Learn how to design your own piece of personalized jewelry from a professional jewelry artist. I will provide all of the tools, materials, and step by step instructions necessary to complete your customized project. Private sessions can be scheduled at my home studio or arrangements can be made for a group jewelry making party in your home.
The Chain Gang
Get addicted to the ancient art of chainmaille! Participants will discover the proper tools and techniques needed for weaving jump rings together to create beautiful chains. Begin your adventures by learning several different patterns of chainmaille to be used as necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more. Once you learn the steps needed, a vast array of patterns and designs can be incorporated into your jewelry creations.
Texture and Color Metal
Discover how to transform sheet metal into eye catching focal pieces. Participants will learn how to prep, texture and colorize metal using simple and fun techniques. Have fun transforming metal into one-of-a-kind jewelry components for use as pendants, earrings and much more.
Learn how easy it is to transform wire into stunning jewelry. Participants will create a custom pair of earrings and a coordinating bangle using copper wire. Discover the necessary tools and techniques needed to create quality wire creations.
Recycle and Recreate
Do you have jewelry that you just never wear anymore? Or perhaps you have a broken necklace or you’ve inherited an heirloom pin that just sits in your drawer. Participants will learn how to recycle old tired pieces into fresh new jewelry designs that you’ll actually wear! Bring your stash of bits and pieces along with your assortment of beads and chain to this workshop to recreate and renew your jewelry collection. Learn how to take something old and make it new again.
Putting on the Glitz
Learn how to make you very own custom designed rhinestone apparel. Bring your own hat, t-shirt, bag, etc. and discover the simple steps needed to add pizzazz to your gear. No Supplies or Tools needed! Two rhinestone patterns are included in the price of the workshop; additional rhinestone designs will be available for purchase.