Great for beginners
Take a bit of the desert with you in silver. Cactus skeletons have interesting textures; allowing the maker to create unique pieces. Add a pearl and some granulation, the metal clay way, to enhance your fabulous pendant. Amazing how different they all look. Kit includes: PMC, silver chain, silver wire, mold material, LiL BeLLA humidifier, work surface, stainless bowl, drill bit, pearl, firing services, patina materials, consumables and other items for class enhancement. Students should bring, fine bent nose pliers, small tweezers, a small pointed paint brush, pink emery board, xacto, needle tool, playing cards or thickness slats, magnifiers and task lamp. If you have a cordless dremel bring that and you won’t have to share.

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Camp PMC Certification Course 101
9:00am - 6:00pm
Camp PMC Certification Course 101February 3, 9:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya LownClass Fee: $150.00 Price will increase to $200 after Jan 5 2020.Kit Fee: $200.00
Skill Level: All
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 to receive an 8% discount on your future purchases of PMC. Some of the many skills you will learn are: to roll, texture, cut, carve, sculpt, mold, set stones, refine, fire and polish. You will learn how to use a torch and how to program a kiln for the correct firing temperatures to turn your creations into solid fine or sterling silver pieces. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Sawtooth School for Visual Art as well as the 8 % discount on o all PMC clays purchased through Clay Revolution and Rio Grande Jewelry Supply. The kit fee is $150 and consists of 20 grams of PMC 3, 25 grams of PMC One Fire 950 Sterling, 5 grams of PMC Flex, 9 grams of PMC Syringe, a pair of sterling silver ear wires, fireable stones, embeddables, tutorial booklet, consumables and the use of classroom supplies and tools including equipment such as a torch, kiln, dehydrator, and tumbler. Students should wear closed toes shoes and, if needed, bring an optivisor or magnifiers and an apron. A battery operated light could be helpful.

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Chain Gang
10:00am - 1:30pm
Chain GangFebruary 3, 10:00am - 1:30pmBeadwork Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $35.00Kit Fee: $35.00 Includes crystals, pearls, seed beads, 18" of chain, clasp, Fireline & beading needles. Color options on request.
Skill Level: All
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 levels of beaders!

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Hanging Vessel Pendant
10:00am - 4:00pm
Hanging Vessel PendantFebruary 3, 10:00am - 4:00pmJewelry Design Class By Sulie GirardiClass Fee: $175.00Kit Fee: $112.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
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.

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Intro to Porcelain Jewelry Components
10:00am - 4:00pm
Intro to Porcelain Jewelry ComponentsFebruary 3, 10:00am - 4:00pmJewelry Design Class By James JohnsonClass Fee: $120.00Kit Fee: $35.00 If the student would like to make a few items and have them mailed.
Skill Level: All
~ No clay working experience is necessary, this is an introductory class with the goal of offering an overview of clay working and decorating techniques. ~ Ideal class size would be six to eight students that would join me at a six or eight foot sturdy work table. A few more or less would probably be ok. ~ There would be two class segments, one in the morning of about 90 to 120 minutes, a break for lunch, and then a second segment in the afternoon of about 90 to 120 minutes and possibly longer. ~ The morning segment would focus on actual clay forming techniques and processes with me doing the work and explaining what is being done and why. The students would also be offered the opportunity to interact with the clay and form some pieces. ~ The afternoon segment would focus primarily on under glaze decorating techniques and also include information about glazing and firing. Students would decorate a few pieces with under glaze color. These pieces would be glazed and fired at a later time and the finished items would be mailed to the students. ~ The goal of the class would be to give the student enough information about ceramics and clay working processes so that the student would be well enough informed to know if they would like to further pursue this art form.

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Kumihimo Demos
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Kumihimo DemosFebruary 3, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesKumihimo Class By Rebecca Ann Combs
Skill Level: All
Stop by booth #G182 for on-going kumihimo demonstrations.

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Jewelry Making Demos!
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Jewelry Making Demos!February 3, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesJewelry Design Class By Laura Gasparrini
Skill Level: All
Daily demonstrations ongoing each day on jewelry making techniques, crimping, knotting and more!

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Simple Set Soldered Rings
10:30am - 1:30pm
Simple Set Soldered RingsFebruary 3, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 using sterling silver, semi-precious stones, and cubic zirconia. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Traditional Knotting
10:30am - 1:30pm
Traditional KnottingFebruary 3, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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 own jewelry that has broken or has stretched out. We will not fix them in the class but we can show you what needs to be done and offer different suggests. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Enchanted Pendant Workshop
10:30am - 1:30pm
Enchanted Pendant WorkshopFebruary 3, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesJewelry Design Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $50.00 Includes kit fee.
Skill Level: All
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.

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Twinkle Twinkle Shooting Star
11:00am - 4:00pm
Twinkle Twinkle Shooting StarFebruary 3, 11:00am - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Jody YoungClass Fee: $100.00Kit Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
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 cup-chain. Finishing techniques include picot edging, adding the bail and fringe. You will leave with a full set of visual instructions for this project will not be finished in class.

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Silver Metal Clay Charm Make & Take
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Silver Metal Clay Charm Make & TakeFebruary 3, 12:00pm - 3:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Nancy SandersClass Fee: $15.00
Skill Level: All
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. Once fired at a high temperature, the binder is burned away leaving your silver metal piece. We will be using fine silver which is 99.9% pure silver, the same purity of silver traded in the Commodities Market. Participants will leave with a charm weighing up to 4.5 grams depending on size and texture. Cost payable to instructor at the event. Cost covers cost of silver, use of tools, consumables, and firing services NOTE: Students should allow time for their charm to be fired. TIME: The Make and Take will be 12-3 each day – Feb. 1, 2, 3, 4, 2020

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Sterling Spinner Ring With Cabochon
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Sterling Spinner Ring With CabochonFebruary 3, 12:30pm - 3:30pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $90.00
Skill Level: All
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 includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Luna Cube Earrings
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Luna Cube EarringsFebruary 3, 1:00pm - 4:00pmJewelry Design Class By Diane DennisClass Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $45.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
Student must be proficient in the peyote stitch.
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 piece from a delicate chain in the length you prefer, suspending the pearl drop as you go, add your ear wires and call them done! Several color options available.

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Ruffled Rainbows
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Ruffled RainbowsFebruary 3, 2:00pm - 6:00pmBeadwork Class By Marilyn PetersClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $15.00
Skill Level: All
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. Working knowledge of Net Stitch is appreciated, but I can help even the most beginner beader to create this fun technique. Please bring the following: bead mat, task lamp and extension cord, “readers” to help you see the bead holes. I will supply: seed beads, needles, thread, and multipage color tutorial

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Intro to Soldering
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Intro to SolderingFebruary 3, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 rings on wire, and make shapes using the correct tools. We will cover the best way to solder your pieces, making it strong, long lasting, and beautiful. Come join us in this fun soldering class. Chain not included. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com --We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist incase another student can't make it.

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Enchanted Pendant Workshop
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Enchanted Pendant WorkshopFebruary 3, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesJewelry Design Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $50.00 Includes kit fee.
Skill Level: All
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.

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Finish To All Ends
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Finish To All EndsFebruary 3, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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 learn how to keep those jump rings from falling off! You will learn how to shape a s-hook clasp, and how to make links out of wire. You will be leaving with a bracelet, necklace and earring that you made! We will be using all sterling silver for these projects and there will be some choices in beads and there color. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com

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Kumihimo Beaded Hematite Fan Necklace
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Kumihimo Beaded Hematite Fan NecklaceFebruary 3, 3:00pm - 6:00pmKumihimo Class By Yin GuangClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $47.00
Skill Level: All
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.

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Assisted Studio Polishing Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Assisted Studio Polishing TimeFebruary 3, 5:00pm - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $5.00 Free for registered students.
Skill Level: All
Sat. 1st 5-6 pm Sun. 2nd 5-6 pm Tue. 4th Wed. 5th 5-6 pm Thur. 6th 5-6 pm Fri. 7th 5-6 pm Fees: $5 includes use of materials and tools, Free for registered students. Join Carrie for a relaxing jewelry work session. This is open studio time and can be used however you wish. This is a perfect opportunity to refine and polishing your metal clay pieces. Carrie will be on hand to answer questions and assist you where necessary. You will have access to all of the studio tools including the bench polishers. No registration is required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Master Talisman Project
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Master Talisman ProjectFebruary 3, 6:00pm - 9:00pmMixed Media Class By Marilyn Gardiner, Carrie Story, Kate RichbourgClass Fee: $75.00
Skill Level: All
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 bag, the opportunity to win raffle prizes, shopping, plus you’ll walk away with three charms to put your entire necklace together! Refreshments and snacks will also be available. All tools and equipment are provided so just come ready to have fun! See you there on Monday February 3rd 6-9pm at Casino del Sol! Seats are filling up fast to register today!

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Copper Electroforming On Glass
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Copper Electroforming On GlassFebruary 3, 6:00pm - 10:00pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Terry HenryClass Fee: $105.00Kit Fee: $65.00
Skill Level: All
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. Additionally you will receive “how to” documentation. Every student will electroform a pendant and understand tank set-up and maintenance, rectifier settings, and processes associated with electroforming. Students are encouraged to bring one of their own beads to decorate in class and truly make their creation one of their own. My methods are easy to understand and always effective! Class will break twice during the day to provide time for bonding, and drying. Pick up and finish projects on Wednesday, Friday, or by prior arrangement. If students are unable to return I will finish and mail their project for a small fee. Kit includes handmade glass face bead; copper, conductive paint, micro beads crystals, electroforming and polishing equipment and chemicals, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions, material resources, and photographs. Class Equipment List for Students to Bring: Magnifying glasses or readers, Lamp worked beads with depressions for CZ and elevated spots, Notebook and pen. The class will use liver of sulphur (LOS) to darken final project.

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February 4, 2020

Delicate Silver Flower Earrings
9:00am - 12:00pm
Delicate Silver Flower EarringsFebruary 4, 9:00am - 12:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $90.00 Includes 5g fine silver metal clay, silver findings, patina and use of materials and tools
Skill Level: All
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 detailed instructions and demonstrations while you make two intricate silver earrings. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. Some prior metal clay experience is suggested but not required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Peyote With A Twist
9:00am - 12:00pm
Peyote With A TwistFebruary 4, 9:00am - 12:00pmBeadwork Class By Kim FoxClass Fee: $125.00
Skill Level: All
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. It is unlikely that you will be able to finish this bracelet during class but instruction will be given showing how to finish it. The kit with the class includes beads, Fireline and a big eye needle. The fee for the class includes a $25 credit for findings to finish the bracelet which can be redeemed before or after the class. Please bring a bead pad, any portable light you might need – battery preferred. This class is limited to 8 students so that personal attention can be given.

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Caribbean Weave Pendant
9:00am - 12:00pm
Caribbean Weave PendantFebruary 4, 9:00am - 12:00pmWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $90.00
Skill Level: All
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 photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Butterfly Bracelet
9:00am - 1:00pm
Butterfly BraceletFebruary 4, 9:00am - 1:00pmWirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $135.00 No refunds after Dec 15, 2019
Skill Level: All
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. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will learn how to clean, straighten and measure your wire. You will learn how to measure enough wire, how to straighten wire, how to create a clasp and how to bind your bundle of wire. Inasmuch as all tools are provided during the workshop, all you need to bring is a willingness to learn! Come and have fun! Class is limited to 8 so sign up early. Fee includes sterling silver wire, either sterling silver or 14KGF 3mm beads, 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 in addition to the use of all tools in class to complete the project.

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Dainty Sparkling Dots
9:00am - 1:30pm
Dainty Sparkling DotsFebruary 4, 9:00am - 1:30pmJewelry Design Class By Donna LewisClass Fee: $120.00Kit Fee: $50.00
Skill Level: All
Great for beginners
Choose a little sparkler and set it up in its own home for a tiny little pendant. So popular right now. Why not create your own. You can choose your own favorite color. Kit includes: PMC, silver chain, choice of stone, drill bit, LiL BeLLA humidifier, work surface, stainless bowl, firing services, patina materials, consumables and other items for class enhancement. Students should bring small pointed paint brush, pink emery board, playing cards or thickness slats, needle tool, magnifiers and task lamp. If you have a cordless dremel bring that and you won’t have to share.

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Photoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC & Glass
9:00am - 4:00pm
Photoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC & GlassFebruary 4, 9:00am - 4:00pmSee Other DatesPhotography Class By Doug BaldwinClass Fee: $175.00
Skill Level: All
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 purchase recent versions of Photoshop at far less than the full retail price. Students will learn to process, color correct and crop their photos of jewelry, glass beads, and other art objects using Photoshop CS5 and Elements 11 with an experienced professional photographer and glass artist. Exposure level optimizing, background removal, color balancing, print and online file formats will be covered. If students are having problems getting consistent, color accurate, properly lit photos with their camera, they should consider taking the Photography class first. It is offered on alternate days during the same show. Supply list: Students should bring digital photographic files of 6-8 jewelry, beads or glass art or they can use photos from the Photography class. Students should also bring a laptop with Photoshop CS3, 4, 5, or 6 Standard, Extended or Academic and/or Photoshop Elements 11 or later already installed. One workflow will be demonstrated using the full Photoshop CS5 and a different workflow will demonstrated using Photoshop Elements 11 to remove an object from the background, add a new gradient background and a new shadow. Students should be able to run their laptop, open Photoshop, open, save and close files in Photoshop. Also bring notepad, pen or pencil. Trackpads are too small for ease of use in Photoshop and students should bring either a corded or cordless mouse or graphics tablet. Materials in Kit: Two example images and two printed PDF workflows are included in the class fee. For additional information, email doug@dougbaldwinphoto.com, please include your contact information and which date & class you are interested in. You can also call 480-221-0990. Fee includes two printed workflows with matching sample images, 6 hours of instruction and help with Photoshop. Fee must be paid in full at time of registration (non-refundable after January 1, 2020).

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Treasures Of The Sea Pendant
9:00am - 4:30pm
Treasures Of The Sea PendantFebruary 4, 9:00am - 4:30pmMetalwork Class By Terry HenryClass Fee: $135.00Kit Fee: $75.00
Skill Level: All
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 techniques and methods and provide an opportunity to practice in class. Additionally you will receive “how to” documentation and techniques for framing, setting and how to protect components will be covered. Every student will electroform a pendant and understand tank set-up and maintenance, rectifier settings, and processes associated with electroforming and how it works. Students are encouraged to bring small treasures they wish to include in their projects. My methods are easy to understand and always effective! Class will break twice during the day to provide time for chemical bonding, and drying. Pick up and finish projects on Friday or by prior arrangement. If students are unable to return I will finish and mail their project for a small fee. Class Length: 5-7 hours, with numerous breaks! Kit includes fossil ammonite, dichroic glass cabochon, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sealed organic material, injection wax, tutorial containing detailed instructions, material resources, and photographs, and use of electroforming and polishing equipment and chemicals. Class Equipment List for Students to Bring: Magnifying glasses or readers, Additional gem stones, cut and uncut, Additional rocks, minerals fossils, Beads and glass cabochons, Notebook and pen. The class will use liver of sulphur (LOS) to darken final project.

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Queen Judith
9:00am - 5:00pm
Queen JudithFebruary 4, 9:00am - 5:00pmJewelry Design Class By Diane DennisClass Fee: $85.00Kit Fee: $45.00 Kit fee varies between $45 and $65 depending on options.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Must be proficient in circular peyote stitch, stepping up and herringbone increases.
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 Judith’s right ear (as punishment for her indiscretion) Then Judith and the King have a affair! When King Ecbert dies, her husband becomes King. His reign is quite short as he mysteriously dies, then Judith’s son becomes King, the son by Alhelstan. He mysteriously dies, and his brother, the true king in the line of succession becomes King. And guess what, he also dies a questionable death. And now we have Queen Judith! This necklace is designed after a piece that Judith wears on the Vikings. This necklace is hinged and fits well, and if you don’t want the 5 focal pieces you can make an edited version with a single component.

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Camp PMC Certification Course 101
9:00am - 6:00pm
Camp PMC Certification Course 101February 4, 9:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Marnie Ehlers, Cathy Flesher, June LeClair, Tanya LownClass Fee: $150.00 Price will increase to $200 after Jan 5 2020.Kit Fee: $200.00
Skill Level: All
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 to receive an 8% discount on your future purchases of PMC. Some of the many skills you will learn are: to roll, texture, cut, carve, sculpt, mold, set stones, refine, fire and polish. You will learn how to use a torch and how to program a kiln for the correct firing temperatures to turn your creations into solid fine or sterling silver pieces. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Sawtooth School for Visual Art as well as the 8 % discount on o all PMC clays purchased through Clay Revolution and Rio Grande Jewelry Supply. The kit fee is $150 and consists of 20 grams of PMC 3, 25 grams of PMC One Fire 950 Sterling, 5 grams of PMC Flex, 9 grams of PMC Syringe, a pair of sterling silver ear wires, fireable stones, embeddables, tutorial booklet, consumables and the use of classroom supplies and tools including equipment such as a torch, kiln, dehydrator, and tumbler. Students should wear closed toes shoes and, if needed, bring an optivisor or magnifiers and an apron. A battery operated light could be helpful.

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Do Dads, Wraps & Springs
10:00am - 1:30pm
Do Dads, Wraps & SpringsFebruary 4, 10:00am - 1:30pmWirework Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $30.00
Skill Level: All
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! Teacher will share tools unless you prefer to bring your own. Chain, round & flat nose pliers, Side cutters, hammer, files, & bench block.

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Sonia Zig Zag Bangle
10:00am - 4:00pm
Sonia Zig Zag BangleFebruary 4, 10:00am - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Daria TittenbergerClass Fee: $120.00
Skill Level: All
Imagine beading zigged bangles or bracelets without ever having to struggle with long, unwieldly peyote starts again! In this class, you will make your own quick and easy Casting Model and then cast a Zig Zag bangle off of it. Discover how you can use and reuse your Casting Model as many times as you like to create zigged bangles and bracelets in any size and height with ease. Students can expect to finish the Casting Model in class and get a good start on the Zig Zag bangle. A 35 gram bead packet of size 11°cylinder beads in colours to complete the project are included with a written and illustrated project tutorial during the workshop.

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Chic-Cicada Bracelet
10:00am - 5:00pm
Chic-Cicada BraceletFebruary 4, 10:00am - 5:00pmBeadwork Class By Betty CoxClass Fee: $80.00Kit Fee: $100.00
Skill Level: All
“Chic-Cicada” is a freeform bead weaving and bead embroidered bracelet. Included are a Laura Souder Raku cicada. Some bead embroidery with the bracelet attached in increase and decrease peyote stitching and a box clasp all included.

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Kumihimo Demos
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Kumihimo DemosFebruary 4, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesKumihimo Class By Rebecca Ann Combs
Skill Level: All
Stop by booth #G182 for on-going kumihimo demonstrations.

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Jewelry Making Demos!
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Jewelry Making Demos!February 4, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesJewelry Design Class By Laura Gasparrini
Skill Level: All
Daily demonstrations ongoing each day on jewelry making techniques, crimping, knotting and more!

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Layers Of Fun With Chains & Beads
10:30am - 1:30pm
Layers Of Fun With Chains & BeadsFebruary 4, 10:30am - 1:30pmJewelry Design Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Initial Soldered Necklace
10:30am - 1:30pm
Initial Soldered NecklaceFebruary 4, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Arabella Bracelet Workshop
11:00am - 1:00pm
Arabella Bracelet WorkshopFebruary 4, 11:00am - 1:00pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $50.00 Includes kit
Skill Level: All
Previous seed bead experience recommended
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.

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Silver Metal Clay Charm Make & Take
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Silver Metal Clay Charm Make & TakeFebruary 4, 12:00pm - 3:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Nancy SandersClass Fee: $15.00
Skill Level: All
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. Once fired at a high temperature, the binder is burned away leaving your silver metal piece. We will be using fine silver which is 99.9% pure silver, the same purity of silver traded in the Commodities Market. Participants will leave with a charm weighing up to 4.5 grams depending on size and texture. Cost payable to instructor at the event. Cost covers cost of silver, use of tools, consumables, and firing services NOTE: Students should allow time for their charm to be fired. TIME: The Make and Take will be 12-3 each day – Feb. 1, 2, 3, 4, 2020

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Cross My Heart Bracelet
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross My Heart BraceletFebruary 4, 1:00pm - 4:00pmSee Other DatesWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: All
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 features. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Kaleidoscope Flat Ring With Warped Square Bail
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Kaleidoscope Flat Ring With Warped Square BailFebruary 4, 1:00pm - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Adele KimpellClass Fee: $35.00Kit Fee: $35.00
Skill Level: All
Explore geometric shapes with this filled netting flat ring and triangular warped square bail. The versatile flat ring is stitched with round, fire polish and a variety of Japanese seed beads. The warped square bail is stitched with Japanese size 11° cylinder beads. Once you have learned flat ring technique you can experiment with bead shapes and sizes to make the ring larger or smaller. Both elements of the design are great stash busters for small amounts of beads and with a little imagination can be used to create unique designs. Complete instructions, illustrated in color, will guide you through the process.

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Arabella Bracelet Workshop
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Arabella Bracelet WorkshopFebruary 4, 2:00pm - 4:00pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $50.00 Includes kit
Skill Level: All
Previous seed bead experience recommended
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.

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Beginner Silver Metal Clay
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Beginner Silver Metal ClayFebruary 4, 2:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $95.00 Includes 15g fine silver metal clay and use of materials and tools.
Skill Level: All
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 that you can work with all types of metal clay at home. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. You will learn required skills to successfully torch fire fine silver metal clay. Finish a fine silver pendant or earrings that you designed, and leave with the expertise and knowledge required to make metal clay jewelry on your own. All levels of experience are welcome. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Titania
2:00pm - 5:00pm
TitaniaFebruary 4, 2:00pm - 5:00pmCrystal Setting Class By Mignon ZiemClass Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $62.00
Skill Level: All
Come and learn from Mignon how to create these beautiful bracelets with Swarovski Crystals.

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Sand Dollar Sand Dollar
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Sand Dollar Sand DollarFebruary 4, 2:00pm - 6:00pmPrecious Metal Clay Class By Donna LewisClass Fee: $100.00Kit Fee: $50.00
Skill Level: All
Carefully create a mold from a real sand dollar and create a wonderful organic pendant reminiscent of that beachy holiday you think of. These delicate creatures are so special. Kit includes: PMC, rubber cord, mold material, LiL BeLLA humidifier, work surface, stainless bowl, firing services, patina materials, consumables and other items for class enhancement. Students should bring small pointed paint brush, pink emery board, playing cards or thickness slats, needle tool, magnifiers and task lamp. If you have a cordless dremel bring that and you won’t have to share.

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Kaliedescope
2:00pm - 6:00pm
KaliedescopeFebruary 4, 2:00pm - 6:00pmBeadwork Class By Phyllis MartinClass Fee: $40.00Kit Fee: $35.00
Skill Level: All
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!

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Soldered Earring Designs
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Soldered Earring DesignsFebruary 4, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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, and have been my favorite for many many years. Supplies are included, we will be using sterling silver, Pre-made settings and cubic zirconia. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Mischief Shapes
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Mischief ShapesFebruary 4, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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. Materials are copper or upgrade to Sterling Silver. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com --We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Kumihimo Beaded Fire Dragon Bracelet
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Kumihimo Beaded Fire Dragon BraceletFebruary 4, 3:00pm - 6:00pmBeadwork Class By Yin GuangClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $50.00
Skill Level: All
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.

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Assisted Studio Polishing Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Assisted Studio Polishing TimeFebruary 4, 5:00pm - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $5.00 Free for registered students.
Skill Level: All
Sat. 1st 5-6 pm Sun. 2nd 5-6 pm Tue. 4th Wed. 5th 5-6 pm Thur. 6th 5-6 pm Fri. 7th 5-6 pm Fees: $5 includes use of materials and tools, Free for registered students. Join Carrie for a relaxing jewelry work session. This is open studio time and can be used however you wish. This is a perfect opportunity to refine and polishing your metal clay pieces. Carrie will be on hand to answer questions and assist you where necessary. You will have access to all of the studio tools including the bench polishers. No registration is required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Soldered Wire Designs
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Soldered Wire DesignsFebruary 4, 6:00pm - 9:00pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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 people that are just beginning to solder or need a refresher on some techniques. Supplies will be included. You can make up to three pieces in the class. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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CZ Creations
6:00pm - 9:00pm
CZ CreationsFebruary 4, 6:00pm - 9:00pmSee Other DatesCrystal Setting Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 silver for our projects. Chain is included at additional cost. Need to have taken one soldering class before taking this class. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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February 5, 2020

Luscious Leather Bracelet
9:00am - 12:00pm
Luscious Leather BraceletFebruary 5, 9:00am - 12:00pmSee Other DatesMetal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $85.00 Includes 3 pre-made bronze components, leather, clasp, crystals and use of materials and tools
Skill Level: All
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 pieces. Carrie will show you how to polish your pieces quickly and to a high shine. Then, you will learn how to string the pieces onto leather cord to create this stunning bracelet. After assembly, you will set crystals to highlight your components and create a beautiful finish. No experience required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Intro to Wire Wrap Design
9:00am - 12:00pm
Intro to Wire Wrap DesignFebruary 5, 9:00am - 12:00pmWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $90.00
Skill Level: All
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 those wires together for more wrapping. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Swarovski Earrings
9:00am - 1:00pm
Swarovski EarringsFebruary 5, 9:00am - 1:00pmWirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $135.00 No refunds after Dec 15, 2019
Skill Level: All
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 tools to complete the project in class. Although these earring look complicated, they can be done by those with little or no wire wrapping experience. Beginners and accomplished wire workers will both enjoy these earrings. The earrings are fairly light so they do not pull on your earlobes but they have a dazzling effect! With a little know-how, you can enlarge the pattern to make a similar bracelet. You can re-create these stunning earrings in different sizes by utilizing larger Swarovski cubes. They can also be created using all 14KGF or copper or any combination thereof. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will learn how to measure enough wire, how to create a bundle of wire and how to bind the bundle of wire. Class is limited to 6 so register early!

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Light & Shadow: Photographing Jewelry, Beads & Glass
9:00am - 4:00pm
Light & Shadow: Photographing Jewelry, Beads & GlassFebruary 5, 9:00am - 4:00pmSee Other DatesPhotography Class By Doug BaldwinClass Fee: $175.00
Skill Level: All
Come and 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, the qualities of good lighting, composition, background materials, and how to set your camera's menus. Students will photograph their own pieces during class at lighting stations. Students should also consider taking the Photoshop class after the Photography class. It is offered on alternate days during the same show. You'll leave the workshop empowered to create photos as beautiful as the art you're photographing. Supply list: DSLR cameras with interchangeable lenses (18-55mm "kit" zoom is acceptable) and manual exposure are recommended along with a tripod. A macro lens for the DSLR is helpful for small glass and jewelry items. Pointand-shoot or fixed lens cameras without these features are inadequate, will not perform as needed for creating professional work and are not recommended. We’ll have 5 new Canon T6 cameras with 18-55mm lenses and 5 Manfrotto tripods available for student use during class. If your camera is too old (more than 5 years), a point-and-shoot with fixed lens or you don’t have a DSLR camera, please contact Doug before class to reserve one of these cameras. Students should bring 16-20+ art pieces to the class to photograph. Also bring notepad, pen or pencil. Class fee includes the use of two light boxes and background paper during class, 6 hours of instruction and help with your camera and lighting. Fee must be paid in full at time of registration (non-refundable after January 1, 2020).

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Let's Face It! Copper Electroformed Pendant
9:00am - 4:30pm
Let's Face It! Copper Electroformed PendantFebruary 5, 9:00am - 4:30pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Terry HenryClass Fee: $135.00Class Fee: $95.00 Kit fee varies based on chosen materials.Kit Fee: $75.00 Kit fee varies based on chosen materials.
Skill Level: All
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 an opportunity to practice in class. Additionally you will receive “how to” documentation. Every student will electroform a pendant and understand tank set-up and maintenance, rectifier settings, and processes associated with electroforming and how it works. Other materials that will be available include shells, gems, glass, stones and additional electroformed items. Students are encouraged to bring small treasures they wish to include in their projects. My methods are easy to understand and always effective! Class will break twice during the day to provide time for chemical bonding, and drying. Pick up and finish projects on Tuesday, Friday, or by prior-arrangement. If students are unable to return I will finish and mail their project for a small fee. Class Length: 5 to 7 hours, with numerous breaks! Materials include Judy Mountain porcelain cabochon, dichroic glass gems, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sea glass, sealed organic material, injection wax, tutorial containing detailed instructions, material resources, and photographs, and use of electroforming and polishing equipment and chemicals. Class Equipment List for Students to Bring: Magnifying glasses or readers, Personal light Additional gem stones, cut and uncut, Notebook and pen. The class will use liver of sulphur (LOS) to darken final project.

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Glass Flower Garland Necklace
10:00am - 2:00pm
Glass Flower Garland NecklaceFebruary 5, 10:00am - 2:00pmJewelry Design Class By Ren FarnsworthClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $30.00 Cost varies depending on materials.
Skill Level: All
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.

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Kumihimo Demos
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Kumihimo DemosFebruary 5, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesKumihimo Class By Rebecca Ann Combs
Skill Level: All
Stop by booth #G182 for on-going kumihimo demonstrations.

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Jewelry Making Demos!
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Jewelry Making Demos!February 5, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesJewelry Design Class By Laura Gasparrini
Skill Level: All
Daily demonstrations ongoing each day on jewelry making techniques, crimping, knotting and more!

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Traditional Knotting
10:30am - 1:30pm
Traditional KnottingFebruary 5, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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 own jewelry that has broken or has stretched out. We will not fix them in the class but we can show you what needs to be done and offer different suggests. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Star Pattern Pendant
10:30am - 1:30pm
Star Pattern PendantFebruary 5, 10:30am - 1:30pmJewelry Design Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 Sterling Silver in this class. Feel free to bring your own patterns of your favorite star, if not we will have patterns too. Need to have taken one soldering class before taking this class. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist incase another student can't make it.

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Zinnia Pendant Workshop
10:30am - 1:30pm
Zinnia Pendant WorkshopFebruary 5, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $55.00 Includes kit
Skill Level: All
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.

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Wrap it Around
11:00am - 4:00pm
Wrap it AroundFebruary 5, 11:00am - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Jody YoungClass Fee: $100.00Kit Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: All
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 closure. The magnet closure is what also attaches to the metal container (included in kit). We will cover finishing techniques and you will leave with a full set of instructions for this project will not be finished in class. Each kit is one-of-kind.

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Laced Up Herringbone Bracelet
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Laced Up Herringbone BraceletFebruary 5, 12:30pm - 4:30pmWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: All
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 at the end of class if you'd like. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Focus On Focals
12:30pm - 6:30pm
Focus On FocalsFebruary 5, 12:30pm - 6:30pmPolymer Clay Class By Julie PicarelloClass Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
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 have gathered over the years - many of them from the kitchen, garage and sewing room! Slicing techniques, focal shaping, drilling and polishing will all be covered, and for those interested, we will also add an element of interest with the incorporation of metal accents. A pasta machine will be available in class to share, but bringing your own is optimal. Clay is underwritten by Polyform, and all other consumable supplies will be provided by the instructor. SUPPLY LIST: Provided in Kit: Clay, tissue blade, metallic powders, metal accents, wet/dry sandpaper Instructor Share: Plastic sheets, deli paper, imprint tools, cutters Student Supplied: Pasta machine, c-clamps, small plastic container for sanding, acrylic roller/brayer, work surface (small tile or non-skid silicone mat), water spritzer

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Nibble Bracelet & Earrings
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Nibble Bracelet & EarringsFebruary 5, 1:00pm - 4:00pmJewelry Design Class By Adele KimpellClass Fee: $35.00Kit Fee: $35.00
Skill Level: All
Explore right angle weave with Nib-Bit beads and Japanese size 11° seed beads as you stitch this easy to wear bracelet. You will learn to strategically incorporate Nib-Bit beads into your right angle weave. A simple Peyote strand launches from the right angle weave base to attach the 5/8 inch slide bar clasp to the bracelet. One unit of the basic design makes an attractive quick earring. Complete instructions, illustrated in color, will guide you through the process.

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Prumihimo Petalicious Necklace
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Prumihimo Petalicious NecklaceFebruary 5, 1:00pm - 5:00pmKumihimo Class By Sally BattisClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $35.00
Skill Level: All
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 finally the beads for creating the lovely Petal Style Necklace. Once this technique is learned, you will have a whole new braid that works well for all kinds of braided Jewelry pieces.

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Let Your Leather Show Its Strength
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Let Your Leather Show Its StrengthFebruary 5, 2:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesMetal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $120.00 Includes 50g Five Star Light Bronze Clay, leather, clasp, crystals, use of materials & tools.
Skill Level: All
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 construct focal components to fit with leather strapping. Careful planning will be necessary to ensure a good fit after firing. The metal clay will be fired overnight. In the second session, students will learn to polish and construct the bracelet. Each material will be addressed along with the colors and sizes in order to design a cohesive and appealing bracelet. Then finish the surface with flat back crystals. Attention will be given to aesthetics and details of craftsmanship. All levels of experience are welcome. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Intro to Soldering
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Intro to SolderingFebruary 5, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 rings on wire, and make shapes using the correct tools. We will cover the best way to solder your pieces, making it strong, long lasting, and beautiful. Come join us in this fun soldering class. Chain not included. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com --We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist incase another student can't make it.

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Simple Set Soldered Rings
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Simple Set Soldered RingsFebruary 5, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 using sterling silver, semi-precious stones, and cubic zirconia. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Zinnia Pendant Workshop
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Zinnia Pendant WorkshopFebruary 5, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $55.00 Includes kit
Skill Level: All
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.

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7 Strand Beaded Wolf Necklace
3:00pm - 6:00pm
7 Strand Beaded Wolf NecklaceFebruary 5, 3:00pm - 6:00pmBeadwork Class By Yin GuangClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $47.00
Skill Level: All
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!

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Assisted Studio Polishing Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Assisted Studio Polishing TimeFebruary 5, 5:00pm - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $5.00 Free for registered students.
Skill Level: All
Sat. 1st 5-6 pm Sun. 2nd 5-6 pm Tue. 4th Wed. 5th 5-6 pm Thur. 6th 5-6 pm Fri. 7th 5-6 pm Fees: $5 includes use of materials and tools, Free for registered students. Join Carrie for a relaxing jewelry work session. This is open studio time and can be used however you wish. This is a perfect opportunity to refine and polishing your metal clay pieces. Carrie will be on hand to answer questions and assist you where necessary. You will have access to all of the studio tools including the bench polishers. No registration is required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Triple Play Sterling Rings
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Triple Play Sterling RingsFebruary 5, 5:00pm - 7:00pmJewelry Design Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $60.00
Skill Level: All
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 instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Bracelet Stone Setting
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bracelet Stone SettingFebruary 5, 6:00pm - 9:00pmStone Setting Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $99.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
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 sheet, bezel wire, and one cabbed stone. You can bring your own stone no larger than 14 x 14mm cabochon. We also have a large variety of stone to choose from. There are some upgrades you can purchase in class. Need to have taken one soldering class before taking this class. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist incase another student can't make it

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February 6, 2020

Let Your Leather Show Its Strength
9:00am - 12:00pm
Let Your Leather Show Its StrengthFebruary 6, 9:00am - 12:00pmSee Other DatesMetal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $120.00 Includes 50g Five Star Light Bronze Clay, leather, clasp, crystals, use of materials & tools.
Skill Level: All
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 construct focal components to fit with leather strapping. Careful planning will be necessary to ensure a good fit after firing. The metal clay will be fired overnight. In the second session, students will learn to polish and construct the bracelet. Each material will be addressed along with the colors and sizes in order to design a cohesive and appealing bracelet. Then finish the surface with flat back crystals. Attention will be given to aesthetics and details of craftsmanship. All levels of experience are welcome. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Day Dreamer
9:00am - 12:00pm
Day DreamerFebruary 6, 9:00am - 12:00pmBeadwork Class By Kim FoxClass Fee: $85.00 Includes $25 credit towards purchases at Kim Fox's booth.
Skill Level: All
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 originally designed by Jill Wiseman and the class is taught with permission. Included in the class fee is a $25 credit that can be used at Kim Fox’s booth for findings to complete the piece.

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Woven Link Bracelet
9:00am - 1:00pm
Woven Link BraceletFebruary 6, 9:00am - 1:00pmSee Other DatesWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: All
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 complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Copper Electroforming On Glass
9:00am - 1:00pm
Copper Electroforming On GlassFebruary 6, 9:00am - 1:00pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Terry HenryClass Fee: $105.00Kit Fee: $65.00
Skill Level: All
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. Additionally you will receive “how to” documentation. Every student will electroform a pendant and understand tank set-up and maintenance, rectifier settings, and processes associated with electroforming. Students are encouraged to bring one of their own beads to decorate in class and truly make their creation one of their own. My methods are easy to understand and always effective! Class will break twice during the day to provide time for bonding, and drying. Pick up and finish projects on Wednesday, Friday, or by prior arrangement. If students are unable to return I will finish and mail their project for a small fee. Kit includes handmade glass face bead; copper, conductive paint, micro beads crystals, electroforming and polishing equipment and chemicals, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions, material resources, and photographs. Class Equipment List for Students to Bring: Magnifying glasses or readers, Lamp worked beads with depressions for CZ and elevated spots, Notebook and pen. The class will use liver of sulphur (LOS) to darken final project.

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Wired Wrapped Gemstone Donut
9:00am - 1:00pm
Wired Wrapped Gemstone DonutFebruary 6, 9:00am - 1:00pmWirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $135.00 No refunds after Dec 15, 2019
Skill Level: All
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 complete this project you will be extremely proficient in making wraps with wire!. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will learn how to clean, straighten and measure your wire. You will learn how to bind your bundle of wire. Inasmuch as all tools are provided during the workshop, all you need to bring is a willingness to learn! Come and have fun! Class is limited to 8 so sign up early. Fee includes sterling silver wire, a gemstone donut 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 in addition to the use of all tools in class to complete the project.

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Photoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC & Glass
9:00am - 4:00pm
Photoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC & GlassFebruary 6, 9:00am - 4:00pmSee Other DatesPhotography Class By Doug BaldwinClass Fee: $175.00
Skill Level: All
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 purchase recent versions of Photoshop at far less than the full retail price. Students will learn to process, color correct and crop their photos of jewelry, glass beads, and other art objects using Photoshop CS5 and Elements 11 with an experienced professional photographer and glass artist. Exposure level optimizing, background removal, color balancing, print and online file formats will be covered. If students are having problems getting consistent, color accurate, properly lit photos with their camera, they should consider taking the Photography class first. It is offered on alternate days during the same show. Supply list: Students should bring digital photographic files of 6-8 jewelry, beads or glass art or they can use photos from the Photography class. Students should also bring a laptop with Photoshop CS3, 4, 5, or 6 Standard, Extended or Academic and/or Photoshop Elements 11 or later already installed. One workflow will be demonstrated using the full Photoshop CS5 and a different workflow will demonstrated using Photoshop Elements 11 to remove an object from the background, add a new gradient background and a new shadow. Students should be able to run their laptop, open Photoshop, open, save and close files in Photoshop. Also bring notepad, pen or pencil. Trackpads are too small for ease of use in Photoshop and students should bring either a corded or cordless mouse or graphics tablet. Materials in Kit: Two example images and two printed PDF workflows are included in the class fee. For additional information, email doug@dougbaldwinphoto.com, please include your contact information and which date & class you are interested in. You can also call 480-221-0990. Fee includes two printed workflows with matching sample images, 6 hours of instruction and help with Photoshop. Fee must be paid in full at time of registration (non-refundable after January 1, 2020).

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Camp PMC Instructor Course 201
9:00am - 6:00pm
Camp PMC Instructor Course 201February 6, 9:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Marnie EhlersClass Fee: $150.00 Increases to $200 after Jan 5, 2020.Kit Fee: $150.00
Skill Level: Advanced
Must first complete Camp PMC Certification Course 101
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. Some of the topics addressed will be tutorials, lesson plans, time management, holding attention, pricing, motivational speaking. Practice sessions are also included. Finally, students will create their own metal clay project and tutorial based on the guidelines addressed in class. Upon successful completion of the class, students will receive a certificate of completion from Sawtooth School for Visual Art and a 10% discount on PMC clays at Clay Revolution and Rio Grande Jewelry Supply. The designation of PMC instructor will be awarded and students will be eligible to purchase the CAMP PMC CERTIFICATION COURSE 101 curriculum and begin certifying other students. The kit fee is $150 and will consist of 50 grams of PMC 3 to be used in the project, instructor booklet, consumables, as well as the use of classroom supplies and tools including equipment such as kiln, dehydrator, tumbler. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Students should bring an optivisor or magnifiers. And wear closed toed shoes. A battery powered lamp, and an apron could be helpful as well. Also, those who desire to use additional materials in their project such as stones, embeddables, syringe, etc. are encouraged to bring them to class.

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QT Bracelet
10:00am - 1:00pm
QT BraceletFebruary 6, 10:00am - 1:00pmBeadwork Class By Adele KimpellClass Fee: $35.00Kit Fee: $50.00
Skill Level: All
Enhance your skills using four hole beads. The QT Bracelet layers CzechMates QuadraTiles to create visual and textural depth to this stunning bracelet. Seed beads are used as rivets to layer the QuadraTiles and the surface is embellished as you work with O Beads.

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Over The Rainbow
10:00am - 4:00pm
Over The RainbowFebruary 6, 10:00am - 4:00pmJewelry Design Class By Mignon ZiemClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $69.00
Skill Level: All
Learn to create this beautiful necklace with Swarovski crystals and a specialty weaving technique.

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Goddess
10:00am - 5:00pm
GoddessFebruary 6, 10:00am - 5:00pmBeadwork Class By Betty CoxClass Fee: $80.00Kit Fee: $130.00
Skill Level: All
“Goddess” is a bead embroidered pendant with a alloy silver based focal in Art Nevoux with textured bead embroidery. The goddess is surrounded by seed beading in a textured freeform style. Surrounded by quartz stones Czech beads! Bead embroidered with peyote and back stitching.

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Kumihimo Demos
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Kumihimo DemosFebruary 6, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesKumihimo Class By Rebecca Ann Combs
Skill Level: All
Stop by booth #G182 for on-going kumihimo demonstrations.

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Spinner Rings
10:30am - 1:30pm
Spinner RingsFebruary 6, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
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 sheet metal, Sterling Silver wire. You can upgrade to all sterling sheet and wire. If there is time we will show you how to use liver of sulphur. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Mischief Shapes
10:30am - 1:30pm
Mischief ShapesFebruary 6, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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. Materials are copper or upgrade to Sterling Silver. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com --We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Baskets of Babylon Earrings
11:00am - 1:00pm
Baskets of Babylon EarringsFebruary 6, 11:00am - 1:00pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $45.00 Includes kit
Skill Level: All
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.

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Woven Ring
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Woven RingFebruary 6, 1:30pm - 4:30pmSee Other DatesWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
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 a splash of color. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Baskets of Babylon Earrings
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Baskets of Babylon EarringsFebruary 6, 2:00pm - 4:00pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $45.00 Includes kit
Skill Level: All
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.

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Delicate Silver Flower Earrings
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Delicate Silver Flower EarringsFebruary 6, 2:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $90.00 Includes 5g fine silver metal clay, silver findings, patina and use of materials and tools
Skill Level: All
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 detailed instructions and demonstrations while you make two intricate silver earrings. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. Some prior metal clay experience is suggested but not required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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CZ Creations
2:30pm - 5:30pm
CZ CreationsFebruary 6, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesCrystal Setting Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 silver for our projects. Chain is included at additional cost. Need to have taken one soldering class before taking this class. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Cabochon Setting
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Cabochon SettingFebruary 6, 2:30pm - 5:30pmStone Setting Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $99.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
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 will be included for you to take home. Tools included bezel, roller, prong setter and benisher (No exchanges or refunds of the value of tools). IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Kumihimo Hematite Triple Wrap
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Kumihimo Hematite Triple WrapFebruary 6, 3:00pm - 6:00pmKumihimo Class By Yin GuangClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $27.00
Skill Level: All
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.

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Assisted Studio Polishing Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Assisted Studio Polishing TimeFebruary 6, 5:00pm - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $5.00 Free for registered students.
Skill Level: All
Sat. 1st 5-6 pm Sun. 2nd 5-6 pm Tue. 4th Wed. 5th 5-6 pm Thur. 6th 5-6 pm Fri. 7th 5-6 pm Fees: $5 includes use of materials and tools, Free for registered students. Join Carrie for a relaxing jewelry work session. This is open studio time and can be used however you wish. This is a perfect opportunity to refine and polishing your metal clay pieces. Carrie will be on hand to answer questions and assist you where necessary. You will have access to all of the studio tools including the bench polishers. No registration is required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Soldered Wire Designs
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Soldered Wire DesignsFebruary 6, 6:00pm - 9:00pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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 people that are just beginning to solder or need a refresher on some techniques. Supplies will be included. You can make up to three pieces in the class. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Finish To All Ends
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Finish To All EndsFebruary 6, 6:00pm - 9:00pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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 learn how to keep those jump rings from falling off! You will learn how to shape a s-hook clasp, and how to make links out of wire. You will be leaving with a bracelet, necklace and earring that you made! We will be using all sterling silver for these projects and there will be some choices in beads and there color. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com

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February 7, 2020

Sophisticated Silver Talisman Necklace
9:00am - 12:00pm
Sophisticated Silver Talisman NecklaceFebruary 7, 9:00am - 12:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $125.00 Includes 15g fine silver metal clay, wire, beads and use of materials and tools
Skill Level: Beginner
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, 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 that you can work with all types of metal clay at home. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. You will learn required skills to successfully torch fire fine silver metal clay. Finish three components that you designed, combine all three into a cohesive necklace, and leave with the expertise and knowledge required to make metal clay jewelry on your own. All levels of experience are welcome. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Sterling Spinner Ring With Cabochon
9:00am - 12:00pm
Sterling Spinner Ring With CabochonFebruary 7, 9:00am - 12:00pmSee Other DatesMetalwork Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $90.00
Skill Level: All
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 includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Beginning Kumihimo Bracelet
9:00am - 12:00pm
Beginning Kumihimo BraceletFebruary 7, 9:00am - 12:00pmKumihimo Class By Kim FoxClass Fee: $125.00
Skill Level: Beginner
In this class you will learn how to create this fashionable and comfortable bracelet with its secure curved magnetic clasp. The kumihimo disk, cord, beads and clasp are included in the fees associated with this 3 hour long class. If you wish to bring your own beading mat and scissors or large hole needle, please do so. In the class, you will learn to braid using 8 strands of cord with and without beads on them. This style of braiding is called kumihimo. After you have braided the strand glue will be used to attach it to the magnetic clasp.

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Freeform Object With Woven Bail
9:00am - 1:00pm
Freeform Object With Woven BailFebruary 7, 9:00am - 1:00pmWirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $135.00 No refunds after Dec 15, 2019
Skill Level: All
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 tools to complete the project in class. You make have learned how to wrap a cabochon but now you can not only wrap a drusy, which is immensely popular, but you can learn how to wrap any free form object. As an addition, you will learn how to venture into the realm of wire weaving (which is totally different than wire wrapping). The only similarity is that both techniques use wire! Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will learn how to measure enough wire, how to create a bundle of wire and how to bind the bundle or wire as well as how to wire weave a bail. Class is limited to 6 so register early!

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Tiffany
9:00am - 3:00pm
TiffanyFebruary 7, 9:00am - 3:00pmJewelry Design Class By Mignon ZiemClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $69.00
Skill Level: All
Learn to weave this simple but complex necklace with Swavorski crystals.

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Light & Shadow: Photographing Jewelry, Beads & Glass
9:00am - 4:00pm
Light & Shadow: Photographing Jewelry, Beads & GlassFebruary 7, 9:00am - 4:00pmSee Other DatesPhotography Class By Doug BaldwinClass Fee: $175.00
Skill Level: All
Come and 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, the qualities of good lighting, composition, background materials, and how to set your camera's menus. Students will photograph their own pieces during class at lighting stations. Students should also consider taking the Photoshop class after the Photography class. It is offered on alternate days during the same show. You'll leave the workshop empowered to create photos as beautiful as the art you're photographing. Supply list: DSLR cameras with interchangeable lenses (18-55mm "kit" zoom is acceptable) and manual exposure are recommended along with a tripod. A macro lens for the DSLR is helpful for small glass and jewelry items. Pointand-shoot or fixed lens cameras without these features are inadequate, will not perform as needed for creating professional work and are not recommended. We’ll have 5 new Canon T6 cameras with 18-55mm lenses and 5 Manfrotto tripods available for student use during class. If your camera is too old (more than 5 years), a point-and-shoot with fixed lens or you don’t have a DSLR camera, please contact Doug before class to reserve one of these cameras. Students should bring 16-20+ art pieces to the class to photograph. Also bring notepad, pen or pencil. Class fee includes the use of two light boxes and background paper during class, 6 hours of instruction and help with your camera and lighting. Fee must be paid in full at time of registration (non-refundable after January 1, 2020).

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Camp PMC Instructor Course 201
9:00am - 6:00pm
Camp PMC Instructor Course 201February 7, 9:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Marnie EhlersClass Fee: $150.00 Increases to $200 after Jan 5, 2020.Kit Fee: $150.00
Skill Level: Advanced
Must first complete Camp PMC Certification Course 101
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. Some of the topics addressed will be tutorials, lesson plans, time management, holding attention, pricing, motivational speaking. Practice sessions are also included. Finally, students will create their own metal clay project and tutorial based on the guidelines addressed in class. Upon successful completion of the class, students will receive a certificate of completion from Sawtooth School for Visual Art and a 10% discount on PMC clays at Clay Revolution and Rio Grande Jewelry Supply. The designation of PMC instructor will be awarded and students will be eligible to purchase the CAMP PMC CERTIFICATION COURSE 101 curriculum and begin certifying other students. The kit fee is $150 and will consist of 50 grams of PMC 3 to be used in the project, instructor booklet, consumables, as well as the use of classroom supplies and tools including equipment such as kiln, dehydrator, tumbler. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Students should bring an optivisor or magnifiers. And wear closed toed shoes. A battery powered lamp, and an apron could be helpful as well. Also, those who desire to use additional materials in their project such as stones, embeddables, syringe, etc. are encouraged to bring them to class.

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Kumihimo Spit Fire Bracelet
10:00am - 2:00pm
Kumihimo Spit Fire BraceletFebruary 7, 10:00am - 2:00pmKumihimo Class By Linda J LawrenceClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $30.00
Skill Level: All
Lean to make this Kumihimo bracelet with smooth and spiky beads for a modern twist. Choose either the Gold/Silver or Silver/Gunmetal colorway.

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On Point Pendant
10:00am - 4:00pm
On Point PendantFebruary 7, 10:00am - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Adele KimpellClass Fee: $70.00Kit Fee: $65.00
Skill Level: All
Explore geometric shapes while stitching multiple sizes of cubic right angle weave squares and a triangular warped square bail. The versatile cubic right angle square and warped square bail is stitched with size 8° and 11° Japanese seed beads. Learn to stitch the designer’s variation of a twisted Ndebele (Herringbone) rope as a carrier for the pendant with size 11° and 15° Japanese seed beads. Completion of the class will add three new techniques to your quiver of beading stitches. All elements of the design are great stash busters for small amounts of beads and with a little imagination can be used to create unique designs. Complete instructions, illustrated in color, will guide you through the process.

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Kumihimo Demos
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Kumihimo DemosFebruary 7, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesKumihimo Class By Rebecca Ann Combs
Skill Level: All
Stop by booth #G182 for on-going kumihimo demonstrations.

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Simple Set Soldered Rings
10:30am - 1:30pm
Simple Set Soldered RingsFebruary 7, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 using sterling silver, semi-precious stones, and cubic zirconia. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Initial Soldered Necklace
10:30am - 1:30pm
Initial Soldered NecklaceFebruary 7, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Symone BeasleyClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Winter Lotus Ornament
10:30am - 1:30pm
Winter Lotus OrnamentFebruary 7, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $50.00 Includes kit
Skill Level: All
Previous seed bead experience recommended.
This perfectly petite ornament can adorn a holiday gift package, make a memorable hostess gift or even be worn as a sweet pendant.

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Go With The Flow
11:00am - 4:00pm
Go With The FlowFebruary 7, 11:00am - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Jody YoungClass Fee: $100.00Kit Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: All
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 slide clasp, soft leather backing, and picot edging stitch. All kits will be one of a kind in many different colorways. You will leave with a full set of visual instructions for this project will not be finished in class.

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Star Light Earrings
12:30pm - 4:00pm
Star Light EarringsFebruary 7, 12:30pm - 4:00pmWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
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 use of instructors tools while in class.

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Let Your Leather Show Its Strength
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Let Your Leather Show Its StrengthFebruary 7, 2:00pm - 5:00pmSee Other DatesMetal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $120.00 Includes 50g Five Star Light Bronze Clay, leather, clasp, crystals, use of materials & tools.
Skill Level: All
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 construct focal components to fit with leather strapping. Careful planning will be necessary to ensure a good fit after firing. The metal clay will be fired overnight. In the second session, students will learn to polish and construct the bracelet. Each material will be addressed along with the colors and sizes in order to design a cohesive and appealing bracelet. Then finish the surface with flat back crystals. Attention will be given to aesthetics and details of craftsmanship. All levels of experience are welcome. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Intro to Soldering
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Intro to SolderingFebruary 7, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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 rings on wire, and make shapes using the correct tools. We will cover the best way to solder your pieces, making it strong, long lasting, and beautiful. Come join us in this fun soldering class. Chain not included. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com --We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist incase another student can't make it.

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Soldered Earring Designs
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Soldered Earring DesignsFebruary 7, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesSoldering Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $89.00
Skill Level: All
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, and have been my favorite for many many years. Supplies are included, we will be using sterling silver, Pre-made settings and cubic zirconia. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Winter Lotus Ornament
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Lotus OrnamentFebruary 7, 2:30pm - 5:30pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Melissa Mauk RodarteClass Fee: $50.00 Includes kit
Skill Level: All
Previous seed bead experience recommended.
This perfectly petite ornament can adorn a holiday gift package, make a memorable hostess gift or even be worn as a sweet pendant.

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7 Strand Art Glass Flower Bracelet
3:00pm - 6:00pm
7 Strand Art Glass Flower BraceletFebruary 7, 3:00pm - 6:00pmBeadwork Class By Yin GuangClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $30.00
Skill Level: All
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.

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Reversible Nugget Pendant
4:30pm - 7:00pm
Reversible Nugget PendantFebruary 7, 4:30pm - 7:00pmSee Other DatesWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
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 class.

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Assisted Studio Polishing Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Assisted Studio Polishing TimeFebruary 7, 5:00pm - 6:00pmSee Other DatesPrecious Metal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $5.00 Free for registered students.
Skill Level: All
Sat. 1st 5-6 pm Sun. 2nd 5-6 pm Tue. 4th Wed. 5th 5-6 pm Thur. 6th 5-6 pm Fri. 7th 5-6 pm Fees: $5 includes use of materials and tools, Free for registered students. Join Carrie for a relaxing jewelry work session. This is open studio time and can be used however you wish. This is a perfect opportunity to refine and polishing your metal clay pieces. Carrie will be on hand to answer questions and assist you where necessary. You will have access to all of the studio tools including the bench polishers. No registration is required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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February 8, 2020

Cross My Heart Bracelet
9:00am - 12:00pm
Cross My Heart BraceletFebruary 8, 9:00am - 12:00pmSee Other DatesWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: All
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 features. Class fee includes all material, a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.

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Luscious Leather Bracelet
9:00am - 12:00pm
Luscious Leather BraceletFebruary 8, 9:00am - 12:00pmSee Other DatesMetal Clay Class By Carrie StoryClass Fee: $85.00 Includes 3 pre-made bronze components, leather, clasp, crystals and use of materials and tools
Skill Level: All
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 pieces. Carrie will show you how to polish your pieces quickly and to a high shine. Then, you will learn how to string the pieces onto leather cord to create this stunning bracelet. After assembly, you will set crystals to highlight your components and create a beautiful finish. No experience required. To register for this class please visit http://www.clayrevolution.com or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.

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Photoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC & Glass
9:00am - 4:00pm
Photoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC & GlassFebruary 8, 9:00am - 4:00pmSee Other DatesPhotography Class By Doug BaldwinClass Fee: $175.00
Skill Level: All
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 purchase recent versions of Photoshop at far less than the full retail price. Students will learn to process, color correct and crop their photos of jewelry, glass beads, and other art objects using Photoshop CS5 and Elements 11 with an experienced professional photographer and glass artist. Exposure level optimizing, background removal, color balancing, print and online file formats will be covered. If students are having problems getting consistent, color accurate, properly lit photos with their camera, they should consider taking the Photography class first. It is offered on alternate days during the same show. Supply list: Students should bring digital photographic files of 6-8 jewelry, beads or glass art or they can use photos from the Photography class. Students should also bring a laptop with Photoshop CS3, 4, 5, or 6 Standard, Extended or Academic and/or Photoshop Elements 11 or later already installed. One workflow will be demonstrated using the full Photoshop CS5 and a different workflow will demonstrated using Photoshop Elements 11 to remove an object from the background, add a new gradient background and a new shadow. Students should be able to run their laptop, open Photoshop, open, save and close files in Photoshop. Also bring notepad, pen or pencil. Trackpads are too small for ease of use in Photoshop and students should bring either a corded or cordless mouse or graphics tablet. Materials in Kit: Two example images and two printed PDF workflows are included in the class fee. For additional information, email doug@dougbaldwinphoto.com, please include your contact information and which date & class you are interested in. You can also call 480-221-0990. Fee includes two printed workflows with matching sample images, 6 hours of instruction and help with Photoshop. Fee must be paid in full at time of registration (non-refundable after January 1, 2020).

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Kumihimo Mardi Gras Bangle
10:00am - 2:00pm
Kumihimo Mardi Gras BangleFebruary 8, 10:00am - 2:00pmKumihimo Class By Linda J LawrenceClass Fee: $60.00Kit Fee: $30.00
Skill Level: All
In this class, you will learn the basics of Kumihimo braiding with beads to create this colorful bracelet, with a button closure and a fun, flirty tassel. You will leave with a finished bracelet, and printed instructions that you can apply to future projects.

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Square Power Necklace
10:00am - 4:00pm
Square Power NecklaceFebruary 8, 10:00am - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Adele KimpellClass Fee: $70.00Kit Fee: $85.00
Skill Level: All
The Square Power Necklace is a graceful and stunning application of cubic right angle weave. Stitch 14 CRAW squares in different colors and learn to use features of your cell phone camera to arrange them in a balanced color layout. The squares are joined using demi round beads. The neck strap uses size 11° demi round and seed beads to enhance the CRAW. This design is so wearable that even experienced CRAWers will enjoy making and wearing the necklace. Fully illustrated instructions will assist the designer to guide you through the project. Complete instructions, illustrated in color, will guide you through the process.

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Kumihimo Demos
10:00am - 6:00pm
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Kumihimo DemosFebruary 8, 10:00am - 6:00pmSee Other DatesKumihimo Class By Rebecca Ann Combs
Skill Level: All
Stop by booth #G182 for on-going kumihimo demonstrations.

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Traditional Knotting
10:30am - 1:30pm
Traditional KnottingFebruary 8, 10:30am - 1:30pmSee Other DatesBeadwork Class By Atalia MolaroClass Fee: $79.00
Skill Level: All
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 own jewelry that has broken or has stretched out. We will not fix them in the class but we can show you what needs to be done and offer different suggests. IF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE CLASS YOU WANT TO TAKE IS FILLED PLEASE EMAIL US AT: chicoslittleparadise@gmail.com -- We will either see if we can make room or put you on a waitlist in case another student can't make it.

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Golden Wave Bracelet
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Golden Wave BraceletFebruary 8, 1:00pm - 4:00pmWirework Class By Ronda StevensClass Fee: $95.00
Skill Level: All
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 tools while in class.

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7 Strand Chili Pepper Necklace
1:00pm - 4:00pm
7 Strand Chili Pepper NecklaceFebruary 8, 1:00pm - 4:00pmBeadwork Class By Yin GuangClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $47.00
Skill Level: All
7 Strand 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.

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Bead a Square Star
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Bead a Square StarFebruary 8, 2:00pm - 6:00pmBeadwork Class By Marilyn PetersClass Fee: $50.00Kit Fee: $15.00
Skill Level: All
There is a phrase: A Square Peg in a Round Hole. This technique teaches you how to make a Square Star. Skill Level: Working knowledge of Peyote and Herringbone is appreciated, but I can help even the most beginner beader to create this fun technique. Please bring the following: bead mat, task lamp and extension cord, “readers” to help you see the bead holes. I will supply: Delicas in many colors as well as in kits, needles, thread, and multipage color tutorial.

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