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Unravel Bracelet Tuesday, August 8, 9:00 AM  
Sarah Thompson $145  
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: All levels **
Type of Workshop: Project
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Category: Jewelry, Wire Weaving

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Our focus is to learn the modified soumak weave, how to weave with finer gauged wires and how to manipulate the base wires to create a tubular bracelet with diagonal splits that students can choose to either add beads within or leave open.

** (From Student Level) This bracelet is a great example of how wire weaving alone can be utilized to make stunning jewelry. While we use the bracelet to learn the weave those who are already familiar with weaving will come away with a better foundation of how to manipulate the base wires to create depth and interest in an understated manner.

Kit/Materials Fee (payable to instructor at class time):

  • $50.00 includes:
  • 16g sterling silver wire
  • 28g fine silver wire
  • 24g fine silver wire
  • soldered ring bobbins
  • Popsicle stick

Instructor Provided (for use in-class, and to share):

  • Micro torch
  • bracelet mandrel

Student should bring:

  • Ruler
  • Permanent marker
  • Wire cutters
  • small flat-nose nylon pliers
  • round-nose pliers
  • chasing hammer
  • bench block
  • needle files
  • Beads, gems or pearls of your choice to add within the splits no bigger than 5 mm, hole must be big enough for a 24g wire. I will have a small selection of Swarovski pearls, freshwater pearls and gems for sale as well.

Some workshops may require that you bring supplies or tools that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for jewelry supplies & tools for pick-up at the on-site store when you arrive at AU, contact:

SJ Jewelry Supply LLC

Please note that SJ Jewelry Supply has an extensive selection of products but not all of them may appear on their website. If in doubt about the availability of any product, a simple phone call will get you the information that you desire.

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Email your order to: info@sjjewelrysupply.com
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call: 602-956-0189

Questions: sarah@sarah-n-dippity.com
Website: wwwsarah-n-dippity.com/events