When registering, please 'add to cart' separately the required Tool Kit, if needed.
$40 Class Fee $30 Tool Kit* (if not previously purchased)
Take it up a notch! Learn how to create your own clasps to showcase your beautiful new necklace or bracelet. This class will show you how to make three different closure styles - from basic "S" clasps and hook & eye closures to more intricate toggle clasps. You will also learn how to "finish" your bracelet or necklace by adding these clasps onto your creations.
Instructor will provide all wire, beads and forming materials to create projects. Students may bring in any project (necklace or bracelet) that may need a clasp.
Optional: Students are also welcomed to bring in any beads they would like to incorporate.
Experience level: Advanced Beginner ** 6 maximum per Class Ages 18-up
* A Word about the Tool Kit The student may choose between purchasing a complete toolkit for wire-working or chainmaille classes from the instructor or purchase and bring their own. These tools are necessary for all wire-working and chainmaille classes and need to be purchased prior to the first class.
The one time fee for the wire-working toolkit purchased from the instructor is $30.00. This includes:
1 Round Nose Pliers
1 Chain Nose Pliers
1 Nylon Jaw Pliers
1 Side Cutter
Please note: If you decide to purchase these tools on your own (or even bring in your own), they need to be "non marring" pliers, meaning that they have no grooves, serrations or "teeth" inside the jaws of the pliers. Michael's and Hobby Lobby both carry these tools, used specifically in jewelry work. Sometimes, these tools can be found at home improvements stores, but they tend to be heavier and not well suited for beginning jewelry classes (causing hand strain).
There will also be specialty tools provided by the instructor for in-class use.
Please indicate your preference of purchase when signing up for class, and remember, this kits can be used for any current and future wire-working classes.
** Student should know Levels 1 and 2 of Wire Working or equivalent.