Sunday, May 23, 2010

Crazy Wired Bib Necklace

Crazy Wired Bib Necklace
level: all
5-6 hour class

 If you love free form bead work and wire you will love this necklace!  Bib necklaces have been showing up on run ways and draped upon celebrity necks lately and we will make our own version of this stunning show piece.   You should finish your necklace in class and will learn  how to make a sturdy hammered wire frame,  free form wire work and beading, composition,  my "velvet" wrap, and clasp closures.  Robin will also show you how to attach odd items like buttons, chandelier crystals, toy pieces etc.   Material list available upon sign up.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Tube earrings

 Level: beginning to advanced
Time: 2 hours
Supplies: mimimal

Make these great earrings in 2 hours!  Minimal supplies needed.  Beginning to advanced level seem to love these.  To expand the class we can add several types of earring hooks to make it an all day event!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Treasure Charm Bracelet

Treasured Charm Bracelet
level:  all
All day workshop

Take a hand full of mixed media and learn how to solder, drill and punch it!   Robin will teach you how to make this stunning show stopper of a charm bracelet with techniques like soldering, hammering words onto metal, punching and drilling holes into coins, dice, plastic and metal as well as cutting metal shapes and basic wire wrapping .  This is  a process oriented other words depending on your level of knowledge you may or may not finish it completely but you'll have a pocket full of techniques to take home.  All supplies are provided except jewelry pliers (wire cutters, round nose, chain nose and flat nose).  Please bring your soldering equipment if you have it.  Please contact me before class if you have questions.