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11:30 am
Cdn $45.00

Double Silk Strand Pearl Knotting

May 27, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Instructor: Angela Peace

Course outline: Learn the two silk strand, no tool method, for tying perfect knots between beads or pearls and how to attach a clasp using the professional French wire method. Both techniques can be applied to many stringing projects and are a must for the tool box. Note: a kit is required; see details below. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Pearl knotting with two strands of silk Bring to class: I will be at the store from 11:00am to assist with material questions and purchase. sufficient 8mm Swarovski pearls/beads for a bracelet, toggle clasp Of special note: the class …

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12:00 pm
Cdn $45.00

Double-sided pendant with Swarovski beads

May 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Lucie Lee

Course outline: Instructor Lucie Lee will show you how to do freeform wire wrapping inside a frame. Similar to bead embroidery but instead of thread we are going to use wire. Learn how to coil 20/26 gauge wire fast and easy with no special tools. A new addition to your jewelry-making techniques! Note: a kit is required, see details below. Skill level: Beginner Plus Prerequisite: Previous experience with wire wrapping will be helpful; a recommended prerequisite class is the Wire Wrapped Tassel Earrings class on February 25. Technique: Wire wrapping Bring to class: Creativity and enthusiasm; magnifiers if needed. Of …

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