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Ronda Stevens

Ronda Stevens   (click on name for bio)

 

Braided Pendant and Necklace
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Braided Pendant and Necklace

You will use traditional wire wrapping techniques to frame a teardrop cabochon (cut for the class by Ed Stevens) using silver filled wire.  A braided back plate will be added to enhance the pendant.  To complete your set you will use braiding techniques to create this beautiful collar that can be worn with your pendant or alone.

Skill Level -  All Levels

Offered - Thursday PM, Friday PM

Stackable Cuffs
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Stackable Cuffs

This is a fun class using sterling silver and sterling silver filled wire to create these versatile cuff bracelets.  You will learn several techniques in this class: wire manipulation, creating twisted 10 gauge wire, silver soldering, balling ends of silver to act as a dumbbell for your 3 step bracelet.

Skill Level - All Levels

Safety Concerns: Please were cotton clothing to class

Offered - Thursday AM, Friday AM, Saturday AM

Handmade Hook/Clasps
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Handmade Hook/Clasps

Have you ever made a beautiful Kumihimo, Beaded, or Viking knit necklace or bracelet and wanted to finish it off with a unique clasp or hook that is just as special and created by you.  This class will go over several styles of hooks/clasps that can be modified to fit your individual needs.  You will learn 4 styles and will be given the opportunity to make each style in copper, then in silver filled. 

Skill Level - All Levels

Offered - Saturday PM and Sunday AM

 

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