Tag team classes!

Heather Bell Dennison and I had a bit of a play day yesterday. We’re working on creating some intensive multi week classes in metal clay. Coming soon, we’ll be hosting a 4 week ring class. Resin in metal clay, and fine silver fusing classes. These will probably start in the fall, once we have all of the projects finalized. I’ve included a few pics below, please excuse the quality. As usual, I forgot my camera, and was forced to use the camera on my cell phone 🙂 This one below is the rough clay not yet refined. Once refined and …

Sneak Peek at Next Week

What have I been slaving over this week? Well, apart from getting the database updated from the inventory results, new stuff coming up: Preciosa Crystal. A flat-out competitor to Swarovski, Preciosa makes beautiful crystal beads and pendants that are very price competitive. Currently they are campaigning extensively in the bead magazines to promote their product – you might notice some of their advertisements. We are adding more of these, and reorganizing the pages they are on to make them easier to find, separating them out from more generic machine-cut crystal. They are known as machine-cut because they are faceted after …