Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Free Class @ The Folsom Bead Shoppe

* FREE CLASS: March 17th, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Make this beautiful button lariat necklace with Lorrain free of fees. Must purchase supplies at our store. Call to reserve your seat. A $20. class fee will apply if you bring your own materials. Arrive at least 30 minutes early to shop for your supplies. Photo below



Introduction to Wire Work:

Learn to construct great looking necklaces, bracelets, pendants and earrings using your favorite beads and wire. You will learn to make strong links with coil-wrapped loops. This basic technique is essential to modern jewelry making.

Fee $20. (Supplies Extra.)

Saturday, March 20th 10:30-12:30

Thursday, April 8th 6:00-8:00

Wire Findings:

Learn how to wire wrap briolette for pendants and earrings, as well as the construction of headpins, ear wires and hook & eye clasps. The use of a hammer and bench block will also be available to enhance your findings. Fee $20. (Supplies Extra.)

Thursday, April 1st 6:00-8:00

Wire Pendants:

Simple caging and pronging techniques will be shown to help enhance stones for necklace pendants. Fee $20. (Supplies Extra.)

Monday, April 5th 6:00-8:00

Wire Ring:

Add a little sparkle to your hand! Learn this special wire-wrap technique while implementing the use of a ring mandrel and a pin vise. Previous wire wrapping experience required!

Fee $20. (Supplies Extra)

Thursday, March 25th 6:00-8:00pm

Royal Tiered Pendant:

This pendant is sure to receive royal attention! In this class you will learn the wire construction in creating this exquisite pendant!

Prerequisite: Introduction to Wire Work.

Fee $20. (Supplies Extra)

Monday, April 19th 6:00-8:00

Spiny Pearl Bracelet:

Learn how to wire wrap stick pearls in this charming pattern...dangle some crystals for a little sparkle!

Fee $20. ( Supplies Extra)

Sunday, April 11th 1:00-3:00pm


Learn how to create a rosary using the traditional technique. Great for gifts!

Fee $20. (Supplies Extra)

Wednesday, March 24th 6:00-8:00

Vine Necklace:

Learn how to create this necklace using crystals and headpins. Once you learn how, you'll want to make more!

Fee $20. (Supplies Extra)

Sunday, March 28th 1:00-3:00

Bead Knotting:

Learn to use silk cording to knot between each bead or pearl and to use bead tip ends to finish. Complete a pretty “floating bead” necklace or you may string a conventional strand of pearls.

Fee: $20. (Supplies Extra.)

Wednesday, March 31st 6:00-8:00

Thursday, April 29th 6:00-8:00

Introduction to Bead Weaving, Peyote Wave Bracelet:

Learn how to use various seed beads, a needle and thread to weave intricate beadwork. We will start a peyote stitch “wave” bracelet which may not be completed in class.

Saturday, April 17th 10:30-12:30

Satin Pearl Bracelet:

Learn how to assemble this amazing bracelet using Right Angle Weave with crystals and seed beads.

Fee $20. (Supplies Extra.)

Sunday, March 14th 1:00-3:00pm

* See class details for the Roseville location at:thebeadshop.net (click on “classes” near the top of the page).

* A detailed listing of the Folsom classes can be found at:thebeadshoppe.blogspot.com/. Scroll down to the Folsom listing of classes.

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