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Workshop PhotoShopping with Dale!!
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 30, from 10:30am to 6:30pm
Fees: $99
Knowing that there are in excess of 40 gem shows going on in Tucson every February, how many of them have you actually visited? Do you find yourself going to the same shows every year because your time is limited and you don’t know where else to go? ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoShopping with Dale!!
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 31, from 10:00am to 6:30pm
Fees: $99
Knowing that there are in excess of 40 gem shows going on in Tucson every February, how many of them have you actually visited? Do you find yourself going to the same shows every year because your time is limited and you don’t know where else to go? ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoEasy Peasy Friendship Bracelet
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes Jewel Loom & materials needed to complete project
Description of class: Creating a friendship bracelet on the Jewel Loom is quick, easy and fun. There are numerous color variations, patterns and added stitching techniques that will take your bracelet to the next level once you master the simple techniques of warping, weaving and adding a clasp to your finished piece. Jewel Loom and kit components come with... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTwists n Turns Bracelet - TNT
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $80
The is one of my newest designs. It is a fun bracelet to make using square dead soft wire to enhance your choice of beads. You will be using sterling silver filled wire and have your choice of bead colors. Class fee includes sterling silver filled wire, beads of choice, written instructions and use of instructors tools. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSterling Pod Earrings
Instructor: Kim St. Jean
Following ten years as a public school teacher, Kim combined her love of teaching with her creative talents and began teaching jewelry classes. Mostly self taught, Kim now has been teaching jewelry classes for 17 years. She is an award winning instructor, author and jewelry designer. Kim has been... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $95 » (includes all materials and supplies, use of tools, and a handout)
Use fold forming techniques to make these stunning sterling pod earrings. We will make and solder sterling earwires to the pods to complete the pair. Class fee includes a copper “practice pair” as well. Please call 843-734-0764 or e-mail info@studiostjean with contact information to sign up. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoPirouette
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Advanced
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $72 » includes kit materials
Combine multiple sizes and colors of jump rings with beads to create this multi-layered chainmaille bracelet which is a variation on the instructor’s Zeela weave. Choose from several color combinations to create a bracelet that reflects your personal style! Students who register by Jan 1 have the option to receive their kits via mail to complete... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMelodies in Metal
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: http://www.grandriverbeads.com/index.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $105 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! If rapid and simple have a place in your jewelry making repertoire, then this class is right up your alley! Using an embosser, affectionately known as the poor man’s rolling mill by metal workers, students will transform copper sheet into beautiful, wearable works of art. Students will explore basic metal working... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTriple Stone Pendant
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $65 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Inspired by designs that feature the past, present and future, it doesn't matter what colors you choose, or what you’d like to celebrate. Learn how to properly set, use and secure snapset stones while creating a lovely pendant that can represent anything you like! The workshop fee includes teacher’s fee, all necessary silver wire, snap... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSoldering 1-2-3
Instructor: Gwen Youngblood
Gwen is an Inventor, Instructor and Maker of Pretty Things. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $125 » (includes all supplies needed to complete the project and use of instructor’s tools during class)
This introduction to soldering covers the basics of sweat soldering. In addition to soldering a Sterling Silver shape to the copper disc, a pre-made bezel will be attached and a gemstone cabochon set. Additional interest is added with design/letter/number stamps and hole punching pliers. And last, but not least, learn a simple method of tube riveting. This... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMetal Techniques Part I
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 1:00pm & February 2, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $200 » this class is two days. 9-1 on 2/1 and 2/2 and includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
This class is two days. 9-1 on 2/1 and 2/2. This class covers the basic techniques needed to create your own unique metal jewelry pieces . Each student will create a pendant of their own design incorporating all of the skills and applications covered in this intensive 8 hours of instruction taught over two days. We will use a jeweler’s saw to cut out... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Organic and Inorganic Materials
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$75 » class fee, break between 12 and 1pm.
$65 » kit fee, includes Fossil Ammonite, moonstone or dichroic glass cabochon, electroformed shell, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper foil, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sealed plant material, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class explores the endless possibilities of copper electroforming. The class focuses on deposition of copper onto porous and nonporous materials, reactive materials and assembly into a single project. This class will combine organic materials such as shells, fossils, feathers and plant material with inorganic material such as metal, glass, rocks, and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoExploring Niobium
Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$100 » workshop fee
$75 » kit fee
Niobium is a metal that is lightweight and hypoallergenic. When anodized with electricity it becomes beautiful colors. In this class you will learn to apply basic metalworking techniques to niobium wire and sheet. You will then transform the grey shapes you have created into your own color palette through anodizing Your new pieces can be turned into... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLight and Shadow: The Art of Photographing Jewelry, Beads, Metal Clay, & Glass
Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Website http://dougbaldwinphoto.com/tucsonbeadshow.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » (includes 18% gray card for setting exposure)
Come learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, beads, and glass with a professional photographer and glass artist. See what aspects make for a high quality photograph. Learn the language of studio photography, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. We’ll cover basic photography, the qualities of good lighting, composition,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCeltic Swan Pendant
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 9:30am to 11:00am
Fees:
$45 » copper.
$65 » silver filled.
My original Celtic Swan Pendant design is influenced by ancient Celtic and Viking jewelry and ornaments. Modern wire workers are part of that ancient line of craftsmen and artisans. This is a quick hour and a half class in which you will use heavy wire and beads to make this lovely pendant. Kits available in copper and silver filled, and include written... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWearable Art Bracelet
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 10:00am to 11:30am
Fees: $88 » includes kit
Be bold! Create a one of a kind piece of jewelry art! Let the aluminum wire become the basis and add sparkle with crystals.....enjoy the compliments later! (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWire Flat Beauty Bracelet
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
Rochelle Vallee is an Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $74 » kit included
Learn the art and beauty of wire wrapping using flat wire and vintage wares from modern mid century. You will create a vintage piece of wearable art that you will enjoy for many years to come. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMake Your Own Findings!
Instructor: Michelle Marchiano
A beader since childhood and a college professor by trade, Michelle has brought her teaching expertise to the torch at String Bead in Chico. A curious person by nature, Michelle’s passion for mixed media, metal clays and the torch is only rivaled by her love for sharing it with others. Come... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
Simple solder joints, Annealing, Melting, Headpins, Bails, Toggles. Earwires, S-hooks AND SOLDERING!!! We “basic” solder in this class but do not go into the science behind soldering like we do in “Torch Soldering” We recommend if you are planning to do a lot of soldering you take both. In this class we solder, in “Torch... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoButton Beauty Choker
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Fees: $98 » class and kit fee.
Description (including techniques & materials): During this class you will learn how to wire wrap using vintage wares from modern mid century wire and crystals. Create a unique choker design using the lastest technigues in wire wrapping and vintage buttons from 1940 to 1970. Each student will receive a variety of buttons to use while in class enough to... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoButton Pearl Ring
Instructor: Kim St. Jean
Following ten years as a public school teacher, Kim combined her love of teaching with her creative talents and began teaching jewelry classes. Mostly self taught, Kim now has been teaching jewelry classes for 17 years. She is an award winning instructor, author and jewelry designer. Kim has been... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $95 » (includes all materials and supplies, use of tools, and a handout)
Utilize many techniques to make this gorgeous Sterling Button Pearl Ring. Soldering, texture, forming and design skills will be covered. You’ll have a choice of copper, brass or sterling accent wire as well. Please call 843-734-0764 or e-mail info@studiostjean with contact information to sign up. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLace Bracelet
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $80
This design was created in 2008 and it's still popular in my classes today. You will have many choices of beads to create your own Lace Bracelet. You will use square, round and half round sterling silver filled wire in your bracelet. All wire, crystals of choice, written instructions and use of instructors tools are included in the class fee. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoVipera Berus
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $72 » includes kit materials in aluminum, copper or jewelry brass; precious metal upgrades available for purchase between November 25 and January 8
Students will learn the classic Vipera Berus weave. More advanced students can tackle the instructor’s segmented cuff variation, or try to create their own variations. Students who register by Jan 1 have the option to receive their kits via mail to complete at-home prep and ensure project completion during class. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoInfinity Button Bracelet, A Make n Take project
Instructor: Rose Mary Jameson
After graduating from FIDM, Rose Mary has followed her dreams creating beautiful wearable art, producing custom wedding dresses, hand-beaded couture gowns and theatrical costumes. Elaborate costume design led to experimentations with beadwork, which in turn sparked an interest in jewelry design.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $15 » varies
Tell a story with gorgeous buttons from the past. Use vintage German glass buttons and a bit of cross-weave technique to develop a showstopper of a bracelet. These buttons are from a collectors private stash and are absolutely beautiful! Sure to get loads of compliments each time you wear it with your favorite outfit. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop Photo“Ultimate” Cabochon Pendant
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $95 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Discover Cougar’s secret formula for being able to turn almost any size and shaped cabochon into a beautiful pendant! You can later formulate this pattern to turn many other items into unique pendants, such as a coin, cameo, faceted stone, etc. This is a great class for the lapidary who would like to set their own stones using cold connections. Class... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoBedazzled Bracelet
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees:
$95 » Workshop fee and kit with copper wire
$135 » Workshop fee with silver filled wire in kit
Bedazzled Bracelet is a chameleon indeed. This bracelet is one of Annette Kinslow’s most popular original designs for that very reason. Make it full of crystals and look like a diamond spangled heiress or make it smaller with African and reclaimed glass beads and create the aura of a funky rock-n-roller. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFist Full of Flowers
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: http://www.grandriverbeads.com/index.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $105 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! Create a bouquet to wear on your wrist all year round! Students will complete one textured cold connected cuff embellished with wire flowers and a lamp work bead. All fees must be paid in full at time of registration to secure your seat. No refunds after January 1, 2016. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTorch Enameling
Instructor: Carole Witt
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 1, 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 torch 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. Your seat in the class... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSawing and Piercing
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $50 » includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
Ever look at intricate metal jewelry and wonder "How did they do that?" Want to learn techniques that can add personalization and WOW! to your jewelry? In this class we will learn my tricks and tips to expertly saw and pierce any shape or form out of metal using a jeweler's saw. You will practice Piercing - using the drill and cutting a shape... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTorch Soldering
Instructor: Michelle Marchiano
A beader since childhood and a college professor by trade, Michelle has brought her teaching expertise to the torch at String Bead in Chico. A curious person by nature, Michelle’s passion for mixed media, metal clays and the torch is only rivaled by her love for sharing it with others. Come... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 2:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
This is an in-depth class that will equip you for using soldering torches. Once you understand the soldering process, good torch 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... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Inorganic Materials
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees:
$65 » class fee, break between 5 and 5:45pm.
$45 » kit fee, includes: Base Bead, micro-beads, conductive paint, Cubic Zirconium, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class begins to explore copper electroforming. The focus of this class is the deposition of copper onto glass. This class will use a glass bead as a base for electroforming. Texture and setting of a cubic zirconium will be added to the bead using conductive paint. Skills covered include basic electroforming, texturing and stone setting. Class will... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAfternoon Power Stretch with Jewels Make & Take
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $10 » includes all materials to make 2 stretchy bracelets, tea and yummy cookies
Come to the Casa de Jewels Suite 108 to relax, create and make new friends. This is a daily afternoon sit and chill for those of you looking to regroup and make something easy. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFlat Wire Vintage Pendant
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $38 » class and kit fee.
Description (including techniques & materials): Learn how to create a unique one of kind pendant that uses Flat Wire and Vintage Beads. The vintage beads are from 1920 to 1970. You will be able to make two during class. (All beads are one of kind no two beads will be a like) ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWrapped Bead Ring
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $45
I originally created this design for a friend that made lampwork lentil beads. This design was made to enhance the bead and frame it in silver. You will have your choice of oval Czech glass, natural stone, or a sterling silver finding as your ring focal. If you have a lampwork lentil that you would like to use in your ring, feel free to bring it with you.... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoBrazed Armature Pendant
Instructor: Kim St. Jean
Following ten years as a public school teacher, Kim combined her love of teaching with her creative talents and began teaching jewelry classes. Mostly self taught, Kim now has been teaching jewelry classes for 17 years. She is an award winning instructor, author and jewelry designer. Kim has been... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $85 » (includes all materials and supplies, use of tools, and a handout)
Use copper brazing techniques to create an armature and prongs to capture your bead or cabochon. That’s right; with this method you can easily set a non-traditional shaped cab or most any bead. You’ll have a choice of focal stone up to a certain value from literally thousands to choose from. This is a fun fast-paced class. Please call... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWearable Art Necklace
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $120 » includes kit
Create some wearable art with this wonderful aluminum wire in all it's awesome colors! Easy and quick! Enhance with bright colorful crystals! And questions or to register contact Diana at diana.harwood7@gmail.com or call 210-788-1345 (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoStamping and texturing metal
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $50 » includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
This is a half-day 4-5 hour course. Learn the fundamental techniques for Stamping on metal and creating texture. This is a great class to invigorate our creative energies. Jewelry designers, mixed media artists, collage artists, and crafters alike will find a useful way to incorporate these beauties into their art. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSoldered Chain!
Instructor: Michelle Marchiano
A beader since childhood and a college professor by trade, Michelle has brought her teaching expertise to the torch at String Bead in Chico. A curious person by nature, Michelle’s passion for mixed media, metal clays and the torch is only rivaled by her love for sharing it with others. Come... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate. Beginning torch soldering skills HIGHLY recommended.
Dates/Times: February 1, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
This is our NEW favorite thing! Making Chains! Lots of them! Quickly and efficiently! As we all know time is money so in this class we will share some great professional shortcuts for assembling chain and getting the beauty and uniqueness you can only achieve by making your own chains. Bring a whole new dimension to your jewelry! We will explore turns twists... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFINISHING Your Pieces!
Instructor: Carole Witt
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 1, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » most supplies included.
There is never time in classes to do proper FINISH work! This class is all about just that! We will be exploring the professional, provocative, and permanent way to achieve the right shine and brilliance of your metal. We will cover files, sandpapers, buffs, burnishers, compounds, pressure, power, protocol, and OH SO MUCH MORE! All tools are provided. Your... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoInfinity Wrap
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: http://www.grandriverbeads.com/index.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $85 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! With a little practice, this quick and beginner friendly way to wrap an irregular shaped found object will have you wire wrapping like a pro! The wrap may be modified to create both a ring or a pendant and students will create one of each. All fees must be paid in full at time of registration to secure your seat. No refunds... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTemple Gate Necklace
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Some experience with wire
Dates/Times: February 2, from 8:30am to 12:30pm
Fees:
$125 » copper wire in kit.
$165 » silver filled wire in kit.
Imagine that after days of relentless heat, the air has cooled. You’ve returned to the site of the ancient temple for one more day of excavation and searching. As you work, an artifact appears glistening slightly from beneath a covering of soil. Now it’s in your hand, this beautiful piece of art, perhaps once worn by a powerful priestess who held... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMesh Bracelet
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 11:30am
Fees: $60 » includes kit materials in aluminum, copper or jewelry brass; precious metal upgrades available for purchase between November 25 and January 8
Description: Learn the classic chainmaille weave European 4-in-1 (Mesh). This is a perfect project for beginners, and the instructor will demonstrate basic techniques to open and close jump rings. Used in medieval armor, Euro 4-in-1 is an extremely versatile weave and easily modified. Students will see samples of several modifications and will receive... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAngel Pendant
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $70
This pendant comes to life as you work with wire and create wings for her to fly. You will be taught traditional wire wrap techniques to create your angel with a Mother of Pearl bead and a large hole pearl. All sterling silver filled and gold filled wire (wraps), pearl, mother of pearl and use of instructor tools are included in class fee. Additional kits... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoEarthy Pyramid Cuff
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $75 » includes materials needed to complete project
Description of class: I absolutely love this bracelet. The pyramid beads are so easy to use on the Jewel Loom. The combination of leather cord, earthy tone beads and a wood button make this your go to piece for any time of the year. A really unique eye catching fashion accessory created on the Jewel Loom with gorgeous 2 hole Czech glass pyramid beads. Jewel... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoStreamer Earrings
Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $90 » includes all materials
Drop in and make a pair of earrings. You cut the niobium, prepare it and color it however you wish. And you will leave with beautiful style. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTimeless Beauty Bracelet
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $97 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
I first designed this bracelet in 1994 and since then I have sold more than 1000 versions! It has become my absolute, and repeat customer, “best seller”. Learn my secret on how to lock pattern wire within the bracelet frame; how to prevent wraps from slipping; make your own hook & eye clasp; learn how to resize this bracelet in 15 minutes,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFolded & Flamed
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: http://www.grandriverbeads.com/index.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $105 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! Using a simple micro fold forming technique developed by the instructor (aka the Sherman Fold) to add texture is a great way to create some truly unique wearable works of art! With just a few basic metal working skills, students will complete two (one for you, and one for your BFF) cold connected cuffs. All levels are welcome... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoRiveted Frame Pendant
Instructor: Gwen Youngblood
Gwen is an Inventor, Instructor and Maker of Pretty Things. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $125 » (includes all supplies needed to complete the project and use of instructor’s tools during class)
Students will learn to form, rivet and embellish a copper frame for a Swarovski Crystal Element. Explore a variety of Metalsmithing techniques: 1) using Wubbers Mandrel Pliers to form the copper frame, 2) texturing and stamping the frame, 3) forming the bail, connectors, and bead charms and 4) punching holes in corners, while mastering riveting the easy way... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMetal Techniques Part I
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $200 » 2nd part of class. First part is 2/1 from 9-1. includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
2nd part of class. This class covers the basic techniques needed to create your own unique metal jewelry pieces . Each student will create a pendant of their own design incorporating all of the skills and applications covered in this intensive 8 hours of instruction taught over two days. We will use a jeweler’s saw to cut out shapes, and use hammers... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Organic and Inorganic Materials
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$75 » class fee, break between 12 and 1pm.
$65 » kit fee, includes Fossil Ammonite, moonstone or dichroic glass cabochon, electroformed shell, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper foil, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sealed plant material, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class explores the endless possibilities of copper electroforming. The class focuses on deposition of copper onto porous and nonporous materials, reactive materials and assembly into a single project. This class will combine organic materials such as shells, fossils, feathers and plant material with inorganic material such as metal, glass, rocks, and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLight and Shadow: The Art of Photographing Jewelry, Beads, Metal Clay, & Glass
Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Website http://dougbaldwinphoto.com/tucsonbeadshow.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » (includes 18% gray card for setting exposure)
Come learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, beads, and glass with a professional photographer and glass artist. See what aspects make for a high quality photograph. Learn the language of studio photography, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. We’ll cover basic photography, the qualities of good lighting, composition,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSterling Dragonfly Pendant
Instructor: Kim St. Jean
Following ten years as a public school teacher, Kim combined her love of teaching with her creative talents and began teaching jewelry classes. Mostly self taught, Kim now has been teaching jewelry classes for 17 years. She is an award winning instructor, author and jewelry designer. Kim has been... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $155 » (includes all materials and supplies, use of tools, and a handout)
Join Kim to fabricate a dragonfly like none other. With wings and prongs of sterling, a brass body and choice of stone, you will come away with a beautiful creature sure to attract attention. No experience necessary and all tools and supplies are provided. Please call 843-734-0764 or e-mail info@studiostjean with contact information to sign up. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWearable Art Bracelet
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 10:00am to 11:30am
Fees: $88 » includes kit
Be bold! Create a one of a kind piece of jewelry art! Let the aluminum wire become the basis and add sparkle with crystals.....enjoy the compliments later! (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoVintage Romance Bracelet
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $78 » class and kit fee.
Learn the art and beauty of wire wrapping using vintage wares from modern mid century. You will create a vintage piece of wearable art that you will enjoy for many years to come. Bring 1 needle nose pliers, 1 round nose pliers, wire cutters for 20 gauge wire. All other materials will be supplied. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTorch Soldering
Instructor: Carole Witt
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 10:00am to 1:30pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
This is an in-depth class that will equip you for using soldering torches. Once you understand the soldering process, good torch 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... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoBeauty of the Sea
Instructor: Jody Young
My bead journey has been a blessing and I am so grateful for the lifestyle it has granted me. Being a Master Beader/Artist of my bead embroidery has opened many doors and I love what I do and now get to share it with you. I created my Raised Texture Beading free-form style for over 15 years now... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $165 » kit included
This piece is for those who love the Sea. You will be creating a beautiful and unique pendant from an amazing gift of nature. The natural Nautilus Shell is the focal of your necklace applied upon Shibori silk creating your bail. It is complimented with my Raised Texture Beading Techniques. I will share my unique technique of bead embroidery, with variations... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoButton Beauty Choker
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2-February 1, from 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Fees: $98 » class and kit fee.
Description (including techniques & materials): During this class you will learn how to wire wrap using vintage wares from modern mid century wire and crystals. Create a unique choker design using the lastest technigues in wire wrapping and vintage buttons from 1940 to 1970. Each student will receive a variety of buttons to use while in class enough to... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoJust One Ring Jens Pind Necklace
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $80 » includes kit materials in aluminum, copper and jewelry brass; precious metal upgrades available for purchase between November 25 and January 8
Using mixed metals in five sizes, create an elegant necklace that is a new variation of the spiral weave Jens Pind. The class kit includes supplies to make a pair of earrings as well. Students can choose to make a colorful aluminum piece instead of the mixed-metal piece pictured. Students who register by Jan 1 have the option to receive their kits via mail... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoInterchangeable Wire Wrapped Cabochon Pendant
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $85 » workshop fee
With traditional wire wrapped pendants, you are limited to 1 cabochon, but not with this technique. Open the hinged frame, remove the cabochon and replace with another stone of the same size. In this workshop you will create a wire wrapped frame that will fit a standard 30 x 40mm cabochon using sterling silver filled wire. Class fee includes sterling... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLine Fold Niobium Cuff
Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$80 » workshop fee
$30 » kit fee
The line fold is one of the most basic types of foldforming. Niobium is a metal that is slow to work harden. It is possible to foldform niobium without needing to anneal it. You’ll cut, file and sand niobium sheet and texture and line fold it without using a torch. Anodize the cuff to your personal color and shape it into a cuff bracelet. (3 hour... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMix It Up Felted Bracelet (a Make n Take)
Instructor: Rose Mary Jameson
After graduating from FIDM, Rose Mary has followed her dreams creating beautiful wearable art, producing custom wedding dresses, hand-beaded couture gowns and theatrical costumes. Elaborate costume design led to experimentations with beadwork, which in turn sparked an interest in jewelry design.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $20
Find yourself experimenting with a finished Felted base. Add a bit of bling and a few bead embellishments to build upon this colorful bracelet. Bead embroidery techniques will be shown. Use easy-to-apply findings to complete the look. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoUnisex/Classic Cabochon Ring
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $85 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Manly or sparkly? It’s your choice as you learn this unisex ring design that has been around since the age of the Pharaohs. Cougar will teach you her methods of properly sizing this ring EVERY time you make one!! Pattern can later be utilized for many cab sizes, as well as for faceted stones. The workshop fee includes teacher fee, student’s... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWired & Fired
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: http://www.grandriverbeads.com/index.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $105 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! Using wire to add texture, and fire to add color, is a great way to create some truly unique wearable works of art! With just a few basic metal working skills, students will complete two (one for you and one for your BFF) cold connected cuffs. All fees must be paid in full at time of registration to secure your seat. No... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoBeautiful Bracelet
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 2, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $85
Learn how to create a beautiful beaded button bracelet using a colorful ground glass button and loop. We will learn the basics of 8 strand kumihimo with beads to create a custom button bracelet. Learn to measure cord and beads for a final project that you will be proud to wear. This course is beginning/intermediate and involves alternative endings for... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSoldered Clusters
Instructor: Carole Witt
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: Intermediate. Torch soldering skills Absolutely necessary
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
Stringbead’s new workshop, Soldered Clusters, teaches you to make this whimsical multi-soldered piece. We will be learning how to gracefully solder multiple flat, round, and odd pieces together. This class is for building your soldering skills! After this class, you will know exactly what to do with lots of sizes, shapes, and weird angles in the same... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Inorganic Materials
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees:
$65 » class fee, break between 5 and 5:45pm.
$45 » kit fee, includes: Base Bead, micro-beads, conductive paint, Cubic Zirconium, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class begins to explore copper electroforming. The focus of this class is the deposition of copper onto glass. This class will use a glass bead as a base for electroforming. Texture and setting of a cubic zirconium will be added to the bead using conductive paint. Skills covered include basic electroforming, texturing and stone setting. Class will... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCreative Stone Setting
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $100 » includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
Do you have that beautiful Druzy or rough piece of turquoise that you just don’t know how to set? In this class you will learn how to incorporate those ever so popular rough and odd shaped stones into your jewelry. I will teach my tips and tricks to accomplish successful prong and bezel settings with the emphasis on irregular shaped stones. I will... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAfternoon Power Stretch with Jewels Make & Take
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $10 » includes all materials to make 2 stretchy bracelets, tea and yummy cookies
Come to the Casa de Jewels Suite 108 to relax, create and make new friends. This is a daily afternoon sit and chill for those of you looking to regroup and make something easy. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElegant Wire Ring
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $130 » silver filled kit and class
Want to make a fabulous ring that often garners compliments? My students have told me that they get compliments leading to conversations no matter where they are in the world as they travel and wear one of these rings. This distinctive ring is appropriate for evening wear or blue jeans and always adds a touch of elegance. The ring kit consists of written... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoBullet Casing Jewelry - Ring, Tie Tac or Earrings
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $55
Bullet casing jewelry makes great conversation pieces and you will have a fun time making your choice of a ring, earrings or Tie Tac. The ring will be made with a sterling silver band, the earrings will have sterling silver ear posts and the tie tac uses a brass tack and a quality back. The cases will be cut and prepared before class. You will be given... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming on Disks and Earring Construction
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees:
$65 » class fee
$45 » kit fee, includes: Base Beads, micro-beads, conductive paint, 4mm bicone beads, 20 gage sterling silver and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
Class Times: ... (read more & registration)

Workshop Photo5 Strand Crochet Necklace
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $129 » kit included
Learn to create this 5 strand crochet necklace with brooch embellishment. All materials included. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWired Party
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $38 » class and kit fee.
Learn how to create pieces of jewelry using wire and shoebox beads. (All beads are from 1920 to 1970) You learn how to use various wire techniques from bending to hammering and texturing wire to create one of kind pieces of jewelry. This class will be late night fun for you and your friends. Come and share the enjoyment as we get Wired. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoEtching
Instructor: Pam Robertson
String Bead Star Instructor (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
Always adding new things! We will cover chemical etching, making at least two pairs of earrings. Electric etching, making a pendant. And discussions on other ways to achieve the etch you are looking for. We cover a wide range of resists, when and where they work. If you have a favorite small rubber stamp… bring it! We will have stamps available and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMaking New Things Look Old
Instructor: Carole Witt
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 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
Working mostly with Cup-Chain and Rhinestone components, we will learn the beauty of vintage bling! Recreating some beautiful vintage looks and using techniques that are both new and old. Using a lot of old skills and new skills, old techniques and new techniques, old tools and new tools, old components and new components, we will create some really fun and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCool Corrugated Cuff
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: http://www.grandriverbeads.com/index.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 2, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $85 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! Create a cool corrugated cuff while experimenting with metalsmithing techniques including corrugating, smocking, cold connecting and patina applications. All fees must be paid in full at time of registration to secure your seat. No refunds after January 1, 2016. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCeltic Swan Pendant
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 8:30am to 10:00am
Fees:
$45 » copper.
$65 » silver filled.
My original Celtic Swan Pendant design is influenced by ancient Celtic and Viking jewelry and ornaments. Modern wire workers are part of that ancient line of craftsmen and artisans. This is a quick hour and a half class in which you will use heavy wire and beads to make this lovely pendant. Kits available in copper and silver filled, and include written... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCatch of the Day
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: http://www.grandriverbeads.com/index.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $105 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! Create at a stunning statement piece by bending pieces of copper wire into desired shapes, brazing them together, and adding faux sea glass accents. Brazing is a unique way to permanently bond copper. Unlike soldering which fills the joins with a fine seam, brazing takes advantage of the “capillary action” of the... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWire 101 - Loops and Findings
Instructor: Gwen Youngblood
Gwen is an Inventor, Instructor and Maker of Pretty Things. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $125 » (includes all supplies needed for class, use of instructor’s tools during class and lots of wire to take home)
Here’s an opportunity to learn the basics of wire while creating a collection of wire samples for future reference. Tired of “wonky” loops? Want to learn to create hand-crafted findings to add a personal touch to your jewelry creations? Come join us for some wire-working fun. We will focus on making consistent loops and then branch out to... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWoven Love Knot Bracelet
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $90
You will learn to weave sterling silver filled and gold filled wire using a flat vice to create a very unique Love knot bracelet. After completion, you will use a sterling silver clasp to finish off your bracelet. All wire and use of instructor tools are included in class fee. Flat Vice and additional kits will be available for sale. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMetal techniques part II
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $200 » this includes all materials and use of instructors tools. If you want your own tools I have a kit you can purchase but is not necessary $75 it includes: saw and blades, file, wax, Liver of sulfur, sand paper, drill bits.
Each student will create a pendant of their own design incorporating all of the skills and applications covered in this intensive 8 hours of instruction taught over two days. In this class you will expand on your basic metalsmithing techniques by learning all the tricks and tips on how to solder, bezel set stones, ball metal, add bails and make your own... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSoulful Fringed Bracelet
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Time frame for this project varies depending on skill level. This project should be complete within 4 - 5 hours
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $85 » includes Jewel Loom & materials needed to complete project
Description of class: This is one of my most favorite pieces. I call it my soul sister rocker piece. I just love how it flows and sparkles when you wear it. I designed this piece to include rosary chain, silk ribbon, bugle beads and other cool accent items. If you have a special bead that you would like to include please bring it to add on. Jewel Loom and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Organic and Inorganic Materials
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$75 » class fee, break between 12 and 1pm.
$65 » kit fee, includes Fossil Ammonite, moonstone or dichroic glass cabochon, electroformed shell, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper foil, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sealed plant material, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class explores the endless possibilities of copper electroforming. The class focuses on deposition of copper onto porous and nonporous materials, reactive materials and assembly into a single project. This class will combine organic materials such as shells, fossils, feathers and plant material with inorganic material such as metal, glass, rocks, and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMaking an Impression
Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$100$75
Niobium sheet can be textured with hammers and embossed using the Sizzix Big Kick. You will cut, file and sand pieces to ready for the technique. After texturing you will anodize them, creating colorful elements for your jewelry creations. Cold connections can turn your new components into beautiful, wearable jewelry. Students will learn cutingt, drilling,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLight and Shadow: The Art of Photographing Jewelry, Beads, Metal Clay, & Glass
Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Website http://dougbaldwinphoto.com/tucsonbeadshow.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » (includes 18% gray card for setting exposure)
Come learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, beads, and glass with a professional photographer and glass artist. See what aspects make for a high quality photograph. Learn the language of studio photography, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. We’ll cover basic photography, the qualities of good lighting, composition,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFlat Wire Vintage Pendant
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 11:00am
Fees: $38 » class and kit fee.
Description (including techniques & materials): Learn how to create a unique one of kind pendant that uses Flat Wire and Vintage Beads. The vintage beads are from 1920 to 1970. You will be able to make two during class. (All beads are one of kind no two beads will be a like) ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoRiveting
Instructor: Pam Robertson
String Bead Star Instructor (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 fun “sampler”... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCorbel Pendant - Off-Loom Bead Weaving
Instructor: Adele Kimpell
Adele Kimpell is a Minnesota based, primarily self- taught beader, who has had a love affair with needle and thread arts since the age of thirteen. Introduced to off-loom bead weaving in 1994, she spent eight years learning and experimenting with technique and has been designing jewelry, authoring... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. With a desire to work with four-hole beads.
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$40 » class fee
$60 » kit fee
Enjoy the wonders of the four-hole CzechMates QuadraTile beads! Stitch QuadraTiles into this unique pendant. The pendants depth is created by layering the QuadraTiles and riveting them in place with O Beads and size 15° Japanese seed beads. Worked in the designers adaptation of square stitch the Corbel pendant is a statement piece, a must for your... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSouthwest Chevron Bracelet
Instructor: June Malone
June Malone is an artist who has worked with a variety of materials and media. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in landscape architecture with a minor in art in 1971 and started out doing freelance residential landscape designs. For the past 30 years she has worked with many types of... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced. Previous experience with peyote stitch required
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$50 » class fee
$35 » kit fee
This class will teach you how to take a single strand of Delica cylinder beads and use peyote increases and decreases to turn it into a beautiful chevron bracelet. The peaks on the bracelet are adorned with turquoise from Arizona. The bracelet will not be finished during class. There will be a choice of 2 color ways. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMAKE AND TAKE leather wrap bracelet
Instructor: Ayla's Originals
http://Www.aylasoriginals.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 10:00am to 10:30pm & February 5, from 10:00am to 10:30am
Fees: $5 » material fee
Come learn to make this leather wrap bracelet. All materials included! (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoRaised Texture Puzzle Piece
Instructor: Jody Young
My bead journey has been a blessing and I am so grateful for the lifestyle it has granted me. Being a Master Beader/Artist of my bead embroidery has opened many doors and I love what I do and now get to share it with you. I created my Raised Texture Beading free-form style for over 15 years now... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $165 » Includes kit
Raised-Texture Beading technique is a free-flowing beading style with no pattern to follow, allowing the beads to speak through you for the perfect placement. This class is very inspiring and is sure to get you ‘out of the box’. In this workshop I will guide you with design and perfect placement of your beads. You will create a puzzle piece... (read more & registration)

Make and Take Bead Box Ring
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fees: $10 » class and kit fee.
Learn how to create unique one of kind rings using flat wire and vintage beads. (All beads are from 1920 to 1970) You learn how to create rings using various techniques of wire bending while in class. Bring 1 needle nose pliers, 1 round nose pliers, wire cutters for flat wire. All other materials will be supplied. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoButton Beauty Choker
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Fees: $98 » class and kit fee.
Description (including techniques & materials): During this class you will learn how to wire wrap using vintage wares from modern mid century wire and crystals. Create a unique choker design using the lastest technigues in wire wrapping and vintage buttons from 1940 to 1970. Each student will receive a variety of buttons to use while in class enough to... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCoquette Necklace
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Some experience with wire required
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$125 » copper.
$165 » silver filled.
I designed this beautiful, elegant “Coquette” Necklace as the centerpiece project for my annual Wire Fandango Jewelry Retreat I hosted in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015. I wanted to capture the charm and romance of one of the most significant cities of 19th Century America. If you have a romantic soul, join me in class to create this... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoThe Laguna; a study in bead crochet
Instructor: Rose Mary Jameson
After graduating from FIDM, Rose Mary has followed her dreams creating beautiful wearable art, producing custom wedding dresses, hand-beaded couture gowns and theatrical costumes. Elaborate costume design led to experimentations with beadwork, which in turn sparked an interest in jewelry design.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $50 » Kit fees vary depending on beads chosen, from $40 to $85
A wildly popular bead soup Bohemian style of necklace. Try your hand at single stitch bead crochet and let your inner gypsy out to play! Part of the process is the delicious study of gemstones and glass; color, size, bead placement, surface finishes and more! It’s wonderous to watch this unfold, as it almost takes on a life of its own when stitched by... (read more & registration)

Workshop Photo“Ultimate” Cabochon Pendant
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $95 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Discover Cougar’s secret formula for being able to turn almost any size and shaped cabochon into a beautiful pendant! You can later formulate this pattern to turn many other items into unique pendants, such as a coin, cameo, faceted stone, etc. This is a great class for the lapidary who would like to set their own stones using cold connections. Class... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFrom the Ruins of Pompeii
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Website: http://www.grandriverbeads.com/index.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $105 » (includes all required materials and use of tools)
Make it today, wear it tonight! Reminiscent of antiquity, this copper cuff, is sure to have friends wondering if you just spent a night at the museum. Students will learn wire work, brazing, design and patina application in this intensive class. Brazing is a unique way to permanently bond copper. Unlike soldering which fills the joins with a fine seam,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMaking Unique Leather Findings
Instructor: Kelsey Blaine
http://Www.stringbead.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
What do you get when you mix leather, metal, and a little bit of riveting? A gorgeous, trendy, bracelet of course! But who wants findings that anyone can by in a store or at a show? This class will take you through the steps and techniques to altering and manipulating your metal into unique hinges, endings, and clasp. We will do some easy riveting and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSuperduo Necklace
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 3, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $105 » includes kit
In this workshop using a needle and thread you will learn how to create this incredibly comfortable and stylish necklace using superduos beads. We will mix up a custom bead soup for your necklace and show you how to stitch it together. A discussion of how to complete the necklace is included in the class as well as a $25 credit toword any finding purchased... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoGoddess Pendant
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $95
You will have a choice of many different designs and colors of ceramic goddess pendants from Fire Fly Design Studios as the focal for this pendant. A butane torch will be used to solder a sterling silver frame of 10 gauge half round wire to hold your pendant. You will then design your own embellishments that will enhance your goddess as well as act as... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Inorganic Materials
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees:
$65 » class fee, break between 5 and 5:45pm.
$45 » kit fee, includes: Base Bead, micro-beads, conductive paint, Cubic Zirconium, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class begins to explore copper electroforming. The focus of this class is the deposition of copper onto glass. This class will use a glass bead as a base for electroforming. Texture and setting of a cubic zirconium will be added to the bead using conductive paint. Skills covered include basic electroforming, texturing and stone setting. Class will... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCreative Stone Setting
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $100 » includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
Do you have that beautiful Druzy or rough piece of turquoise that you just don’t know how to set? In this class you will learn how to incorporate those ever so popular rough and odd shaped stones into your jewelry. I will teach my tips and tricks to accomplish successful prong and bezel settings with the emphasis on irregular shaped stones. I will... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMixing it up Beaded Bracelet
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $85 » includes Jewel Loom & materials needed to complete project
Description of class: The question I get asked all the time is “Can you use beads of different size and shape in one project on the Jewel Loom?” and the answer is YES you can! This technique is one of the best ways too reuse repurpose and recycle any beads, broken or unfinished projects that you may have. I literally found beads in my studio... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWearable Art Necklace
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $120 » includes kit
Create some wearable art with this wonderful aluminum wire in all it's awesome colors! Easy and quick! Enhance with bright colorful crystals! And questions or to register contact Diana at diana.harwood7@gmail.com or call 210-788-1345 (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWired Party
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $38 » class and kit fee.
Learn how to create pieces of jewelry using wire and shoebox beads. (All beads are from 1920 to 1970) You learn how to use various wire techniques from bending to hammering and texturing wire to create one of kind pieces of jewelry. This class will be late night fun for you and your friends. Come and share the enjoyment as we get Wired. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoQuick & Easy Intro to Chainmaille
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $10 » includes kit materials in aluminum plus a gift card
Want to learn how to make chainmaille jewelry? With this Make-n-Take session, you can take home project that you made yourself in mere minutes. The instructor will demonstrate good technique for working with jump rings. All students will receive a $10 gift card valid for Blue Buddha merchandise, so your class is essentially free! ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoOrganic Metal Patinas
Instructor: Kelsey Blaine
http://Www.stringbead.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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 & registration)

Workshop PhotoMacramé Magic!
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00pm to 12:00pm
Fees: $65 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Macramé is fashionable and fun for all ages! Enjoy a relaxing morning class discovering the different cords and supplies that can be used to create a variety of comfortable knotted jewelry styles from casual to dressy. The ease of learning to use the fabulous Knotty-do-it-all™ macramé and knotting board is truly magical, while you make a... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoInto the Mystic Necklace
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 8:30am to 12:30pm
Fees: $125 » for workshop and kit (beads, copper wire and metal sheet)
Imagine you’ve been travelling on The Silk Road. Finally, an oasis—a traders’ outpost filed with goods from exotic worlds. You walk among the wealthy merchants, the fortune tellers and adventurers. A glint of metal catch your eye. You look closer and see beads and jewels from Nepal, Tibet and China. A wisewoman spies you and as you try... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoPick your Colors, make 4 pairs of “Earrings Extravaganza”!
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes Jewel Loom & materials needed to complete 4 pairs of earrings
Description of class: Making earrings on your Jewel Loom is a piece of cake using my Jewel Loom and Jewel Select 2 hole beads. If your looking for an easy morning of learning, creating, laughter and fun then this ones for you. Email me your 4 colors of choice and I will create special kits just for you. jewels@casadejewels.com Jewel Loom and kit components... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLace Bracelet
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $80
This design was created in 2008 and it's still popular in my classes today. You will have many choices of beads to create your own Lace Bracelet. You will use square, round and half round sterling silver filled wire in your bracelet. All wire, crystals of choice, written instructions and use of instructors tools are included in the class fee. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWild Woman Bangles
Instructor: Debora Mauser
Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor that has been teaching for 7 years. You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools and now for the first year Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in many national... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $105 » includes kit fee, full tutorial, use of expendables
Use hardware components from your local store, leftover wire and beads from your bench and create a unique Wild Woman bangle. Students will learn to make coils, wire beads, discuss design options and use a variety of wire gauges and shapes. Your imagination is your guide! Kit includes enough material for 2 bangles and most students will finish both during... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTriple Stone Pendant
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $65 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Inspired by designs that feature the past, present and future, it doesn't matter what colors you choose, or what you’d like to celebrate. Learn how to properly set, use and secure snapset stones while creating a lovely pendant that can represent anything you like! The workshop fee includes teacher’s fee, all necessary silver wire, snap... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoKumihimo Double Strand Bracelet
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 4, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$75 » class fee
$50 » kit fee
This beautiful bracelet has many possibilities. An advanced project where planning is paramount. Once mastered use the skills learned in the class to design other bracelets and necklaces. The class is four hours long and students will likely not finish the project during the class but will leave with materials, knowledge and instructions to finish the... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMetal techniques part II
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $200 » this includes all materials and use of instructors tools. If you want your own tools I have a kit you can purchase but is not necessary $75 it includes: saw and blades, file, wax, Liver of sulfur, sand paper, drill bits.
Each student will create a pendant of their own design incorporating all of the skills and applications covered in this intensive 8 hours of instruction taught over two days. In this class you will expand on your basic metalsmithing techniques by learning all the tricks and tips on how to solder, bezel set stones, ball metal, add bails and make your own... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Organic and Inorganic Materials
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$75 » class fee, break between 12 and 1pm.
$65 » kit fee, includes Fossil Ammonite, moonstone or dichroic glass cabochon, electroformed shell, micro-beads, CZ’s, copper foil, copper wire, conductive paint, glue, miscellaneous polished rocks, sealed plant material, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class explores the endless possibilities of copper electroforming. The class focuses on deposition of copper onto porous and nonporous materials, reactive materials and assembly into a single project. This class will combine organic materials such as shells, fossils, feathers and plant material with inorganic material such as metal, glass, rocks, and... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLight And Shadow: Photoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC, & Glass Artists
Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Website http://dougbaldwinphoto.com/tucsonbeadshow.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175
Students will learn to process, color correct and crop their photos of jewelry, glass beads, and other art objects using Photoshop CS5 and Elements 11 with an experienced professional photographer and glass artist. Exposure level optimizing, background removal, color balancing, print and online file formats will be covered. See how to extract objects from... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLight and Shadow: The Art of Photographing Jewelry, Beads, Metal Clay, & Glass
Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Website http://dougbaldwinphoto.com/tucsonbeadshow.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » (includes 18% gray card for setting exposure)
Come learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, beads, and glass with a professional photographer and glass artist. See what aspects make for a high quality photograph. Learn the language of studio photography, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. We’ll cover basic photography, the qualities of good lighting, composition,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMetalsmithing 1-2-3
Instructor: Gwen Youngblood
Gwen is an Inventor, Instructor and Maker of Pretty Things. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 5:30pm
Fees: $210 » (includes all supplies needed to complete the project and use of instructor’s tools during class)
Learn the basics of metalsmithing in this day-long class of cutting, texturing, soldering and cold-connecting metal. Create a multi-layer pendant featuring a soldered bezel. Cut, form and solder the bezel portion of the piece. Add some texture and cold connect it to the base. Choose from multiple techniques for adding the bail. Give it a swim in Liver of... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWearable Art Bracelet
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 11:30am
Fees: $88 » includes kit
Be bold! Create a one of a kind piece of jewelry art! Let the aluminum wire become the basis and add sparkle with crystals.....enjoy the compliments later! (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoButton Beauty Choker
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $98 » class and kit fee.
Description (including techniques & materials): During this class you will learn how to wire wrap using vintage wares from modern mid century wire and crystals. Create a unique choker design using the lastest technigues in wire wrapping and vintage buttons from 1940 to 1970. Each student will receive a variety of buttons to use while in class enough to... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSoldered Frames & Hinges
Instructor: Michelle Marchiano
A beader since childhood and a college professor by trade, Michelle has brought her teaching expertise to the torch at String Bead in Chico. A curious person by nature, Michelle’s passion for mixed media, metal clays and the torch is only rivaled by her love for sharing it with others. Come... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69
A new class to our soldering lineup! We all agree that webs of beads and stones look fantastic but are always diminished by their bulky attempts at a home-made frame. So lets get away from that homemade look and solder some amazing, elegant frames with clean and simple hinges. This simple looking frame can be adapted to thousands of projects and designs!... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSouthwest Chevron Bracelet
Instructor: June Malone
June Malone is an artist who has worked with a variety of materials and media. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in landscape architecture with a minor in art in 1971 and started out doing freelance residential landscape designs. For the past 30 years she has worked with many types of... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced. Previous experience with peyote stitch required
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$50 » class fee
$35 » kit fee
This class will teach you how to take a single strand of Delica cylinder beads and use peyote increases and decreases to turn it into a beautiful chevron bracelet. The peaks on the bracelet are adorned with turquoise from Arizona. The bracelet will not be finished during class. There will be a choice of 2 color ways. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMonte Banderia Necklace and Bracelets - Off Loom Bead Weaving
Instructor: Adele Kimpell
Adele Kimpell is a Minnesota based, primarily self- taught beader, who has had a love affair with needle and thread arts since the age of thirteen. Introduced to off-loom bead weaving in 1994, she spent eight years learning and experimenting with technique and has been designing jewelry, authoring... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. With a desire to enhance your two-hole bead stitching knowledge.
Dates/Times: February 4, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$50 » class fee
$70 » kit fee
Explore new stitching techniques using CzechMates two hole bars and size 11 Japanese seed beads. The necklace and bracelets combine simple right angle weave and stringing techniques to create this exquisite necklace and two bracelets. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoShibori Silk Wrist Wrap
Instructor: Jody Young
My bead journey has been a blessing and I am so grateful for the lifestyle it has granted me. Being a Master Beader/Artist of my bead embroidery has opened many doors and I love what I do and now get to share it with you. I created my Raised Texture Beading free-form style for over 15 years now... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $185 » Includes kit
Shibori Silk as your canvas along with my Raised Texture Beading techniques is a colorful workshop. In my workshop you will learn unique techniques of bead embroidery, with a variation of peyote stitches, finishing techniques with applying a slide clasp. I will guide you with my special design elements, how to play with the silk and teach you how to create a... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWire Flat Beauty Bracelet
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
Rochelle Vallee is an Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $74 » kit included
Learn the art and beauty of wire wrapping using flat wire and vintage wares from modern mid century. You will create a vintage piece of wearable art that you will enjoy for many years to come. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCool to be Square
Instructor: Debora Mauser
Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor that has been teaching for 7 years. You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools and now for the first year Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in many national... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $100 » includes kit with copper and full tutorial, use of all expendables
Braiding wire is fun and adds a unique design option to your work! Using 17 wires, learn this braid while creating a cool bracelet. There will be several bead options from which to choose to complete your bracelet, or bring your own! ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTwists n Turns Bracelet - TNT
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $80
The is one of my newest designs. It is a fun bracelet to make using square dead soft wire to enhance your choice of beads. You will be using sterling silver filled wire and have your choice of bead colors. Class fee includes sterling silver filled wire, beads of choice, written instructions and use of instructors tools. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElfweave Braid
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 4, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $85 » includes kit materials in aluminum, copper or jewelry brass; precious metal upgrades available for purchase between November 25 and January 8
Elfweave is a lovely weave that is rarely seen in a "rope" form (vs. a sheet or cuff form) because the weave is not stable on its own. With this project, you'll learn how to create the instructor’s variation of Elfweave by adding additional rings to the back of the bracelet, thereby anchoring the weave in place. While conceptually this... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoInfinity Button Bracelet, A Make n Take project
Instructor: Rose Mary Jameson
After graduating from FIDM, Rose Mary has followed her dreams creating beautiful wearable art, producing custom wedding dresses, hand-beaded couture gowns and theatrical costumes. Elaborate costume design led to experimentations with beadwork, which in turn sparked an interest in jewelry design.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $15 » varies
Tell a story with gorgeous buttons from the past. Use vintage German glass buttons and a bit of cross-weave technique to develop a showstopper of a bracelet. These buttons are from a collectors private stash and are absolutely beautiful! Sure to get loads of compliments each time you wear it with your favorite outfit. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTimeless Beauty Bracelet
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $97 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
I first designed this bracelet in 1994 and since then I have sold more than 1000 versions! It has become my absolute, and repeat customer, “best seller”. Learn my secret on how to lock pattern wire within the bracelet frame; how to prevent wraps from slipping; make your own hook & eye clasp; learn how to resize this bracelet in 15 minutes,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoEasy Peasy Friendship Bracelet
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes Jewel Loom & materials needed to complete project
Description of class: Creating a friendship bracelet on the Jewel Loom is quick, easy and fun. There are numerous color variations, patterns and added stitching techniques that will take your bracelet to the next level once you master the simple techniques of warping, weaving and adding a clasp to your finished piece. Jewel Loom and kit components come with... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSawing and Piercing
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $50 » includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
Ever look at intricate metal jewelry and wonder "How did they do that?" Want to learn techniques that can add personalization and WOW! to your jewelry? In this class we will learn my tricks and tips to expertly saw and pierce any shape or form out of metal using a jeweler's saw. You will practice Piercing - using the drill and cutting a shape... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElectroforming with Inorganic Materials
Instructor: Terry Henry
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees:
$65 » class fee, break between 5 and 5:45pm.
$45 » kit fee, includes: Base Bead, micro-beads, conductive paint, Cubic Zirconium, and a tutorial containing detailed instructions and photographs.
This class begins to explore copper electroforming. The focus of this class is the deposition of copper onto glass. This class will use a glass bead as a base for electroforming. Texture and setting of a cubic zirconium will be added to the bead using conductive paint. Skills covered include basic electroforming, texturing and stone setting. Class will... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSoldering Workshop (Stone Setting)
Instructor: Carole Witt
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: Intermediate. Beginning Torch Soldering Skills necessary
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $149 » Some supplies included.
An all day class to perfect your soldering skills! That’s right 8 hours at the torch!!! Lots of quality time, to make the mistakes you must fix, and conquer the difficulties you’ve faced, in learning the intricacies of torch soldering! We have a great group of instructors at this workshop so that there will be lots of 1-on-1 help. A fun day for... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCoquette Earrings
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 2:30pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$80 » copper.
$95 » silver filled.
I designed these beautiful, elegant “Coquette” Earrings to accessorize “Coquette” Necklace, the centerpiece project for my Wire Fandango Jewelry Retreat I hosted in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015. I wanted to capture the charm and romance of one of the most significant cities of 19th Century America. If you have a romantic soul,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFlat Wire Vintage Pendant
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $38 » class and kit fee.
Description (including techniques & materials): Learn how to create a unique one of kind pendant that uses Flat Wire and Vintage Beads. The vintage beads are from 1920 to 1970. You will be able to make two during class. (All beads are one of kind no two beads will be a like) ... (read more & registration)

Make and Take Bead Box Ring
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $10 » class and kit fee.
Learn how to create unique one of kind rings using flat wire and vintage beads. (All beads are from 1920 to 1970) You learn how to create rings using various techniques of wire bending while in class. Bring 1 needle nose pliers, 1 round nose pliers, wire cutters for flat wire. All other materials will be supplied. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWrapped Bead Ring
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $45
I originally created this design for a friend that made lampwork lentil beads. This design was made to enhance the bead and frame it in silver. You will have your choice of oval Czech glass, natural stone, or a sterling silver finding as your ring focal. If you have a lampwork lentil that you would like to use in your ring, feel free to bring it with you.... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoKeum Bo Earrings
Instructor: Debora Mauser
Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor that has been teaching for 7 years. You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools and now for the first year Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in many national... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $90 » includes kit
Adding a punch of gold will take your work into a new realm of sophistication. In this class students will work with fine silver and 24 karat gold to design and create a pair of show stopping earrings. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop Photo5 Strand Crochet Necklace
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $129 » kit included
Learn to create this 5 strand crochet necklace with brooch embellishment. All materials included. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoShaggy Scales Bracelet & Earrings
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $48 » includes kit materials in aluminum
With Shaggy Scales, even folks brand new to chainmaille can create some serious "wow"! With this project, you'll learn how to add colorful anodized aluminum scales to your chainmaille. The instructor will demonstrate basic techniques to open and close jump rings. Students will see samples of several variations of shaggy weaves for... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoStamping and texturing metal
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $50 » includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
This is a half-day 4-5 hour course. Learn the fundamental techniques for Stamping on metal and creating texture. This is a great class to invigorate our creative energies. Jewelry designers, mixed media artists, collage artists, and crafters alike will find a useful way to incorporate these beauties into their art. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoT-Fold Niobium Cuff
Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees:
$80 » workshop fee
$30 » kit fee
Learn the T-fold technique of fold forming on niobium without using a torch. Once the cuff has been created and textured, anodize it the colors of your choosie. (3 hour class) (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoElegant Wire Ring
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 8:30am to 12:30pm
Fees: $130 » silver filled kit and class
Want to make a fabulous ring that often garners compliments? My students have told me that they get compliments leading to conversations no matter where they are in the world as they travel and wear one of these rings. This distinctive ring is appropriate for evening wear or blue jeans and always adds a touch of elegance. The ring kit consists of written... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoInterchangeable Wire Wrapped Cabochon Pendant
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $85 » workshop fee
With traditional wire wrapped pendants, you are limited to 1 cabochon, but not with this technique. Open the hinged frame, remove the cabochon and replace with another stone of the same size. In this workshop you will create a wire wrapped frame that will fit a standard 30 x 40mm cabochon using sterling silver filled wire. Class fee includes sterling... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWild Woman Bangles
Instructor: Debora Mauser
Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor that has been teaching for 7 years. You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools and now for the first year Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in many national... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $105 » includes kit fee, full tutorial, use of expendables
Use hardware components from your local store, leftover wire and beads from your bench and create a unique Wild Woman bangle. Students will learn to make coils, wire beads, discuss design options and use a variety of wire gauges and shapes. Your imagination is your guide! Kit includes enough material for 2 bangles and most students will finish both during... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMixing it up Beaded Bracelet
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $85 » includes Jewel Loom & materials needed to complete project
Description of class: The question I get asked all the time is “Can you use beads of different size and shape in one project on the Jewel Loom?” and the answer is YES you can! This technique is one of the best ways too reuse repurpose and recycle any beads, broken or unfinished projects that you may have. I literally found beads in my studio... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoRiveting Celebration
Instructor: Gwen Youngblood
Gwen is an Inventor, Instructor and Maker of Pretty Things. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $125 » (includes all supplies needed to complete the project and use of instructor’s tools during class)
Explore Metalsmithing techniques of cutting, texturing and stamping metal and bail making, while mastering traditional riveting the easy way with the new Riveting Essentials tools developed by the instructor. Students will leave class with a sparkly pendant (with custom bail) and the skills to confidently rivet out of the ordinary items like Swarovski... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoDragonscale
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Advanced
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: $110 » includes kit materials in aluminum, copper or jewelry brass; precious metal upgrades available for purchase between November 25 and January 8
A very advanced weave, Dragonscale (sometimes called Mermaid Mesh) uses two precise sizes of rings: the smaller rings fit exactly inside the larger ones. Layering these rings creates a look similar to animal scales. Dragonscale is flexible and particularly pleasing to the touch. This can be a difficult weave to get started, and using colorful rings in... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoIn My Garden
Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$100 » workshop fee
$80 » kit fee
Your garden will always be in bloom around your neck when you create it from niobium. Leaves are fold formed from niobium sheet and flowers are cut and dapped are affixed on an armature made of niobium wire. Each part will be anodized to your color choices. A Silversilk chain completes your necklace. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLight and Shadow: The Art of Photographing Jewelry, Beads, Metal Clay, & Glass
Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Website http://dougbaldwinphoto.com/tucsonbeadshow.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » (includes 18% gray card for setting exposure)
Come learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, beads, and glass with a professional photographer and glass artist. See what aspects make for a high quality photograph. Learn the language of studio photography, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. We’ll cover basic photography, the qualities of good lighting, composition,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAnticlastic Raising Bracelets
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Some metal experience is advised however I have had complete novices successfully complete this class(they may not complete the second bracelet).
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Fees: $120 » this includes all materials and use of instructors tools
This ancient Irish technique dates to over 2500 years old! Anticlastic raising is my specialty and I love to teach others about this beautiful craft. This is a common technique metal artist and jewelers use to get 3 dimension to their work. With a few easy steps and practice this technique can be translated easily to other types of jewelry. In this specific... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFlat Wire Vintage Pendant
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:00am to 11:00am
Fees: $38 » class and kit fee.
Description (including techniques & materials): Learn how to create a unique one of kind pendant that uses Flat Wire and Vintage Beads. The vintage beads are from 1920 to 1970. You will be able to make two during class. (All beads are one of kind no two beads will be a like) ... (read more & registration)

Workshop Photo5 Strand Crochet Necklace
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $129 » kit included
Learn to create this 5 strand crochet necklace with brooch embellishment. All materials included. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSoft Soldered Kaleidoscope
Instructor: Kelsey Blaine
http://Www.stringbead.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$69 » class
$45 » kit
Here we have soft soldering coming together with some creative sparkle to make yourself an adorable kaleidoscope!! The main focus of this class is soft soldering: how to, the tools, and all the best techniques. Soft soldering is a charm of its own. It’s not truly jewelry soldering, but it still has appeal because it is used for setting things that... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoO Bars Bracelet - Off Loom Bead Weaving
Instructor: Adele Kimpell
Adele Kimpell is a Minnesota based, primarily self- taught beader, who has had a love affair with needle and thread arts since the age of thirteen. Introduced to off-loom bead weaving in 1994, she spent eight years learning and experimenting with technique and has been designing jewelry, authoring... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$40 » class fee
$40 » kit fee
Enhance your skills using two-hole beads. Worked in an adaptation of Ndebele Stitch with O Beads and the two-hole Bar bead the bracelet has a supple drape and is easy to wear. What makes it unique is the way the Ndebele columns are worked with the O Beads and size 11° beads replacing the Bar bead on one-half of each Ndebele column. Use all one color of... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoConversation Sticks
Instructor: Jody Young
My bead journey has been a blessing and I am so grateful for the lifestyle it has granted me. Being a Master Beader/Artist of my bead embroidery has opened many doors and I love what I do and now get to share it with you. I created my Raised Texture Beading free-form style for over 15 years now... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 11:00am to 5:00am
Fees: $195 » Includes kit
The Conversation Stick you create becomes not only a unique piece of art, but also teaches us to become better listeners and to honor what others have to say. We will bead upon a piece of Petrified wood that is over 10 million years old. There is no gluing - only creating the base with weaving techniques and embellishing over the top of your foundation. ... (read more & registration)

Make and Take Bead Box Ring
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fees: $10 » class and kit fee.
Learn how to create unique one of kind rings using flat wire and vintage beads. (All beads are from 1920 to 1970) You learn how to create rings using various techniques of wire bending while in class. Bring 1 needle nose pliers, 1 round nose pliers, wire cutters for flat wire. All other materials will be supplied. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAngel Pendant
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $70
This pendant comes to life as you work with wire and create wings for her to fly. You will be taught traditional wire wrap techniques to create your angel with a Mother of Pearl bead and a large hole pearl. All sterling silver filled and gold filled wire (wraps), pearl, mother of pearl and use of instructor tools are included in class fee. Additional kits... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoExplosion Pendant
Instructor: Debora Mauser
Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor that has been teaching for 7 years. You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools and now for the first year Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in many national... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 5, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $125 » includes kit
Combine enamel, cold connections and a formed shape from the hydraulic while creating a pendant like no other! Students should be familiar with cutting, filing and cold connections and using a saw ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoIt’s Curtains! (a make n take)
Instructor: Rose Mary Jameson
After graduating from FIDM, Rose Mary has followed her dreams creating beautiful wearable art, producing custom wedding dresses, hand-beaded couture gowns and theatrical costumes. Elaborate costume design led to experimentations with beadwork, which in turn sparked an interest in jewelry design.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $15
Special Notes or requirements: Tools and glue needed for bracelet will be supplied. Please bring magnification as needed. (read more & registration)

Workshop Photo“Ultimate” Cabochon Pendant
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Fees: $95 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Discover Cougar’s secret formula for being able to turn almost any size and shaped cabochon into a beautiful pendant! You can later formulate this pattern to turn many other items into unique pendants, such as a coin, cameo, faceted stone, etc. This is a great class for the lapidary who would like to set their own stones using cold connections. Class... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoHeavy Wire Multi-Bangle Cuff
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 six 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 5, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » most supplies included.
Love to play with wire? Well we have the class for you! Learn how to twist, bend, texture, and manipulate your metal into a fantastic, multi-bangle inspired cuff! We will spend time working on how to keep your pieces pliable (a HARD thing to do with the heavier gauges!!!), proper texturing techniques, a few extras in sheet metals, and there's even a... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoTemple Gate Necklace
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. Some experience with wire
Dates/Times: February 5, from 2:30pm to 6:30pm
Fees:
$125 » copper wire in kit.
$165 » silver filled wire in kit.
Imagine that after days of relentless heat, the air has cooled. You’ve returned to the site of the ancient temple for one more day of excavation and searching. As you work, an artifact appears glistening slightly from beneath a covering of soil. Now it’s in your hand, this beautiful piece of art, perhaps once worn by a powerful priestess who held... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoVintage Romance Bracelet
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $78 » class and kit fee.
Learn the art and beauty of wire wrapping using vintage wares from modern mid century. You will create a vintage piece of wearable art that you will enjoy for many years to come. Bring 1 needle nose pliers, 1 round nose pliers, wire cutters for 20 gauge wire. All other materials will be supplied. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAfternoon Power Stretch with Jewels Make & Take
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $10 » includes all materials to make 2 stretchy bracelets, tea and yummy cookies
Come to the Casa de Jewels Suite 108 to relax, create and make new friends. This is a daily afternoon sit and chill for those of you looking to regroup and make something easy. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoBullet Casing Jewelry - Ring, Tie Tac or Earrings
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Fees: $55
Bullet casing jewelry makes great conversation pieces and you will have a fun time making your choice of a ring, earrings or Tie Tac. The ring will be made with a sterling silver band, the earrings will have sterling silver ear posts and the tie tac uses a brass tack and a quality back. The cases will be cut and prepared before class. You will be given... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWearable Art Necklace
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $120 » includes kit
Create some wearable art with this wonderful aluminum wire in all it's awesome colors! Easy and quick! Enhance with bright colorful crystals! And questions or to register contact Diana at diana.harwood7@gmail.com or call 210-788-1345 (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFused Circle Earrings
Instructor: Debora Mauser
Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor that has been teaching for 7 years. You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools and now for the first year Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in many national... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fees: $75
Simple and easy! Fuse, shape, texture and you create fun and versatile earrings! Students will have enough wire to create two pair of earrings in this short class. (read more & registration)

Finishing School- Bring your UFOs
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 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $25
Finishing School- Bring your UFOs (unfinished objects) or new object/projects to Finishing School. We will have a round table discussion on how to finish those items that pose question/problems. Light refreshments will be offered and the $25 fee can be used as a credit towards purshases of handfast components. Come to Finishing School and have some fun! (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoManipulate Metal
Instructor: Pam Robinson
http://Www.stringbead.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
Join us as we explore the world of texturing, hammers, and METAL. We are looking into the “Why’s, How’s, and What’s” when dealing with sheet metal. We will be manipulating metal to create components that are entirely unique, with gorgeous patinas that enhance any piece of jewelry. We will explore a multitude of tools showing how... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoPearl Knotting
Instructor: Kelsey Blaine
http://Www.stringbead.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided.
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 & registration)

Workshop PhotoChandelier Necklaces
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees:
$50 » Please bring your own needle nose pliers and flat heads pliers. I will supply everything else!
$20 » or I can give you a tool and supply list.
$40 » pliers included
You will learn new ways to use sheet metal, by texturing, and drilling then wire wrapping beads. Learn new techniques for production, like the good old assembly line. These are fun designs that are great for presents. You will make no less than 2 necklaces. Join me for an evening of fun and productivity. Special Notes or requirements: If you have your own... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoMacramé Magic!
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 5, from 9:00pm to 12:00pm
Fees: $65 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Macramé is fashionable and fun for all ages! Enjoy a relaxing morning class discovering the different cords and supplies that can be used to create a variety of comfortable knotted jewelry styles from casual to dressy. The ease of learning to use the fabulous Knotty-do-it-all™ macramé and knotting board is truly magical, while you make a... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoFusing with Argentium and Copper-Earrings and Pendant
Instructor: Debora Mauser
Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor that has been teaching for 7 years. You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools and now for the first year Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in many national... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $120 » included argentium silver, copper, jump ring, sterling silver ear wires, use of all tools and consumables
Learn to fuse argentium and copper while creating a pendant and earring. Students will be design, cut, file and fuse! It’s much easier than you think! Tools for Students to bring: Metal cutting shears Flat file Hole punch (read more & registration)

Squiggle Earrings
Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $90
Drop in and make a pair of earrings. You cut the niobium, prepare it and color it however you wish. And you will leave with beautiful style. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoEasy Peasy Friendship Bracelet
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes Jewel Loom & materials needed to complete project
Description of class: Creating a friendship bracelet on the Jewel Loom is quick, easy and fun. There are numerous color variations, patterns and added stitching techniques that will take your bracelet to the next level once you master the simple techniques of warping, weaving and adding a clasp to your finished piece. Jewel Loom and kit components come with... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoRainforest Leaves Earrings
Instructor: Marti Brown
Your garden will always be in bloom around your neck when you create it from niobium. Leaves are fold formed from niobium sheet and flowers are cut and dapped are affixed on an armature made of niobium wire. Each part will be anodized to your color choices. A Silversilk chain completes your... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$80 » workshop fee
$35 » kit fee
Niobium sheet can be cut with metal shears. After cutting you will apply foldforming and texture the pieces to make leaves. You will choose your colors and anodize the pieces. Add beads with wire and jump rings to suggest falling rain. Students will learn cutting, hole creation, shaping, filing, and sanding niobium; a fold forming technique; and anodizing.... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCoquette Earrings
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees:
$80 » copper.
$95 » silver filled.
I designed these beautiful, elegant “Coquette” Earrings to accessorize “Coquette” Necklace, the centerpiece project for my Wire Fandango Jewelry Retreat I hosted in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015. I wanted to capture the charm and romance of one of the most significant cities of 19th Century America. If you have a romantic soul,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoGoddess Pendant
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $95
You will have a choice of many different designs and colors of ceramic goddess pendants from Fire Fly Design Studios as the focal for this pendant. A butane torch will be used to solder a sterling silver frame of 10 gauge half round wire to hold your pendant. You will then design your own embellishments that will enhance your goddess as well as act as... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWire 101 - Loops and Findings
Instructor: Gwen Youngblood
Gwen is an Inventor, Instructor and Maker of Pretty Things. ... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Beginner
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $125 » (includes all supplies needed for class, use of instructor’s tools during class and lots of wire to take home)
Here’s an opportunity to learn the basics of wire while creating a collection of wire samples for future reference. Tired of “wonky” loops? Want to learn to create hand-crafted findings to add a personal touch to your jewelry creations? Come join us for some wire-working fun. We will focus on making consistent loops and then branch out to... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLight and Shadow: The Art of Photographing Jewelry, Beads, Metal Clay, & Glass
Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Website http://dougbaldwinphoto.com/tucsonbeadshow.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » (includes 18% gray card for setting exposure)
Come learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, beads, and glass with a professional photographer and glass artist. See what aspects make for a high quality photograph. Learn the language of studio photography, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. We’ll cover basic photography, the qualities of good lighting, composition,... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAnticlastic Raising Rings
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $120 » this includes all materials and use of instructors tools
This ancient Irish technique dates to over 2500 years old! Anticlastic raising is my specialty and love to teach others about this beautiful craft. This is a common technique metal artist and jewelers use to get 3 dimension to their work. With a few easy steps and practice this technique can be translated easily to other types of jewelry. In this specific... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWearable Art Bracelet
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 11:30am
Fees: $88 » includes kit
Be bold! Create a one of a kind piece of jewelry art! Let the aluminum wire become the basis and add sparkle with crystals.....enjoy the compliments later! (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoSoft Soldered Jewelry
Instructor: Kelsey Blaine
http://Www.stringbead.com (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
Using a lot of old skills and new skills, old techniques and new techniques, old tools and new tools, old components and new components, we will create some really fun and functional jewelry. Great tips on which tips to use for what technique, how to keep your iron efficient, and how to hold your pieces still while not burning yourself . Different ways to... (read more & registration)

Workshop Photo“But I Don’t Have a Kiln”…Glass Fusing for all!
Instructor: Carole Witt
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 6, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies including instructional handout are provided.
“But I Don’t Have a Kiln”… DON’T LET THAT STOP YOU! We will cover microwave kilns! And their instant gratification! “But I DO Have a Kiln”…YOU WON”T BE BORED! We will cover so many aspects of glass fusing that you will be thrilled. Glass is awesome and we love it so much it will be a fun, fun, FUN... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoUnisex/Classic Cabochon Ring
Instructor: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
Dale “Cougar” Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, author, and television personality; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonné and repoussé prior to making wire jewelry. She has more than 20 years of wire jewelry... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $85 » includes class kit and use of instructor’s tools
Manly or sparkly? It’s your choice as you learn this unisex ring design that has been around since the age of the Pharaohs. Cougar will teach you her methods of properly sizing this ring EVERY time you make one!! Pattern can later be utilized for many cab sizes, as well as for faceted stones. The workshop fee includes teacher fee, student’s... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoVintage Romance Bracelet
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
An Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes traditional art forms... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $78 » class and kit fee.
Learn the art and beauty of wire wrapping using vintage wares from modern mid century. You will create a vintage piece of wearable art that you will enjoy for many years to come. Bring 1 needle nose pliers, 1 round nose pliers, wire cutters for 20 gauge wire. All other materials will be supplied. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoQT Bracelet - Off Loom Bead Weaving
Instructor: Adele Kimpell
Adele Kimpell is a Minnesota based, primarily self- taught beader, who has had a love affair with needle and thread arts since the age of thirteen. Introduced to off-loom bead weaving in 1994, she spent eight years learning and experimenting with technique and has been designing jewelry, authoring... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All. With a desire to enhance your four-hole bead stitching knowledge.
Dates/Times: February 6, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$40 » class fee
$40 » kit fee
Enhance your skills using four-hole beads. The QT Bracelet layers CzechMates QuadraTiles to create visual and textural depth to this stunning bracelet. Seed beads are used as rivets to layer the QuadraTiles and the surface is embellished with O Beads as you work. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop Photo5 Strand Crochet Necklace
Instructor: Diana Harwood
Jewelry designer and wire sculpture instructor and owner of Escandalo Jewelry. Diana has been teaching at the Tucson Bead Show since 2011. (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $129 » kit included
Learn to create this 5 strand crochet necklace with brooch embellishment. All materials included. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoRAISED TEXTURE PENDANT
Instructor: Jody Young
My bead journey has been a blessing and I am so grateful for the lifestyle it has granted me. Being a Master Beader/Artist of my bead embroidery has opened many doors and I love what I do and now get to share it with you. I created my Raised Texture Beading free-form style for over 15 years now... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » kit included
Raised-Texture Beading technique is a free-flowing beading style with no pattern to follow, allowing the beads to speak through you for the perfect placement. This class is very inspiring and is sure to get you ‘out of the box’. In this workshop I will guide you with design and perfect placement of your beads. You will create a seasonal piece... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWire Flat Beauty Bracelet
Instructor: Rochelle Vallee
Rochelle Vallee is an Ohio area gallery artist who works out of her home studio in the City of Parma, Ohio. Rochelle exhibits her art works in several galleries across the Eastern sea coast. Rochelle has been the owner of RoVals Boutique since 2004 and enjoys her home-based business that includes... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $74 » kit included
Learn the art and beauty of wire wrapping using flat wire and vintage wares from modern mid century. You will create a vintage piece of wearable art that you will enjoy for many years to come. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLine Fold Niobium Cuff
Instructor: Marti Brown
Marti Brown was always interested in the arts. As a child, some of her fondest memories included art camp, painting in her basement, art classes in summer school, and involvement in choral music. Marti became a professional artist and craftsman after completing her BFA in jewelry making. She has... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$80 » workshop fee
$30 » kit fee
The line fold is one of the most basic types of foldforming. Niobium is a metal that is slow to work harden. It is possible to foldform niobium without needing to anneal it. You’ll cut, file and sand niobium sheet and texture and line fold it without using a torch. Anodize the cuff to your personal color and shape it into a cuff bracelet. (3 hour... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLayered Enamel Pendant
Instructor: Debora Mauser
Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor that has been teaching for 7 years. You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools and now for the first year Tucson Bead Show. She has been featured in many national... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $125
Learn to use a hydraulic press and form two layers of a dimension shape. Students can choose to enamel the front or back layer. Pierce out a design and finally learn secrets of safely riveting enamel work. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoThe Laguna; a study in bead crochet
Instructor: Rose Mary Jameson
After graduating from FIDM, Rose Mary has followed her dreams creating beautiful wearable art, producing custom wedding dresses, hand-beaded couture gowns and theatrical costumes. Elaborate costume design led to experimentations with beadwork, which in turn sparked an interest in jewelry design.... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: February 6, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $50 » Kit fees vary depending on beads chosen, from $40 to $85
A wildly popular bead soup Bohemian style of necklace. Try your hand at single stitch bead crochet and let your inner gypsy out to play! Part of the process is the delicious study of gemstones and glass; color, size, bead placement, surface finishes and more! It’s wonderous to watch this unfold, as it almost takes on a life of its own when stitched by... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoBedazzled Bracelet
Instructor: Annette Kinslow
A full-time wire wrap artist and designer and the creator/producer of Wire Fandango, a four day jewelry retreat and artistic, cultural getaway held in a different city each year. Having been a lifelong artist, she had to find a new medium when she and her family of five plus a Shar Pei dog moved... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$95 » Workshop fee and kit with copper wire
$135 » Workshop fee with silver filled wire in kit
Bedazzled Bracelet is a chameleon indeed. This bracelet is one of Annette Kinslow’s most popular original designs for that very reason. Make it full of crystals and look like a diamond spangled heiress or make it smaller with African and reclaimed glass beads and create the aura of a funky rock-n-roller. ... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoOrganic Metal Patinas
Instructor: Kelsey Blaine
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, 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 & registration)

Workshop PhotoTorch Enameling
Instructor: Carole Witt
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 6, 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 torch 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. Your seat in the class... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoEasy Peasy Friendship Bracelet
Instructor: Julianna C Avelar GIA AJP
Julianna is the inventor of the Jewel Loom a portable beading loom that makes weaving super fun and easy. She has been designing and teaching jewelry techniques all over the world for over 25 years, has authored numerous books and is the owner of Casa de Jewels an online education and maker... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $55 » includes Jewel Loom & materials needed to complete project
Description of class: Creating a friendship bracelet on the Jewel Loom is quick, easy and fun. There are numerous color variations, patterns and added stitching techniques that will take your bracelet to the next level once you master the simple techniques of warping, weaving and adding a clasp to your finished piece. Jewel Loom and kit components come with... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoWoven Love Knot Bracelet
Instructor: Ronda Stevens
Ronda has been teaching wire wrap design and soldering classes over 10 years at bead shows and local bead stores. She began teaching at larger venues in 2015 and opened her own studio in Jacksonville, FL. She specializes in traditional wire wrap design and loves to see her students succeed in her... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $90
You will learn to weave sterling silver filled and gold filled wire using a flat vice to create a very unique Love knot bracelet. After completion, you will use a sterling silver clasp to finish off your bracelet. All wire and use of instructor tools are included in class fee. Flat Vice and additional kits will be available for sale. (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoStackables
Instructor: Carole Witt
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: Intermediate. Beginning torch soldering skills HIGHLY recommended.
Dates/Times: February 6, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included.
Stringbead is excited to be teaching how to make these trendy stackable rings! Learn how to make a set of five rings in our workshop. We will be pairing our soldering skills with our design skills to create this timeless, delicate project. We will be using bronze, copper, and sterling. First a plain ring, then a hammered ring. You will get a shot at a tube... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoCreative Stone Setting
Instructor: Pattie Parkhurst
Just as a diamond has many facets, my metal work in nature-inspired sculpture and jewelry has many dimensions. I was introduced to art and nature at a young age and these two passions continue to inspire my organic and earthy designs. After college I served on the board of The Colorado Metalsmithing... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 6, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $100 » includes all materials and shared use of instructor’s tools.
Do you have that beautiful Druzy or rough piece of turquoise that you just don’t know how to set? In this class you will learn how to incorporate those ever so popular rough and odd shaped stones into your jewelry. I will teach my tips and tricks to accomplish successful prong and bezel settings with the emphasis on irregular shaped stones. I will... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoAlhambra
Instructor: Rebeca Mojica
Rebeca Mojica is an award-winning chainmaille artist, author of “Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time” and founder of jewelry supplies company Blue Buddha Boutique. She has been teaching people all over the world to make chainmaille since 2002. By using colored... (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: Advanced
Dates/Times: February 6, from 9:00pm to 12:00pm
Fees: $72 » includes kit materials in aluminum and rubber
Weave rubber rings into metal jump rings to create a dramatic 2.5” pendant in the instructor's signature intricate style. The pattern resembles Moorish tiles, hence the name Alhambra. Students will learn techniques for building upon a weave to create new layers and tips and tricks for combining rubber with metal jump rings. Students receive... (read more & registration)

Workshop PhotoLight And Shadow: Photoshop for Jewelry, Beads, PMC, & Glass Artists
Instructor: Doug Baldwin
Website http://dougbaldwinphoto.com/tucsonbeadshow.html (read more)Currently not available.
Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 7, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175
Students will learn to process, color correct and crop their photos of jewelry, glass beads, and other art objects using Photoshop CS5 and Elements 11 with an experienced professional photographer and glass artist. Exposure level optimizing, background removal, color balancing, print and online file formats will be covered. See how to extract objects from... (read more & registration)

Glass Clay Demos by Paula Radke
Instructor: Paula Radke
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Skill Level: All
Dates/Times: February 1-February 6, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!
Learn to create beautiful glass pendants and beads using an extraordinary new product. For more information and to register contact Paula at 805-459-3329 or paula@paularadke.com. (read more & registration)

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