Marilyn Gardiner Weekend

Next weekend, Marilyn Gardiner is teaching two classes at beadFX. For those looking for an introductory to beading class/beading 101, this is the class for you: Basic Bead Stringing with Marilyn Gardiner. You’ll learn how to string a simple necklace, and how to finish it. Marilyn is also well known for her beautiful chainmail jewellery. In this class, students will be adding Swarovski crystals to sterling chainmail bracelet. Basic knowledge of chainmail is required for this class. Also available in copper…

Fixing Epoxy Mistakes: Post Curing

As I have mentioned in several blog entries over the past few weeks – I’ve been experimenting quite a bit with the DevCon 2 Ton Epoxy that we carry. I’m particularly impressed with it’s clarity, superiour hold, and clear, glassy finish. Ease of use is pretty good too – as it comes in a dual action push tube, you just uncap, squeeze out two matching puddles of resin and hardener, and mix. But I was gluing some bails onto dragons’ eyes a couple of weeks ago, and for one reason or another, the twin streams of hardener and resin did …