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Workshop PhotoWIRE WRAPPED GEMSTONE DONUT
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou holds a B.A. in Art , an M.A. in Art History and a J.D. degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-A-Fair for the past 10 years. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$85 » workshop fee.
$50 » materials fee.
Create this stunning gemstone wire wrapped donut. The materials fee includes sterling silver wire and a gemstone donut. You will also receive a complete instruction book with photos, a work mat and a jeweler’s polishing cloth. All tools will be provided but you may bring your own if you wish. For additional information or to sign up for the class email... (read more)

Workshop PhotoDream Weaver Ring
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 2:30pm
Fees:
$75 » workshop fee
$40 » kit fee
If you're a ring junky like me, then you are going to want to learn how to make these stylish rings. A little bit of soldering, some weaving, and a ton of different semi-precious beads from which to choose to make a ring especially for you! You will learn how to shape round frames with heavy gauge wire, then use a butane micro torch and paste solder to... (read more)

Workshop PhotoPearl Knotting
Instructor: String Bead Instructor
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » most supplies included
Take the mystery out of pearl knotting! Learn one of the oldest beading skills. Both traditional and modern techniques are covered. Explore multiple finishing options and fun new ways to incorporate this ancient technique into modern jewelry. We will have a variety of real pearls, and a collection of lovely designer clasps for you to choose from. 1 16”... (read more)

Workshop Photo“Otterly Adorable” Resin Pendant
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $65 » includes all materials
Make a splash with a fun otter kelp pendant made with resin! Learn mixed media techniques, and how to work with UV resin. All materials provided, All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuaztobetrbl.html (read more)

Aluminum jewelry wire techniques
Instructor: Plum Bazaar
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 10, from 10:00am to 6:00pm
Fees: $0
We will be demonstrating aluminum jewelry wire techniques. (read more)

Workshop PhotoClay Workshop
Instructor: Best of Japan
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes all materials
participants will be able to learn how to make miniature flower for pendant from air-dried clay that is soft, durable, and lightweight -- into beautiful flower shapes. (read more)

Workshop PhotoResin Alchemy
Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist and jeweler of over 26 years. Susan’s work has been on exhibit with American Craft Council, Smithsonian and artistic works has toured museums nationally and internationally. Although Susan is known as a master of metalwork, her new groundbreaking book, Resin... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$105 » workshop fee
$25 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Explore beyond pouring a bezel in this technique-based class. Benefit from Susan’s 10-year body of jewelers grade work combining resin with metalwork. Learn the basics of resin and its properties then go beyond using ground breaking techniques such as creating and working with resin paper, producing stones such as druzy, opal and crystal, cold... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWearable Encaustic Shrines
Instructor: Linda Lenart McNulty
Linda Lenart McNulty is an Encaustic and Figurative Artist that teaches Encaustic Painting, Encaustic Jewelry and Encaustic Casting, along with workshops in Polymer Sculpting, Casting and Assemblage of Santos. She received her A.A. in Fine Art and her B.F.A. in Modern Dance/Teaching at Columbia... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$110 » workshop fee
$65 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Welcome to the Luminous world of Encaustic Wax! In this workshop, Encaustic Artist Linda Lenart McNulty will walk you through the construction of at least 3 gorgeous Wearable Encaustic Shrines, which will be all of your own design and imaginings. Starting with a selection of unusual bezels, we will begin with the pouring of colorful and fragrant Luminous... (read more)

Workshop PhotoFlutter By: Silver and Silk Necklaces
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$80 » class fee
$95 » kit fee
This workshop will focus on creating non-traditional soldered settings and designing inspired necklaces. The combination of hard metal with beautiful hand dyed silk ribbons woven through chains and a whimsical sprinkling of great beads create a delightfully refreshing necklace. Students will learn about utilizing Tabs, Bridges, and Balled Prongs to capture... (read more)

Workshop PhotoOrganic Metal Patinas
Instructor: Carole Witt
A graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies including instructional handout are provided.
Explore the wonderful world of changing metals from garish to gorgeous! Antique it, burn it, melt it, stuff it into little pots of potato chips, grass, eggs, tobacco, and sawdust, and see what comes out! Beautiful, permanent, quirkie! If it’s questionable, patina it! We will color, streak, blob and otherwise chew up metal and bring out its hidden... (read more)

Workshop Photo“Rock n Roll” Encaptured Focals
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $55 » includes all materials
Wondering what to do with that gorgeous stone you bought? In this class we'll be working on encapturing a stone focal piece with clay in a way that securely holds it, and complements it! Clay AND stones? rock and roll! All materials provided, All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuaztobetrbl1.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoIt's A Wrap Leather Bracelet
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$35 » workshop fee
$30 » kit fee
Bring your creativity to this class and make either one double wrap bracelet or two single wrap bracelets. Class kit includes 2' black or brown 1/2" wide leather, rivets, snaps and chain. Please bring the following tools with you: Round nose pliers, flush cutters, chain nose pliers, scissors to cut leather (sewing scissors), bench block, scribe,... (read more)

Workshop PhotoIced Enamels™ Demo / Make n Take
Instructor: ICE Resin Staff
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $25 » fee includes taking your Iced Enamel piece with you.
What on earth is “Cold Enameling”? Wonder no more. This presentation will cover using ICE Resin®, and Iced Enamels™ (Relique Powders, Glitz Powders and Shattered Inclusions to make a distinctively styled focal. You’ll be amazed how easy it is to learn this new technique. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSoldering
Instructor: Carole Witt
A graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
This is an in-depth class that will equip you for using soldering. Once you understand the soldering process, good control, and the proper steps, soldering is a lot of fun. This introductory class focuses on getting you started on the right path, so you can confidently work and troubleshoot on your own. The earrings and necklace (not including stones) will... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWire Wrapped Sterling Silver Pendant
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 10 years. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$85 » workshop fee.
$50 » materials fee.
All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. No refunds after January 1, 2014. Class size is limited to 10 so register early! The materials fee includes one of Merilou’s one-of-a-kind dichroic glass cabochons and enough sterling silver wire to make the pendant, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of my12 page... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWorking with Leather – Macramé Bracelets!
Instructor: Laura Gasparrini
Teaching the Art of Beadwork for over 15 years and creating jewelry since childhood. She is the principle designer and owner of Om Tara! Temple Arts and Inspired Adornment. Laura offers classes privately in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and beyond. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$50 » workshop fee
$20 » kit fee
Learn basic macramé knots for creating simply beautiful leather and pearl bracelets. Make them short to stack together or wear separately; make them long to wrap several times around your wrist or wear as a necklace. We will design several different styles of macrame bracelets in this class. (read more)

Workshop PhotoLeather Band Ring
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$35 » workshop fee
$30 » kit fee
Learn how to make this fun leather ring using 10 mm wide flat leather, sheet metal and rivets. In class, there will be several colors of leather from which to choose. You will be able to make 3-4 rings with the materials you receive in class. You will learn how to size and cut sheet metal, texture and paint the metal and make metal tabs, then rivet... (read more)

Workshop PhotoRiveting
Instructor: Lisa Eaton
Designer and owner of Rustic Ruby Designs, considers being creative and using her artistic skills to be her lifelong passion. As a member of the String Bead team she has been applying those skills towards designing and creating unique handcrafted jewelry. Lisa spends a huge amount of her spare time,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
This is an introduction to joining metal without having to solder, PERFECT for all of us who don't have a torch! Some things just can’t take the heat. Soooooo rivet them! Learn all the different ways to: hide a rivet, dome a rivet, tube a rivet, make them from scratch, or properly use ready-made rivets while making a stunning pair of earrings. All... (read more)

Workshop Photo“Impress Me” Necklace
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $75 » includes all materials
Make this beautiful necklace in a snap by artfully using molds and making a focal piece from polymer clay! Add another technique to your toolbox! All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazimmenemo.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoThe Show Stopper Beaded Kumihimo
Instructor: Rebecca Ann Combs
Has always had a passion for creating and teaching. She is the founder of Design & Adorn Beading Studio and has been teaching a variety of jewelry making classes here since 2008. Her specialty is kumihimo jewelry, which she creates using both the foam disk as well as the more traditional... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:30am to 7:30pm
Fees: $195 » includes all materials.
The rich topaz and sapphire colors evoke the image of a golden sun and tranquil sea. You'll delight in the luxurious feel of the boroscilicate teardrops against your skin when you wear this show-stopping work of art.Students will learn how to prepare the foam kumihimo disk for braiding including: calculating cord length, estimating number of beads, when... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCold Enameling- Color on Metal
Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist and jeweler of over 26 years. Susan’s work has been on exhibit with American Craft Council, Smithsonian and artistic works has toured museums nationally and internationally. Although Susan is known as a master of metalwork, her new groundbreaking book, Resin... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$105 » workshop fee
$35 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Reminiscent of this ancient technique and colorful appearance of enamelwork.…..only these techniques are done with the application an variation of color on metal with a final coat of jewelers grade, crystal clear, glass like resin. Using bronze sheet metal and wire learn a vast variety of unique surface and patina techniques and methods. Derive color... (read more)

Workshop PhotoEncaustic Word Shield
Instructor: Linda Lenart McNulty
Linda Lenart McNulty is an Encaustic and Figurative Artist that teaches Encaustic Painting, Encaustic Jewelry and Encaustic Casting, along with workshops in Polymer Sculpting, Casting and Assemblage of Santos. She received her A.A. in Fine Art and her B.F.A. in Modern Dance/Teaching at Columbia... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$110 » workshop fee
$65 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Come join Encaustic Artist, Linda Lenart McNulty as she guides you through the making of Encaustic Wearable Art! Encaustic Art is experiencing a revival among artists, since lying dormant in the Egyptian tombs. The process entails the painting and pouring of molten, pigmented beeswax and tree sap, which is then layered and scraped, revealing its naturally... (read more)

Workshop PhotoNeedle Felted WireKnitZ® Bracelet
Instructor: Pat Pawlowicz
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $45 » includes all materials
WireKnitZ®, the pre-knitted copper wire mesh, is the perfect base for needle felting! Never felted before? No problem! Poke a pile of fluffy wool with the special felting needle and you’ll be amazed at what you can make! This class is for everyone regardless of skill level. Choose your favorite color for the base, and then choose from among our... (read more)

Workshop PhotoToggles, Toggles, Toggles!
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005 and wire weaving since 2008. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She is the author of Weave, Wrap, Coil... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$35 » workshop fee.
$30 » kit fee
Want to personalize your toggles? Learn to make your own toggles using washers, cut out your own shapes from plain or patterned sheet metal with metal shears and use the disc cutter provided in class. In your kit, you will receive enough material to make multiple toggles. Stamp, rivet, add eyelets, oxidize - whatever you want! Class kit includes 2" x... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCrystal Viking Knit Bracelet
Instructor: Tracy Nelligan
A published professional artist of 35 years. Tracy Nelligan and Erin O'Toole are owners of Turtle Moon Arts. We travel around the country exhibiting at bead shows, teaching classes and providing trunk shows. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate. Must have knowledge and skill of double weave.
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $78 » includes kit (box, wire, dowel, crystals, silver plated endcaps & a 3 bead lampwork set handcrafted by Tracy.
Learn how to incorporate crystals in the viking knit and attach Tracy Nelligan's handcrafted lampwork 3 bead set for a gorgeous bracelet. Choice of crystal color. Use of tools available in class. Students bring : wire cutters, flat nose plier, round nose plier Contact: turtlemoonarts@yahoo.com or call Erin cell 727.512.2059 limited seating (read more)

Workshop PhotoEnameling
Instructor: Lisa Eaton
Designer and owner of Rustic Ruby Designs, considers being creative and using her artistic skills to be her lifelong passion. As a member of the String Bead team she has been applying those skills towards designing and creating unique handcrafted jewelry. Lisa spends a huge amount of her spare time,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
A fun class that takes the fear and uncertainty out of enameling. This is a remarkably simple technique that will change your metalwork from passé to pizzazz! Very limited class size, so sign up soon! Tools and materials included. Plenty of extra materials and tools are available for purchase. All skill levels are welcome. For more information: call... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWoven Hoops
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$60 » class fee
$20 » kit fee
Using a Figure 8 weave, students will create these stunning earrings. While the form appears simple, looks can be deceiving. Students will take away several tricks of the trade including how to incorporate small pearls or beads onto the earrings. The devil is in the details as we discuss weaving around the curve, keeping spacing even and finishing the... (read more)

Workshop Photo"Dive Deep" Steampunk Whale
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes all materials
Thar she blows! Dive deep into polymer and mixed media and join us in this fun class! Make a whale and make him steampunk'd! All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazddestwhm.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoFlat Wire Beaded Bracelet
Instructor: Kim Robb
Kim has always had a love for art. She has sold her paintings in a Scottsdale, Az. gallery, and was a floral designer for many years. Working with aluminum wire for the past ten years she has found her joy in designing jewelry. Her designs have a touch of whimsy and combined with her eye for color,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees:
$55 » workshop fee
$25 » kit fee
Come and create this fun flat wire bracelet. Learn the durability of aluminum flat wire.This class will require shaping, hammering, and beading to create this unique piece. Materials in kit include flat wire,craft wire, and assorted beads. Tools required for class are chasing hammer, bench block,wire cutters, round and flat nose pliers. (read more)

Workshop PhotoICE Resin® Demo / Make n Take
Instructor: ICE Resin Staff
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $25 » fee includes taking your poured bezel with you. All materials provided.
Have you seen or read about ICE Resin and want to learn how to use it? Learn how fun it is to make personalized jewelry using bezels and resin. The instructor will show you how to mix and pour our jewelers’ grade, 2-part epoxy resin. ICE Resin is naturally doming, self-leveling and will remain crystal clear. Students will learn tips and tricks to... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCold Connections
Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over four years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
So many things to put together! Let’s get them to stay in a way that is secure, professional, and unorthodox! Stitching, screwing, capturing, and much, Much more. Learn how to connect metal while making these nifty earrings and pendant. All tools are provided. For more information: call 530-894-2323 or email cwitt@stringbead.com. Or visit... (read more)

Workshop PhotoStacked Metals & Ribbon Flowers
Instructor: Beth Shea
Owner of Echo Artworks: http://www.echoartworks.com/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Fees:
$45 » class fee
$20 » materials fee (payable to instructor at time of class)
Mixed media is where jewelry is at and in this workshop, we’ll combine metal, fiber and findings to create our own flower stacks suitable for pendants, fascinators and pins. We’ll start by learning different techniques and using a variety of materials to make our fabric flowers. Then the fun begins-stacking our ribbons and vintage metal... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWorking with Leather Lace – Bejeweled Cuff Bracelet
Instructor: Laura Gasparrini
Teaching the Art of Beadwork for over 15 years and creating jewelry since childhood. She is the principle designer and owner of Om Tara! Temple Arts and Inspired Adornment. Laura offers classes privately in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and beyond. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Fees:
$50 » workshop fee
$15 » materials fee
Learn to stitch a new favorite! Create a beautiful cuff bracelet combining leather or ultrasuede lace, seed beads and crystals, pearls or gemstones in this fun and inspiring class. (read more)

Workshop PhotoIced Enamels™ Demo / Make n Take
Instructor: ICE Resin Staff
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 10:00am
Fees: $25 » fee includes taking your Iced Enamel piece with you.
What on earth is “Cold Enameling”? Wonder no more. This presentation will cover using ICE Resin®, and Iced Enamels™ (Relique Powders, Glitz Powders and Shattered Inclusions to make a distinctively styled focal. You’ll be amazed how easy it is to learn this new technique. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWIRE WRAPPED PATTERN WIRE BRACELET
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 10 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$85 » All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after January 1, 2014.)
$50 » materials fee.
Class size is limited to 10 so register early! Learn about tools, wire, gauges and many tips to produce a beautiful silver and copper bracelet. Learning about straightening, bundling and wrapping wire is a necessary step to moving on to more advanced projects. The materials fee includes enough silver fill wire as well as copper pattern wire to make the... (read more)

Workshop PhotoStamped Leather Bracelet
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 2:30pm
Fees:
$75 » workshop fee
$40 » kit fee
This bracelet has endless stamping and dye color possibilities! Expand your design skills by learning how to dye (several dye colors available) and finish leather edges in addition to learning how to set snaps. You will also learn how to measure, cut and stamp sheet metal (multiple stamps will be available from which to choose), torch color the metal, then... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCold Connected Fold Form Bracelet
Instructor: Tracy Nelligan
A published professional artist of 35 years. Tracy Nelligan and Erin O'Toole are owners of Turtle Moon Arts. We travel around the country exhibiting at bead shows, teaching classes and providing trunk shows. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $125 » includes kit (copper brass wire, nuts/bolts/rivets).
Learn to design a unique cuff using fold form and cold connections. Decorate with fun tools: hammer, punches, hole punches, rivets. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoRiveted Rings and THINGS
Instructor: String Bead Instructor
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
So Many fun things to rivet! Like eyeglass holders, cell phone decor, belt baubles, and, of course big, BIG rings! We will be torch soldering the big rings for the eyeglass holders! A great way to put unconventional pieces together into wearable art! Supplies for projects and tools are included For more information: call 530-894-2323 or email ... (read more)

Workshop Photo"Pressed Flower" Mini Class
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $10 » includes materials
Make a tile and experiment with layering polymer. Learn additional finishing techniques to make your pieces really pop! All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazbbumiclt.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoTapered Woven Baroque Cuff
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$60 » class fee
$20 » kit fee
$75 » for a silver kit
This class will teach you how to break the Golden Weaving Rule—Thou shalt not weave into a taper. In fact, we will. The simple and elegant lines of this cuff create a stunning look on the wrist, and to tell you a secret, it has been my BEST SELLING Cuff this last year. Alas, I will share the secret of its construction so you too can partake of the... (read more)

Workshop PhotoEnameling – patterns, text, texture and transparency in glass
Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist and jeweler of over 26 years. Susan’s work has been on exhibit with American Craft Council, Smithsonian and artistic works has toured museums nationally and internationally. Although Susan is known as a master of metalwork, her new groundbreaking book, Resin... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$105 » class
$26 » kit
Enameling is a very ancient craft of permanently fusing glass to metal by means of heat. It is one of the most exciting ways to produce vibrant colors, texture, patterns and images on metal. Explore a number of practices Using kiln and torch fired techniques. Kiln fired enamels produce precision colors with multiple thin layers of enamel opaque and... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCryptic Encaustics
Instructor: Linda Lenart McNulty
Linda Lenart McNulty is an Encaustic and Figurative Artist that teaches Encaustic Painting, Encaustic Jewelry and Encaustic Casting, along with workshops in Polymer Sculpting, Casting and Assemblage of Santos. She received her A.A. in Fine Art and her B.F.A. in Modern Dance/Teaching at Columbia... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$110 » workshop fee
$65 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Come join Encaustic Artist, Linda Lenart McNulty, for an adventure into Encaustic Jewelry making, and find out how easy and fun it is to play with warm encaustic wax! Creating in a relaxed environment focused on play and experimentation, Linda will guide you first, through the making of a small Encaustic Painting, which she will then help you to translate... (read more)

Workshop PhotoA Dollop's Worth of Dragon
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fees: $10 » includes all materials
Make a smallish dragon- a lil dab'll do ya! This simple dragon is fun to make! Come play with polymer clay! All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazstfltufe.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoSwellegant
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $10 » All materials provided
Wanna try that new Swellegant stuff everyone's talking about? Now's your chance! Experiment with Swellegant on provided polymer pieces. All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazswmicltu.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoArt Night Out Team Member Certification
Instructor: Catherine Bickford
http://Www.artnightout.biz (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $497 » see details in description
Would you like a proven way to earn money from your creativity? If you are like me, you love the joy that creating brings to your life. But what if you could make a living sharing that joy with your friends and family? Wouldn’t that be the best of all worlds? Well that’s what the Art Night Out® business system delivers. I started Art Night... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSoft Soldering
Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over four years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
Soft Soldering has a charm of it’s own. Not truly Jewelry soldering it still has its appeal. It is a great skill for setting things that can’t take a flame heat or the rigors of riveting. In this class we will be soldering pictures under glass and soldering around tiles, old china, and other fun bits and pieces to make some really spiffy charms.... (read more)

Workshop PhotoElegant Flower Necklace
Instructor: Kim Robb
Kim has always had a love for art. She has sold her paintings in a Scottsdale, Az. gallery, and was a floral designer for many years. Working with aluminum wire for the past ten years she has found her joy in designing jewelry. Her designs have a touch of whimsy and combined with her eye for color,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Fees:
$70 » workshop fee
$50 » kit fee
Creating the beautiful necklace will require shaping, hammering and embellishing with hand painted acrylic flowers and glass crystals. There will be a demo on painting the acrylic flowers. Kit includes embossed aluminum wire, craft wire, crystals, and painted acrylic flowers. Tools required for class are chasing hammer, bench block, wire cutters, round and... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSwellegant
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $10 » All materials provided
Wanna try that new Swellegant stuff everyone's talking about? Now's your chance! Experiment with Swellegant on provided polymer pieces. All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazswmicltu.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoHUGS (Necklace)
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees:
$60 » class fee
$30 » kit fee
Who doesn’t need a hug?? This attachment style is one of my favorite ways to capture little bits of this’s and that’s. Cute little sheeting hugged by wire to set geodes, ammonites, or any little things into stunning pendants. Students will cut their sheet and file the edges, texturize the pendant base if desired and design completely... (read more)

Workshop PhotoProngs and Hinges
Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over four years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
Don’t you love it when things wiggle? Or how about wiggling and flipping both? Or better still capturing a cool “something” then making it wiggle and flip> That’s what we will be doing in this class! We will make a simple prong setting for a cab. Then hinge it to a spiffy background. Using saws, drills and loads of other cool tools we... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCreate Fantastic Pendants!
Instructor: Craft Fantastic Instructor
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $32 » includes all materials
Join us for an introduction to the latest and greatest that Craft Fantastic has to offer. Discover and play with plenty (over $60.00 retail value) of our newest products. Relax and work at your own pace to create a handful of art heirloom pieces to wear or embellish your multi-media projects. Learn how to make crystal-clear, resin-free cabochons that... (read more)

Workshop PhotoDrilling Found Objects
Instructor: Beth Shea
Owner of Echo Artworks: http://www.echoartworks.com/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $75 » workshop includes materials and use of all tools
Ever come back from a beach vacation with your pockets filled with shells, beach stones, sea glass and other bits of flotsam you just had to take home with you? Found a great trinket at the junk shop or on the sidewalk and thought it would be great in a jewelry piece? Dying to use that great druzy or chunk of lapis but it has no hole? This is the workshop... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWire Wrapped Bangle Bracelet
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 10 years. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$85 » workshop fee.
$50 » materials fee.
All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. No refunds after January 1, 2014. Class size is limited to 10 so register early! Learn about tools, wire, gauges and many tips to produce a beautiful silver and gold bracelet. Learning about straightening, bundling and wrapping wire is a necessary step to moving on to more advanced projects. All tools... (read more)

Workshop PhotoShimmering Elegance Earrings
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 2:30pm
Fees:
$75 » workshop fee
$50 » kit fee
Learn how to make these beautiful copper earrings with heavy gauge wire that is woven with fine gauge wire, then wire wrap brilliant Preciosa crystal teardrop beads and Swarovski bicone crystal beads (colors of your choice) to your earring frames to create these dazzling earrings! In this class you will learn how to shape frames with heavy gauge copper wire,... (read more)

Workshop PhotoConstruction Zone!
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$140 » class fee
$120 » kit fee
This workshop will focus on non-traditional constructions. While there are many paths to funky, cutting edge construction, this path will focus on natural textured mineral specimens and the various ways to entrap them. Students will learn about Tabs, Bridges, and Balled Prongs just for starters. Hot worked attachment will be the focus and we will use Little... (read more)

Workshop PhotoBead Weaving on a Loom
Instructor: Carol Porter
Carol is Education Director for Clover Needlecraft where she helps make the company’s many unique products accessible and engaging. She is a accomplished author, designer, sewist, quilter, knitter, pattern maker, and crafter. Carol is a disciplined and thoughtful teacher whose encouragement... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $80
This is a great class that introduces you to the art of bead weaving on a loom. Clover has developed a beautifully engineered loom. You will learn the capacity of the loom, see examples of finished pieces and have hands on time creating a beautiful brooch. Contact for more information: Raquel Serrano raquel@clover-usa.com or 800-233-1703 Ext: 127 (read more)

Workshop PhotoEtching
Instructor: Amber Franklin
Amber Franklin-A BFA Graduate of Academy of Art University in Traditional Illustration, now a lead Associate at Blick Art Materials in San Francisco. Amber has studied with Carole Witt of String Bead since 1994. She is a proud member of the String Bead Sing-along team and hard core Art-er. Amber is... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
If you can draw it, stamp it, or high contrast it, you can etch it! YEAH! We will cover electric etch, UV resists, industrial resists, and chemical etching. If you have a favorite SMALL rubber stamp, bring it! We will all be chem. etching a number of pieces that you can then turn into charms, earrings, rivetable backgrounds... Very fun and informative class!... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCaging Common Objects in Metalwork
Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
Susan Lenart Kazmer is an artist and jeweler of over 26 years. Susan’s work has been on exhibit with American Craft Council, Smithsonian and artistic works has toured museums nationally and internationally. Although Susan is known as a master of metalwork, her new groundbreaking book, Resin... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$105 » workshop fee
$30 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Create gorgeous and unusual jewelry pieces by creating open bezel forms using square wire and metal which provides an open form to view all sides of your object that you are encasing. Students will finish one pendant or ring and In addition, explore the cage shape and its uses as a container to hold objects. In this 6 hour metalworking class learn to... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWaxing Images Encaustic
Instructor: Linda Lenart McNulty
Linda Lenart McNulty is an Encaustic and Figurative Artist that teaches Encaustic Painting, Encaustic Jewelry and Encaustic Casting, along with workshops in Polymer Sculpting, Casting and Assemblage of Santos. She received her A.A. in Fine Art and her B.F.A. in Modern Dance/Teaching at Columbia... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$110 » workshop fee
$65 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
There is something about scratching a mark into a surface that gets us going…after all, we’ve been doing it since we could hold a rock up to a cave wall! Well, let’s replace that rock with a nice tool, a scribe- and let’s scrape into something softer than a cave!……Oh! How about warm, lovely, fragrant, luminous encaustic... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCoil & Wire Work Components
Instructor: Tracy Nelligan
A published professional artist of 35 years. Tracy Nelligan and Erin O'Toole are owners of Turtle Moon Arts. We travel around the country exhibiting at bead shows, teaching classes and providing trunk shows. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $68 » includes kit (wire 20g & 24g, Tracy's handcrafted lampwork hallow focal bead).
Learn to use this NEW coiling machine to handcraft beads and wire working techniques for components and connectors. Design a necklace with your handmade coils, components, beads and Tracy's lampwork hallow focal bead. Use of tools available in class. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSoutache Pendant
Instructor: Rebecca Ann Combs
Has always had a passion for creating and teaching. She is the founder of Design & Adorn Beading Studio and has been teaching a variety of jewelry making classes here since 2008. Her specialty is combing beads and fiber in jewelry designs. In addition to the courses she teaches at Design... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $90 » includes all materials
Soutache bead embroidery is a new hot trend in jewelry making! ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoOrganic Metal Patinas
Instructor: Carole Witt
A graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies including instructional handout are provided.
Explore the wonderful world of changing metals from garish to gorgeous! Antique it, burn it, melt it, stuff it into little pots of potato chips, grass, eggs, tobacco, and sawdust, and see what comes out! Beautiful, permanent, quirkie! If it’s questionable, patina it! We will color, streak, blob and otherwise chew up metal and bring out its hidden... (read more)

Workshop PhotoFiesta Lariat
Instructor: Kim Fox
Kim is an award winning designer of finished jewelry and findings. She has been designing or making jewelry for most of her life. Her company HandFast Design by Kim Fox provides artisan designed and crafted clasps, cones and connectors. She has been addicted to kumihimo for about 6 years. From her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$50 » workshop fee
$68 » kit fee
Create this vibrant lariat using mother of pearl and seed beads. Learn how to make a design from the bottom up leaving you many options to include in future designs. In the class you will be well on your way to creating the first half of the lariat and will have complete instructions as to how to finish the piece. Make the lariat short and flirty or long... (read more)

Wire Wrapping Demo
Instructor: Diana Harwood
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 5, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $0
Free wire working demos – at Parawire booth #GP300. (read more)

Workshop PhotoFancy Flower Pin
Instructor: Kim Robb
Kim has always had a love for art. She has sold her paintings in a Scottsdale, Az. gallery, and was a floral designer for many years. Working with aluminum wire for the past ten years she has found her joy in designing jewelry. Her designs have a touch of whimsy and combined with her eye for color,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$45 » workshop fee
$20 » kit fee
When creating this whimsical flower pin you will be shaping a form, hammering aluminum wire for texture, and wiring on assorted beads to accent this design. This flower can also be made into a pendant. Tools required for class are chasing hammer , bench block, wire cutters,round and flat nose pliers. (read more)

Book Signing with Jodi
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $0
Jodi will be signing her new book "Artisan Filigree" which has techniques & projects for Wire-Wrapping Jewelry. (read more)

Workshop PhotoIced Enamels™ and Rue Romantique™
Instructor: Kristen Robinson
Kristen Robinson is on the artistic journey of her life feeling as though she is dancing through the pages of a history book. With a love of all things from the past and the stories locked within them she is drawn to many different forms of art from jewelry and textiles to painting and mixed media.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Fees:
$67 » workshop fee
$15 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Layers of Iced Enamels™ Silver Shattered Mica and ICE Resin® create the perfect centerpiece for an enameled heart (which we will create in class). All of these divine elements are nestled nicely within the confines of a Rue Romantique Victorian bezel that has been manipulated with a mandrel and hammered into a cuff. Stands of chain and beads... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSoldering
Instructor: Carole Witt
A graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
This is an in-depth class that will equip you for using soldering. Once you understand the soldering process, good control, and the proper steps, soldering is a lot of fun. This introductory class focuses on getting you started on the right path, so you can confidently work and troubleshoot on your own. The earrings and necklace (not including stones) will... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWire Wrapped Sterling Silver Pendant
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 10 years. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$85 » workshop fee.
$50 » materials fee.
All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. No refunds after January 1, 2014. Class size is limited to 10 so register early! The materials fee includes one of Merilou’s one-of-a-kind dichroic glass cabochons and enough sterling silver wire to make the pendant, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of my12 page... (read more)

Workshop PhotoMaking a Bracelet with the French Knitter
Instructor: Carol Porter
Carol is Education Director for Clover Needlecraft where she helps make the company’s many unique products accessible and engaging. She is an accomplished author, designer, sewist, quilter, knitter, pattern maker, and crafter. Carol is also a disciplined and thoughtful teacher whose... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $80
This class is a great opportunity to learn the basic techniques using a French Knitter and valuable finishing information. Create a beautiful bracelet and open your world to knitted jewelry. We will take you through the process from beginning to end. Contact for more information: Raquel Serrano raquel@clover-usa.com or 800-233-1703 Ext: 127 (read more)

Workshop PhotoDream Weaver Ring
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 2:30pm
Fees:
$75 » workshop fee
$40 » kit fee
If you're a ring junky like me, then you are going to want to learn how to make these stylish rings. A little bit of soldering, some weaving, and a ton of different semi-precious beads from which to choose to make a ring especially for you! You will learn how to shape round frames with heavy gauge wire, then use a butane micro torch and paste solder to... (read more)

Workshop PhotoGlamour and Grunged, Etched and Soldered Cuffs
Instructor: Kristen Robinson
Kristen Robinson is on the artistic journey of her life feeling as though she is dancing through the pages of a history book. With a love of all things from the past and the stories locked within them she is drawn to many different forms of art from jewelry and textiles to painting and mixed media.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Fees:
$105 » workshop fee
$25 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Join Kristen on a journey that truly is an alchemists dream as she shares her no fail etching techniques found in her new book Making Etched Metal Jewlery (Norhtlight 2013). Together in this 6 hour class (with a break for luch)we will complete two brass cuffs that are composed not only of amazing etched imagery but a resin charm and various baubles. In class... (read more)

Workshop PhotoHeart Demo FREE
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 11:00am
Fees: $0 » free workshop
Making hearts out of polymer clay FREE DEMO. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazhedefrth.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoLeather and Metal to End It All
Instructor: Lisa Eaton
Designer and owner of Rustic Ruby Designs, considers being creative and using her artistic skills to be her lifelong passion. As a member of the String Bead team she has been applying those skills towards designing and creating unique handcrafted jewelry. Lisa spends a huge amount of her spare time,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
Seems that everywhere you look right now its leather! So it’s time to incorporate it into your own designs! But who wants the ends, clasps, and links to be the same old manufactured things that everyone else needs to use? Let’s learn to make it uniquely your own! Using saws, textured metals, rivets, rings, and so much more, we will create a... (read more)

Workshop PhotoShards Neck Piece
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$120 » class fee
$30 » kit fee
This class will explore the incorporation of a front to back drilled bead, glass piece, or stone in a truly unique neck piece. Using a figure eight weave, we will create an asymmetrical neck piece incorporating an assortment of odd beads and shapes along the armature of the neck piece. The inspiration pieces have fossilized turtle shell shards as their... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSWAROVSKI CRYSTAL NECKLACE MINI-CLASS
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador who has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for 10 years. Diane’s work has also been published in multiple magazines, including the Bead & Button Magazine cover, and her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$15 » class fee
$5 » kit fee
Take this 1-hour class to learn how to make an elegant necklace pendant using your own color choices. Choose as many or few stone setting drops as you like. Try pairing your birthstones with your children’s for a special keepsake. All SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, supplies and tools are provided. Please bring reading glasses or magnifiers. E-mail ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCarousel Horse Pendant
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $40 » includes all materials
Make this fun carousel horse head as a pendant or brooch. Have fun experimenting with polymer clay colors and surface effects! All materials provided, All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazoadrepes.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoBeads, Button, Tassel OH MY!
Instructor: Tracy Nelligan
Artist/co-owner of Turtle Moon Arts. http://www.turtlemoonarts.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes kit (board, bobbins, needle, thread, beads, bead soup, button).
You will learn the art of beaded kumihimo and a continuous wrap with a button closure and tassel. Create a beautiful unique bracelet without endcaps! Chose from a variety of colors. Students bring : scissors. Contact: turtlemoonarts@yahoo.com or call Erin cell 727.512.2059 limited seating (read more)

Workshop PhotoTILA FOR TWO BRACELET
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador who has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for 10 years. Diane’s work has also been published in multiple magazines, including the Bead & Button Magazine cover, and her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees:
$35 » class fee
$38 » kit fee
Make two bracelets in one using Tila Beads and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. Learn this innovative stitching technique to make an elegant, reversible bracelet with a clasp that works on both sides. All SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, supplies and tools are provided. Multiple color choices will be available. Please bring reading glasses or magnifiers. E-mail ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoOpen Saw Work
Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over four years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
Sawing out a design is the way to make your piece different from the rest. If you can trace it, you can saw it! Learn how to control your saw, turn sharp corners, get sharp points and add fine inside detail. We will be making a practice-everyday-template and a charm to wear home. Learn how to LOVE your saw! All tools are provided. To register for this class... (read more)

Workshop PhotoArt Night Out Team Member Certification
Instructor: Catherine Bickford
http://Www.artnightout.biz (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $497 » see details in description
Would you like a proven way to earn money from your creativity? If you are like me, you love the joy that creating brings to your life. But what if you could make a living sharing that joy with your friends and family? Wouldn’t that be the best of all worlds? Well that’s what the Art Night Out® business system delivers. I started Art Night... (read more)

Wire Wrapping Demo
Instructor: Diana Harwood
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 6, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $0
Free wire working demos – at Parawire booth #GP300. (read more)

Workshop PhotoLeather Band Ring
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$35 » workshop fee
$30 » kit fee
Learn how to make this fun leather ring using 10 mm wide flat leather, sheet metal and rivets. In class, there will be several colors of leather from which to choose. You will be able to make 3-4 rings with the materials you receive in class. You will learn how to size and cut sheet metal, texture and paint the metal and make metal tabs, then rivet... (read more)

Workshop Photo"Jeweled Dragonfly" Stained Glass
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $40 » includes all materials
This fun jeweled dragonfly project uses a "stained glass" polymer clay technique. All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazjdrstglt.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoFlat Kumihimo on the Round Disk
Instructor: Rebecca Ann Combs
Has always had a passion for creating and teaching. She is the founder of Design & Adorn Beading Studio and has been teaching a variety of jewelry making classes here since 2008. Her specialty is kumihimo jewelry, which she creates using both the foam disk as well as the more traditional... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $60 » includes all materials.
Using a foam kumihimo disk, students will create an 8-warp flat braid using leather cord. Students will learn how to prepare the disk for braiding including: calculating cord length, and bobbin management. Students will also learn the 8-warp half-round /half-flat kumihimo braiding technique (hira gara kumi.) Finishing techniques including binding, cutting,... (read more)

Workshop PhotoEnameling
Instructor: Lisa Eaton
Designer and owner of Rustic Ruby Designs, considers being creative and using her artistic skills to be her lifelong passion. As a member of the String Bead team she has been applying those skills towards designing and creating unique handcrafted jewelry. Lisa spends a huge amount of her spare time,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
A fun class that takes the fear and uncertainty out of enameling. This is a remarkably simple technique that will change your metalwork from passé to pizzazz! Very limited class size, so sign up soon! Tools and materials included. Plenty of extra materials and tools are available for purchase. All skill levels are welcome. For more information: call... (read more)

Workshop PhotoElements of Jewelry Design
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 10 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$80 » Workshop fee All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after Jan 1, 2014.)
$55 » Materials fee
Create a one-of-a-kind necklace while learning the basics of design in this unusual class. Merilou will go over basic design techniques as well as jewelry construction tips while you make and take this uncommon ethnic necklace. For more information and to register click on the link below or call 951.634.4302 or 951.674.2178. Class size limited to 10. (read more)

Workshop PhotoEgyptian Swirls Bracelet
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 2:30pm
Fees:
$75 » workshop fee
$65 » kit fee
This bracelet is just stunning! Make swirled shapes with square wire that are woven together with fine gauge wire, then weave the shapes to each other with beautiful Swarovski crystals between the swirls (with oxidizing your bracelet as an option). You will learn how to work with square wire - straightening the wire and making loops/swirls without the wire... (read more)

Workshop PhotoImprint Mokume with Alcohol Inks
Instructor: Julie Picarello
Mixed media artist and author of “Patterns in Polymer: Imprint and Accent Bead Techniques” (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $80 » includes kit
In this 6-hour workshop, a loose adaptation of an ancient metalsmithing technique will be our inspiration as we create vibrantly colored and uniquely detailed focal beads. Students will focus on the magic of custom color mixing, repurposing everyday tools to imprint and texture, incorporating 23k Gold Leaf and alcohol inks into the design, and last but no... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSWAROVSKI CRYSTAL NECKLACE MINI-CLASS
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador who has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for 10 years. Diane’s work has also been published in multiple magazines, including the Bead & Button Magazine cover, and her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:00am to 11:00am
Fees:
$15 » class fee
$5 » kit fee
Take this 1-hour class to learn how to make an elegant necklace pendant using your own color choices. Choose as many or few stone setting drops as you like. Try pairing your birthstones with your children’s for a special keepsake. All SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, supplies and tools are provided. Please bring reading glasses or magnifiers. E-mail ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSuper Simple Metal Embossing & Patinas
Instructor: Amber Franklin
A BFA Graduate of Academy of Art University in Traditional Illustration, now a lead Associate at Blick Art Materials in San Francisco. Amber has studied with Carole Witt of String Bead since 1994. She is a proud member of the String Bead Sing-along team and hard core Art-er. Amber is the essence of... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
Fun and functional, thin metal is a great embellishment to anything. We will make “Rubbing Sheets” that you can use as you wish; a pair of spool earrings; and some fun earrings and pendants using the Vintaj machine and various other rubbing techniques. Then we will add colors! Using inks, synthetic patinas, and stamps we will splash on the color... (read more)

Workshop PhotoThe Needle Felted Victorian Rose Brooch
Instructor: Pat Pawlowicz
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $40 » includes everything
How very quaint—with Swarovski Crystals for a little pizzazz! Poke a pile of fluffy wool and it’s amazing what you can make. You will learn to use shapers to create the rose bud and leaves, free-form flat felting for the background, and add that vintage look with an antiqued silver filigree piece from Kabela Design. Even if you have never seen a... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSoldered Treasures – Transforming Found Objects with a bit of Flood Soldering and Resin
Instructor: Kristen Robinson
Kristen Robinson is on the artistic journey of her life feeling as though she is dancing through the pages of a history book. With a love of all things from the past and the stories locked within them she is drawn to many different forms of art from jewelry and textiles to painting and mixed media.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Fees:
$67 » workshop fee
$15 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
We all need a wee bit of subtle glamour nestled within the bounty of our treasure boxes, soldered treasures are just the thing. Gorgeous layers of luscious silver surround a solder embedded object in each of the two pieces we will be creating in class. The piece the sits upon a delicate filigree that enhances the depth of the centerpiece while embedded... (read more)

Workshop Photo"Movers and Shakers" Carved Figures
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $75 » includes all materials
In this class you will learn how to sculpt then carve Ultralight™ polymer clay and make articulated figures! Includes a fun and beautiful surface coloring technique. All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazmandshca.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoClay Workshop
Instructor: Best of Japan
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes all materials
participants will be able to learn how to make miniature flower for pendant from air-dried clay that is soft, durable, and lightweight -- into beautiful flower shapes. (read more)

Workshop PhotoDragonscale Kumihimo
Instructor: Rebecca Ann Combs
Has always had a passion for creating and teaching. She is the founder of Design & Adorn Beading Studio and has been teaching a variety of jewelry making classes here since 2008. Her specialty is kumihimo jewelry, which she creates using both the foam disk as well as the more traditional... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $170 » includes all materials (including bronze “dragon” toggle)
Using a foam kumihimo disk, students will create an 8-warp braid with magatamas and seed beads. The Miyuki magatamas add an intriguing texture to this eye-catching statement necklace. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCoil & Wire Work Components
Instructor: Tracy Nelligan
A published professional artist of 35 years. Tracy Nelligan and Erin O'Toole are owners of Turtle Moon Arts. We travel around the country exhibiting at bead shows, teaching classes and providing trunk shows. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $68 » includes kit (wire 20g & 24g, Tracy's handcrafted lampwork hallow focal bead).
Learn to use this NEW coiling machine to handcraft beads and wire working techniques for components and connectors. Design a necklace with your handmade coils, components, beads and Tracy's lampwork hallow focal bead. Use of tools available in class. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoRiveting
Instructor: String Bead Instructor
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
This is an introduction to joining metal without having to solder, PERFECT for all of us who don't have a torch! Some things just can’t take the heat. Soooooo rivet them! Learn all the different ways to: hide a rivet, dome a rivet, tube a rivet, make them from scratch, or properly use ready-made rivets while making a stunning pair of earrings. All... (read more)

Workshop PhotoBreaking Out of the Mold Jewelry
Instructor: Jen Cushman
Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller who found mixed media art 13 years ago and never looked back. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees:
$100 » workshop fee
$25 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
For those of you who love treasure hunting and incorporating found objects into your mixed-media jewelry, this is a techniques-based 6 hour workshop tailor-made for you. Learn how to easily make molds of your found object treasures with non-toxic silicone molding putty and then how to make resin castings from your molds. Once the resin is fully dry, learn... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWoven Wire Cuff
Instructor: Kim Robb
Kim has always had a love for art. She has sold her paintings in a Scottsdale, Az. gallery, and was a floral designer for many years. Working with aluminum wire for the past ten years she has found her joy in designing jewelry. Her designs have a touch of whimsy and combined with her eye for color,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees:
$65 » workshop fee
$40 » kit fee
This 3 hour class will produce a cuff that has a freeform style, but is easily mastered. You will learn the skills of weaving several colors of hammered aluminum wire to form a unique bracelet. Beautiful beads are added for embellishment. Tools required for class are chasing hammer, bench block, wire cutters, round and flat nose pliers. (read more)

Workshop PhotoCONTESSA EARRINGS
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador who has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for 10 years. Diane’s work has also been published in multiple magazines, including the Bead & Button Magazine cover, and her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$30 » class fee
$25 » kit fee
A royal wardrobe of earrings can be made using a unique weaving technique, German filigree findings along with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Crystal beads and Crystal pearls. CREATE YOUR STYLE Ambassador Diane Whiting teaches 3 variations to make into earring sets or singles for small pendants…it is your choice. These earrings are companion pieces to the... (read more)

Wire Wrapping Demo
Instructor: Diana Harwood
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 7, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $0
Free wire working demos – at Parawire booth #GP300. (read more)

Book Signing with Jodi
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $0
Jodi will be signing her new book "Artisan Filigree" which has techniques & projects for Wire-Wrapping Jewelry. (read more)

Workshop PhotoPunching and Texturing
Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over four years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
Know what tools and metals do when you pound, punch, stamp and otherwise shape them to your will. It’s what gives you a professional air, and permanence to your piece. In this class, we cover a host of tools and techniques. We punch out shapes, roll them out, hammer them, dap them into domes, and otherwise abuse them until we come out with a REALLY... (read more)

Workshop Photo6th ANNUAL POLYMER CLAY & MIXED MEDIA PARTY NITE!
Instructor: Christi Friesen
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Fees: $10
Join us once again for the 6th annual polymer clay party nite! Have a blast with your favorite teachers doing make-and-takes all night long. Bring your polymer art and display it for a chance to win some goodies! Or just come and win one of the awesome door prize drawings going all night long! Bring your friends, this is going to be a good one! Doors open at... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWire Wrapped Bangle Bracelet
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 10 years. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$85 » workshop fee.
$50 » materials fee.
All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. No refunds after January 1, 2014. Class size is limited to 10 so register early! Learn about tools, wire, gauges and many tips to produce a beautiful silver and gold bracelet. Learning about straightening, bundling and wrapping wire is a necessary step to moving on to more advanced projects. All tools... (read more)

Workshop PhotoBeJuled Cuff
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 9:00am to 3:30pm
Fees:
$75 » workshop fee
$75 » kit fee
Create this stunning 3/4" wide copper cuff by learning how to weave beads with fine gauge wire onto a heavy gauge wire frame. This cuff is "BeJuled" with freshwater pearls, jade, daisy spacers and Swarovski crystals. I will also tell you my tips and tricks for working with fine gauge wire. The class kit includes antique copper wire, bronze... (read more)

Workshop PhotoPaper Clay, Paints, Patina & Pods
Instructors: Gail Crosman Moore & Anne Mitchell
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fees:
$70 » workshop fee
$80 » kit fee
In this full day class, let Anne and Gail take you on a new adventure. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoMix Your Media; Resin, Wire & Paper Earrings
Instructor: Jen Cushman
Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller who found mixed media art 13 years ago and never looked back. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$67 » workshop fee
$12 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Paper is a non-traditional element when it comes to jewelry making, but the addition of a jeweler's grade resin makes it possible to create beautiful and durable jewelry from simple wire worked forms and delicate tissue paper. Add some paper arts techniques, such as stamping, coloring and mark making and you'll find yourself exploring a mixed-media... (read more)

Workshop PhotoClusters
Instructor: String Bead Instructor
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
Combine textures, shapes, and colors in a cascade of beads. Beautiful, graceful, and versatile, this little museum piece can be as simple or as elegant as you choose. The color combinations are only limited by your own taste. . All tools are provided. Bead kits are available, but a good selection of beads are also provided. To register for this class or for... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCrusty Top Woven Cuffs
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$120 » class
$25 » copper kit
$75 » silver kits
These cool cuffs have an elegant shape and the most amazing crusty toppers (which are also the clasp). Construction of the top takes center stage after we have woven our base cuff. In many ways, creating the woven focal is like drawing with wire—first we sketch in the shape with our armature wire and then using 26 gauge wire, we fill in the spaces. We... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSteampunk Puppy Face
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 11:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $25 » includes all materials
This steampunk puppy face is easy and fun! Make this loveable mutt into a pendant or brooch! All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazstmusafe.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoChainmaille earrings
Instructor: Yvette Burke
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$20 » class fee
$15 » kit fee
Learn to create chainmaille jewelry while making these chainmaille earrings. (read more)

Workshop PhotoCRYSTAL GARDEN PATH
Instructor: Diane Whiting
S a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador who has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for 10 years. Diane’s work has also been published in multiple magazines, including the Bead & Button Magazine cover, and her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$30 » class fee
$40 » kit fee
Take a walk in an enchanted garden; SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystal “cobblestones” are edged with seed beads and Xillion bead "flowers"; a bracelet and earrings fit for an elfin princess. Diane teaches you this innovative use of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS 2-hole square beads. Beginning and experienced beaders will be equally enchanted with the... (read more)

Workshop PhotoTexas Twist Necklace
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Artist and teacher in jewelry design, wire crochet and wirework. For more information see escandalojewelry.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees:
$49 » class fee
$24 » kit fee
Learn to create this wrapped necklace made with crystals and wire. (read more)

Workshop PhotoBeads, Button, Tassel OH MY!
Instructor: Tracy Nelligan
Artist/co-owner of Turtle Moon Arts. http://www.turtlemoonarts.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes kit (board, bobbins, needle, thread, beads, bead soup, button).
You will learn the art of beaded kumihimo and a continuous wrap with a button closure and tassel. Create a beautiful unique bracelet without endcaps! Chose from a variety of colors. Students bring : scissors. Contact: turtlemoonarts@yahoo.com or call Erin cell 727.512.2059 limited seating (read more)

Workshop PhotoWRAPPED IN LOVE
Instructor: Jean Ann Reeves
Jean Ann is an award-winning artist and jewelry-making instructor. She exhibits her artwork in several galleries in central and south Texas. Her jewelry was published in Art Jewelry Magazine, Bead and Button Magazine and Bead and Button's Creative Beading, Volume 6. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$75 » class fee
$25 » kit fee, includes instructional handout.
Structured Wire-Wrapped Pendant. Learn all of the techniques and finish a pendant in class. Tools are furnished. More info call or email: 210 499-5151 or buyalot6@aol.com (read more)

Workshop PhotoICE Resin® Demo / Make n Take
Instructor: ICE Resin Staff
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fees: $25 » fee includes taking your poured bezel with you. All materials provided.
Have you seen or read about ICE Resin and want to learn how to use it? Learn how fun it is to make personalized jewelry using bezels and resin. The instructor will show you how to mix and pour our jewelers’ grade, 2-part epoxy resin. ICE Resin is naturally doming, self-leveling and will remain crystal clear. Students will learn tips and tricks to... (read more)

Workshop PhotoTatting with Beads
Instructor: Fran Ortmeyer
Fran was owner of Dream Works, a company focused on the notions needed for needlework art. She is currently the Director of Communications for Clover Needlecraft, Inc. Fran’s love of needle work began at an early age and has continued through her life to include all areas of the craft. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $80
This class teaches the basics of the tatting stitch and complete instruction on the use of beads in your design. Contact for more information: Raquel Serrano raquel@clover-usa.com or 800-233-1703 Ext: 127 (read more)

Workshop Photo"Pieceful Leaves" Mosaic Tree
Instructor: Christi Friesen
Well known Polymer clay artist, teacher, and author featured in numerous magazines and juried exhibits. You can see her work at http://www.cforiginals.com. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $55 » includes all materials
Make this cool mosaic tree using polymer clay and NEW art concrete!All materials provided - All skill levels welcome. http://store.cforiginals.net/tuazplemotrs.html (read more)

Workshop PhotoSWAROVSKI CRYSTAL NECKLACE MINI-CLASS
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador who has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for 10 years. Diane’s work has also been published in multiple magazines, including the Bead & Button Magazine cover, and her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$15 » class fee
$5 » kit fee
Take this 1-hour class to learn how to make an elegant necklace pendant using your own color choices. Choose as many or few stone setting drops as you like. Try pairing your birthstones with your children’s for a special keepsake. All SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, supplies and tools are provided. Please bring reading glasses or magnifiers. E-mail ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCheerful Charms
Instructor: Jen Cushman
Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller who found mixed media art 13 years ago and never looked back. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$67 » workshop fee
$15 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
It's time to rummage through your studio to breathe new life into your boxes of old charms and components. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWrapped Excitement Bracelet
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Artist and teacher in jewelry design, wire crochet and wirework. For more information see escandalojewelry.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$49 » class fee
$24 » kit fee
Learn to create this unique wire-wrapped bracelet with beads. (read more)

Workshop PhotoSoft Soldering
Instructor: String Bead Instructor
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
Soft Soldering has a charm of it’s own. Not truly Jewelry soldering it still has its appeal. It is a great skill for setting things that can’t take a flame heat or the rigors of riveting. In this class we will be soldering pictures under glass and soldering around tiles, old china, and other fun bits and pieces to make some really spiffy charms.... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCreate Fantastic Pendants!
Instructor: Craft Fantastic Instructor
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 8, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $32 » includes all materials
Join us for an introduction to the latest and greatest that Craft Fantastic has to offer. Discover and play with plenty (over $60.00 retail value) of our newest products. Relax and work at your own pace to create a handful of art heirloom pieces to wear or embellish your multi-media projects. Learn how to make crystal-clear, resin-free cabochons that... (read more)

Workshop PhotoICE Resin® Demo / Make n Take
Instructor: ICE Resin Staff
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 9:00am to 10:00am
Fees: $25 » fee includes taking your poured bezel with you. All materials provided.
Have you seen or read about ICE Resin and want to learn how to use it? Learn how fun it is to make personalized jewelry using bezels and resin. The instructor will show you how to mix and pour our jewelers’ grade, 2-part epoxy resin. ICE Resin is naturally doming, self-leveling and will remain crystal clear. Students will learn tips and tricks to... (read more)

Workshop PhotoRoman Tab Bracelet
Instructor: Anne Mitchell
Anne started her creative career over 25 years ago as a professional lighting designer. Looking for another outlet for her artistic energies, Anne began teaching chain making and metal working approximately 13 years ago for just pure enjoyment. During those years, Anne found that the creative outlet... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$30 » workshop fee
$45 » kit fee
Join me in class #1 of classic links in fine silver Sunday. Using fine silver fused links learn one of the classic links of history. The link in this chain has been around for thousands of years join me and let me show you how to translate these ancient patterns into a delicate and modern bracelet. Let me show you the tricks of fusing finer gauge rings with... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCrystal Viking Knit Bracelet
Instructor: Tracy Nelligan
A published professional artist of 35 years. Tracy Nelligan and Erin O'Toole are owners of Turtle Moon Arts. We travel around the country exhibiting at bead shows, teaching classes and providing trunk shows. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate. Must have knowledge and skill of double weave.
Dates/Times: February 9, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $78 » includes kit (box, wire, dowel, crystals, silver plated endcaps & a 3 bead lampwork set handcrafted by Tracy.
Learn how to incorporate crystals in the viking knit and attach Tracy Nelligan's handcrafted lampwork 3 bead set for a gorgeous bracelet. Choice of crystal color. Use of tools available in class. Students bring : wire cutters, flat nose plier, round nose plier Contact: turtlemoonarts@yahoo.com or call Erin cell 727.512.2059 limited seating (read more)

Workshop PhotoStamped Leather Bracelet
Instructor: Jodi Bombardier
Jodi is an international instructor and self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005, wire weaving since 2008 and metalsmithing since 2010. She is a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry and Easy Wire magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. She... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 9:00am to 2:30pm
Fees:
$75 » workshop fee
$40 » kit fee
This bracelet has endless stamping and dye color possibilities! Expand your design skills by learning how to dye (several dye colors available) and finish leather edges in addition to learning how to set snaps. You will also learn how to measure, cut and stamp sheet metal (multiple stamps will be available from which to choose), torch color the metal, then... (read more)

Workshop PhotoTucson Treasure Bracelet
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 10 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$85 » Workshop fee All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after Jan 1, 2014.)
$50 » kit fee
Now that you have shopped, it's time to bring all of your purchased treasures together and create a piece that will bring back the memories of this experience every time you wear it! Everyone's bracelet will be unique and their very own. No two pieces will be the same. Bring pearls, gemstone beads, turquoise beads, Swarovski, trade beads, metal... (read more)

Workshop PhotoTapestry- Woven Pendants and Earrings
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$60 » class
$30 » copper kit
$65 » for a copper & silver kit
Inspired by Eastern Traditional Architecture, this pendant and earrings set is always a show stopper. The possible combinations of materials for structure and dangle are endless and students will be able to use this design in so many ways. This class utilizes a Figure 8 weave, but the trick of how to keep the struts even is a closely guarded trade secret... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCold Connections
Instructor: Atalia Molaro
Teacher, Designer, and Buyer, for String Bead Chico. Atalia has been creating new classes and teaching the elements of beading skills for over four years. Her open saw work and metal skills are unparalleled. She plays a vital role in helping to create the over fifty classes taught at String Bead. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
So many things to put together! Let’s get them to stay in a way that is secure, professional, and unorthodox! Stitching, screwing, capturing, and much, Much more. Learn how to connect metal while making these nifty earrings and pendant. All tools are provided. For more information: call 530-894-2323 or email cwitt@stringbead.com. Or visit... (read more)

Workshop PhotoLayers And Depth
Instructor: Jen Cushman
Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller who found mixed media art 13 years ago and never looked back. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 10:30am to 4:30pm
Fees:
$105 » workshop fee
$25 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
There's so much more to resin jewelry than first meets the eye. This jeweler's grade liquid when combined with art techniques of texture, color and imagery can bring an intoxicating level of artistry and sophistication to your work. Learn how to work with transparent imagery and layers of text, texture and color to harness resin's inherent... (read more)

Workshop PhotoDevine Dominoes
Instructor: Diana Harwood
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 11:00am to 12:00pm & February 8, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $10 » make n take
Make N Take -- create this one-of-kind works of art. (read more)

Workshop PhotoChainmaille earrings
Instructor: Yvette Burke
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$20 » class fee
$15 » kit fee
Learn to create chainmaille jewelry while making these chainmaille earrings. (read more)

Workshop PhotoWire Kumi Bracelet
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Artist and teacher in jewelry design, wire crochet and wirework. For more information see escandalojewelry.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees:
$49 » class fee
$19 » kit fee
Wire Kumihimo bracelet. Good for all skills. Learn to create this beautiful bracelet. (read more)

Workshop PhotoBLOOMING BEAUTY
Instructor: Jean Ann Reeves
Jean Ann is an award-winning artist and jewelry-making instructor. She exhibits her artwork in several galleries in central and south Texas. Her jewelry was published in Art Jewelry Magazine, Bead and Button Magazine and Bead and Button's Creative Beading, Volume 6. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees:
$50 » class fee, includes handout instructions
$25 » kit fee
Create these wire-wrapped flower pendants. For more info call or email: 210 499-5151 or buyalot6@aol.com (read more)

Workshop PhotoEtching
Instructor: Amber Franklin
Amber Franklin-A BFA Graduate of Academy of Art University in Traditional Illustration, now a lead Associate at Blick Art Materials in San Francisco. Amber has studied with Carole Witt of String Bead since 1994. She is a proud member of the String Bead Sing-along team and hard core Art-er. Amber is... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
If you can draw it, stamp it, or high contrast it, you can etch it! YEAH! We will cover electric etch, UV resists, industrial resists, and chemical etching. If you have a favorite SMALL rubber stamp, bring it! We will all be chem. etching a number of pieces that you can then turn into charms, earrings, rivetable backgrounds... Very fun and informative class!... (read more)

Workshop PhotoLoop-n-Ball Bracelet
Instructor: Anne Mitchell
Anne started her creative career over 25 years ago as a professional lighting designer. Looking for another outlet for her artistic energies, Anne began teaching chain making and metal working approximately 13 years ago for just pure enjoyment. During those years, Anne found that the creative outlet... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$30 » workshop fee
$50 » kit fee
Join me in class #2 of classic links in fine silver Sunday. Again, Using fine silver fused links learn another classic link from history. The link in this chain has been around for thousands of years and let me show you how to translate another ancient patterns into an updated and modern bracelet. The trick to this pattern is maintaining the consistency of... (read more)

Workshop PhotoMix Master—Bring your Favorite Parts!
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees:
$120 » class fee
$95 » kit fee
This workshop will focus on combining non-traditional constructions into funky, inspired necklaces. While there are many paths to funky, cutting edge construction, this path will focus on natural textured mineral specimens and the various ways to entrap them. Students will learn about Tabs, Bridges, and Balled Prongs just for starters. Hot worked attachment... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWorking with Wire – Mandala Earrings
Instructor: Laura Gasparrini
Teaching the Art of Beadwork for over 15 years and creating jewelry since childhood. She is the principle designer and owner of Om Tara! Temple Arts and Inspired Adornment. Laura offers classes privately in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and beyond. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$50 » workshop fee
$20 » kit fee
Design a gorgeous pair of drop earrings using wire and your choice of pearls, crystals and beads. Master easy-to-learn wirework techniques that you can use to make earrings, pendants and decorative charms and links. (read more)

Workshop PhotoIced Enamels™ Demo / Make n Take
Instructor: ICE Resin Staff
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $25 » fee includes taking your Iced Enamel piece with you.
What on earth is “Cold Enameling”? Wonder no more. This presentation will cover using ICE Resin®, and Iced Enamels™ (Relique Powders, Glitz Powders and Shattered Inclusions to make a distinctively styled focal. You’ll be amazed how easy it is to learn this new technique. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoPunching and Texturing
Instructor: Carole Witt
A graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
Know what tools and metals do when you pound, punch, stamp and otherwise shape them to your will. It’s what gives you a professional air, and permanence to your piece. In this class, we cover a host of tools and techniques. We punch out shapes, roll them out, hammer them, dap them into domes, and otherwise abuse them until we come out with a REALLY... (read more)

Workshop PhotoMixed Media Bangles
Instructor: Beth Shea
Owner of Echo Artworks: http://www.echoartworks.com/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 9, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Fees:
$45 » class fee
$25 » materials (payable to instructor at time of class)
Combine metal, beads & fibers to create lovely, bohemian bangle stacks to wear. We’ll start by making 3 different types of metal bangles that can stand alone or be embellished with beads, fibers & charms making them truly unique. We’ll explore how to size your bracelets, which techniques are the best for securing your beads & fibers... (read more)

Workshop PhotoSwarovski and Wire Bracelet
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 10 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$85 » Workshop fee All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after Jan 1, 2014.)
$50 » kit fee
Create a stunning and sparkly Swarovski and sterling bracelet using 8mm Swarovski cubes and sterling silver wire. For more information email Merilou or call 951.634.4302 or 951.674.2178. (read more)

Workshop PhotoCold Enameled Cuff
Instructor: Jen Cushman
Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller who found mixed media art 13 years ago and never looked back. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 9:00am to 1:30pm
Fees:
$75 » workshop fee
$15 » (Payable to instructor at time of class.)
Are you ready to add new skills and techniques to your jewelry making toolbox? Walk away at the end of the day with not only a gorgeous forged copper cuff, but an array of metalworking, resin and new Cold Enameling techniques that will not only ignite your imagination but potentially take your work in entirely new directions. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoCold Connected Fold Form Bracelet
Instructor: Tracy Nelligan
A published professional artist of 35 years. Tracy Nelligan and Erin O'Toole are owners of Turtle Moon Arts. We travel around the country exhibiting at bead shows, teaching classes and providing trunk shows. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 10, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $125 » includes kit (copper brass wire, nuts/bolts/rivets).
Learn to design a unique cuff using fold form and cold connections. Decorate with fun tools: hammer, punches, hole punches, rivets. ... (read more)

Workshop PhotoHand Forged Fine Silver Cuff
Instructor: Anne Mitchell
Anne started her creative career over 25 years ago as a professional lighting designer. Looking for another outlet for her artistic energies, Anne began teaching chain making and metal working approximately 13 years ago for just pure enjoyment. During those years, Anne found that the creative outlet... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Fees:
$65 » workshop fee
$110 » kit fee
Take fine silver sheet and fine silver wire and create a 3-dimensional cuff bracelet. Start off the day with texturing, sizing and forming your personalized cuff. The second part of the day will be spent forging these raised and textured accents that ultimately provide the structure and stability to reinforces the cuff. Then we will place and rivet the... (read more)

Workshop PhotoEnameling
Instructor: Lisa Eaton
Designer and owner of Rustic Ruby Designs, considers being creative and using her artistic skills to be her lifelong passion. As a member of the String Bead team she has been applying those skills towards designing and creating unique handcrafted jewelry. Lisa spends a huge amount of her spare time,... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
A fun class that takes the fear and uncertainty out of enameling. This is a remarkably simple technique that will change your metalwork from passé to pizzazz! Very limited class size, so sign up soon! Tools and materials included. Plenty of extra materials and tools are available for purchase. All skill levels are welcome. For more information: call... (read more)

Workshop PhotoWinged Setting Rings Revisited
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$120 » class
$65 » kit
I do not often work with sparkly cut gems; however, my recent uncovering of a secret sparkling stash inspired this series of rings. I used the winged settings from a previous class, but LEVELED UP with the incorporation of these faceted gems. This class will explore the incorporation of larger faceted gemstones in a winged cradle setting. Fancy patterned... (read more)

Workshop Photo“Gizmo” Beads
Instructor: Diana Harwood
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $10
Make N Take -- create this beaded beads! (read more)

Workshop PhotoChainmaille earrings
Instructor: Yvette Burke
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$20 » class fee
$15 » kit fee
Learn to create chainmaille jewelry while making these chainmaille earrings. (read more)

Workshop PhotoCoiled Bling Ring
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Artist and teacher in jewelry design, wire crochet and wirework. For more information see escandalojewelry.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees:
$39 » class fee
$14 » kit fee
Learn to create this stunning ring. Coils of wire & beads. (read more)

Workshop PhotoPARTY TIME
Instructor: Jean Ann Reeves
Jean Ann is an award-winning artist and jewelry-making instructor. She exhibits her artwork in several galleries in central and south Texas. Her jewelry was published in Art Jewelry Magazine, Bead and Button Magazine and Bead and Button's Creative Beading, Volume 6. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees:
$50 » class fee
$30 » kit fee, includes instructional handout.
3-Strand Beaded Wire Crochet Bracelet. Tools are furnished. For more info call or email: 210 499-5151 or buyalot6@aol.com (read more)

Workshop PhotoSoldering
Instructor: Carole Witt
A graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, Carole has been teaching for over 15 years. Carole and her remarkable staff have a lineup of more than 50 classes in their extensive Jewelry Supply Store, String Bead, in Chico California. They are always striving to increase their ability to reach... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 10, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
This is an in-depth class that will equip you for using soldering. Once you understand the soldering process, good control, and the proper steps, soldering is a lot of fun. This introductory class focuses on getting you started on the right path, so you can confidently work and troubleshoot on your own. The earrings and necklace (not including stones) will... (read more)

Presenting: Design Techniques
Instructor: Fernando DaSilva
Fernando DaSilva is a published author, jewelry designer, instructor and CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 7, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free workshop!
Demo in John Bead Booth - Create jewelry that will make people feel glamorous and modern, even if they are just wearing jeans and a t-shirt. (read more)

Fun with Felting Free Make & Take/Demo
Instructor: Pat Pawlowicz
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 10, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demo!
Come have fun with needle felting … or just watch the demo. You can’t sign up for this, you have to show up and hope for a space! For more information email orders@cforiginals.com (read more)

Nunn Design Workshops
Instructor: Becky Nunn
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 10, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!
Learn to use resins, glazes and stampings to make elegant jewelry and pendants. Ongoing demonstrations and workshops. Booth #G110. See http://www.nunndesign.com for more information. (read more)

SilverSilk Demonstrations
Instructor: Booth #GP303
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 10, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!
On-going free demonstrations at booth #GP303, on how to use the new SilverSilk knitted jewelry wire. (read more)

Tips & Techniques for Wirelace™
Instructor: Linda Hartung
Designer and owner of Alacarte Clasps™ and Wirelace™. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 10, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!
Daily demonstrations of the new Wirelace as seen in the August issue of Bead & Button and Beadwork, and techniques on how to use the stylish glue-it-yourself designer clasps. http://www.alacarteclasps.com (read more)

Chainmaille Demos
Instructor: Edie Edwards
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 10, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!
Offering free ongoing demos on the proper way to open and close jumprings along with free charts on suggested ring sizes for different weaves. Booth #GP279-280. (read more)

PARAWIRE Wire and Jewelry Design Demos
Instructor: Parawire Design Team
(read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 10, ongoing.
Fees: $0
Free Demos in jewelry design, wire wrapping and more from top designers such as Diana Harwood, Lisa Pavelka and Jamie North. (read more)

Also see The Tucson Bead Show Workshop List February 3 - 8, 2015

500 Exhibitors · Galleries · Merchant Displays · Wholesale & Retail
February 1 – February 9, 2015 · 10am to 6pm · Complimentary On-site Parking
Doubletree Reid Park | 445 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ | Special To Bead True Blue Room Rate