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Cindy Goldrick


cindyCindy Goldrick has been crafting her whole life – creating jewelry for over 20 years while spending her rewarding days managing not for profit arts and cultural organizations – and has been teaching jewellery techniques/projects for the last five years. She is past chair of the Toronto Bead Society and a frequent instructor at bead stores and shows in Toronto and Southwestern Ontario. Her passion is metal and wirework and she loves nothing more than to spend hours hammering, texturing, riveting, torching, and manipulating this malleable medium to create one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces. Lately, she has been creating multimedia works to continue her growth and artistic explorations. Based in St Catharines, Cindy is Chief Creative Officer of her eponymous company, Cindy Goldrick Design. She is also a weekly contributor to the BeadFX blog The Beadful Life.

Upcoming Events

August 2017
Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $5, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Cathedral Windows Necklace

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cindy Goldrick

Course outline: Learn from the designer how to make this slinky statement necklace, which appears in the June/July Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine. The necklace can be made on the Now That's a Jig! or Now That's a Pliers! and can be created in the wire of your choice. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Wire work Bring to class: Students may bring their own wire or use steel wire provided in the kit How to Register: You may…

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Free +Kit fee: $5, payable to the instructor the day of the demo.

In-Store Make & Take Event: My Heart is Made of Steel (Wire)

August 12 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Cindy Goldrick

Do you like working with wire and looking for an easy, no fuss way to create shapes and more? Join Cindy Goldrick, a Now That's a Jig! instructor, to get up close and personal with this amazing tool. See how easy it is to repeat shapes, design charms and chains and even make jump rings at this special in-store demo. Students will make a heart charm that can be added to a leather thong necklace or mounted as a window…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $5, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Kinetic Links Necklace

August 12 @ 2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Cindy Goldrick

Course outline: Big is in! Designed by instructor Cindy Goldrick, this necklace can be customized to any length and to accommodate all kinds of big hole beads. Each barbell link is formed right on the Now That's a Jig! and the beads you will use will click and clack back and forth on them. This necklace is fun to wear and fun to make. Students are encourage to upcycle old beads in the colour palette of their choice, but they…

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September 2017
Cdn $75.00 +Kit fee: $5, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Copper Knit and Foldformed Necklace

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cindy Goldrick

Course outline: Make a complete necklace in a full day of wire and metal fun! A couple of years ago I created a necklace that incorporated my various obsessions - copper wire, Viking knit and foldforming. It ended up in the TBS calendar and I wear it constantly and receive many comments on it. Join me for the day and walk away with a completed version of the necklace I designed. I suggest that its better to come to class…

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How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • 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 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • 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.