Hoop-La Thursday, Feb 28 $145  
  Deryn Mentock 2:30 - 9:30    

Student Level:
All levels welcome
Type of Workshop: Process and Project - Students will complete several pairs of earrings


Hoop earrings have never been more fashionable so why not make your own gorgeous and unique hoops? In this class we’ll explore new ways to create fabulous hoops. We’ll cover five brand new designs: Faux-pousse Hoops, Bead Wrapped Hoops, Forged Hoops, Oversized Hook Earrings and Loop-de-Loop Hoops. What you’ll learn will include forging, shaping, wire wrapping, working with heavy gauge wire, annealing, and some interesting ways to add texture to metal. In addition, I’ll introduce you to a fabulous way to create faux-repousse with a surprise metal embossing technique. Focus will be on correctly executing the techniques I show you, as well as properly finishing your jewelry pieces. We’ll also be making and finishing ear wires of different shapes. A little bit hippy and very stylish, create a little hoop-la for your ears with this beautiful selection of hoops!

Kit fee of $10 payable to Instructor at class time includes materials and use of tools:

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Questions? Email Deryn at mocknet@sbcglobal.net
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