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Did you know there are new patinas available that are easy to work with, and not smelly (for those of you who have ever used liver of sulfur!) They even come in an amazing palette of colors to chose from. These patinas are easily applied to all types of materials, porous or not, including wood, acrylic,metal and clay. In this class we will explore the possibilities, working with a variety of shapes and materials with which we will craft a necklace, uniquely your own!
Gather up your 'onesie" earrings, and your other assorted charms and small pendants, (you know, the ones collecting dust in your jewelry box) to create a fashionable, contemporary necklace filled with meaning and memories using your choice of chain from our collection of sterling and other materials. In this class, you'll learn not only about design, but how to attach your pieces using jump rings and to finish your necklace with the perfect clasp. You may use base metal or precious metal; the material cost will vary accordingly. Sat., 11/3, 2-4 PM
Wire, crystal, pearls and a few twists and turns. You will learn this fun wrapping technique with which you can then whip up these elegant earrings in a flash.You get to chose from our selection of wire colors and beads, and will complete at least one pair of earrings in this class.You will be amazed at how quickly you master this new skill which also works very well for making pendants. Material cost is $10.00