Results from the Free Form Wire Wrapping Class in Feb 2023

Free Form Wire Wrapping–the Results

The results from February’s Special Interest Group class prove that you all really know how to rock! Thanks to Susan and Nancy for this class and to Deb for the photo of your work.

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Wire Wrapping a Cabochon

March 23 Class: Basic Wire Wrapping 2

Basic Wire Wrapping Class (2) When: Thursday, March 23, 2023 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: SeaBreeze Recreation Center, Destin Room Instructor: Greg Vollendorf What will be covered: Basic wire wrapping class (2) taught by Greg Vollendorf that will continue to reinforce wire wrapping techniques.   We are trying to build skills in wire wrapping […]

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Fossil from the Florida Museum

Field Trip to the Florida Museum

The next field trip for The Villages Gem & Mineral Society is on! Join us as we venture to the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville (click on the link to learn more about the various collections and exhibits you can see) on Wednesday, March 29. Whether you want to check out the Butterfly […]

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Chain Maille earrings in "Bridal" pattern, April Class for The Villages Gem and Mineral Society Jewelry Making/Wire Wrapping Special Interest Group

April 2023 Wire Wrapping SIG Class: Chain Maille Earrings

Chain Maille – Earrings – Variation of Helm Weave When: Thursday, April 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: SeaBreeze Recreation Center, Destin Room Instructor: Michael McCauley What will be covered: This wire wrapping / jewelry making SIG class will be a different use of the Helm Weave.  You will make a pair of […]

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Announcing The Villages Gem and Mineral Society annual Artisan Show

Annual Artisan Show Approaches!

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023 is the date! The Artisan Show put on by The Villages Gem and Mineral Society is an amazing opportunity to see beautiful works created by our members and other vendors. It is also a great chance to stock up on the supplies you have been looking for for your projects. There […]

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Meeting Reminder

Feb 2, 2023 Business Meeting & News

The first Thursday of the month is a busy time for all members of The Villages Gem and Mineral Society with something for each and every person. See you there! Jewelry Making Special Interest Group 6-7:30pm Our first SIG class will be held on Feb 23 and it will be on Free Form Wire Wrapping, […]

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Free Form Bezeled Stone

Feb SIG Class: Free Form Wire Wrapping

Free Form Wire Wrapped Stone When: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: SeaBreeze Recreation Center, Destin Room Instructor: Nancy Buettner What will be covered: Wire Wrapping a Gemstone that is formed and everything is cut to perfection is what we have been working on in the past.  In this class […]

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Business Meeting 1

Jan 2023 Business Meeting

The Villages Gem and Mineral Society Business Meeting Short Workshop 5-7pm As usual, prior to the business meeting the craft room will be open for us to work on our stones for 2 hours. 5:30-7pm New members session in the Crescent Beach Room This is a Welcoming session and registration for our newest members. 7:30-8:50pm […]

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Meeting Reminder

Dec 2022 Business Meeting

Business Meeting This Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 will be the final business meeting of the year! Christmas Party Dec 8, 2022, 5:30-9:00pm: Deadline to RSVP for the Christmas Party is this Thursday during our meeting. We need to get a headcount for all members, spouses or significant others planning on attending this year’s Christmas Party. Signup […]

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Turkey eating a pie

Happy Thanksgiving!

Just a reminder, this Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 is Thanksgiving here in the USA. There will be no workshop on that day. But you can work off some of all that turkey and pie on Sunday!

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