Peas in a Pod–Great Mother’s Day Gift
Date and Time: 05/05/2019 from 1:00PM-4:00PM
Instructor: Zanetta Hoehle
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Create a birthstone Peas in a Pod Pendant. This will be a great gift for to yourself or your mom to celebrate your family. Using copper wire learn to close two ends of a flat weave into a cylinder to form an open pod. Learn to add crystals to the center of the pod, to finish one end with a loop and add an additional crystal, and to finish the other end with a bail so you can hang it from your favorite chain.
Make Glass Beads: Intro to Lampworking$105.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 05/18/2019 from 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No previous experience necessary.
Making glass beads is great fun and an opportunity to play with fire in a controlled and supportive environment. This class will teach you the art of lampworking, a technique of using a torch and melting Italian Effetre glass rods to create various shapes. Safety and appropriate equipment handling are emphasized. Your beads will need to stay in a kiln overnight to be annealed.
*NOTE:Participants must be at least 15 years old.*
Wire Wrapped Earrings$60.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 05/18/2019 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford
Prerequisites: No experience needed.
Take sterling wire, Swarovski crystals, and a hammered silver ring to make a pair of earrings. Learn wire wrapping techniques to create this contemporary style of earring. Fast and fun.
Next Steps in Boro: Marble Making$98.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 11/19/2017 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Instructor: Benjamin Revis, UI Scientific Glass Blower
Prerequisites: Intro to Boro on Nov. 5 or demonstrated equivalent skill set. *Take both classes for double rewards points.*
Use solid boro glass rods to create marbles. This is a “next steps” class that will give participants a deeper understanding of the techniques needed to be successful in marble making.