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10:00 am
Cdn $40.00

Foxtail Bracelet (aka Full Persian)

May 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Instructor: Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: So sophisticated! The chain is round, flexible, and a true classic. It is also a starting weave for other chains, such as the Candy Cane Cord. Kit fees: payable to Marilyn the day of the class. All kits include step-by-step, illustrated instructions, 1 main sizes of jump ring, and a quality, toggle clasp. Makes up to a 9 bracelet. All rings are saw-cut and polished. The Foxtail Twist bracelet is a custom kit, and comes with a stunning, Hill Tribe, sterling silver, orchid clasp (hook and eye). Please specify which kit you would like at the time of …

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Cdn $95.00

Metalsmith Essential: Riveted Pendant with a Faceted Stone

May 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Iris Rogers Melamed

Course outline: In this class with Iris Rogers Melamed, we will learn three metalsmithing techniques that will broaden the scope of your skills: setting a faceted stone (not using a premade setting), sawing and piercing, and riveting with micro hardware and tube spacers. The shape of the pendant is up to you - there will be other options to choose from, and we will talk about how to design these. Skill level: Advanced Beginner Prerequisite: Hot Connections 1: Intro to Soldering Technique: Setting a faceted stone, sawing & piercing, cold connections with micro hardware Bring to class: Please bring magnifiers …

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2:00 pm
Cdn $40.00

Candy Cane Cord Bracelet

May 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: It's round and yummy, just like a Christmas candy cane, but very flexible. The overlapping edges of the rings form a delightfully intricate pattern. Great as a bracelet and it is also be stunning as a necklace. This is a rewarding challenge with many potential variations! Kit fees: Payable to Marilyn the day of the class. All kits include step-by-step, illustrated instructions, 1 main size of jump ring, 3 colours of temporary rings, and a quality clasp. Makes up to a 9" bracelet. All rings are saw-cut and polished. Please indicate which kit you want at the time …

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