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Workshop PhotoNugget Hoops
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Workshop fee
$40 » kit fee
This workshop will focus on creating hoops from sheet with soldered cage settings. Many types of nuggets and items can be captured within the cages. We will use Little Torches to create our settings and traditional silver smith techniques to shape and smooth the metal. We are going to talk about torches, files, hammers, bench blocks, how to add texture and... Read More

Workshop PhotoFINGER BLING RING
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 12 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. Merilou was also the wire wrap... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$85 » Workshop fee. fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 1, 2014.)
$50 » kit fee
Create this eyecatching “finger bling” ring. The materials fee includes sterling silver wire and enough crystals to make your ring sparkle! You will also receive a complete instruction book with photos, a work mat and a jeweler’s polishing cloth. All tools will be provided but you may bring your own if you wish. For additional... Read More

Workshop PhotoHeavy Wire Multi-Bangle Cuff
Instructor: Veronica Maddox
Veronica Maddox has been beading and designing with String Bead since grade school. She has been involved in the beauty, fashion, and design industry since before high school. She has now turned her skills towards teaching and designing for String Bead. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
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, proper texturing techniques, and there's even a small glimpse into making some of your own findings. Learn the secrets of working... Read More

Workshop PhotoFaux Opal and Silver Ring
Instructor: Art Clay Master Instructor Arlene Mornick
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 18 years old
Dates/Times: January 15, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Students will learn construction and proper sizing techniques to make rings with fine silver metal clay. To create the faux opal, we will learn to set dichroic glass chips directly into the ring, which can be textured and embellished to suit the designer or the recipient. Dichroic glass is a particular type of art glass that shows two different colors,... Read More

Silver Charms Free Make N Take
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $0
Art Clay World Free make & take! Also taking place at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. Read More

Beaded Pendants
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 12:00pm to 12:00pm
Fees: $0
Art clay free demo! Read More

Workshop PhotoMesh Meets Chainmaille Earrings
Instructor: Lauren Anderson
Lauren Andersen also known as The ChainMaille Lady®. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$35 » Class fee
$25 » Kit fee
Kit includes silver plated Artistic Wire™ Chainmaille Jump Rings, sterling silver ear wires, fabric mesh, and instructions. This may look complicated by believe me these gorgeous earrings are very simple to do! These fabulous earrings combine Beadalon’s Silver Fabric (mesh) with the ancient art of chainmaille. Did you know that chainmaille... Read More

Workshop PhotoLOVE MAKING JEWELRY? LEARN HOW TO HAVE FUN AND MAKE MONEY TOO!
Instructor: Tomas Smith
Owners of A Bead Carnival Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $95 » workshop fee
In this approximately 3 hour seminar you will learn proven techniques which can help your business make money and have fun doing it. Some of the topics covered: ... Read More

Workshop PhotoHere's My Heart
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$30 » Class fee
$20 » kit fee
This sweet necklace is reversible; with tiny 2mm Swarovski Crystal beads adding extra sparkle to one side. Students can choose from a variety of colors. Learn the secrets of how to make the heart in various sizes and embed the chain. Read More

Making Reusable Molds
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 2:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $0
Free Demo on making reusable molds. Takes place in the Pasadena Room. Read More

Workshop PhotoCrystal Caterpillar Bracelet
Instructor: Lillian Todaro
Lillian M. Todaro has been teaching and writing instructions for over 30 years. Her professional series of books and kits are sold nationwide. She has won many awards for her unique wearable art jewelry, including more than twenty First Place and Best of Show awards. She loves the versatility of the... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $95 » includes all materials.
Explore a completely new world of beadwork with Lillian Todaro's latest beautiful bead weaving design. You learn a fun, easy, and fast bead stitch while you make this beautiful Crystal and Pearl Caterpillar Bracelet that sells at art shows for $195. Most students will finish their bracelet during the three-hour workshop. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoCluster Fusion Necklace
Instructor: Stephanie Harrell
Owner of Bead Artistry Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $60
An eclectic array of beads create this unique and different necklace. The techniques you will learn from this class will then be applicable to many different projects. The class fee is $60.00 which includes a complete kit and instructions. Several color choices will be available at the show. Read More

Workshop PhotoWIRE WRAPPED GEMSTONE DONUT
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 12 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. Merilou was also the wire wrap... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$85 » fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 1, 2014.)
$50 » materials fee.
Class size is limited to 10 so register early! Classes will be taught in Merilou’s booth in the California room, booth C201.Learn about tools, wire, gauges and many tips to produce a beautiful silver wrapped gemstone donut pendant. A black silk cord will also be provided so you can wear your creation home in style! Learning about straightening,... Read More

Workshop PhotoCrinkle 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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
Learn how to make metal move, bend, and twist at your will! Let us show you the magic behind annealing your metal and making it pliable, all while creating for yourself an incredible cuff to add to your collection. Also included will be some patina and riveting skills for you to acquire! Multiple times to the torch and what to do before and after. Learn lots... Read More

Workshop PhotoKiln 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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
Finally! How to kiln enamel! The perfect enameling surfaces without the drawbacks of torchburn! Although we LOVE torch enameling some pieces just need …the kiln! All tools are provided. All Skill levels are welcome. Your seat in the class is secured when the class is paid for. To register for this class or for more information: call 530-894-2323 or... Read More

Workshop PhotoSwarovski Ceralun and Crystal Cuff Bracelet
Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Ann Rosier
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 12 years old
Dates/Times: January 15, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $30 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Ceralun is the amazing clay that Swarovski artisans use to make their world-renowned pavé jewelry. During this class, we learn to use Ceralun, and design a cuff bracelet incorporating Swarovski crystals. ... Read More

Polymer Clay demos
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 4:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $0
Free demo on how to work with polymer clay. Taking place at the Pasadena Room. Read More

Workshop PhotoOne-of-a-Kind Resin Bracelet
Instructor: Art Clay Staff Instructor Valerie Sweatt
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $30 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Design a multi-link, multi-bezel bracelet using the best UV-cure resin available: MagicGlos! This fantastic resin cures under UV light in just minutes, making it perfect for countless art and jewelry designs. Create your own bracelet, layering MagicGlos with a variety of embellishments, for a finished piece that is absolutely one of a kind! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoRiveting
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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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

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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, 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, and OH SO MUCH MORE! All tools are provided. Your seat in the class is secured when the class is paid... Read More

Torch 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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
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

Workshop PhotoCreate Fantastic Pendants!
Instructor: Craft Fantastic Instructor
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees: $32 » includes all materials
JCome play with the most current products that Craft Fantastic has to offer! Receive a variety of components to make at least twelve ($60 plus value in materials) one-of-a-kind heirloom quality art jewelry projects using Fantastic Art Images, paper ephemera, collage or family photos. In minutes, learn how to create an archival, resin-look without the hassle... Read More

Workshop PhotoGoldie Bronze Articulated Earrings
Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Ann Rosier
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 18 years old
Dates/Times: January 16, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $85 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Goldie Bronze is a true bronze material that looks like a soft gold, without any of the expense of gold itself. During this workshop, we create a pair of luxurious-looking earrings with eye-catching movement. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoMake Your Own Findings!
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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, 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

Workshop PhotoLacey Skirt Chainmaille Earrings
Instructor: Lauren Andersen
Also known as The ChainMaille Lady®. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$35 » Class fee
$55 » Kit fee
Kit includes sterling silver jump rings, sterling silver ear wires, and step by step instructions. I will teach you the popular and versatile Japanese Chainmaille Weave. What woman wouldn’t want to wear these gorgeous sterling silver earrings! ... Read More

Workshop PhotoWIRE WRAPPED BANGLE BRACELET
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 12 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. Merilou was also the wire wrap... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$85 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 1, 2014.)
$50 » materials fee.
Class size is limited to 10 so register early! Classes will be taught in Merilou’s booth in the California room, booth C201. Learn about tools, wire, gauges and many tips to produce a beautiful silver and gold bracelet. Learning about straightening, bundling and wrapping wire is a necessary step to moving on to more advanced projects. All tools will... Read More

Workshop PhotoBeautiful Button 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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $85 » including all tools needed
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

Workshop PhotoEnameled Flower Neck Cuff
Instructor: Veronica Maddox
Veronica Maddox has been beading and designing with String Bead since grade school. She has been involved in the beauty, fashion, and design industry since before high school. She has now turned her skills towards teaching and designing for String Bead. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
This project was too pretty to leave at home! Unlike most of our other classes this is a PROJECT class. We will ONLY be making this Neck cuff. We WILL be Torch Enameling The flowers. But we WON”T be going into depth on torch enameling techniques (That’s Torch Enameling. We have that class too).We WILL be twisting multiple layers of wires, filing... Read More

Workshop PhotoOpen Back Bezel & Tapered Woven Cuff
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fees:
$120 » Workshop fee
$60 » Kit fee
Break two rules in one class: open back bezel and weaving into a taper. What!?! This innovative Open Back Bezel technique will have students rethinking the standard bezel along with what can and cannot be captured in a setting. Inspired by a trip to Italy and the fantastic pottery shards to be found along the Amalfi Coast—I wanted to show off the terra... Read More

Workshop PhotoBead Crochet Necklace Class
Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com and http://www.metaljewelryshaper.com Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 10:30am to 12:30pm
Fees:
$72 » for instruction
$40 » kit fee
Come and learn how to make a beautiful necklace using a simple crochet chain stitch. This is a popular fun class. ... Read More

Silver Charms Free Make N Take
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $0
Art Clay World Free make & take! Also taking place at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. Read More

Designing your own textures
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fees: $2.00
Watch the free demo or Make-N-Take costs just $2. Learn to design your own textures with Art Clay World. Read More

Workshop PhotoOne-of-a-Kind Resin Bracelet
Instructor: Art Clay Staff Instructor Valerie Sweatt
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 12 years old
Dates/Times: January 16, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Fees: $30 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Design a multi-link, multi-bezel bracelet using the best UV-cure resin available: MagicGlos! This fantastic resin cures under UV light in just minutes, making it perfect for countless art and jewelry designs. Create your own bracelet, layering MagicGlos with a variety of embellishments, for a finished piece that is absolutely one of a kind!All tools and... Read More

Workshop PhotoAround The Town Earrings
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees:
$30 » Class fee
$20 » kit fee
Learn to bezel Swarovski Crystal Chatons and connect in a variety of combinations to short, medium or long dangling earrings. Extra materials will be included in the kit so students can also learn how to design their own symmetrical or asymmetrical pieces using the fundamentals of design and proportion. Read More

Workshop PhotoLOVE MAKING JEWELRY? LEARN HOW TO HAVE FUN AND MAKE MONEY TOO!
Instructor: Tomas Smith
Owners of A Bead Carnival Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $95 » workshop fee
In this approximately 3 hour seminar you will learn proven techniques which can help your business make money and have fun doing it. Some of the topics covered: ... Read More

Workshop PhotoREPOUSEE
Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees: $72 » class fee.
A copper sheet is included in the price of the class at no extra charge, or a sterling silver sheet can be purchased at the market price. All fees are to be paid before the time of the class. Learning Repousee is a fun way to spend a few hours. It is an ancient technique which involves working the metal from the back. We will be designing a pendant, either... Read More

Making Reusable Molds
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 2:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $0
Free Demo on making reusable molds. Takes place in the Pasadena Room. Read More

Workshop PhotoByzantine Charm Bracelet
Instructor: Lauren Andersen
Also known as The ChainMaille Lady®. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$35 » Class fee
$55 » Kit fee
Kit includes TR Brass Artistic Wire™ Chainmaille Jump Rings, a “hand made” charm by TierraCast® and a TierraCast® clasp, fourteen TierraCast® charms, and step by step instructions. Come learn the ancient art of chainmaille from The ChainMaille Lady®. The weave is called the Byzantine weave. Learn to weave this gorgeous... Read More

Workshop PhotoWIRE WRAPPED STERLING SILVER PENDANT
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 12 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. Merilou was also the wire wrap... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$85 » fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 1, 2014.)
$50 » materials fee.
Class size is limited to 10 so register early! Classes will be taught in Merilou’s booth in the California room, booth C201. Learn about tools, wire, gauges and many tips to produce a beautiful silver wrapped pendant. A black silk cord will also be provided so you can wear your creation home in style! Learning about straightening, bundling and wrapping... Read More

Workshop PhotoNdebele Herringbone Bracelet
Instructor: Lillian M. Todaro
Lillian M. Todaro has been teaching and writing instructions for over 30 years. Her professional series of books and kits are sold nationwide. She has won many awards for her unique wearable art jewelry, including more than twenty First Place and Best of Show awards. She loves the versatility of the... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $95 » kit included
Explore a fascinating new type of bead weaving with the new two-hole Rulla Beads. Learn to use the “Ndebele Stitch” to create a beautiful textured “Herringbone” patterned bracelet. This traditional interlocking design is perfect for every day wear, and still makes a statement for special occasions. This project works up fast, so some... Read More

Workshop PhotoTorch Soldering
Instructor: Veronica Maddox
Veronica Maddox has been beading and designing with String Bead since grade school. She has been involved in the beauty, fashion, and design industry since before high school. She has now turned her skills towards teaching and designing for String Bead. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, 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

Workshop PhotoHalf Drilled Pearls and Brooch Backings
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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided
Brooches! How fun! We will demo several brooch backs and discuss the different professional ways to set half drilled stones and pearls, while making this adorable brooch. You will leave the class knowing some great new skills! All tools are provided. Your seat in the class is secured when the class is paid for. To register for this class or for more... Read More

Workshop PhotoTriangle Stacking Cuff
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees:
$80 » Workshop fee
$20 » kit fee
It’s hip to be Triangle!! This class will teach student how to create geometric stacking cuffs, starting with the humble triangle. The simple and elegant lines of this cuff create a stunning look on the wrist. Students have been asking me to teach this for three years- so Voila!! My super method to finish off the wire so it does not unwind will be... Read More

Workshop PhotoStunning Silver Bezel Pendant
Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Jennifer Bethmann
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 18 years old
Dates/Times: January 16, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Learn to design your very own gemstone cabochon jewelry using fine Art Clay Silver! During this class, we’ll be learning how to form the pendant body, create a balanced bail, and use fine silver in order to make a bezel that will fit any size or shape of cabochon you may have. ... Read More

Swarovski Ceralun Free Demo
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 4:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $0
Free Demo! Read More

Workshop PhotoOpen Work 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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
It's time to become acquainted with the skill and beauty of open saw work! Acquire the passion and the patience while working on a cuff bracelet that you’ll love forever. Get to know the tricks that take the frustration out of saw work. Take the mystery out of filing sanding and finishing open saw work. Learn to love and be comfortable with open... Read More

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 MoreSkill Level: Intermediate. Beginning torch soldering skills HIGHLY recommended.
Dates/Times: January 16, 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

Workshop PhotoAdvanced Torch 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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 16, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided
Taking torch enameling to the next level for all you enthusiasts! Let's take it up a notch. In this advanced class, we will be using stencils, stamps, and shields, as well as exploring wet-packing, painting, and sgraffito. Also included is all sorts of new tips and suggestions for using stringers, millifori, and multiple wires in your pieces. So much... Read More

Workshop PhotoSilver Bracelet Focal with Chainmaille Band
Instructor: Art Clay Master Instructor Arlene Mornick
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 18 years old
Dates/Times: January 17, from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Fees: $110 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Two dynamic media come together in one beautiful bracelet! First, we’ll create the centerpiece for the bracelet using fine Art Clay Silver. The bracelet will be completed using the student’s choice of two chainmaille patterns – Byzantine or Wig Wag – both will be taught during class. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoHalf Persian 3-in-1 Crystal Chainmaille Earrings
Instructor: Lauren Andersen
Also known as The ChainMaille Lady®. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$35 » Class fee
$45 » Kit fee
Kit includes TR Brass Artistic Wire™ Chainmaille Jump Rings, 8mm clear Swarovski™ crystals, TierraCast® bead caps, and step by step instructions . You may bring your own color crystals or beads. Come learn the ancient art of chainmaille from The ChainMaille Lady™. The weave is called the Half Persian 3-in-1 weave. Learn to weave these... Read More

Workshop PhotoEtching
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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
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 EVEN a... Read More

Workshop PhotoWIRE WRAPPED EARRINGS
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 12 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. Merilou was also the wire wrap... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$85 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 1, 2014.)
$50 » Materials fee
We will be using both sterling silver and gold filled wire to create beautiful earrings that will likely become your favorite earrings! They are eye catching but are very light so do not pull your ear lobes down. You will want to create additional pairs when you go home, some in solid silver, some in gold. You could even make these in copper which would... Read More

Workshop PhotoWoven Crown Hoops
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Workshop fee
$25 » Kit fee
Inspired by Eastern Traditional Architecture, these earrings are versatile and lightweight—perfect for a hoop where you will get a lot of look for not a lot of drag. The possible combinations of materials for structure are endless and students will be able to use this design in so many ways. This class utilizes a Figure 8 weave, but the trick of how to... Read More

Workshop PhotoViking Knit Bracelet Class
Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fees:
$72 » class fee.
$50 » Lazee Dazee kit (tool, draw plate, conditioning cloth, practice wire, and carrying case).
Come, have fun and learn this centuries old technique. You can purchase the tool alone without the kit for $25. Bead caps and colored wire supplied. Additional charge if you want sterling silver wire. Fees are to be paid before the time of the class. Supplies to bring to class include: Bead dish, bead mat, round nose pliers, wire cutter, flat nose pliers,... Read More

Silver Charms Free Make N Take
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $0
Art Clay World Free make & take! Also taking place at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. Read More

Beaded Pendants
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 12:00pm to 12:00pm
Fees: $0
Art clay free demo! Read More

Workshop PhotoThe Power of Adornment
Instructor: Suzi Click
Designer of artisan apparel and accessories and recently featured in Ornament magazine. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Fees: $15 » includes admission to the show
Back by popular demand, the program “The Power of Adornment - how to develop your own unique style” will be returning to the January Pasadena Bead and Design show. The program is a panel discussion of women of wonderful personal style moderated by Suzi Click, designer of artisan apparel and accessories and recently featured in Ornament magazine. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoSwarovski Ceralun and Crystal Cuff Bracelet
Instructor: Art Clay Staff Instructor Valerie Sweatt
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 12 years old
Dates/Times: January 17, from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fees: $30 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Ceralun is the amazing clay that Swarovski artisans use to make their world-renowned pavé jewelry. During this class, we learn to use Ceralun, and design a cuff bracelet incorporating Swarovski crystals. ... Read More

Resin Pendants Free Demo
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 2:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $0
Free Demo on making Resin Pendants. Read More

Workshop PhotoNEW CLASS! Wire Sculpture Drusy Pendant
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 12 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. Merilou was also the wire wrap... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$85 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 1, 2014.)
$50
You may have learned how to wrap a cabochon but now you can not only wrap a drusy, which is currently immensely popular, but you can learn how to do wire sculpture. Wire sculpture is more flowing and curvilinear than traditional wire wrapping. Once you learn the basics of wire sculpture you can make extremely complex items. For more information and to sign... Read More

Workshop PhotoLazy Pearl Spiral Bracelet
Instructor: Lillian Todaro
Lillian M. Todaro has been teaching and writing instructions for over 30 years. Her professional series of books and kits are sold nationwide. She has won many awards for her unique wearable art jewelry, including more than twenty First Place and Best of Show awards. She loves the versatility of the... Read MoreSkill Level: All Levels
Dates/Times: January 17, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $95 » includes all materials.
Award-winning artist and author Lillian Todaro will teach you an easy, versatile stitch that weaves up fast. Learn to use pearls and a crystal to create an elegant bracelet that you will cherish. Once you learn this stitch, you can use any kind of beads and make an infinite number of very beautiful things, including: bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and... Read More

Workshop PhotoOrganic Metal Patinas
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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, 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

Workshop PhotoOpen Back Bezels
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Workshop fee
$35 » kit fee
Have you ever had a really strangely shaped item you want to set where a regular bezel would hide interesting features on the back and a square wire insert wouldn’t catch the edge? This innovative Open Back Bezel technique will have students rethinking the standard bezel along with what can and cannot be captured in a setting. Inspired by a trip to... Read More

Workshop PhotoChainmaill Ring and Bracelet
Instructor: Lauren Andersen
Lauren Andersen also known as The ChainMaille Lady® Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees:
$35 » Class fee
$55 » Kit fee
Kit includes sterling silver jump rings, 2 sizes of rubber Oh! rings, and step by step instructions. I will have a variety of rubber Oh! rings to choose from in class. This is a fun set to make. Both the ring and the bracelet are stretchy so you don’t need a clasp and the ring will fit perfectly! ... Read More

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 MoreSkill Level: All. Beginning Torch Soldering Skills necessary
Dates/Times: January 17, 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

Workshop PhotoKILN ENAMELING
Instructor: Rose Klapman
Lampwork bead artist and jewelry designer, visit http://www.beadshaper.com and http://www.metaljewelryshaper.com Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Fees:
$65 » class fee
$10 » kit fee
We will learn all about kiln enameling. Students will be given a few copper pieces with which to experiment. We will learn wet packing, stenciling, other techniques. You will leave with finished pendants to use in your jewelry designs. Silver is available for an extra charge. Read More

Workshop PhotoShimmering Abalone and Silver Pendant
Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Sandra Butchko
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 18 years old
Dates/Times: January 17, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees: $85 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
This technique-rich workshop begins with learning how to make your own reusable textures, which we then use to shape the fine silver pendant. One the pendant is formed, refined, and fired, we learn how to use beautiful rainbow-shimmering abalone shell to add color and flair to our pendants. If so desired, a gemstone can even be added! ... Read More

Polymer Clay demos
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 4:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $0
Free demo on how to work with polymer clay. Taking place at the Pasadena Room. Read More

Workshop PhotoLovely Links
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Fees:
$30 » Class fee
$25 » kit fee
SWAROVSKI Crystal single-stone settings and chatons make elegance and attention-getting sparkle easy. This professional looking tennis bracelet will have everyone saying, “How Lovely”. Choose either 6mm or 8mm crystals. All supplies are included. Please bring reading glasses or magnifiers if needed. Read More

Workshop PhotoHidden Rivets!
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 MoreSkill Level: Intermediate. Riveting and Open Saw Work skills needed
Dates/Times: January 17, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » all supplies including instructional handout are provided
Hidden rivets: taking riveting to the next level!! Layer these three pieces of metal into what looks like a soldered masterpiece, but which is actually completely flame-free assembly! We will share with you all of our favorite riveting tips and tricks to get your pieces looking as close to perfect every time. Lots of sawing and riveting! Your seat in the... Read More

Workshop PhotoElectroforming
Instructor: Veronica Maddox
Veronica Maddox has been beading and designing with String Bead since grade school. She has been involved in the beauty, fashion, and design industry since before high school. She has now turned her skills towards teaching and designing for String Bead. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 17, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
Electroforming is a fascinating technique that has been known to only a few for years. This is where you get in on the secrets. Electroforming is fickle, exacting, and just soooo cool! We will be stopping at copper in this class, but it’s only a few steps away from whatever finish you want some other day. This class will take prep work so if you are... Read More

Workshop PhotoDazzling Copper Necklace
Instructor: Art Clay Master Instructor Katie Baum
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 18 years old
Dates/Times: January 18, from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Fees: $85 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Design outside the box with this dangling, flowing, dazzling copper necklace! Learn to use Art Clay Copper to form the focal piece of the necklace, using gemstones to accent shape and texture. Complete the necklace with different styles of copper chain for a graceful finished piece full of eye-catching movement. ... Read More

Workshop PhotoWoven Omega Drop Earrings
Instructor: Margaret Aden
Http://www.originalsinjewelry.com/blog/ Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fees:
$60 » Workshop fee
$35 » Kit fee
It’s Greek to me! I know the Omegas are actually upside down, but they are cool nonetheless. This quick and easy class will give students another technique to create inspiring, interesting earrings. The possible combinations of materials for structure are endless and students will be able to use this design in so many ways. This class utilizes a Figure... Read More

Workshop PhotoNEW CLASS! Celtic Bracelet
Instructor: Merilou Jenkins
Merilou Jenkins holds a BA in Art, an MA in Art History and a JD degree. She has been a state credentialed art teacher for over 40 years and has been exhibiting in the Laguna Beach Art-a-Fair for the past 12 years and is the recipient of numerous national awards. Merilou was also the wire wrap... Read MoreSkill Level: Advanced
Dates/Times: January 18, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Fees:
$85 » Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. (Non refundable after December 1, 2014.)
$50 » kit fee
You will be working with multiple wires and weaving the center of the bracelet into a Celtic pattern. This class is limited to 5 people. If you have been looking to take your wire wrapping skills to the next level, this class is one you should not miss. Sign up early! For more information and to sign up for the workshop click on the link below or email... Read More

Workshop PhotoMaking Unique Leather 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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 10:00am to 1:00pm
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

Silver Charms Free Make N Take
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $0
Art Clay World Free make & take! Also taking place at 1pm and 3pm. Read More

Workshop PhotoCrystal Parallel Chainmaille Earrings
Instructor: Lauren Andersen
Lauren Andersen also known as The ChainMaille Lady® Read MoreSkill Level: Intermediate
Dates/Times: January 18, from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Fees:
$35 » Class fee
$65 » Kit fee
Kit includes sterling silver jump rings, Swarovski® 4mm clear crystals, sterling silver ear wires, and thermal wire. You may bring your own color crystals just make sure they are 4mm. Did you know that chainmaille first appeared in 300 B.C.? Chainmaille is now more popular than ever! From Tania Spinelli’s $2,715 sandals to Versace’s... Read More

Swarovski Ceralun Free Demo
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 12:00pm to 12:00pm
Fees: $0
Free Demo! Read More

Workshop PhotoBricks & Crystals & Seeds, Oh My!
Instructor: Diane Whiting
Is a nationally recognized, award-winning designer and was one of the original CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI Ambassadors. She has been creating innovative jewelry and accessories for more than 10 years. Among other awards she has received, her “Crystal Bow Purse” placed 1st in... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Fees:
$35 » Class fee
$35 » kit fee
It’s easy to follow this brick road, even if it isn’t yellow! Students will use 2-hole brick beads, Swarovski crystals and seed beads to make an elegant and sparkling bracelet with a unique, hidden closure. Read More

Workshop PhotoOne-of-a-Kind Resin Bracelet
Instructor: Art Clay Staff Instructor Valerie Sweatt
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 12 years old
Dates/Times: January 18, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $30 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Design a multi-link, multi-bezel bracelet using the best UV-cure resin available: MagicGlos! This fantastic resin cures under UV light in just minutes, making it perfect for countless art and jewelry designs. Create your own bracelet, layering MagicGlos with a variety of embellishments, for a finished piece that is absolutely one of a kind! ... Read More

Polymer Clay demos
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:00pm to 2:00pm
Fees: $0
Free demo on how to work with polymer clay. Taking place at the Pasadena Room. Read More

Workshop PhotoCluster Fusion Necklace
Instructor: Stephanie Harrell
Owner of Bead Artistry Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $60
An eclectic array of beads create this unique and different necklace. The techniques you will learn from this class will then be applicable to many different projects. The class fee is $60.00 which includes a complete kit and instructions. Several color choices will be available at the show. Read More

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 MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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

Workshop PhotoStarfish Earrings – New for 2015
Instructor: Lillian M. Todaro
Lillian M. Todaro has been teaching and writing instructions for over 30 years. Her professional series of books and kits are sold nationwide. She has won many awards for her unique wearable art jewelry, including more than twenty First Place and Best of Show awards. She loves the versatility of the... Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $95 » Includes kit
Learn to combine the Peyote Stitch and the Ndebele Stitch to create a charming design of sparkling Starfish Earrings, inspired by the beauty of nature. These bejeweled with a single crystal Starfish earrings are light weight and easy to wear. Plus, once you learn to make the Starfish, you can create more in different sizes and connect them to create a... Read More

Workshop PhotoEnameled Flower Neck Cuff
Instructor: Veronica Maddox
Veronica Maddox has been beading and designing with String Bead since grade school. She has been involved in the beauty, fashion, and design industry since before high school. She has now turned her skills towards teaching and designing for String Bead. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $69 » some supplies included
This project was too pretty to leave at home! Unlike most of our other classes this is a PROJECT class. We will ONLY be making this Neck cuff. We WILL be Torch Enameling the flowers. But we WON’T be going into depth on torch enameling techniques (That’s Torch Enameling. We have that class too).We WILL be twisting multiple layers of wires, filing... Read More

Workshop PhotoSilver Charm Bracelet
Instructor: Art Clay Senior Instructor Ann Rosier
Read MoreSkill Level: All, minimum age 18 years old
Dates/Times: January 18, from 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Fees: $95 » (Must be paid in full at time of registration. Non-refundable after January 2, 2015.)
Create your very own “charm”-ing bracelet using Art Clay Silver! Learn the basics of this stunning material while making the perfect accessory in exactly your style. ... Read More

Making Reusable Molds
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 18, from 4:00pm to 4:00pm
Fees: $0
Free Demo on making reusable molds. Takes place in the Pasadena Room. Read More

Lillian Todaro Beadwork Instruction
Instructor: Lillian Todaro
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15-January 18, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!
Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry design and beadwork located in booth #A1. Read More

Basic Jewelry Making Instruction
Instructor: Susan Smith
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15-January 18, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demos!
Ongoing Free Demos in jewelry making including stringing, crimping, and jewelry tool instruction. Located in the Santa Barbara Room. Read More

ArtClay Demonstrations
Instructor: Art Clay Instructors
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15-January 18, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free demo!
Daily demonstrations of how to use artclay to create pure silver jewelry. Read More

Workshop PhotoFree Make & Take Cabochon
Instructor: Craft Fantastic Instructor
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15-January 18, ongoing.
Fees: $0 » free make & take!
Please visit our booth for a free Make & Take! In a minute create a crystal clear, resin-free cabochon using your choice of a Fantastic Art Image. Great for embellishing or beading around! Read More

Jool Tool by Anie Demos
Instructor: Anie
Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: January 15-January 18, ongoing.
Fees: $0
Demonstrating the multi functional jewelry tool -- the JoolTool. Read More

Workshop Photo"Japanese Chrysanthemum" Beads
Instructor: Eriko Page
Polymer Clay Artist and owner of Heart & Hand. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $65
In this workshop students will learn polymer clay color mixing, bead shaping and millifiore caning techniques. Students will construct a chrysanthemum flower cane and experience how to apply cane slices in a dimensional composition to create beautiful, unique beads. In addition students will explore finishing styles and stringing options. Each student should... Read More

Workshop Photo"Japanese Chrysanthemum" Beads
Instructor: Eriko Page
Polymer Clay Artist and owner of Heart & Hand. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $65
In this workshop students will learn polymer clay color mixing, bead shaping and millifiore caning techniques. Students will construct a chrysanthemum flower cane and experience how to apply cane slices in a dimensional composition to create beautiful, unique beads. In addition students will explore finishing styles and stringing options. Each student should... Read More

Workshop Photo"Sunflower" focal bead/brooch
Instructor: Eriko Page
Polymer Clay Artist and owner of Heart & Hand. Read MoreSkill Level: All
Dates/Times: coming soon
Fees: $65
In this workshop students will learn polymer clay color mixing, and millifiore caning techniques and sculptural cane composition and use of specialty tools. Students will construct a petal cane and experience how to apply cane slices in a dimensional composition to create one-of-a-kind floral focal pieces. In addition students will explore finishing options.... Read More