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Wire Wrapped Jewelry

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Hoops Wire Earrings Class (0814-TUE-Nin-090914)

Event date:
09-09-2014 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
09-09-2014 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

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

Herringbone Weave Wire Wrapped Bracelet (0814-SAM-Wen-091314-1)

Event date:
09-13-2014 10:30 AM
Event End Date:
09-13-2014 01:30 PM
Individual Price:
$85.00

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 (0814-TUE-Nin-091614)

Event date:
09-16-2014 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
09-16-2014 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

wire wrapped cabochon pendant making classWire Wrapped Cabochon Pendant Class

Regular Price $85 / Now Pay Only $65

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.

Amethyst Slice Wire Wrapped Pendant / Earrings Class (0814-TUE-Nin-092314)

Event date:
09-23-2014 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
09-23-2014 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

amethyst slice wire wrapped earrings classWire Wrapped and Prong Set Unusual Stone Pendant.

Wire wrap Amethyst Slice to make a beautiful pendant or earrings. (you will be able to finish only 1 earring)

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. Unusual slices could be purchased during the class. Sterling Silver -$25

Wire Wrapped Antique Glass Pendant Class-V1 (0814-SAM-Nin-09271414-1)

Event date:
09-27-2014 10:30 AM
Event End Date:
09-27-2014 01:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

wire wrapped pendant instructionsWire Wrapped Antique Glass Pendant Class

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.

All levels. Silver filled wire and stone is $15.

Egyptian Coil Wire Wrapped Bracelet Class (0814-SUA-Nina-092714-2)

Event date:
09-27-2014 02:00 PM
Event End Date:
09-27-2014 05:00 PM
Individual Price:
$55.00

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.

Wire Wrapped Antique Glass Pendant ClassV2 (0814-TUE-Nin-093014-1)

Event date:
09-30-2014 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
09-30-2014 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

wire wrapped pendant instructionsWire Wrapped Antique Glass Pendant Class

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.

All levels. Silver filled wire and stone is $15.

Wire and Beads Earring Making Class (0814-TUE-Nin-093014-2)

Event date:
09-30-2014 06:00 PM
Event End Date:
09-30-2014 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

wire and bead earrings jewelry making class

Beginners Wire Jewelry Earrings Class

Register Now and Pay $65 Only- materials included

Learn how to create simple loops, wrapped loops and a single spirals in this beginning wire jewelry making class!

You will leave class with one pair of earrings. Students will practice all techniques with base metal (non-precious) wire.

Materials are $15 for up to 2 pairs of earrings

Wire Wrapped Cabochon Ring 3-3.5 hours workshop (0814-TUE-Nina-100714)

Event date:
10-07-2014 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
10-07-2014 08:30 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

wire wrapped rings

Wire Wrapped Cabochon Ring 3-3.5 hours workshop.

Regular Price $95 / Pay $65, when Register Now

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.


Shaggy Wire and Beaded Bracelet (0814-SAM-Marg-101114)

Event date:
10-11-2014 10:00 AM
Event End Date:
10-11-2014 01:00 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

Shaggy Bracelet 3 hours workshop
Instructor - Malgorzata Jankiewicz


This cheerful bracelet project will expand your wire wrapping methods and improve your crafting skills. Different shapes of beads, bead wrapping methods and hand made charms including the clasp will create a one of a kind design.
Material not included.
Copper or brass kits are $15, silver is available to purchase (need to be requested in advance and will be quoted accordingly).
Student need to supply or purchase in the store 20-25 glass or gemstone beads of different colors and shapes. May not be able to finish all dangles in the class.

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Wire Wrapped and Prong Set Unusual Stone Pendant (0814-TUE-Nin-101414)

Event date:
10-14-2014 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
10-14-2014 09:00 PM
Individual Price:
$65.00

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

Basketweave Bangle Bracelet Wire Weaving Class- 5 hours (0814-SAM-Wen-101814-1)

Event date:
10-18-2014 10:00 AM
Event End Date:
10-18-2014 03:00 PM
Individual Price:
$95.00

Basketweave Bangle Bracelet

Basketweave Bangle Bracelet Wire Weaving Class

Learn this incredible wire wrapped bangle which is reminiscent of an old time basket. Learn how to work with square and half-round wire. You will also learn
how to make your own wire clasp to finish the bracelet off.

Skill level: Some previous wire work preferred.
Gold-Fill and Silver - $75
Argentium Silver (non tarnished)- $65
Silverfill - $43
Base Metal - $30 (copper or brass)

Kit prices subject to change with metal market fluctuation.

Egyptian Coil Wire Wrapped Bracelet Class (0814-TUE-Nina-102114)

Event date:
10-21-2014 05:30 PM
Event End Date:
10-21-2014 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.

Daisies Wire Necklace Jewelry Workshop (0814-SAM-Marg-110114-1)

Event date:
11-01-2014 10:00 AM
Event End Date:
11-01-2014 01:00 PM
Individual Price:
$75.00

Daisies Necklace.

Instructor - Malgorzata Jankiewicz

3 hours workshop.
Design this unusual necklace using new technique of wire twisting and winding, then arranging into a whimsical bouquet of daisies around your neck.
Material not included.
Copper or brass kits are $15, silver available to purchase ( need to be requested in advance and will be quoted accordingly).
Student also need to supply or purchase in the store 7-10 glass or gemstone 6mm beads.

 

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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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