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    CENTER FOR BEADWORK & JEWELRY ARTS A School With A Different Approach 718 Thompson Lane, Ste 123 Nashville, TN 37204 615-292-0610 website:
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      CENTER FOR BEADWORK & JEWELRY ARTS
      A School With A Different Approach
      718 Thompson Lane, Ste 123
      Nashville, TN 37204
      615-292-0610
      website: www.landofodds.com/beadschool/
      email: beadschool@...
      schedule and announcements:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/beadschool
      blog: http://blog.landofodds.com




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      CLIP THIS COUPON FOR SPECIAL DISCOUNTS AT BE DAZZLED BEADS
      GOOD THRU December 21st, 2009 With This Coupon


      SPECIALS THIS MONTH AT BE DAZZLED BEADS
      With This Coupon
      718 Thompson Lane, Ste 123
      Nashville, TN 37204
      615-292-0610


      DISCOUNT WITH THIS COUPON:

      **50% off – Yellow Brass Wire (sold by the pound)
      **50% off – all Czech TWIST BUGLES (size #3 and size #5) on the hank
      **Fiber optic shapes beads, $4.00/strand closeouts


      WHAT'S NEW:

      New Sterling Silver cleaners and tarnish-retarders – Precious Jewelry Cleaner and Renaissance Wax.

      2.8mm Miyuki Mini Fringe Drops (one size smaller than the 3.4mm drops we are already carrying)

      Handmade Czech glass beads – Candy Spirals and Windows

      PONY Beading Needles, sizes 10 and 12. A less expensive needle than the John James English Beading Needles.

      ONE-G Thread – kit of 12 colors, or individual bobbins of each color, of this nylon beading thread by TOHO

      2mm Round Fire Polish Beads

      Mood Beads – various shapes and sizes

      Silver Solder – easy, medium, hard




      ADD YOUR NAME TO OUR FIRST DIBS SALES EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS. Whenever we get a large shipment in of beads, we put the beads out at near wholesale prices for 2 days, before we begin to price, merchandise and store them. Register at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/landofodds


      GOOD THRU December 21st, 2009 With This Coupon
      CLIP THIS COUPON FOR SPECIAL DISCOUNTS AT BE DAZZLED BEADS
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      ANNOUNCEMENTS

      HOLIDAY STORE HOURS
      Closed, Fri, 12/25
      Closed, Fri, 1/1

      Beaded Art Dolls
      All six of our semi-finalists in ALL DOLLED UP: Beaded Art Doll Competition, have their beaded art dolls on display at Be Dazzled Beads

      Online voting has begun – GO VOTE!.
      www.landofodds.com/store/alldolledup2009contest.htm


      Dallas Lovett
      Dallas Lovett is a wire artist who mixes beads with wire. His website:
      www.tradewindgallery.com/
      http://www.tradewindgallery.com/dallas.htm#photos
      Fri, April 16, 2010 (1-day)
      Highland Mist Bracelet, $90.00 registration, kit of wire tubing $46.00 required, plus additional supplies
      http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/workshops/work041610highland.htm
      Sat, April 17, 2010 (1-day)
      Dragon's Eye Pendant, $90.00 registration plus $68.00 kit (includes all supplies).
      http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/workshops/work041710dragonseye.htm
      Sun, April 18, 2010 (1 –day)
      Etruscan Bracelet, $90.00 registration plus additional supplies. No Kit,
      http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/workshops/work041810etruscan.htm
      NOTE: There is some pre-workshop homework for this class




      FIRST DIBS SALE – ongoing – New Things Added Every Few Days
      On the tables now:

      Green impression jasper, $14.90/strand
      Denim Lapis, $16.90/strand
      Deep Sea Fossil, $17.90/strand
      Red Bend Jasper, $13.90/strand
      Blue Riolita, $10.90/strand
      Andalusite (cross jasper), $12.90/str
      brown fire agate, $15.90/str
      copper green opal, $12.90/str
      Druzy quartz, $29.00/str
      Olive fire agate, $15.90/str
      ruby crazy lace agate, $16.90/str
      Ryolite, $16.90/str
      30x40 Faceted Shapes, assorted stones, $8.90/strand
      Red Artistic Jasper, Rounds - $3.00/str; Shapes - $7.90/str
      Black Water Jasper – asst shapes, sizes, $7.90/str
      Mother of Pearl top-drilled sticks at $2.25 per strand.
      Gemstone chips – many, many varieties – at $1.50/strand
      Freshwater Pearls – many shapes, colors, sizes -- $4.90/strand
      10x14mm Ovals, various stones, $6.90/strand
      Gemstone Nuggets, various stones, $6.90/strand
      Gemstone donuts - $3.75 ea
      Freeform Gemstone center piece shapes (drilled), $4.50/ea
      ruby quartz



      BEAD WEAVING WORKSHOPS

      Marcia DeCoster – September 10-12th, 2010
      Workshop topics to be announced

      Huib Petersen - May 20-22, 2011
      Workshop topics to be announced

      Sherry Serafini – August 26-28, 2011
      Workshop Topics to be announced




      SILVERSMITHING WORKSHOPS BY DON NORRIS
      There is a limit to 8 registrants per workshop. His workshops fill quickly.

      DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: FEBRUARY 10th, 2010
      If 5 students haven't registered for both beginner classes, both classes will be cancelled, as will the advanced class.

      Beginner/Intermediate Silversmithing Workshops
      2-Day Class, $300.00 instruction fee
      Registration limited to 8 students per class. Fee includes instruction, all materials and tools
      Emphasis on learning how to solder with a hand held torch, and creating a setting for a stone. Student then works on several projects.

      (7 slots available)
      CLASS 1: Thurs/Fri, 3/25 and 3/26/2010
      same class repeated on

      (8 slots available)
      CLASS 2: Sat/Sun, 3/27 and 3/28/2010


      Advanced Silversmithing Workshop
      2-Day Class
      Registration limited to 8 students. $300.00 fee. Fee includes instruction, all materials and tools.
      You will learn how to solder larger pieces through making a bracelet. You will also make a solid band ring, which teaches many different methods of working with silver.

      (8 slots available)
      Mon/Tues, 3/29 and 3/30/2010








      COME STUDY JEWELRY DESIGN WITH US IN TUSCANY, ITALY
      "Contemporizing Traditional Etruscan Jewelry"
      May 22-29, 2010
      Toscana Americana has invited us to lead an 8-day workshop in Cortona, Italy in Tuscany and near Florence. The workshop – Contemporizing Traditional Etruscan Jewelry – teaches some bead stringing and bead weaving techniques, introduces you to some in-depth jewelry design concepts and theories, and guides you in the creation of 2 or 3 contemporized pieces of jewelry. More information on-line:
      www.landofodds.com/store/toscananarrativesynopsis.htm





      ADD YOUR NAME TO OUR SMALLER, TARGETED EMAIL LISTS?
      We maintain a smaller targeted email list for those interested in Wire Work Jewelry. If you want to be added, send your email address to warren@... Type in WIRE WORK LIST in the subject line. NOTE: AOL.com has occasionally been rejecting these emails.

      We maintain a smaller targeted email list for those interested in Bead Weaving. If you want to be added, send your email address to warren@... Type in BEAD WEAVING LIST in the subject line.
      NOTE: AOL.com has occasionally been rejecting these emails.



      BEADING CLOTCH
      2nd and 4th Wednesday of each Month
      We've set aside the afternoons (noon to 3pm or later) on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, (and if there's a 5th Wednesday, on that day, too), for an open-ended Beading Clotch. Anyone may come, bring whatever projects they are working on, and work on them, share them, whatever. This is totally open-ended. No fees.


      THE UGLY NECKLACE CONTEST:
      Read the rules for The Ugly Necklace 2010 contest at:
      www.landofodds.com/store/uglynecklace.htm
      Entries for 2010 contest due 3/15/10.
      Top Prize: $992.93 shopping spree on the Land of Odds website.
      2010 Special Rules: Purple Must Predominate


      ALL DOLLED UP: BEADED ART DOLL COMPETITION
      Theme: Earthen Mother
      Rules: www.landofodds.com/store/alldolledup.htm
      Winner: $1,000 shopping spree at www.landofodds.com
      Runner-Up: $400 shopping spree at www.landofodds.com

      GO VOTE: www.landofodds.com/store/alldolledup2009contest.htm


      Semi-Finalists:
      Kathy Ford, Deep Gap, North Carolina
      Vera Fox-Bond, LaVergne, Tennessee
      Cathy Helmers, Dayton, Ohio
      Ralonda Patterson, Decatur, Texas
      Dot Lewallen, Westerville, Ohio
      Joan Cromley, Sedro Woolley, Washington



      THE ILLUSTRATIVE BEADER: BEADED TAPESTRY COMPETITION
      THEME: MYSTERY GENRE BOOK COVERS
      Deadline: August 31st, 2011
      Rules: www.landofodds.com/store/tapestry.htm
      Winnder: $1,000 shopping spree at www.landofodds.com
      Runner-Up: $400 shopping spree at www.landofodds.com



      INTERESTED IN TEACHING ONE OR MORE COURSES AT THE CBJA? We're always
      looking for additional teachers. Please review our Teacher Guide on-
      line at
      www.landofodds.com/beadschool/teacherguide/intro/cover.htm
      There is a section on Selection of Teachers and Courses, with
      information about how to propose a course(s). Then make an
      appointment with us (615-292-0610), and we can discuss prospects
      further. Looking for teachers with experience in the following areas:

      Micro-Macrame or Hemp with beads
      Fiber Arts and Beads classes


      ARRANGE A CLASS TO MEET YOUR OWN SCHEDULING NEEDS!
      All it takes is 3 people to make special arrangements for any of
      our classes. Just let us know your interests in specific courses,
      the time the three or more of you would like to meet, and we'll
      coordinate scheduling with the teacher.



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      FOUR WEEK SCHEDULE OF CLASSES
      Mon, December 7th, 2009 through Sun, January 10th, 2010

      PLEASE PRE-REGISTER FOR CLASSES AT LEAST 3-5 DAYS AHEAD OF TIME


      NOTE: Class fees pay for instructional costs. Students are
      responsible for either bringing their supplies and tools, or
      purchasing these at Be Dazzled Beads. In some cases, kits are made
      up for a class. In other cases, there may be an additional
      laboratory or equipment charge. When registering, a deposit is
      required. You may pay this with a credit card or cash. If you
      are registering by phone, you may pay with a credit card. Deposits are nonrefundable. If you need to purchase your
      supplies and tools, please come a little earlier than the start time
      of the class, so you can finish purchasing what you need before the
      class begins.
      CBJA web-site: www.landofodds.com/beadschool/


      ORIENTATION TO BEADS AND JEWELRY FINDINGS Course
      We require that you begin your beading and jewelry making education by taking our Orientation class.
      We cover:
      - how to know the quality of the beads and jewelry pieces you are using, and what happens to these pieces over time
      - how to relate the quality of the beads and jewelry pieces you buy to your design goals and, if you are selling your pieces, your marketing goals as well
      - what to watch out for when buying crystal beads
      - how to buy and use druks, fire polish beads, seed beads, delicas
      - pros and cons of various stringing materials
      - what tools you will need to buy, and what to consider when buying them

      This is class is free, but it is two and a half very full hours.

      Sat, 12/12, 9-11:30am
      Sat, 1/16, 9-11:30am
      Fri, 1/29, 9-11:30am
      Sat, 2/13, 9-11:30am
      Sat, 2/27, 9-11:30am
      Sat, 3/13, 9-11:30am
      Sat, 3/20, 9-11:30am
      Sat, 4/3, 9-11:30am
      Sat, 4/24, 9-11:30am
      Sat, 5/8, 9-11:30am
      Tues, 5/18, 9-11:30am


      [for more information, go to
      www.landofodds.com/beadschool/sg/curr/orientation/orient.htm]



      CBJA OFFERS CLASSES IN SEVERAL "INTEREST AREAS". EACH INTEREST AREA HAS IT'S OWN SEQUENCING OF CLASSES. THE PHILOSOPHY OF OUR PROGRAM IS THAT YOU NEED TO LEARN SKILLS DEVELOPMENTALLY. ONLY IN THIS WAY, CAN YOU BEGIN TO SEE AND UNDERSTAND HOW VARIOUS SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES ARE INTER-RELATED AND INTER-DEPENDENT.

      If interested in the BEAD STRINGING Interest Area, the sequence:
      1. Orientation to Beads & Jewelry Findings
      2. Basics of Bead Stringing and Attaching Clasps
      3. Pearl Knotting
      4. Wire Clinic – Making Coiled Loops
      5. Pattern Wire Bracelet and Intro to Wire Wrapping
      6. Intro to Color and Beads
      7. Jewelry Design I: Principles of Composition
      8. Jewelry Design II: Forms and Structures


      If interested in the BEAD WEAVING Interest Area, the sequence:
      1. Orientation To Beads & Jewelry Findings
      2. Stitch of the Month (Introductory classes to 12 stitches)
      3. Beaded Bead and Other Beginner/Intermediate Level On-Going Classes and Workshops
      4. BEAD STRINGING: Basics of Bead Stringing and Attaching Clasps
      5. BEAD STRINGING: Pearl Knotting
      6. WIRE WORK: Wire Clinic - Making Simple Loops and Coiled Loops
      7. JEWELRY DESIGN: Intro to Color and Beads
      8. JEWELRY DESIGN: Jewelry Design I: Principles of Composition
      9. JEWELRY DESIGN: Jewelry Design II: Forms and Structures

      For any one stitch, after the Stitch of the Month, or other Intro Class, and where you have a more in-depth interest in, then:
      A. Class that covers tubular and/or circular forms
      B. Class that covers increasing and decreasing
      C. Class that covers embellishment, edges, fringes and straps
      D. Class that covers splitting and/or creating negative spaces
      E. Class that covers creating oversized pieces and multiple piece compositions
      F. Class that covers free form techniques and creating your own patterns
      G. Class that covers dimensionality and sculptural projects

      Join BEAD STUDY Group.



      If interested in the WIRE WRAPPING Interest Area, the sequence:
      1. Orientation to Beads and Jewelry Findings
      2. Pattern Wire Bracelet and Intro to Wire Wrapping
      3. BEAD STRINGING: Basics of Bead Stringing and Attaching Clasps
      4. WIRE WORK: Wire Clinic - Making Simple Loops and Coiled Loops
      5. Swarovski Slide Bracelet
      6. Cuff Bracelet with Beads
      7. Wire Wrap Cabochon - Pendant
      8. Wire Wrap Cabochon - Bracelet
      9. JEWELRY DESIGN: Intro to Color and Beads
      10. JEWELRY DESIGN: Jewelry Design I: Principles of Composition
      11. JEWELRY DESIGN: Jewelry Design II: Forms and Structures

      Other Classes To Take:
      A. Classes that teach how to make chains and bead-chains
      B. Classes that teach other wire-wrapping techniques
      C. Classes that teach other wire-shaping techniques, such as making various jewelry findings and components

      You might be interested in other Silversmithing or Metal-Working classes that we offer.





      BEAD STRINGING

      BS0001: BASICS OF BEAD STRINGING/ATTACHING CLASPS, $35.00 fee
      ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn both needle/thread and crimp/flexwire approaches to stringing beads; pros and cons of various types of clasps; use of various types of jewelry findings; insights about stringing beads from an expert)
      Sat, 12/12, 12:30-4:30pm
      Tues, 1/5, 9am-1pm
      Sat, 1/30, 9am-1pm
      Sat, 2/20, 9am-1pm
      Sat, 3/6, 9am-1pm
      Sat, 4/10, 9am-1pm
      Sat, 5/15, 9am-1pm


      BS0003: PEARL KNOTTING $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn this simple, straightforward technique. No special tools required)
      Thurs, 12/10, 6-8:30pm
      [for more information, go to
      www.landofodds.com/beadschool/sg/curr/electives/beadstring/beadstring.htm]





      BEAD WEAVING



      STITCH OF THE MONTH
      Learn a new bracelet stitch each month!
      Instructor: Kathleen Lynam

      Meets one Sat morning each month, usually the first Saturday.

      The Stitch of the Month curriculum is designed to teach 12 major
      bead-weaving stitches/techniques in a comparative context. This is
      perhaps one of the best ways to learn bead weaving. You get a
      clearer understanding of what each stitch is, how to manage and
      control it, and what your project and design options are, when you
      learn them comparatively, rather than in isolation from each other.

      Each class is devoted to explaining a little of the history of the
      stitch and the how-to basics of doing the stitch. Students then
      practice with variations on the stitch, such as
      increasing/decreasing, flat vs. tubular vs. circular, and the like.

      Students create a bracelet each month.

      Students may join the class at any point in the 12-month cycle. Each class is really in-and-of-itself. You may do all of the classes, or only some of them, as you desire. If you miss a class, it will be repeated in the next cycle.



      The Twelve Sessions (June begins cycle)
      Classes are $35.00 plus supplies ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      1. June. BEADWEAVING PRIMER. This session then introduces The SQUARE STITCH
      TBA
      July. NETTING
      TBA
      3. August. NDBELE (also known as Herringbone)
      TBA
      4. September. PEYOTE
      TBA
      5. October. LOOM
      TBA
      6. November. BRICK STITCH
      TBA
      7. December. SPIRAL ROPE
      TBA
      8. January. FRINGE
      Sat, 1/9/2010, 10am-1pm
      9. February. RIGHT ANGLE WEAVE
      Sat, 2/6/2010, 10am-1pm
      10. March. BEAD EMBROIDERY
      Sat, 3/6/2010, 10am-1pm
      11. April. PETERSBURG CHAIN
      Sat, 4/10/2010, 10am-1pm
      12. May. BEADED BEADS
      Sat, 5/1/2010, 10am-1pm





      MISCELANEOUS STITCHES:

      PEY2002: PEYOTE I: LEARN TO PEYOTE - BRACELET $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      (also see Stitch of the Month schedule above)
      TBA
      PEY2011A: PEYOTE II: TUBULAR PEYOTE –$35.00 fee ($35.00
      deposit reserves space) Requires Peyote I, or Stitch of the Month – Peyote, or equivalent experience as prerequisite
      TBA
      LOOM2020: INTRODUCTION TO LOOMWORK $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn to warp a loom, and create a simple piece of loomwork)
      (also see Stitch of the Month schedule above)
      TBA
      BC0101: INTRODUCTION TO BEAD CROCHET: $45.00 instructional fee ($45.00 deposit reserves space) (3 hour class plus 1 additional hour to be scheduled by teacher and students)
      TBA
      BW2490: MONET'S GARDEN BRACELET $40.00 fee plus $10.00 kit of beads ($50.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA
      BW2495: RIGHT ANGLE WEAVE BRACELET $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit
      reserves space)
      (also see Stitch of the Month schedule above)
      TBA
      BW4: DAFFODIL EMBROIDERED CUFF $40.00 fee ($40.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA
      BW8, Beaded Cabochons – PEYOTE STITCH WITH OPEN BACK METHOD $40.00 fee ($40.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA
      BW9, Etruscan Square Stitch Bracelet $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA
      BW10, Crystal Netted Tube Bracelet $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA
      BRICK2046, Using Brick Stitch to Make Shapes
      $40.00 fee ($40.00 deposit reserves space)
      Sat, 12/5, 1:30-3:30pm
      BW11, Maltese Cross Reversible Necklace $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      Sat, 12/5, 3:30-6pm
      BW12, Cubic Zig Zag Right Angle Weave Necklace $40.00 fee ($40.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA
      BW13, Layered Right Angle Weave Bracelet $40.00 fee ($40.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA
      BW14, Seashell Necklace $35.00 fee + $5.00 supplies ($40.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA
      LOOK N' SEE: http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/images/seanymphnecklace.jpg
      BW17, Monte Carlo Right Angle Weave Bracelet $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      TBA



      BEAD WEAVING OPEN WORK SESSIONS (no fees)
      Here's your opportunity to bring in any unfinished bead weaving projects and get some instructions.
      TBA




      BEAD STUDY GROUP

      Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 1:00pm-3:00pm No fees.

      You may join the group at anytime. The purposes of the group are manifold, including to explore new methods of beading, to experiment with variations on traditional techniques, and to study culture-specific beading techniques.

      Wed, 12/16, 1-3pm
      HOLIDAY PARTY – Wed, 12/9, NOON-2pm
      Wed, 01/06 and 01/20, 1-3pm
      Pot Luck Lunch; Bring Gift for Dirty Santa Gift Exchange

      Costume Jewelry As Bead Weaving Interpretations
      DISCUSSION NOTES POSTED ON THESE WEBSITE LOCATIONS:
      http://blog.landofodds.com Go to CLASS NOTES, then BEAD STUDY LINK
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/beadstudy



      VINTAGE REVIVAL: Rethinking Costume Jewelry from the 1920's thru 1950's as Bead Weaving Interpretations

      One prominent jewelry artist back then was Miriam Haskell. Diane Fitzgerald has a workshop based on Haskell's designs. You might check out Diane's website for ideas. Another artist of the time goes by Juliana Jewelry.

      Can we create rules/terms/concepts/strategies for translating design elements in these vintage, costume pieces, into bead weaving terms?
      Can we create patterns for bead-weaving interpretations of pieces we like?




      BEADING/JEWELRY MAKING AS A BUSINESS

      BUS3001: PRICING AND SELLING YOUR JEWELRY $30.00 fee ($30.00 deposit
      reserves space)
      (Learn to apply a formula for determining a fair retail price and a fair wholesale price; learn basics of marketing process)
      Sat, 3/27, 12-2pm
      BUS3007: GETTING YOUR JEWELRY MAKING BUSINESS STARTED $30.00 fee
      ($30.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn about local, state and federal requirements/forms; simple bookkeeping set up to track costs and revenues; defining business model)
      Sat, 3/27, 10am-Noon
      BUS3008: BUYING GEMSTONE BEADS $25.00 fee ($25.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn insights about how to buy gemstone beads)
      TBA
      BUS3009: SO YOU WANT TO DO CRAFT SHOWS… $30.00 fee ($30.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn how to find craft shows, apply for booth, set up booth, market, inventory and the like)
      TBA
      BUS3010: INTERNET MARKETING FOR VERY SMALL BUSINESSES…THAT WORKS! $30.00 fee ($30.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn about affordable strategies very small businesses can do to market their websites)
      Sat, 4/3, Noon-2pm

      [for more information, go to
      www.landofodds.com/beadschool/sg/curr/electives/business/business.htm]




      GENERAL JEWELRY DESIGN CO-CURRICULAR COURSES

      GEN6001: INTRODUCTION TO COLOR WITH BEADS $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn how the bead asserts its need for color.)
      Prerequisites: Orientation to Beads & Jewelry Findings; Attaching Clasps
      Sat, 2/6, 9am-Noon
      GEN6006: JEWELRY DESIGN I: COMPOSITION AND BASIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES
      $35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
      (Learn 10 principles of jewelry design, and critique various finished necklaces, in terms of these principles)
      Prerequisites: Orientation to Beads & Jewelry Findings; Attaching Clasps; Intro to Color and Beads
      Sat, 3/13, Noon-2pm



      WIRE WORK AND WIRE WRAP COURSES
      www.landofodds.com/beadschool/sg/curr/electives/wirework/wirework.htm

      THE WIRE WORKING SEQUENCE
      If interested in the WIRE WRAPPING Interest Area, the sequence:
      1. Orientation to Beads and Jewelry Findings
      2. Mix & Match Wire Wrap Bracelet
      3. BEAD STRINGING: Basics of Bead Stringing and Attaching Clasps
      4. Wire Clinic - Making Simple Loops and Coiled Loops
      5. Wire Wrap Bracelet With Beads
      6. Wire Wrap Cabochon - Pendant
      7. Jewelry Findings and Link Bracelet
      8. Cold Connection Techniques
      9. JEWELRY DESIGN: Intro to Color and Beads
      10. JEWELRY DESIGN: Jewelry Design I: Principles of Composition
      11. JEWELRY DESIGN: Jewelry Design II: Forms and Structures

      Other Classes To Take:
      A. Classes that teach how to make chains and bead-chains
      B. Classes that teach other wire-wrapping techniques
      You might be interested in other Silversmithing or Metal-Working classes that we offer.



      Beginner:
      WIRE CLINIC: Making Loops and Coiled Loops on Head and Eye Pins
      $15.00 fee (tools and wire provided) ($15.00 deposit reserves space)
      Thurs, 12/10, 5:30-6pm



      CORE COURSES
      WIRECORE1: MIX & MATCH MULTI-WIRE TECHNIQUES BRACELET
      Learn about wires, tools, and several simple wire-wrapping techniques
      $35.00 instructional fee PLUS $25.00 kit fee ($60.00 deposit) (6 student limit)
      Sat, 12/19, 9am-Noon
      Sat, 1/23/10, 9am-Noon
      Sat, 2/27/10, 9am-Noon
      Sat, 3/20/10, 9am-Noon
      Sat, 4/24/10, 9am-Noon
      Look `N See: http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/images/wirecore1.jpg

      WIRECORE2: WIRE WRAP BRACELET WITH BEADS
      Learn to create structurally-functional bracelet with wires and beads
      $35.00 instructional fee PLUS $35.00 kit fee ($70.00 deposit) (6 student limit)
      Sat, 12/19, 12:30-3:30pm
      Sat, 2/27/10, 12:30-3:30pm
      Sat, 4/24/10, 12:30-3:30pm
      Look `N See: http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/images/wirecore2.jpg

      WIRECORE3: WIRE WRAP CABOCHON - PENDANT
      Learn to make structural supporting frame w/pendant bail by wrapping cabochon
      $35.00 instructional fee PLUS $35.00 kit fee ($70.00 deposit) (6 student limit)
      Sat, 1/23/10, 12:30-3:30pm
      Sat, 3/20/10, 12:30-3:30pm
      Look `N See: http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/images/wirecore3.jpg


      ELECTIVES
      WIRE10: JEWELRY FINDINGS and CHAIN BRACELET
      Learn to make simple wire shapes and jewelry findings, as well as a chain-linked bracelet
      $35.00 instructional fee PLUS $15.00 kit fee ($50.00 deposit) (6 student limit)
      Sat, 12/19, 3:30-6pm
      Sat, 2/27/10, 3:30-6pm
      Sat, 4/24/10, 3:30-6pm
      Look `N See: http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/images/wire10.jpg

      WIRE11: COLD CONNECTION TECHNIQUES
      Learn to build 3-dimensional components using Cold Connection Techniques as an alternative to soldering
      $35.00 instructional fee PLUS $20.00 kit fee ($55.00 deposit) (6 student limit)
      Sat, 1/23/10, 3:30-6pm
      Sat, 3/20/10, 3:30-6pm
      Look `N See: http://www.landofodds.com/beadschool/images/wire11a.jpg






      SILVERSMITHING COURSES

      Silversmithing (Need to reserve a place about 4-6 weeks ahead of
      when you'd like to take the course)
      Instructor: Nancie Roarke
      Introductory course is $470.00 ($300.00 deposit).
      This involves four 3-hour session classes, spread out over 2 weeks. There is also some homework assigned. This class is taught with only 1 or 2 students. You will also need to have a jeweler's saw and blades. If purchased at Be Dazzled for this class, these will cost $25.00.



      SILVERSMITHING WORKSHOPS BY DON NORRIS
      There is a limit to 8 registrants per workshop. His workshops fill quickly.

      DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: FEBRUARY 10th, 2010
      If 5 students haven't registered for both beginner classes, both classes will be cancelled, as will the advanced class.

      Beginner/Intermediate Silversmithing Workshops
      2-Day Class, $300.00 instruction fee
      Registration limited to 8 students per class. Fee includes instruction, all materials and tools
      Emphasis on learning how to solder with a hand held torch, and creating a setting for a stone. Student then works on several projects.

      CLASS 1: Thurs/Fri, 3/25 and 3/26/2010
      same class repeated on
      CLASS 2: Sat/Sun, 3/27 and 3/28/2010

      Advanced Silversmithing Workshop
      2-Day Class
      Registration limited to 8 students. $300.00 fee. Fee includes instruction, all materials and tools.
      You will learn how to solder larger pieces through making a bracelet. You will also make a solid band ring, which teaches many different methods of working with silver.
      Mon/Tues, 3/29 and 3/30/2010






      GET LISTED WITH US On-LINE
      We've set up a Links Page (www.landofodds.com/store/artistsonweb.htm ) on the Land of Odds web-site (www.landofodds.com) that maintains active links to the web-sites of our students and teachers who sell their jewelry on-line. This is a good way to promote yourselves and your jewelry. There are no charges. Land of Odds ranks as something like the 87,000th busiest site on the net, 2nd busiest bead-shopping site, and gets about 6,000 unique visitors every day. Hopefully we can entice some of these folks to venture over to our new Links page, and then over to your web-site to see your stuff.
      I would need you to send me an email (warren@...) with
      the following information:
      Your business name
      Your name
      Your web-site address
      A brief description of the types of items you sell

      Some optional information you can provide:
      An image of a logo
      An image of a piece of jewelry or other item that you sell





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