Colors of the Stone

Classes offered

February 1 - 8, 2020 at the Casino Del Sol

5655 Valencia Rd.

Tucson, AZ 

 

2/1/20   9:00 am - 12:30 pm

The beauty of silver and stones mingle perfectly in this bracelet.  You will use traditional wire wrap techniques in sterling silver wire to create this tailored bracelet.  This class includes many choices of stones from impression jasper to red tiger eye.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$95

Earths Treasures

2/2/20   9:00 am - 12:00 pm

2/6/20   1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

I created this ring as a compliment to my woven bracelet designs, but it is a beautiful ring that stands on it’s own.  You will use sterling silver wire to weave the band, solder the ring with paste solder, then add a patina that will show off all of your work.  You can leave the band plain or add a bead using gold filled wire to add a splash of color.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$85

Woven Ring

2/3/20  12:30 pm - 3:30pm

2/7/20   9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is not only a fun class, but your finished ring will be so fun to wear.  You will texture silver sheet, then create your base ring.  You’ll then use pattern wire and a prefabricated bezel cup to construct your outer ring.  The patina added only enhances the beauty of this ring.  You will have a choice of cabochons.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$90

Spinner Ring w/Cabochon

2/4/20   1:00 pm -4:00 pm

2/8/20   9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 This is a classic wire wrap bracelet using sterling silver, yellow gold filled and pink gold filled wire.  The beauty of this bracelet is the twist on half the wires that gives the bracelet dimension. You will learn to center your bracelet design based on your wrist size and twist square wires at specific points to give decorative features.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$95

Cross My Heart Bracelet

02/5/20  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This is a fun class that will teach you how to create simple bead rings that will become a great seller at arts and crafts shows.  You will learn 3 different designs and from these designs you will feel more comfortable creating your own unique rings. Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$60

Triple Play Rings

 

2/1/20   1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this class you will use sterling silver wire to create a decorative frame to capture a faceted crystal of your choice.  This technique is very versatile and can be modified to capture lampwork beads, marbles or rough cut round stones.   You will have the opportunity to patina your finished pendant if you'd like.   Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$80

Magical Mystery Pendant

2/2/20   1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2/6/20   9:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This sterling silver bracelet is created using a flat weave technique.  The loops on the individual links are created by a using a single wire technique that ensures a sturdy bracelet that will not have a 'weak link".  This is a unisex bracelet that can be comfortably worn by women or men.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$95

Woven Link Bracelet

2/4/20 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This pendant design is all about that favorite focal bead.  Create a sterling silver frame using multiple wire techniques that include weaving, coiling and traditional.  You will have the opportunity to patina your pendant at the end of class if you desire.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class.  

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$90

Caribbean Weave Pendant

2/5/20   9:00 am -12:00 pm

This is a perfect class to learn how sterling silver and gold filled square wire can come together to create a classic wire wrapped bracelet and earrings.  You will learn to twist square wire and use half round wire to bind your wires together.  You will learn a technique that is used to create curved surfaces on multiple wires then fit those wires together for more wrapping.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$90

Intro to Wire Wrap Design

02/7/20   12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Sparkling beads and sterling silver wire come together to create these flirty, light catching earrings.  Multiple wires are woven together and incorporate beads of choice.  Simple beaded dangles are added to create even more sparkle.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$85

Starlight Earrings

 

2/1/20   4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Create a one of a kind pendant by capturing an ammonite in a silver frame that enhances the beauty of this million year old fossil.  We will be using sterling silver wire and paste solder.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$90

Ammonite Pendant

2/3/20   9:00 am - 11:30 am

2/7/20   4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This sterling silver wrap was designed to enhance and create a reversible pendant from a nugget shaped stone.  This beaded weave incorporates prongs to give this pendant two distinct looks when worn.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$85

Reversible Nugget Pendant

2/3/20   6:00 pm- 9:00 pm

 

 

 

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02/5/19   12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This sterling silver bracelet is a combination of techniques that works great together.  You will use traditional wire wrap techniques with square and half round wire to create a frame around the beads that have been embellished with the herringbone weave.   You will have your choice of beads and have the opportunity to patina your piece at the end of class if you'd like.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$95

Laced Up Herringbone Bracelet

02/8/20   1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is an elegant wire wrapped bracelet that uses traditional and freeform techniques.  You will learn to create waves with your gold filled wire so that they twist uniformly around the sterling silver base wires.  Class fee includes all material,  a complete photographed tutorial with step by step instructions and the use of instructors tools while in class. 

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020

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Class Fee

$95

Golden Wave Bracelet

Cancellation Policy:  Class fees are nonrefundable after January 1, 2020