Delia Stone's Studio

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Jewelry Making Workshops in Pensacola, FL

Please note that this page will be updated soon with current information on workshops.  Meanwhile I recommend signing up for my Workshop Notification list by clicking on 'sign up for mailing list' on the left side bar menu.

Home Workshop Parties

Do you have a group of creative friends who are interested in learning to make jewelry but are  within two hours outside of Pensacola area? Delia will bring the workshop to you!  Contact Delia at [email protected] for more information.  If you are prepared please include the number of participants and your selected workshop in your correspondence.

Please note:  To view a list of upcoming workshops visit my blog here: http://deliastonesstudio.wordpress.com/2012/12/30/january-2013-workshops/

Metal Etching

 

Metal Etching Workshop



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

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location:

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 jewelry you will need to provide them yourself.  A variety of beads are available for purchase on location.

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 have them.   Tools will be available on loan if you do not have them.  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 R.S.V.P. with your name and contact phone number to [email protected] or The Danish Princess 850-490-0310

Please note that it is not recommended that you wear clothes that you wouldn't mind if they were soiled beyond repair.  This etchant can cause rust like stains on material that will not come out.  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. Delia Stone and the Bead and Crystal House are not liable for any personal injury or ruin of material items.

Border Wrap Workshop

 Date: TBA

Time:

Location:

Tools required: Round nose pliers, flush cutters, flat or needle nose pliers.

Make your own pendant!  Learn the basics of setting a cabochon in a wire wrap frame.  No prior experience is necessary.  Beginners welcome!  Call the Bead and Crystal House for details. 

OTHER DATES SCHEDULED: TBA

Information on Public Workshops

The above workshops are currently schedule and open to the public. Each workshop requires a minimum of 4 students or it will face possible cancellation.  In the event that a workshop is cancelled by the instructor, students will have the option of requesting a 100% refund, or they may apply their payment to the next available workshop. 

Workshops listed below are available but not presently scheduled.  If you are interested in attending one, please call the Bead and Crystal House at 850-432-3400 to add your name to the waiting list to be contacted when dates are available.

To sign up for notification of upcoming workshops click here.

 

Herringbone Pendant Workshop [email protected] PSC

Date:   TBA

Time: TBA

Location:  TBA

Tools required: Round nose pliers and clippers (optional).

This project is suitable to beginners.  Learn the basics of the herringbone weave and make your very first pendant!  This technique can be used in  many ways.  Delia will show examples of the versatility of this technique in class. Contact Delia with questions at [email protected]

 

To Register, go to PSC Dept of Continuing Education.

 

Simple Forged Earrings

  


When:  TBA

Time:  TBA

Location:  TBA

Cost:  TBA

     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 [email protected] 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.

Open Studio Time

Open Studio Day

When:  TBA

Where: A Bead and Crystal House, 711 West Garden St. Pensacola, FL  Phone: 432-3400

Cost: FREE to existing students

What:   Open Studio time is available free of charge to all existing students (defined as having taken a class in the last 90 days).  Students may bring in projects they are working on that they need help trouble shooting. 

Herringbone Pendant Workshop $35

Date:  TBA

Time: TBA

Location: A Bead and Crystal House 711 W Garden St., Pensacola, FL.  Phone: 432-3400

Tools required: Round nose pliers and clippers (optional).

This project is suitable to beginners.  Learn the basics of the herringbone weave and make your very first pendant!  This technique can be used in  many ways.  Delia will show examples of the versatility of this technique in class.

Materials can be purchased on site at the Bead and Crystal House. You will need aprox 2' of 22 gauge dead soft round wire, a focal bead aprox 20 mm to 30 mm, one head pin, one bali spacer and one Swarovski or other bead for dangle.

 Call or stop in at the Bead and Crystal House to register!

 

Herringbone Bracelet $40

$40 plus materials

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Where: A Bead and Crystal House, 711 W. Garden St. Pensacola, FL  850-432-3400

Cost: $40 plus materials

This workshop is open to beginners.  It's a fun workshop that teaches you how to execute a herringbone wrap (with repeated practice), how to make your own jump rings and how to create a simple toggle clasp that requires no solder or fancy wire work!  This workshop covers multiple basics for the beginner and results in a highly aesthetic bracelet that you will be proud to wear.  A bonus workshop on antiquing your finished piece will be included at no extra charge. 

Twist Ring Workshop

Twist Ring

Date: TBA

Time: TBA.

Location: A Bead and Crystal House, 711 W Garden St., Pensacola, FL.  Phone: 432-3400

Tools required: Round nose pliers, flush cutters, flat or needle nose pliers, ring mandrel (bring your own if you have it, if not you can borrow the instructors).

Learn to make this fun, fast and cute ring.  This is the ideal first ring project for a beginner.  The twist ring looks great in mixed metals. This is a fun and versatile technique that can be used for much more than just ring making.  Make earrings, embellished ear wires, bracelets, chains and more.

Students will have the option of adding a LOS antique patina to their project at the end of class.

 

Egyptian Coil Bracelet

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: A Bead and Crystal House 711 W Garden St., Pensacola, FL.  Phone: 432-3400

Tools required: Round nose pliers and clippers.

This project is suitable to beginners.  Learn ancient jewelry making techniques straight from the Pharaoh's tomb!  This technique dates back to the age of the Pharaoh's.  A necklace in this technique was discovered on a female mummy during excavation.  Delia will take you through the steps of making your own bracelet with this timeless technique.  Please note that the framed bead clasp is not included in this class, rather you will be taught a simple clasps that keeps the focus on the body of the bracelet.

Materials can be purchased on site at the Bead and Crystal House. You will need aprox 10' of 18 gauge dead soft round wire.

 

 Call or stop in at the Bead and Crystal House to register!

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