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Wire Wrap Gemstone
Wrap a semi-precious gemstone rock in Sterling Silver wire for a stunning pendant. This class introduces you to the captivating art of wire wrapping. You will learn all the techniques in class to complete your pendant. Practice these techniques and you will perfect your skill level (Kit includes gemstone rock.) Most students complete this project in class.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara DeYoung
Level: Beginner
Cost: $35 + 20
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3 Section Coil and Bead Wire Wrap Bracelet
Create a beautiful 3 section wire wrap bracelet embellished with a simple coiled bead, wrapped coil bead and spiral coil on a bead. Finish with a handmade clasp. Most students finish project in class. Pliers, cutter, hammer, bench block, and files provided. Kit includes: Written instructions, copper wire, beads, spacers, jump rings.Sterling silver available for additional cost.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara Prystaj
Level: Beginner
Cost: $35 + 16
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Bead Crochet
Learn how to crochet a beautiful necklace with fine wire and add beads as you go. Students will learn to bead crochet using the basic chain stitch. Some students finish in class. Basic crochet knowledge is helpful, but not required.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Melinda Andrus
Level: Beginner
Cost: $35 + 25
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Clasps and Findings
Want to make your own clasps and findings? This class is for all levels. If you've made jewelry before, and want to make your own findings, this is the class for you. Or, if you haven't done any wire or beading yet, Barbara will teach you how to create everything you need make lovely jewelry entirely by hand. Topics include which tools to use for your projects, types of metal and why there are different sizes of metal for different projects, and how to create basic clasps, s-hooks, and connectors. All tools and supplies provided by the instructor.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara Prystaj
Level: All Levels
Cost: $25 + 15
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Fine Wire 103
Tips, tools and techniques for working with fine wire. Course content covers which tools to use and how to design jewelry using gauges 24 to 28 wire to create fine wire jewelry. This is a technique-focused class covering wire wrapped loops, wire wrapped link chains, earrings and head pins. If time allows, students may complete a pair of earrings or a chain. All tools are provided by the instructor. Feel free to bring your favorite pliers and cutters if you have them.
Prerequisite: none
Studio 34 Instructor: Studio staff
Level: B
Cost: $35 + 25
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Fine Wire 104
Designs in Fine Wire: Students learn to design jewelry using skills learned in part 1, Fine Wire 101. Take your skills to the next level of wire work by learning to incorporate fine wire-wrapped loops, semi-precious stones, crystal, and more, into complex and delicate earrings and wire wrapped chains. This class is also for those who have some prior wire working experience and who want to fine tune their techniques and design skills.
Prerequisite: Fine Wire 101, Wired! 101
Studio 34 Instructor: Sudio staff
Level: I
Cost: $25 + 15
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Loops, Curls and Swirls Connection Bracelet
New wire techniques for artists who want to really play with wire and forge large connector links that are embellished with wire wraps. Links include Tear Drop Spiral, 3 loop Zig Zag, Spiral, 5 Loop Zig Zag, and Yin-Yang. Finish with a handmade clasp. Kit contains written instructions, copper wire, jump rings Pliers, cutter, hammer, bench block and files provided.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara Prystaj
Level: Beginner and those with some wire experience
Cost: $35 + 10
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Simple Circle Link with Fancy Wraps
Create a simple circle link and connect links with wrapped beads. Embellish the wraps and create “fancy” wraps. Finish the bracelet with dangles and a homemade clasp. Most students finish project in class. Kit contains written instructions, headpins, beads, copper wire Pliers, cutter, hammer, bench block and files provided.
Prerequisite: Wire 101, wire experience, or permission of the instructor
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara Prystaj
Level: advanced beginner or intermediate wire work
Cost: $35 + 10
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Spool Knit Wire Necklace
Spool knitting is making a comeback! Instead of yarn, wire and beads are used to create a gorgeous necklace. Most students will not finish in class., Basic wire experience is helpful, but not required.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Melinda Andrus
Level: Beginner
Cost: $35 +
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Viking Knit Wire
Viking knit is versatile and easy to learn. Create necklaces and bracelets that look great with or without added embellishments. Kit in your choice of fine silver wire or copper enamel.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara Prystaj
Level: Beginner
Cost: $25 +
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Wig Jig University
Bought a great Jig and do not know how to dance? Learn the secrets of great Wig-Jig Jewelry.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara DeYoung
Level: Beginner
Cost: $ +
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Wig-Jig Spiral Bracelet
Bought a great Jig and do not know how to dance? Learn the secrets of great Wig-Jig Jewelry and take home a beautiful bracelet. Most students finish this project in class.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara DeYoung
Level: All
Cost: $20 + 0
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Wire Wrap Bracelet
Learn the basics of wire-wrapped jewelry with this stunning, multi-strand bracelet. You will also learn a unique clasp technique that can be used on other wire wrap projects. Wire wrap experience is required. Most students finish this project in this 4-hour class.
Prerequisite: Wire wrap class or prior wire wrap experience
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara DeYoung
Level: Intermediate
Cost: $35 + 85
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Wire Wrap Cabochon
Fit a semi-precious gemstone Cabochon in a Sterling Silver wire-wrapped bezel for a stunning pendant. This class builds on the captivating art of wire wrapping to include shaping and sizing. You will learn all the techniques in class to complete your pendant. Practice these techniques and you will perfect your skill level (Kit includes Cabochon). Some wire-wrapping skill helpful, but not required. Most students complete this project in class.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara DeYoung
Level: Beginner
Cost: $45 + 25
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Wire Wrap Pearl Ring
This gorgeous ring project is for beginner wire students and is also suitable for those with some wire experience. Kit includes sterling silver wire and your choice of pearls.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara DeYoung
Level:
Cost: $35 + 25
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Wired 101
This is a two session workshop. In session one, learn which tools are used to create wire jewelry, what gauges (sizes) of wire to use for different projects, and properties of different types of wires such as copper, brass, enamel, German style, sterling, and gold filled. Techniques covered include the perfect loop, connectors and clasps, caged beads. Kick it up a notch in session two. Learn how to make complex charms and custom clasps, ear wires, and more. There is ample time for questions and practice. Students are not expected to bring any tools. Everything is provided by the instructor. Supply kit includes different types of wire, beads, and extensive color handouts.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara Prystaj
Level: Beginner
Cost: $70 + 35
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Wired 102
Wired Intermediate. Take your wire work to the next level. Learn specialized techniques and add complexity to your jewelry projects. Click on image for larger view.
Prerequisite: (none)
Studio 34 Instructor: Barbara Prystaj and Jackie Baxter
Level: intermediate
Cost: $35 + 30
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