Tin Thread Bracelet

CLASS ID: 4W10
Date/Time: Friday, August 24, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Katherine Buenger
You will use tin thread made in Sweden from wire wrapped around a cotton core. The wire is 96% pewter and 4% silver with no nickel or lead. You will string beads on the wire and then learn a four strand braid. The closure will be glue in magnetic clasp. This is an easy to make elegant bracelet! Bring from home: Small sharp scissors

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Mandala Necklace

CLASS ID: 4W11
Date/Time: Saturday, June 30, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Sue Swanson
This necklace is made of size 11 seed beads and 4mm Swarovski crystals. It is made from the center outward with a geometrical bead weaving stitch using needle and thread. It is a delicate pendant that will make a lovely fashion accessory. All supplies will be provided for a $12 fee.

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Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet

CLASS ID: 4W17
Date/Time: Saturday, June 23, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Sharriah Armstrong
Dive into the creative process of combining beautiful jewelry and aromatherapy activated by your own body heat. We will begin this workshop by making a lava and gemstone mala diffuser bracelet while also exploring some of the health and wellness benefits of essential oils (essential oils will not be sold but are available to sample). Mala bracelets are traditionally tailored to your specific intentions and worn as a reminder of the goals and affirmation that you are working on in your life. We’ll learn about possible gemstones and color combinations that represent particular intentions that resonate with you. The instructor will provide the beads, oil diffusing lava beads, string, etc. You are welcome to make as many bracelets as you’d like. Make it an afternoon with friends or a special bonding experience with a child or partner. Invite a few friends, the more the merrier!

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Tin Thread Necklace

CLASS ID: 4W09
Date/Time: Saturday, July 28, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Katherine Buenger
In this class you will use tin thread made in Sweden from wire wrapped around a cotton core. The wire is 96% pewter and 4% silver without nickel or lead. We’ll learn how to make five strand braids and then use the braid to create a necklace! Students can choose the necklace length and thread width. Closures are made with reindeer leather and a choice of either antler duffle button and antler ring, or stone donut, in a variety of color choices. Bring from home: Small sharp scissors

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St. Petersburg Lace Bracelet

CLASS ID: 4W12
Date/Time: Friday, July 13, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Sue Swanson
The St. Petersburg Lace Bracelet is a chevron shaped stitch developed in Russia. This delicate bracelet is woven with seed beads and embellished with fringe beads. We will learn the stitch by making a bracelet. We will also talk about how it can be adapted into a necklace or a wide cuff style bracelet.

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Prayer Beads

CLASS ID: 4W13
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 29, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Sue Swanson
Cultivating an attitude of gratitude can change the way you tell your own story. We will create a strand of pocket prayer beads that can be used in a daily gratitude meditation that consists of asking two questions: For what am I most grateful? For what am I least grateful? The word bead comes from the middle English word ‘bede,’ which means to pray. We will talk about the origin and development of prayer beads throughout the world and how they are being used today.

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