Basic Bead and Wire Jewelry

Wire and bead necklace
  • Instructor: Dana Cassara
  • December 12, 2018
  • Wednesday, 10:00 - 1:00
  • Class Fee: $75

Learn the simple tricks to cold working wire to create linkage systems for earrings, necklaces, ear wires and clasps.  This class will give you the basic skills to start making jewelry for yourself, as gifts, or to begin selling! Using basic hand tools, we will explore linkage systems for making earrings and necklaces. Projects will include one or two pairs of earrings and a bracelet. Student will make their own clasps and ear-wires, and learn basic small scale forging to add distinctive accents to their pieces.  No soldering. No experience necessary. Basic materials included

Materials Included:
  • -24g silver for bracelet
    -20g silver for earrings
    -16g sterling for bracelet clasp
    -Various glass beads
Students May Bring:
  • -Additional beads