Friday, August 28, 2009

Spiral Chain Bracelet - New Session Opened!

This session is full, however there is limited seating in the
September 18th session from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

In this class, you will be introduced to basic soldering and silversmithing techniques using a torch and complete a bracelet using your soldered links.

  • Class fee: $65, All supplies included.
  • Level: All levels
  • Tools Required: Chain Nose Pliers, Round Nose Pliers, Wire Cutter (or Flexible Wire Cutter), Chasing Hammer, Bench Block, Metal Files, Cup Burr.
  • Friday, September 18th, 2009, 9:00am-12:00pm

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Treasured Memories Jewelry

Fridays in September - 10:15am - 7:00pm

When you purchase any bezel charms, UV resin products and supplies from Eclectica, bring them to The Bead Studio with your photos/images, and have our expert studio associates help you complete your charms. The UV lamp will be available for use.

Start now and personalize your holiday gift making for family and friends!

Friday, August 21, 2009

Book Sale at The Bead Studio!

We are making room for new books, come and get your favorites while supplies last.
  • 35% OFF selected books, August 22nd - September 30th

Friday, August 14, 2009

PMC Certification Level II: Intermediate Metal Clay

In this class, the student will create six projects and learn how to create a bezel for a natural stone pendant, a prong setting for a large CZ, and how to use sheet as a CZ setting. The student will also create a hollow constructed bead and make earrings using a mold. This class is designed by Irina Miech and is recognized by the PMC Guild International.

  • Dates: October 2nd & 3rd, 2009 (Friday 10:00am-7:00pm & Saturday 10:00 am-5:00pm)
  • Class fee: $335 (includes ALL supplies, materials, tool kit and a copy of More Metal Clay for Beaders).

  • Tools: Tool kit from Level I Introduction to Metal Clay class.

  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level I certification class.

To register: Call 262-641-0910.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

New Hole-Punch Tool!

With this new tool it's easy to punch holes in Silver, Copper, Brass, or Gold sheet, certain coins or hammered wire. It is available in two sizes 1.25mm or 1.80mm and comes with one extra hole punch bit. The copper coin shown above is 1.50mm thick and the hole was punched with the 1.25mm pliers.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Lucite flowers are back in stock!

The Lucite flowers are back in stock. The rich color and light-weight of these flowers make them a popular addition to your bead bouquet.