FREE Mother’s Day Workshop, May 4th

Simple Forged Earrings

  

FREE Workshop for ages 12 and up!

 

When: May 4th

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Blue Morning Gallery at the NEW LOCATION: 21 South Palafox Street in Pensacola, FL.  Approximately 1/4 block south of Garden Street next to New York Nicks and the Global Grill.  Call 429-9100 for directions.

Cost: FREE!

     I don’t care who you are, you’re never too old to make something for your
mom to let her know that you love and appreciate her on her special day!  Ages
twelve and up are invited to take advantage of this free workshop to create a
pair of hand forged earrings for Mother’s Day.  No prior jewelry making
experience is necessary.  Beginners welcomed.  Please note: Materials are
provided.  While there is no instruction fee for this class a small materials
fee of $5 will be payable at the workshop. 
 
    Seats are limited so please be sure to call ahead and reserve you seat
today!  This is necessary so that the instructor has enough materials on hand
for all participants.  
 
     Delia will take you through a few simple forging techniques using a hammer
and steel bench block.  You will shape, forge texture and patina a pair of
copper earrings to be gifted to your mother on her special day! 

    This workshop is being held during evening hours to make it more convenient for both school aged children and adults to attend.  
 
      Please note:  Preregistration is REQUIRED.   Reserve your seat by sending an R.S.V.P. email to MomsDayWS@deliastone.com or calling Blue Morning Gallery at 429-9100 today.   If you reserve a seat and are unable to make it, please give a courtesy call to cancel so that we can open that space up to another participant.

Introduction to Metal Etching for Jewelry April 23rd

 

$45 MOST MATERIALS INCLUDED! Beads are not included in materials.

Date: April 23rd, 2011

Time: 11:00 – 2:00

Location: A Bead and Crystal House, 711 West Garden St. Pensacola, FL 32526 850-432-3400

Tools required: Round nose pliers, needle nose pliers and clippers. All materials provided for etching process. If you choose to use beads in the process of converting your etchings to jewlery you will need to provide them yourself.

Student Requirements: This project is suitable for beginners. No experience necessary.

Learn to etch copper sheet metal to create your own unique designs. In this workshop you will create a pendant and matching earring set or your own half cuff bracelet as shown. The design is up to you! Delia will teach you how to add your design using a resist, etch and then finish a completed piece of jewelry using this fun and easy technique. This technique is suited to a beginner!

Because of the nature of this workshop, many supplies will be included in the cost of the workshop. All you will need to bring with you is your imagination and basic wire wrap tools (round nose, flush cutters, needle nose). If you wish to add beads to your project you are responsible for providing them.

Because materials must be ordered in advance for this project preregistration is required and seats will be limited. Please reserve your seat by calling A Bead and Crystal House at 850-432-3400 or by email: workshop@deliastone.com. Leave your name and telephone number.

Please note that it is not recommended that you wear old clothes to this class. This etchant can ruin clothes if it manages to get on them. While this is not likely to happen if participants are careful, it is possible that accidents might happen and by participating in this workshop you assume all responsibility for any accidents. Neither Delia Stone nor A Bead and Crystal House will be responsible for any personal injury or damage to personal property.