$40 (one session class) $10 materials fee (includes beading mat; glass, metal and gemstone beads in various sizes and colors; and all finishing materials for your bracelet (beading wire, clasp, crimps).
Students should bring reading classes, if needed, and a spirit of adventure! If you have beads you would like to use, please bring them.
Instructor will provide for class use:
Wire cutters and crimping tool for finishing. Also, additional specialty and/or focal beads will be available for purchase in class, if desired.
Experience Level: Beginner 6 maximum per class Ages 14-up
Learn how to create bracelets and necklaces in exactly the colors, styles and sizes you want, just the way you want them! Easy to find components and simple techniques will have you making jewelry to coordinate with your wardrobe, for gifts for your friends, and even to sell.
We’ll learn about types and sizes of beads, various stringing materials, clasps and other jewelry findings, and finishing tools. We’ll discuss sources for jewelry making components, both local and online, and discuss design ideas and tips on sizing your jewelry pieces.
Every student will complete at least one bracelet or necklace, getting hands-on experience using a variety of beads, bead stringing wire, jewelry crimps and a clasp.