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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

March 2019
Cdn $40.00

Basic Viking Knit

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cindy Goldrick

Course outline: Learn the ancient art of Viking knitting with wire using an updated Lazee Daizee tool. Create a bracelet or chain to showcase a bead - the possibilities are endless! Cindy Goldrick will show you how to get many different results by varying your wire colour, gauge, number of wraps and how much you pull it through a drawplate. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Viking Knit Bring to class: A Stephanie Eddy Lazee Dazee Viking Knit kit and…

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Cdn $40.00

Wire Kumihimo Beaded Bracelet

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cindy Goldrick

Course outline: Learn how to use a square kumihimo disk to create simple but stunning bracelets you can wear alone or stack, using wire and beads. Once you learn the braiding steps and where to place the beads, this project can be completed in less than an hour. You can also make gorgeous chokers and get lots of interesting results by varying the wire gauge and colour and size of your beads. Once you start you'll be addicted and want…

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How to Register:

  • You may register on-line through the form above, or by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • 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.

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.