Workshop Registration

Online Registration for Bead Fest Spring 2015 is closed


You can register for workshops onsite starting Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 AM for any classes with seats available. Any workshop not marked as sold out have seats available.

Questions? Contact student registration onsite via email beadfest@fwmedia.com or by phone (215) 510-2864


Download a PDF agenda of the workshop selections by day.
Thursday, April 9 Friday, April 10 Saturday, April 11 Sunday, April 12  

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**Reminder: All workshop students get FREE admission to the Bead Fest Expo Hall!
04/09/2015

04/09/20158:30 am - 12:30 pm334, Handmade Bails - $93
   
  
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Handmade Bails
  • Work with various gauges of wire
  • Coiling technique
  • Curlicue lace technique
  • Several kinds of bails
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
334, Handmade Bails - $93 [More Info]
Melody MacDuffee
04/09/20158:30 am - 12:30 pm410, Torch enameling 101: Basic torch enameling - $153
  
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Enameling

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Torch enameling 101: Basic torch enameling
  • Torch enameling
  • Safety with torches and torch enameling
  • Application methods of enameling
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
410, Torch enameling 101: Basic torch enameling - $153 [More Info]
Sara Lukkonen
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm2-Day Workshop - 080, The Found Object Sandwich Brooch - $355
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: 3D Design, Assembly, Basics, Cold Connections, Coloring Metal, Design, Drilling, Etching, Flex Shaft, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Mixed Materials, Patina, Photography, Riveting, Stamping, Texturing, Tool Instruction, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in The Found Object Sandwich Brooch
  • Cold Connecting
  • Etching
  • Piercing
  • Design
  • Assemblage approach to jewelry making
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
080, The Found Object Sandwich Brooch - $355 [More Info]
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm162, Introduction Bezel Setting - Rings - $210
  
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Annealing, Flex Shaft, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Silversmithing, Soldering, Stone Setting - Cabochon

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Introduction Bezel Setting - Rings
  • Bezel setting
  • Soldering
  • Shaping metal
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
162, Introduction Bezel Setting - Rings - $210 [More Info]
Kieu Pham Gray
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm191, Hinges and Lockets - $179
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Annealing, Chasing, Cold Connections, Forging, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Riveting, Technique Based

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Hinges and Lockets
  • Cold joint hinges
  • Shaping
  • Forming
  • Texturing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
191, Hinges and Lockets - $179 [More Info]
Linda Larsen
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm304, Success with Bronze Clay - $250
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Basics, Metal Clay, Technique Based

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Success with Bronze Clay
  • Basics of using base metal clays
  • How to plan for accurate and successful firings
  • Learning the similarities and differences between several types of metal clays
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
304, Success with Bronze Clay - $250 [More Info]
Ed and Martha Biggar
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm315, Micro Fold Formed and Enameled Link Bracelet - $195
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections, Enameling, Fold Forming, Metalwork, Riveting

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Micro Fold Formed and Enameled Link Bracelet
  • Micro fold forming
  • Enameling
  • Cold connecting
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
315, Micro Fold Formed and Enameled Link Bracelet - $195 [More Info]
Eva Sherman
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm391, Sunrise Sunset - $190
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Macramé

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Sunrise Sunset
  • Macrame
  • Utilizing beads in macramé
  • Jewelry design
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
391, Sunrise Sunset - $190 [More Info]
Debra Saucier
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm2-Day Workshop - 423, Presto Change-O! - $305
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Cold Connections, Drilling, Hot Connection, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Patina, Riveting, Silversmithing, Soldering, Stone Setting - Cabochon

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Presto Change-O!
  • Hinge making
  • Box clasp construction
  • Riveting
  • Soldering
  • Bezel setting
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
423, Presto Change-O! - $305 [More Info]
Richard Salley
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm445, Wire Woven Ring Workshop - $197
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Torchwork, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Wire Woven Ring Workshop
  • Wire weaving
  • Wire work
  • Torchwork
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
445, Wire Woven Ring Workshop - $197 [More Info]
Kaska Firor
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm455, Scrollwork Series - $215
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Soldering, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Scrollwork Series
  • Learn to solder wire using silver solder paste
  • Improve wire manipulation skills
  • Learn to clean and polish silver after soldering
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
455, Scrollwork Series - $215 [More Info]
Ronda Stevens
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm465, Word Mojo - Mixed Media Focals - $185
  
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Casting, Design, Mixed Materials, Polymer Clay, Resin,Texturing

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Word Mojo - Mixed Media Focals
  • mold making
  • paint finishes, dry brush
  • casting polymer
  • resin and collage
  • mixing materials
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
465, Word Mojo - Mixed Media Focals - $185 [More Info]
Jennifer Davies-Reazor
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm2-Day Workshop - 478, Metal Clay Fundamentals - $355
  
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Metal Clay

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Metal Clay Fundamentals
  • Working with all types of fine-silver metal clay
  • Setting stones and findings in clay pre-firing
  • Finishing clay pre-firing
  • Firing with a torch and kiln
  • Finishing clay post-firing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
478, Metal Clay Fundamentals - $355 [More Info]
Tamara Honaman
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm493, Air Chase Cuff & Necklace Workshop - $185
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Annealing, Fold Forming, Metalwork, Soldering

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Air Chase Cuff & Necklace Workshop
  • Annealing
  • Hammering
  • Soldering
  • Patina
  • Leather work
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
493, Air Chase Cuff & Necklace Workshop - $185 [More Info]
Kim St. Jean
04/09/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm510, Resin and Silver Hoops - $195
  
  
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Annealing, Basics, Design, Drilling, Metalsmithing, Resin, Silversmithing, Soldering, Torchwork, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Resin and Silver Hoops
  • Hoop design ideation
  • How to fabricate a hoop from silver strip
  • How to pigment resin
  • How to ball wire to make a hook
  • How to fill cavities with resin, how to finish cured resin hoop, including sanding and patina
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
510, Resin and Silver Hoops - $195 [More Info]
Laurel Nathanson
04/09/20151:00 pm - 4:00 pm442, The Transformer - $120
  
  
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Bead Stitching, Bead Weaving

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in The Transformer
  • Stepping up at the end of the round
  • Increasing at precise points to shape the beadwork
  • Use of one component to form multiple shapes
  • Layering on an initial beadwork bezel
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
442, The Transformer - $120 [More Info]
Diane Dennis
04/09/20154:30 pm - 8:30 pm411, Torch Enameling 202: Enameling & Riveting - $153
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Enameling, Leatherwork, Riveting

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Torch Enameling 202: Enameling & Riveting
  • Basic enameling skills
  • Safety with enamels and torches
  • Riveting enameled pieces
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
411, Torch Enameling 202: Enameling & Riveting - $153 [More Info]
Sara Lukkonen
04/09/20155:30 pm - 7:30 pm386, Simply Bohemian x 2 - $73
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Basics, Finishing, Metalsmithing, Patina, Tool Instruction, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Simply Bohemian x 2
  • Develop basic wire working skills
  • Use a mandrel and coiling tool
  • Wire wrapping
  • A variety of spirals
  • Patina basics
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
386, Simply Bohemian x 2- $73 [More Info]
Maria Richmond
04/09/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm112, Tiffany Bracelet - $120
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Tiffany Bracelet
  • Proper techniques to work with and control multiple pieces of wire
  • Techniques to create parallel and angled wire wraps
  • Learn to properly size a finished bracelet
  • Fabricate the hook for your bracelet
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
112, Tiffany Bracelet - $120 [More Info]
Ronda Stevens
04/09/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm164, Glorious Crowns - $123
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Metalsmithing, Silversmithing, Soldering, Stone Setting - Cabochon

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Glorious Crowns
  • Soldering
  • Stone setting
  • Cutting metal
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
164, Glorious Crowns - $123 [More Info]
Kieu Pham Gray
04/09/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm317, A Ribbon Runs Through It - $120
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections, Forging, Metalwork

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in A Ribbon Runs Through It
  • Forging
  • Metalwork
  • Cold Connections
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317, A Ribbon Runs Through It - $120 [More Info]
Eva Sherman
04/09/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm337, Customizable Multi-Strand Bracelet Components - $93
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Customizable Multi-Strand Bracelet Components
  • Coiling technique
  • Spiral technique
  • Looping technique
  • Working with wires of various gauges
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
337, Customizable Multi-Strand Bracelet Components - $93 [More Info]
Melody MacDuffee
04/09/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm392, Bombay Bracelet - $120
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Bombay Bracelet
  • Basic wire wrapping
  • Utilizing fancy stones in wire work
  • Using a cobra coiler
  • Bracelet sizing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
392, Bombay Bracelet - $120 [More Info]
Debra Saucier
04/09/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm441, Teardrop Woven Pendant - $123
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Torchwork, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Teardrop Woven Pendant
  • Wire weaving
  • Wirework
  • Torchwork
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
441, Teardrop Woven Pendant - $123 [More Info]
Kaska Firor
04/09/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm500, Pugnacious Prongs Ring - $130
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Patina, Silversmithing, Soldering, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Pugnacious Prongs Ring
  • Soldering
  • Silversmithing
  • Wire Work
  • Stone Setting
  • Patina
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
500, Pugnacious Prongs Ring - $130 [More Info]
Kim St. Jean
04/09/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm511, Plexiglas and Silver Pebble Earrings - $115
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Drilling, Texturing, Wire Work, Sawing, Filing, Sanding

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Plexiglas and Silver Pebble Earrings
  • How to cut Plexiglas
  • How to cut, file, texture and patina silver
  • How to drill Plexiglas and silver
  • Make wire hooks
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
511, Plexiglas and Silver Pebble Earrings - $115 [More Info]
Laurel Nathanson
04/10/2015

04/10/20158:30 am - 11:30 am260, Dragonscale Bracelet - $140
   
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Level: Advanced
Technique: Chain maille

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Dragonscale Bracelet
  • Weave a more advanced chain maille design
  • Mix two colors of jump rings
  • Chain maille techniques that are at a higher level
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
260, Dragonscale Bracelet - $140 [More Info]
Sue Ripsch
04/10/20158:30 am - 11:30 am
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT
291, Hot Wired - $120
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Brazing, Hot Connection, Metalsmithing, Torchwork, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Hot Wired
  • Brazing
  • Torch work
  • Wire Work
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
291, Hot Wired - $120 [More Info]
Eva Sherman
04/10/20158:30 am - 11:30 am394, Westport Bracelet - $120
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Westport Bracelet
  • Basic wire working
  • Utilizing coiling to twist wire
  • Basic square wire techniques
  • Wire working using craft wire
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
394, Westport Bracelet - $120 [More Info]
Debra Saucier
04/10/20158:30 am - 12:30 pm099, Beachin' Bezels - $120
   
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Level: Advanced
Technique: Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Mixed Materials, Soldering

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Beachin' Bezels
  • Stone setting
  • Chasing
  • Forming
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
099, Beachin' Bezels - $120 [More Info]
Kieu Pham Gray
04/10/20158:30 am - 12:30 pm116, Woven Bracelet - $133
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Weaving, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Woven Bracelet
  • Weave wire
  • Work with heavy half round wire to frame your finished weave
  • Create your own clasp to finish your bracelet
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
116, Woven Bracelet - $133 [More Info]
Ronda Stevens
04/10/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm094, Woven Drop Earrings - $197
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Torchwork, Wire Weaving, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Woven Drop Earrings
  • Wire Weaving
  • Wire Work
  • Torch Work
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
094, Woven Drop Earrings - $197 [More Info]
Kaska Firor
04/10/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm096, Broomcasting with Sterling - $190
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Annealing, Fusing

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Broomcasting with Sterling
  • Choose the best broom for boom casting
  • Gain a basic understanding of pouring.
  • Develop understanding of grain weight to determine the broom casting size
  • Safely pour molten Sterling
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
096, Broomcasting with Sterling - $190 [More Info]
Linda Lurcott
04/10/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm207, Forming and Shaping - $179
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Annealing, Basics, Chasing, Cold Connections, Finishing, Forging, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Repoussé, Riveting, Technique Based, Texturing

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Forming and Shaping
  • Chasing
  • Repoussé
  • Forming
  • Metalworking
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
207, Forming and Shaping - $179 [More Info]
Linda Larsen
04/10/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm302, Pierced and Cut-Out: Mastering the Lentil Bead - $200
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Basics, Metal Clay, Metalsmithing, Technique Based

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Pierced and Cut-Out: Mastering the Lentil Bead
  • Basics of lentil construction
  • Design for cutouts or piercings
  • Differences and similarities of 960 and fine silver clays
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
302, Pierced and Cut-Out: Mastering the Lentil Bead - $200 [More Info]
Ed and Martha Biggar
04/10/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm305, Exploring Niobium - $230
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Anodizing, Metalwork, Niobium, Texturing, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Exploring Niobium
  • Cutting & shaping niobium wire
  • Cutting & texturing niobium sheet
  • Bath anodizing created parts
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
305, Exploring Niobium - $230 [More Info]
Marti Brown
04/10/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT
495, Stonehinge - $200
 
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Brazing, Cold Connections, Design, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Riveting, Soldering, Stone Setting - Cabochon, Texturing, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Stonehinge
  • Design
  • Soldering
  • Cold Connections
  • Cabochon Setting
  • Sawing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
495, Stonehinge - $200 [More Info]
Kim St. Jean
04/10/201511:00 am - 11:45 am011, The Fast and the Fabulous- $26
   
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Stringing, wire wrapping

Ready..Set…MAKE! In this class we are creating three amazing pieces of fashion jewelry in just 45 minutes! You’ll leave this workshop with sparkling earrings, tassel bracelet and necklace. If you make jewelry to sell you’ll especially love learning design skills with such quick turnaround rates.


No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
011, The Fast and the Fabulous - $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/10/201512:30 pm - 1:15 pm002,  Soutache Seduction- $26
   
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Stringing, crimping

Soutache pendants, so hot right now. In this class students will choose one of three color ways from our gorgeous soutache-style pendants. Learn to weave ribbon through your stringing patterns, leave class with a stunning statement necklace. This project is super fun, on trend and the technique is one you will love to use in many future projects

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
002, Soutache Seduction - $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/10/20151:00 pm - 3:00 pm397, Vineyard Basket Bracelet - $95
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Leatherwork, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Vineyard Basket Bracelet
  • Basic wire wrapping
  • Working with wire and Leather
  • Basket weaving
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
397, Vineyard Basket Bracelet - $95 [More Info]
Debra Saucier
04/10/20151:00 pm - 4:00 pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT
129, Selling on Etsy - $85
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Business

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Selling on Etsy
  • How to get found in Etsy search
  • Marketing and branding your jewelry
  • Stand out product photography
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
129, Selling on Etsy - $85 [More Info]
Staci Egan
04/10/20151:00 pm - 4:00 pm286, Wraps, Caps and Cones - $92
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Wraps, Caps and Cones
  • Bead caps
  • End-cones
  • Various bead wraps
  • Working with wire
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
286, Wraps, Caps and Cones - $92 [More Info]
Melody MacDuffee
04/10/20151:00 pm - 4:00 pm312, Celtic Rondelle Explosion Bracelet - $155
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Bead Stringing/Knotting, Chain Maille

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Celtic Rondelle Explosion Bracelet
  • Read and understand chain maille instructions
  • Incorporate rondelles into a chain maille bracelet
  • Chain maille tips and techniques
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
312, Celtic Rondelle Explosion Bracelet - $155 [More Info]
Sue Ripsch
04/10/20151:00 pm - 4:00 pm316, Dune Cuff - $120
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Chasing, Cold Connections, Fold Forming, Metalwork, Patina, Riveting

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Dune Cuff
  • Chasing on air
  • Cold connecting
  • Patina application
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
316, Dune Cuff - $120 [More Info]
Eva Sherman
04/10/20152:00 pm - 2:45 pm003,  Cowgirl Up!- $26
 
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Stringing, crimping

Saddle up for an innovative class where style trends meet DIY. We’re combining beautiful Jesse James Beads with chunky wood beads and topping it off with a tassel. Wood is hotter than hot this year, learn how to incorporate these chunky natural beauties into a unique wearable design. Ride’em - or in this case, wear’em - Cowgirl!

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
003, Cowgirl Up! - $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/10/20152:00 pm - 4:00 pm429, Galaxy Ring - $100
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Epoxie Clay

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Galaxy Ring
  • Use of epoxie clay
  • Balance colors to create a smooth color graduation
  • Different tool options for setting crystals into clay
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
429, Galaxy Ring - $100 [More Info]
Betcey Ventrella
04/10/20153:30 pm - 4:15 pm004,  Rock Your Seeds Off!- $26
   
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Workshop brought to you by

Level: Beginner
Technique: Stringing, crimping

Saddle up for an innovative class where style trends meet DIY. We’re combining beautiful Jesse James Beads with chunky wood beads and topping it off with a tassel. Wood is hotter than hot this year, learn how to incorporate these chunky natural beauties into a unique wearable design. Ride’em - or in this case, wear’em - Cowgirl!

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
004, Rock Your Seeds Off! - $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/10/20154:30 pm - 8:30 pm161, Notable Leather - $137
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Leatherwork

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Notable Leather
  • Dying leather
  • Finishing leather
  • Binding
  • Riveting
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161, Notable Leather - $137 [More Info]
Kieu Pham Gray
04/10/20154:30 pm - 8:30 pm364, Calligraphy Cuff - $105
  
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Assembly, Basics, Finishing, Metalsmithing, Patina, Wire Weaving, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Calligraphy Cuff
  • Use simple mandrels to create complementary shapes in wire
  • Use a hammer to harden wire
  • Wire weaving and wrapping techniques
  • How to securely connect components created
  • How to use patina and finish bracelets to create an antique look
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
364, Calligraphy Cuff - $105 [More Info]
Maria Richmond
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT
160, Dazzling Color on Copper - $110
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Assembly, Coloring Metal, Design, Patina, Stamping, Texturing

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Dazzling Color on Copper
  • Give copper the look of an enameled piece without the use of a kiln
  • Proper way to apply patinas
  • Use metal stamps
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
160, Dazzling Color on Copper - $110 [More Info]
Roxan O'Brien
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm175, Tree of Life Necklace - $95
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Tree of Life Necklace
  • Wire wrapping beads
  • Hammering wire
  • Hand-forming wire
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
175, Tree of Life Necklace - $95 [More Info]
Staci Egan
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm188, Scrapbox Woven Cuff - $115
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: 3D Design, Assembly, Cold Connections, Metalwork, Patina, Riveting

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Scrapbox Woven Cuff
  • Metal weaving
  • Riveting
  • Embossing
  • Forming
  • Patination
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
188, Scrapbox Woven Cuff - $115 [More Info]
Debora Mauser
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm202, Collage Loom Cuff - $143
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Basics, Bead Stitching, Loom

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Collage Loom Cuff
  • Basic loom warping and weaving on the Beadalon jewel loom
  • How to follow a loom pattern
  • Ending and adding thread
  • Removing beadwork from loom
  • Adding a clasp
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
202, Collage Loom Cuff - $143 [More Info]
Leslie Rogalski
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm241, Crystalette Lace in Maille Bracelet - $135
  
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Chain Maille

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Crystalette Lace in Maille Bracelet
  • Read and understand a chain maille pattern
  • Incorporate crystaletts into a chain maille weave
  • Chain maille techniques and terms
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
241, Crystalette Lace in Maille Bracelet - $135 [More Info]
Sue Ripsch
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm290, Wired & Fired - $120
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Annealing, Cold Connections, Metalwork, Patina, Riveting, Texturing

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Wired & Fired
  • Texturing
  • Cold Connecting
  • Patina Applications
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
290, Wired & Fired - $120 [More Info]
Eva Sherman
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm387, Crystal Cocktail Ring - $115
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Crystal Cocktail Ring
  • Basic wire working
  • Working with square wire
  • Jewelry design
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
387, Crystal Cocktail Ring - $115 [More Info]
Debra Saucier
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm451, Express Yourself - $110
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Anodizing, Cold Connections, Drilling, Metalwork, Niobium, Riveting, Stamping, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Express Yourself
  • Stamping on prepared niobium
  • Bath anodizing niobium
  • Making a custom clasp from niobium wire
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
451, Express Yourself - $110 [More Info]
Marti Brown
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm462, Plexiglas Basics: Ring Stacks- $100
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Design, Drilling

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Plexiglas Basics: Ring Stacks
  • Overview of plexiglas and acrylics
  • Design exploration and generation
  • Using a jewelers saw on plexiglas
  • Filing and sanding plexiglas
  • Drilling plexiglas
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
462, Plexiglas Basics: Ring Stacks - $100 [More Info]
Laurel Nathanson
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm498, Armature Pendant - $115
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Brazing, Design, Metalwork, Patina, Stone Setting - Cabochon, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Armature Pendant
  • Copper brazing
  • Wire work
  • Stone setting
  • Patina
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
498, Armature Pendant - $115 [More Info]
Kim St. Jean
04/10/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm606, Tumbled Stone Pendant - $123
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Weaving

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Tumbled Stone Pendant
  • Wire weaving
  • Basket weave
  • Balling up wire ends
  • Wire looping
  • Weaving with beads
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
606, Tumbled Stone Pendant - $123 [More Info]
Kaska Firor
04/10/20156:00 pm - 8:00 pm431, Stamped Trio - $85
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Epoxie Clay

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Stamped Trio
  • 2 part epoxy clay
  • Different tool options for setting crystals into clay
  • Imprint clay with stamps and applying charms
  • Experiment with applying mica powders to enhance your pendant
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
431, Stamped Trio - $85 [More Info]
Betcey Ventrella
04/11/2015

04/11/20158:30 am - 11:30 am171, Wishes – Interlocking Rings - $110
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Silversmithing, Soldering, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Wishes – Interlocking Rings
  • Soldering
  • Wire working
  • Forging
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
171, Wishes – Interlocking Rings - $110 [More Info]
Kieu Pham Gray
04/11/20158:30 am - 11:30 am213, Selling on Etsy - $85
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Business

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Selling on Etsy
  • How to get found in Etsy search
  • Marketing and branding your jewelry
  • Stand out product photography
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
213, Selling on Etsy - $85 [More Info]
Staci Egan
04/11/20158:30 am - 11:30 am274, Crazy Eight Bracelet - $125
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Chain Maille

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Crazy Eight Bracelet
  • Incorporate crystals into a chain maille weave
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
274, Crazy Eight Bracelet - $125 [More Info]
Sue Ripsch
04/11/20158:30 am - 11:30 am318, Fist Full of Flowers - $120
 
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections, Metalwork, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Fist Full of Flowers
  • Embossing
  • Metal work
  • Wire work
  • Cold connecting
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
318, Fist Full of Flowers - $120 [More Info]
Eva Sherman
04/11/20158:30 am - 11:30 am407, Downton Abbey Jewels - $120
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Assembly, Basics, Bead Stringing/Knotting, Design, Mixed Materials, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Downton Abbey Jewels
  • Basic beading techniques
  • Basic wire techniques
  • Multi strand techniques
  • Fancy finish techniques
  • Color theory and design
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
407, Downton Abbey Jewels - $120 [More Info]
Renee Prioleau
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm027, Intro to Hydraulic Press - $195
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: 3D Design, Bead Weaving, Dichroic

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Intro to Hydraulic Press
  • Sawing dies for hydraulic press
  • Pressing dies and silhouettes
  • Forming bracelet
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
027, Intro to Hydraulic Press - $195 [More Info]
Debora Mauser
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm035, Beginning Lapidary: Create your First Cabochon - $230
  
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Lapidary

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Beginning Lapidary: Create your First Cabochon
  • Sawing small slabs
  • Using a Trim Saw
  • Refining a preformed slab
  • Grinding and Sanding a stone
  • Polishing a stone
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
035, Beginning Lapidary: Create your First Cabochon - $230 [More Info]
Helen Driggs
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT
091, Wire Woven Cabochon Pendant - $223
   
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Wire Weaving, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Wire Woven Cabochon Pendant
  • Wire weaving
  • Wire wrapping
  • Basic torch skills
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
091, Wire Woven Cabochon Pendant - $223 [More Info]
Kaska Firor
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm189, Forming and Shaping - $179
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Annealing, Basics, Chasing, Cold Connections, Finishing, Forging, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Repoussé, Riveting, Technique Based, Texturing

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Forming and Shaping
  • Chasing
  • Repoussé
  • Forming
  • Metalworking
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
189, Forming and Shaping - $179 [More Info]
Linda Larsen
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm261, Under the Sea - $237
 
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Polymer Clay

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Under the Sea
  • Basic fundamentals of working with polymer clay, liquid polymer and resin
  • Mica-shift technique
  • Mixed-media liquid polymer sheet
  • Resin basics
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
261, Under the Sea - $237 [More Info]
Tamara Honaman
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm307, Success with 960 Silver Clay - $280
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Metal Clay, Technique Based

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Success with 960 Silver Clay
  • Mix 960 clay appropriately from sterling and fine silver clays
  • Working with silver metal clays
  • Firing techniques peculiar to 960 clay
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
307, Success with 960 Silver Clay - $280 [More Info]
Ed and Martha Biggar
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm424, Bracelet Bonanza - $155
   
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Wire Weaving, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Bracelet Bonanza
  • Wire work
  • Annealing
  • Wire wrapping
  • Forming
  • Finishing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
424, Bracelet Bonanza - $155 [More Info]
Richard Salley
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm452, Resisting Developments - $235
  
  

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Level: All Levels
Technique: Anodizing, Metalwork, Niobium

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Resisting Developments
  • Anodizing niobium
  • Pattern development by applying materials to niobium that will resist anodizing
  • Cutting niobium with metal shears, filing and finishing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
452, Resisting Developments - $235 [More Info]
Marti Brown
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm501, Leather & Stone Bracelet - $200
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections, Design, Leatherwork, Metalwork, Mixed Materials, Patina, Riveting, Stone Setting - Cabochon, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Leather & Stone Bracelet
  • Leather Work
  • Wire Work
  • Cold Connections
  • Stone Setting
  • Metal Work
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
501, Leather & Stone Bracelet - $200 [More Info]
Kim St. Jean
04/11/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm618, Jingle Jangle Enameled Bangles - $180
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Enameling

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Family Jewels
  • Kiln enameling
  • Bangle forming & sizing
  • Riveting
  • Metal preparation
  • Enamel finishing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
618 Jingle Jangle Enameled Bangles - $180 [More Info]
Jean Vanbrederode
04/11/201511:00 am - 11:45 am005,  Wire Wrap and Roll Necklace and Earring Set- $26
   
  
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Workshop brought to you by

Level: Beginner
Technique: Wire wrapping

Beads, wire, acrylic chain…oh my! Get your mixed media on in this class where we learn how to create exquisite wire-wrapped focal pieces framed by a vintage-styled chain. Oh, and did we mention matching earrings?! And, there’s a famous JJB Duet Magnetic clasp too. We are offering three different color palettes to choose from. Learn a fun design you will love to use again and again

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
005, Wire Wrap and Roll Necklace and Earring Set - $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/11/201512:30 pm - 1:15 pm006,  Sunset Strip- $26
 
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Leather, wire wrapping

Calling all California Girls, we are headed to the Sunset Strip. In this class we learn how to work magic with mixed media. The necklace skill learned in this class combines leather, acrylic chain, and sparkly Jesse James Beads to create a necklace and earring set full of interesting textures. You will learn how to connect leather to findings as well as how to make wire wrapped dangles.

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
006, Sunset Strip - $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/11/201512:30 pm - 3:30 pm163, Who Moved the Hole? – Stone Drilling - $132
   
 
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Design, Drilling

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Who Moved the Hole? – Stone Drilling
  • Drilling
  • Cold connection
  • Texturing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
163, Who Moved the Hole? – Stone Drilling - $132 [More Info]
Kieu Pham Gray
04/11/20151:00 pm - 2:30 pm420, Shabby Chic Earrings - $80
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Assembly, Basics, Bead Stitching, Bead Stringing/Knotting, Design, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Shabby Chic Earrings
  • Basic beading techniques
  • Basic wire techniques
  • Color theory and design
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
420, Shabby Chic Earrings - $80 [More Info]
Renee Prioleau
04/11/20151:00 pm - 4:00 pm074, Mokume Gane in Clay - $110
   
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Assembly, Design, Polymer Clay, Texturing

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Mokume Gane in Clay
  • Layer clay and use gold leafing
  • Paint with alcohol inks
  • Use tools to add texture and designs
  • Use a slicing blade
  • Assemble the clay into pendants, earrings, etc.
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
074, Mokume Gane in Clay - $110 [More Info]
Donna Weeks
04/11/20151:00 pm - 4:00 pm230, Garter Chain with a Twist Bracelet - $125
  
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Chain Maille

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Garter Chain with a Twist Bracelet
  • Build a chain maille bracelet
  • Layering rings together in a chain maille design
  • Construction of a chain maille bracelet
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
230, Garter Chain with a Twist Bracelet - $125 [More Info]
Sue Ripsch
04/11/20151:00 pm - 4:00 pm295, Catch of the Day - $120
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Brazing, Hot Connection, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Catch of the Day
  • Brazing
  • Wire work
  • Hot connections
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
295, Catch of the Day - $120 [More Info]
Eva Sherman
04/11/20152:00 pm - 2:45 pm007,  Priced to Sell - $26
 
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Business

Do you make jewelry in hopes to sell? Want to have an Etsy shop, but don’t know how to price your work? This basic business class is meant for you. Self-made Maker, Author and JJB Product Designer, Candie Cooper, will teach the methods you need to know in order to price your jewelry creations and make money from sales. Learn priced to sell techniques while making a simple pair of earrings.

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
007, Priced to Sell - $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/11/20153:30 pm - 4:15 pm008,  Boho Bauble Bracelet - $26
   
   
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Stringing, weaving, crimping

Get your bauble on in this fun and funky class! This style of bracelet gets attention everywhere it goes, so get ready to create something truly unique and learn a design skill you can use again and again. In class, we will start by choosing our colors-each student will pick a kit with a JJB Design Element pack, two strands and an Inspirations pack (pssst-we won’t use nearly all these beads so you’ll have a ton of extra sparkle to play with when you get home)!

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
008, Boho Bauble Bracelet - $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/11/20154:00 pm - 6:00 pm417, Vintage Vogue Jewels - $90
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Assembly, Basics, Bead Stringing/Knotting, Design, Filigree, Mixed Materials, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Vintage Vogue Jewels
  • Basic beading techniques
  • Basic wire techniques
  • Fancy finish techniques
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
417, Vintage Vogue Jewels - $90 [More Info]
Renee Prioleau
04/11/20154:30 pm - 8:30 pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT
167, Metal Inlay - $127
  
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Metalwork, Silversmithing, Soldering

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Metal Inlay
  • Sawing
  • Soldering
  • Fusing
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
167, Metal Inlay - $127 [More Info]
Kieu Pham Gray
04/11/20154:30 pm - 8:30 pm214, Prism Peyote Cuff - $130
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Basics, Bead Stitching, Bead Weaving

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Prism Peyote Cuff
  • Odd count peyote with easy turn
  • Following a charted pattern
  • Ending and adding thread
  • Beading a peyote toggle and loop closure
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
214, Prism Peyote Cuff - $130 [More Info]
Leslie Rogalski
04/11/20154:30 pm - 8:30 pm408, Bloomin Copper Bracelet - $115
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Cold Connections, Coloring Metal, Design, Metalwork, Patina, Riveting, Stamping, Texturing, Tool Instruction

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Bloomin Copper Bracelet
  • Learn easy riveting
  • Color metal using color pencils
  • Texture metal
  • Filing and shaping metal
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
408, Bloomin Copper Bracelet - $115 [More Info]
Roxan O'Brien
04/11/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm072, Totally Tubular Crochet - $110
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Assembly, Finishing, Wire Knitting/Crochet, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Totally Tubular Crochet
  • Crochet with 28-gauge wire
  • Finish off the crocheted rectangle and fill with gemstones
  • Assemble the crocheted wire with focal point beads using wrapped wire
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
072, Totally Tubular Crochet - $110 [More Info]
Donna Weeks
04/11/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm192, Metal Patinas - $125
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Mixed Materials, Patina

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Metal Patinas
  • Learning about patinas
  • Gold leafing
  • Layering colors and materials
  • Working with interference paints
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
192, Metal Patinas - $125 [More Info]
Alison Lee
04/11/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm218, Moving Beyond Beads - $130
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Enameling, Metalwork, Technique Based, Torchwork

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Moving Beyond Beads
  • Immersion enameling
  • Adding decals
  • Enameling discs
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
218, Moving Beyond Beads - $130 [More Info]
Debora Mauser
04/11/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm308, Rainforest Leaves - $120
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Anodizing, Finishing, Fold Forming, Forging, Metalwork, Niobium, Texturing, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Rainforest Leaves
  • Cutting, fold forming and finishing niobium sheet
  • Bath anodizing to color niobium
  • Creating their own earwires
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
308, Rainforest Leaves - $120 [More Info]
Marti Brown
04/11/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm489, Luminous Tweed - $130
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Bead Stitching, Gluing/Adhesive

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Luminous Tweed
  • Learn right angle weave stitch
  • Embellishing with crystal roundels
  • Gluing bracelet into a clasp
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
489, Luminous Tweed - $130 [More Info]
Adele Rogers Recklies
04/11/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm513, Colorful Resin Square Rings - $100
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Annealing, Patina,Resin, Tool Instruction, Cutting pipe

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Colorful Resin Square Rings
  • How to cut copper plumbers pipe
  • How to anneal
  • How to clean and patina copper
  • Prepare paper for resin
  • How to mix resin including adding pigment
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
513, Colorful Resin Square Rings - $100 [More Info]
Laurel Nathanson
04/12/2015

04/12/20158:30 am - 10:30 am071, Create Your Own Fantasy - $90
   
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Design, Paint

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Create Your Own Fantasy
  • Use of the new Pebeo Prisme fantasy and moon paints
  • Cover techniques on painting on glass, metal and clay
  • Learn to use resists to create specific designs and patterns
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
071, Create Your Own Fantasy - $90 [More Info]
Donna Weeks
04/12/20158:30 am - 11:30 am062, Beads, Beads, Beads! - $120
   
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Enameling

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Beads, Beads, Beads!
  • Bead pulling station
  • Immersion enameling
  • Use opaque and transparent enamels
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
062, Beads, Beads, Beads! - $120 [More Info]
Debora Mauser
04/12/20158:30 am - 11:30 am101, Design Discoveries with Broom Castings - $85
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Annealing, Soldering

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Design Discoveries with Broom Castings
  • Design within the scope of the broom casting result
  • Assembly options
  • When to solder or cold connect a broom casting
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
101, Design Discoveries with Broom Castings - $85 [More Info]
Linda Lurcott
04/12/20158:30 am - 11:30 am184, Rotary Tools Demystified: Dremels Only - $135
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Dremel, Drilling, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Mixed Materials, Technique Based, Tool Instruction

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Rotary Tools Demystified: Dremels Only
  • Setting up a new (or old) Dremel Tool
  • Confidence using the tool
  • Drilling many jewelry materials
  • What your attachments are for - bring anything!
  • How to work safely with a rotary tool
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
184, Rotary Tools Demystified: Dremels Only - $135 [More Info]
Helen Driggs
04/12/20158:30 am - 12:30 pm001, Painted Polymer Fossil Talisman - $120
   
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Annealing, Business, Felting, Fold Forming

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Painted Polymer Fossil Talisman
  • Forming polymer clay to look organic and natural
  • Painting polymer clay with a crackle technique
  • Design of a cascading focal and asymmetrical design
  • Working with sari silk
Click on More Info below for detailed description, kit contents, and materials you should bring
001, Painted Polymer Fossil Talisman - $120 [More Info]
Staci Smith
04/12/20158:30 am - 12:30 pm199, Luna Loom Cuff - $143
   
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Level: Intermediate
Technique: Bead Stitching, Loom

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Luna Loom Cuff
  • Variation of warping and weaving on a bead loom
  • Modified square stitch
  • Adapting for multiple sizes of beads
  • Removing a piece from the loom
  • One method of adding a clasp
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199, Luna Loom Cuff - $143 [More Info]
Leslie Rogalski
04/12/20158:30 am - 12:30 pm514, Bead Embellished Silver Hoops - $115
  
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Drilling, Metalsmithing, Silversmithing, Torchwork, Wire Wrapping

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Bead Embellished Silver Hoops
  • Balling silver wire
  • Drilling
  • Forming and hammering wire into hoop shape
  • Soldering additional wire segments into hoop shape(optional)
  • Various ways to incorporate beads
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514, Bead Embellished Silver Hoops - $115 [More Info]
Laurel Nathanson
04/12/20158:30 am - 12:30 pm622, The Gift That Keeps Giving - Creating Jewelry from Castoffs - $110
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Metalwork

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Family Jewels
  • Using plastic cast-off gift cards to create a panel bracelet
  • How to prepare and size sheet copper into panels for use in a bracelet
  • How to texture copper sheet
  • How to cut and rivet plastic gift card sections to copper panels for a bracelet
  • How to assemble panels of a bracelet with jump rings properly
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622 The Gift That Keeps Giving - Creating Jewelry from Castoffs - $110 [More Info]
Jean Vanbrederode
04/12/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT
193, Cold Join Bezel Setting - $179
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Annealing, Chasing, Drilling, Forging, Metalsmithing, Metalwork, Repoussé, Riveting

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Cold Join Bezel Setting
  • Chasing
  • Forming
  • Tabs
  • Cold connected bezel
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193, Cold Join Bezel Setting - $179 [More Info]
Linda Larsen
04/12/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT
198, Fire and Ice - $185
   
   
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Enameling, Flex Shaft, Metalsmithing, Patina, Soldering, Stone Setting - Faceted

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Fire and Ice
  • Tube setting a faceted stone
  • Torch-fired enameling
  • Creating a thick wall bezel
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198, Fire and Ice - $185 [More Info]
Richard Salley
04/12/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm299, Success with White COPPRClay - $210
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Basics, Design, Metal Clay, Texturing, Tool Instruction

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Success with White COPPRClay
  • Working with the new White COPPRClay
  • Properly fire base metal clays successfully
  • Mix base metal clays to create new colors of metal
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299, Success with White COPPRClay - $210 [More Info]
Ed and Martha Biggar
04/12/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm453, Fold Formed Necklace - $195
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Anodizing, Drilling, Finishing, Fold Forming, Forging, Fusing, Niobium,Texturing, Wire Weaving

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Fold Formed Necklace
  • Fold-forming niobium
  • Making decorative chain from wire
  • Anodizing niobium
  • Making custom findings
  • Fusing fine silver wire to make links
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453, Fold Formed Necklace - $195 [More Info]
Marti Brown
04/12/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm479,Silvered Sparkler - $220
   
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Soldering, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Now That's a Jig! presents: Silvered Sparkler
  • Soldering iron and materials overview
  • Soldering basics
  • Preparing materials for soldering
  • Finishing post soldering
  • Now That's a Jig! mad wire skills
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479, Silvered Sparkler - $220 [More Info]
Tamara Honaman
04/12/20158:30 am - 4:00 pm494, Tweet Tweet - $185
  
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Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections, Design, Leatherwork, Metalwork, Patina, Soldering,Texturing

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Tweet Tweet
  • Design
  • Sawing
  • Cold Connections
  • Soldering
  • Leather work
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494, Tweet Tweet - $185 [More Info]
Kim St. Jean
04/12/201511:00 am - 11:45 am009,  Bracelet Boutique Launch Party - $26
  
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Workshop brought to you by

Level: Beginner
Technique: Assembly, Business

One, Two, Three Snap! Come to our launch party for Bracelet Boutique, our brand new line of connectors and components. The focal piece connectors and bracelets were hand-designed by the Jesse James team; they are completely unique to anything else currently offered on the market. Come to our launch party and make two bracelets, enjoy a cupcake and glass or champagne (or sparkling cider), and learn the process that goes into creating a line of products from first ideas to the idea drawing-board to production and finally the launch! This is a fantastic meet n greet style event where you can be acclimated with a new product line and learn the ways in which it can be used.

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
009, Bracelet Boutique Launch Party- $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads
04/12/20152:00 pm - 2:45 pm010,  Cro-Shake It Up - $26
 
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Workshop brought to you by

Level: Beginner
Technique: Leather, crochet, finishing

Bead crochet is all the rage! Our stretch style crochet has been a sell-out class the past two Bead Fests, and for BF April we’ve decided to kick this skill up a few notches. Crochet beads with hand-dyed leather and learn how to finish a necklace that used fiber as the stringing material. This necklace style is an attention-getter, be ready to shine with this unique wearable! And PS - This class is sure to sell out, so sign up now to secure a spot and learn this cool skill.

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!
010, Cro-Shake It Up- $26 [More Info]
Candie Cooper, teaching for Jesse James Beads

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