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Wire Wrapped Jewelry

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Wire Wrapped Cabochon Ring 3-3.5 hours workshop (0315-TUE-Nina-052615-1)

Event date:
05-26-2015 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
05-26-2015 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$75.00

wire wrapped rings

Wire Wrapped Cabochon Ring 3-3.5 hours workshop.

Learn how to wrap cabochon and create this beautiful ring. You will leave the class with the finished ring, which worth more then you paid for the class.

Base metal fee is $10. Silver, gold-filled wires $25. Stones are available for sale during the class.


Herringbone Weave Wire Wrapped Bracelet (1214-WED-Wen-052715-1)

Event date:
05-27-2015 12:00 PM
Event End Date:
05-27-2015 02:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

Herringbone Weave Wire Wrapped Bracelet

Herringbone Weave - This simply beautiful weave can be done over any type of bead, forming a diamond shape around it.
The wrapping is different on each side giving you the option of two different looks.
Tools we will be using: Chain-nose pliers, wire cutters and round-nose pliers.
Skill level: All
Argentium Sterling Silver $60
Silver-Filled $40
Base Metal $30
Kit prices include basic clasp and choice of beads.
Kit prices subject to change with metal market fluctuation.

Wire Wrapped Cabochon Pendant (0315-TUE-Nina-060215-1)

Event date:
06-02-2015 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
06-02-2015 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$85.00

wire wrapped pendant classWire Wrapped Cabochon Pendant

This class teaches you how to decoratively encase a cabochon using a square wire. You will learn how to bend and shape the wire against a flat backed stone with no drill holes to permanently set it and create a beautiful pendant.

This is a 3 hours class.

Base metal is $10. Stones could be purchased during the class. Sterling silver or 14K gold-filled square wire are available for $30.

Hoops Wire Earrings Class (0315-TUE-Nina-020215-2)

Event date:
06-02-2015 06:00 PM
Event End Date:
06-02-2015 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$75.00

wire and bead earrings jewelry making class

Hoops Wire  Earrings Making Class

Learn how to create this beautiful hoop earrings and will leave class with a pair of finished earrings.  We will practice all techniques with base metal (non-precious) wire.

Materials are not included. Materials fee - $10

Magic Wand Wire Wrapped Pendant-2-3 hours class (0315-TUE-Nina-060915-2)

Event date:
06-09-2015 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
06-09-2015 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

wand pendantWire Wrapped Wand Pendant Class

This class teaches you how to decoratively capture a stone wand or a tumbled stone to make a beautiful pendant using a square wire. You will learn how to shape the wire around a stone with no drill holes to permanently set it and create a beautiful pendant.

This is a 2.5- 3 hours class.

Base metal fee is $10. Stones are available for purchase. Sterling silver or 14K gold-filled square wire package are available for $25.

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Wire Wrapped and Prong Set Unusual Stone Pendant (0315-TUE-Nina-061615-1)

Event date:
06-16-2015 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
06-16-2015 09:00 PM
Individual Price:
$85.00

Wire Wrapped and Prong Set Unusual Stone Pendant

Great way to set unusual shapes objects like see glass, amethyst slice or cabochon stone.

This class teaches you how to decoratively encase a stone using a square wire. You will learn how to bend and shape the wire against a flat backed stone with no drill holes to permanently set it and create a beautiful pendant.

Base metal fee is S10. Stones could be purchased during the class. Sterling Silver -$25

Cleopatra Wire Sculptured Bracelet Class (1214-TUE-Nina-062315-1)

Event date:
06-23-2015 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
06-23-2015 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

wire wrapped bracelet classWire Sculptured Bangle Bracelet Class

Learn how manipulate square wire to create this nice bracelet. This technique could be used in many other wire bangle designs.

Copper or brass material fees $10 is due to the instructor. Silver kit is $30.

You will leave the class with the finished bracelet.

Egyptian Coil Wire Wrapped Bracelet Class (0315-TUE-Nina-063015-2)

Event date:
06-30-2015 06:00 PM
Event End Date:
06-30-2015 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

Egyptian Coil Wire Bracelet Class

Egyptian Coil Wire Wrapped Bracelet Class

Originally found in the royal tombs of ancient Egypt dating back more then 3,000 years, the technique of Egyptian Coil links is very popular today as well.

This class will teach you how to create this beautiful coiled bracelet. You will be able to use the technique learned in the class in many different wire project.
The fun,  you will have  during the class, will be added to the satisfaction, which you receive, when you leave the class with the finished piece of jewelry on your wrist.
Materials Fee is $10 due at the class.

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We are located at: The Gems of Nature

231 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling, IL 60090

Our phone number is:  847-419-1772 | 224-420-2001

All Classes Run According to Class Schedule

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