Glass Jewelry Dichroic earrings-pendants-wire wrap-beaded & painted

GLASS JEWELRY
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DICHROIC JEWELRY
PENDANTS & EARRINGS

$55.00





Need a special piece of jewelry to go with your outfit? By using a kiln, you can create one by cutting and  reassembling glass using frits, stringers, and dichroic glass. You will make three pieces - either a pendant and 2 sets of earrings or three pendants.  Repeat the class to create even more dazzling pieces!

All materials will be supplied including dichroic glass

Students will learn the nature of dichroic glass, what it is, how it fires, temperatures, layering, interaction of color and light through glass,finishing and terminology of glass. Pendants will be fired using full fuse temperatures, & bails glued on. Earrings will have bails and wires or posts (student choice). This is a two hour class.

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INTRODUCTION TO ENAMELING
$55.00

  



Enameling is the art of fusing powdered glass to metal at high temperatures using a kiln.

In this class you will learn to prepare copper for enameling, make  three pendants or three sets of earrings or a combination using a range of techniques. Explore the use of opaque and transparent enamels and decorative inclusions (e.g. frit, glass threads, and millefiori.)

  


MOSAIC JEWELRY

         

$45.00


Using various items such as beads, millefiori, fused glass, small shells, tumbled glass and stones, create miniature pieces of wearable art. You will make 2 pendants using a special "groutless" technique. This is a two hour class. 

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BEADED BRACELET

        


          $55.00  


Celebrate a cornucopia of colors by creating a stunning bracelet using hand made glass beads, crystals, silver and other glass beads and charms.
Students will choose from a variety of beads and crystals to enhance their bracelet.  Basic stringing techniques will be covered. This is a two hour class.
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