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Free - Cdn $675.00

Floral Murrini Cane Workshop with visiting instructor Kim Fields (3 days)

April 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Instructor: Kim Fields

Course outline: Learn to make a bouquet of beautiful floral canes and how to apply them to your beads. You should come away from this class knowing how to make all the components for each floral cane including different types of petals and stamens. Well also use a variety of reference materials for form and accuracy. Demonstrations will include making single and multi-petal floral cane. Techniques will include assembling canes, color mixing and overlays, heat control, pulling the cane to the desired thickness, and finally, application and encasement of floral murrini on beads. Skill level: Intermediate Prerequisite: Must have lampworking …

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11:00 am
Cdn $145.00

Sterling Silver Adjustable Rings

April 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Liz Reynolds

Course outline: In this class with Liz Reynolds you will learn two methods of ring construction in sterling silver metal clay ? (1) formed in the wet state, and (2) designed, textured and fired flat and formed around a mandrel after firing. You will also learn appropriate ring textures and embellishments, as well as adjusting for clay shrinkage rates. This size-adjustable ring is a good introduction to the process of making rings in metal clay. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: Some experience with metal clay is helpful but not required. Technique: Flat and formed ring construction, determining shrinkage rates, determining appropriate …

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12:00 pm
Cdn $45.00

Wire Wrapped Boho Earrings

April 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Lucie Lee

Course outline: Very modern Boho style earrings are usually big and massive, but with this unique design, you will create very light and comfortable Bohemian-style earrings. In class, you'll create only one piece of the pair, but you can finish it at home with completely illustrated step-by-step instructions and directions. Note: a kit is required; see details below. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: Student needs to know some basic wire work. A recommended prerequisite class is the Wire Wrapped Tassel Earrings class on February 25. Technique: Wire wrapping Bring to class: Magnifiers if required. You can bring your own tools or …

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  • Payment is required in advance for registration and may be done on-line at the time of registration or in-person at the store.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

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  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.