Classes

Feb 2022 beginning wire wrapping class results

Wire Wrapping Session

Our next wire wrapping session is Thursday 2/22 at 6:00. The Session will be led by Deb Delvaux. This class is for everyone who has had the basic wire wrapping class. This month we will practice what we have already learned. For the class, you need to bring a cabochon, square wire, and half round […]

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Holiday Earrings Class example, The Villages Gem and Mineral Society 2023

“Dec” Jewelry Making SIG Class

Nov 30 will be our annual Holiday Earrings Class taught by Deb. This is a special date so be sure to mark your calendars!

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Using a beaded connection at a pendant

October Jewelry Making SIG Class Reminder

This month the Jewelry Making SIG class is on making Beaded Connections. Be there on Oct 26th and make your own connections, both beaded and interpersonal with other SIG members!

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Tree of Life: The Results!

Our Wire Wrappers really twisted things up in September during this Tree of Life Pendant class that Deb Delvaux taught. So cool how with the same basic elements everyone was able to put their own spin on the formula to create their very own unique creation. Well done, everyone. Thanks for all your efforts–it really […]

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Equipment Training Mondays

The lapidary arts requires the use of various pieces of equipment. Learning how and when to set up, use, and clean up the equipment (safely and properly) is essential to create excellent work. It also is an important way to help keep our club costs down as misused equipment costs us all money. Training on […]

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Beaded Connections Oct 26 2023 SIG Class

Beaded Connections: Oct SIG Class

Beaded Connection Technique When: Thursday, Oct 26, 2023 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: SeaBreeze Recreation Center, Destin Room Instructor: Nancy Buettner What will be covered: Learn to make “wrapped-loop” beaded connections. These beaded connections can be used to make earrings, bracelets, and necklaces—“A Must-Know Basic Technique” Please note the pictures above are EXAMPLES […]

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Tree of Life Pendant Sept 28 2023 SIG Class

Tree of Life Pendant: Sept SIG Class

The Jewelry Making Special Interest Group’s Sept Class will be making a Tree of Life Pendant. Supplies and tools needed are listed here.

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Basic Wire Wrapping on oval Cabochon

Basic Wire Wrapping: The Results

Despite the heat and road closures, 11 members attended the August 24 Basic Wire Wrapping class taught by Greg. Congratulations to all on learning new skills and/or honing your existing ones. We all need to practice, practice, practice in order to get better–and you all did an excellent job!

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Basic Wire Wrapping on oval Cabochon

Basic Wire Wrapping Class in August

Have you been wanting to learn some basic wire wrapping skills? Or maybe you took a class a while ago and need to brush up before you take a more advanced class. Well, now’s your chance, so mark your calendars! Basic Wire Wrapping When: Thursday, August 24, 2023 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: […]

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Jewelry Making and Wire Wrapping SIG Angel Cabochon Class Results

Angels, Angels, Everywhere

Somewhere bells must have been ringing because there were definitely some newly minted angels in our group in May! With a pretty cabochon and some wire and the guidance of the talented Mary McGee, some of the Jewelry Making and Wire Wrapping SIG created their own tear drop angels!

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