Jewelry Classes


Summer classes: more dates will be added soon!

Many of the classes will repeat so if you can’t make it please check back or feel free to inquire about days/time that would be more convenient for you and I will try to add classes to meet requests. Have a discount code? Often there are special promotions so if you have a discount code please use it during checkout! Follow me on Facebook or sign up for my newsletter to hear about these!

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Simple Beaded Earrings

Linda Danforth Pearl Earrings

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (adult supervision for students under 14/No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 10

Who loves jewelry? Probably almost everyone you know, right? In this class you’ll learn how to make simple beaded earrings. This class is great for busy adults and even for very young children (if your child can string beads we’ll make sure all ear wires get attached!).

Everyone should be able to make at least one pair of earrings during the class and maybe two. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Make Your Own Ear Wires!

ear wires

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (adult supervision for students under 14/No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 10

Have you ever wanted french ear wires in a metal you didn’t have on hand and wish you knew how to make them? Or, wonder how to make any other style of ear wire (like kidney!) and get them to be the same size every time? This class will teach you how to make a variety of ear wires for your earring creations using a variety of wires like copper and sterling. This class is great for beginners and those with some experience. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Hand-Forged Metal Earrings

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next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

These earrings are made with varying sizes of metal wire (sterling plate, gold fill or solid copper) and hammered for a pretty textured look. In this class you’ll also learn how to make your own jump rings! You also may embellish your metal hoops with beads if you wish. This class is great for those with some jewelry experience and beginners are welcome too. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 14+ (No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 10

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Lovely Lariat Necklaces

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (No experience restrictions, children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult)

Cost: $30

Class Maximum: 10

Lariat necklaces are fun to wear and there are so many ways to make them unique. In this class you’ll learn how to attach beads, charms and found objects (upcycling!) to chain to make these fun necklaces requiring no clasp. This class is great for beginners and those with some experience. All supplies and tools will be provided and feel free to bring personal embellishments.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Bracelet Harness

bracelet harness

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

This bracelet/ring combo using chain and a few beads is fun and easy to make. You may personalize these in so many ways! This class is great for those with some jewelry experience and beginners are welcome too. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 14+ (No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 10

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Copper Wire Rings or Toe Rings

Copper Wire Ring

gold and copper wire rings

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (adult supervision for students under 14/No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 10

Copper jewelry is really popular and this ring is simple to make! This class will teach you how to wrap copper wire, make decorative loops and finish the piece with a hammered look. Wearing copper jewelry for medicinal benefits has a long history, all the way back to ancient Egypt, reports the “Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine.” Proposed benefits focus on reducing joint inflammation and easing pain – pretty, and possibly healing! This class is great for beginners and those with some experience. If you’d prefer to use sterling, sterling plate or gold fill wire I’ll have other choices on hand for a small supply fee, otherwise all supplies and tools will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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New! Copper Chain Infinity Bracelet

Copper Infinity Bracelet

 

 

 

 

 

 

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (adult supervision for students under 14/No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 8

Infinity bracelets are super popular right now! These bracelets are made with copper chain and some simple copper findings…easy!   Your bracelet will have a lobster clasp to keep it secure and some chain to make it adjustable in case you’ll  be giving it as a gift and aren’t sure about wrist size. This class is great for beginners and those with some experience.  In fact, once you master this bracelet, you will be able to repair some of your own broken jewelry…if you have a necklace or bracelet missing a jump ring or clasp feel free to bring it along and we can work on it!  All supplies and tools for the infinity bracelet will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Upcycled Leather Wrist Cuff

leather bracelet with flower

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (adult supervision for students under 14/No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 10

These bracelets can be made with leather or any scraps of fabric you have around the house. In this class we’ll use recycled leather from an old skirt and embellishments like suede flowers and crystals. Your bracelet will have a lobster clasp to keep it secure and some chain to make it adjustable in case you’ll be giving it as a gift and aren’t sure about wrist size. This class is great for beginners and those with some experience. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Leather Adjustable Bracelets, Anklets or Necklaces

adjustable necklace

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (adult supervision for students under 14/No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 10

This look is very popular for summer! We’ll make adjustable leather or waxed linen bracelets, anklets or necklaces using wire to wrap beads and other embellishments like shells to them. This class uses scissors or nail clippers so you won’t need to buy any tools to keep making these at home. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Leather Bracelet

leather bracelets with oval

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (No experience restrictions, children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 10

This is a fun bracelet for summer! We’ll use super soft leather and a circle/oval or rectangle metal centerpiece to make this fitted bracelet. To make more after class you could use scissors and a regular pair of pliers! This class is great for beginners and those with some experience. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Copper Bangle Bracelet

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next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (No experience restrictions, children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult)

Cost: $30

Class Maximum: 10

Copper is super popular right now and that’s awesome because it is super affordable too! You will learn how to make your own bangles and embellish them by wire wrapping crystals and other beads. This class is great for beginners and those with some experience. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Margarita Earrings

margarita earrings

next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (adult supervision for students under 14/No experience restrictions)

Cost: $20

We’ll make these earrings using Swarovski Margarita style crystal beads and head pins…that’s it! They’re super simple to make and very sparkly. You could also use the technique to make earrings out of buttons. This class is great for beginners and those with some experience. All supplies and tools will be provided.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Making Spa Body Scrubs

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next class TBA (please feel free to contact me if you’d like to take this class soon!)

Where: 1901 Jefferson Ave, 2nd floor conference room (on the UW Tacoma Campus, across from The Swiss)

For Whom: 10+ (No experience restrictions, children under 14 must be with an adult)

Cost: $20

Class Maximum: 8

Need an affordable and easy gift idea for your family and friends? Who couldn’t use some pampering themselves? In this class you’ll learn how to make sugar scrubs with simple ingredients you’ll likely have already in your kitchen. We’ll add some essential oils to make them smell great. Feel free to bring small glass jars with lids(baby food and jam jars work great). All supplies will be provided, including containers for those needing them.

Please pre-pay to guarantee a spot.

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Please pre-pay for classes to guarantee a spot. Classes with less than 3 students may be canceled by instructor with full refunds given.

Cancellation policy: Refunds will be given for cancellations made by you 72 hours in advance. Other cancellations will be given credit for future classes or retail purchases.
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