"Birth Stone Ring" Thursday April 27, 2023 10:00am - 1:00pm
The picture dose not capture the beauty of this awesome ring… It is sterling silver with a prong setting, a crystal CZ, and embellished with tiny sterling silver balls on both sides of the setting. The wire wrapping on this ring is exquisite. You will have a choice of colors for birth stone or if you want to choose your favorite color. This birth stone ring is the perfect gift for a friend or mom and the treasure will be because you made it. Christmas is coming.
"Birth Stone Ring"
Instructor: Sue West
Date: Thursday April 27, 2023
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
Skill Level: All Levels
Age Limit: 14 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 6
Class Fee: $75.00
Kit Fee: Included in class fee
About Your Instructor:
Sue West is our newest teacher and her credentials are impeccable. Sue has been teaching wire wrapping for 17 years and has been schooled at William Holland. She has taught at many local galleries. We are so proud to have her teaching here at SAS by Design Studio.
Wire wrapping is one of the oldest techniques for making jewelry. ... Using sterling silver, copper, brass or even a combination of all three wires, you can begin to wrap, bend, loop the wire into decorative shape. With this process you can make beautiful earrings, pendants, bracelets and ring. The wonderful thing about Wire Wrapping is that with just a few pairs of pliers and some round, square or half round wire, you can begin creating unique pieces of wire-wrapped jewelry that you can give as gifts, keep for yourself or sell!
Once you learn the techniques of wire wrapping you will be able to make bracelets, pendants, earrings and more one of a kind rings.
You will Learn:
Learn design from the design expert. Sue will teach you what a “snap set” is and how to use it, how to set a CZ, add tiny sterling silver beads, attach a snap set, practice in using various wire wrapping tools, how to use a ring mandrel in wire wrapping, work with the latest in wire wrapping skills, determine what wire is appropriate for each step, how to measure wire to size a ring, how to clean wire, filing, and finishing. You will learn what tools to use, how to work with wire, size of wire to use and how to bend and shape the wire. You will learn to evenly and uniformly space your wire, tighten your wrap, how to keep the wire kink free, how to keep your wire wrap straight, and how to use wire to enhance your beautiful ring.
Design from the design expert, what a “snap set” is, set a CZ, add tiny beads, attach a snap set, practice using various tools, use a ring mandrel in wire wrapping, latest in wire wrapping skills, appropriate wire for each step, measure wire to size a ring, clean wire, filing, and finishing. what tools to use, work with wire, size of wire to use, bend and shape wire, evenly and uniformly space wire, tighten wrap, keep wire kink free, keep wire wrap straight, and how to use wire to enhance your ring.
Kit to Include:
Everything needed to complete this project.
No experience necessary.
Tools to Bring:
None, You will use studio tools.
What to Wear:
Comfortable clothes. Apron, Latex gloves, safety glasses and mask will be provided if needed..
SAS by Design Studio
6170 Larkwood Ln
Long Beach, MS 39560
One seat per person per class. Space is limited so please do not bring any guests or children with you to class.
Classes will start on time.
To Register: Submit Payment
No refunds are provided if you cannot attend your scheduled class. You may send someone in your place if you let us know to expect them. We reserve the right to cancel a class at anytime. If that happens, for any reason, you will receive a full refund. In case of inclement weather, we will reschedule the class or give a full refund.