Essential Techniques for Jewelry Making

About this Course

Come learn the ancient art of wire wrapping and basic beading techniques that open the door for creating intricate and beautiful jewelry designs! This course focuses on creating a strong foundation for the students and teaches some of the most essential skills of wire wrapping: making wire loops, clasps, bails and wrapping beads and stones. You will learn everything about wires, tools, beads and stones, and make 3 – 4 projects throughout the course including earrings, bracelets, pendants and/or necklaces. Students should bring to class the following tools and materials: Pliers (Round-nose pliers, Chain nose/Needle-nose pliers, Flat-nose pliers, Wire cutters, Nylon-jaw pliers, Bent-nose pliers), Artistic Copper or Brass Round Wires (18-gauge OR 20-gauge, 22-gauge, and 26-gauge OR 28-gauge) and stones or beads. These materials can be purchased from crafting stores such as Michaels, Jo-Ann, Hobby Lobby or online from Amazon.

Course Details

Continuing Ed / Non-Credit
Tuition: $220
Subject: SPIN D5331

Sections Offered

Section: 01 CRN: 6125
Location: W240
Type: Traditional
Instructor: Kiran Somaya
No. of Sessions: 5
03/04/2023 - 04/01/2023
10:00 am - 12:30 pm