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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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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Business Meeting 1

Mar 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 was held on Feb 23 and it will be on Free Form Wire Wrapping, and if […]

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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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Christmas Earrings Examples for Jewelry Making SIG Class Dec 2022

Dec Jewelry Making SIG Class

This will be the last Jewelry Making SIG class of 2022. Come join us for a fun evening making holiday earrings–great your yourself or gift giving. As an added incentive, if you really need one 😇, Deb will be bringing her new tool, the One Step Looper, in case anyone wants to see how it […]

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Lotus Bud Wire Wrapped Round Pendant

Plan Now for October Jewelry Making Class

Just a reminder that Oct 27, 2022 is the next Jewelry Making SIG class. This one is to create a Lotus Bud Wrap. This is a simple project. There is only one wrap. Everyone should be able to do this…a larger cabochon is easier to wrap than a small one. Supplies are NOT provided for […]

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Business Meeting 4

Oct 6, 2022 Business Meeting and Silent Auction

October 2022 Business Meeting Thursday, October 6, 2022 will be the second business meeting of the fall. The meeting will start at 7:30pm and be followed with a Silent Auction. Topics to be discussed are the Pre-Christmas Show being held on November 10, 2022 at the Seabreeze Recreational Center, as well as each committee providing […]

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Wire Wrap Bead Connections class success 4

Wire Wrap Bead Connections Class Success

Susan, the Wire-Wrapping Jewelry Making SIG (special interest group) leader reports “I just wanted to let you know that we had a nice turnout last night for the Wire Wrapped Loops class by Nancy Buettner.  I think everyone had fun and got very creative!!  And maybe a little loopy too!“ As you can see from […]

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Wire Wrap Bead Connections necklace and earrings

August Jewelry Making SIG Class Reminder

Hopefully everyone had a nice summer break and you are excited to get back to learning new skills with the Wire Wrapping and Jewelry Making SIG (Special Interest Group). The August class is Wire Wrap Bead Connections taught by Nancy Buettner, Thursday August 24 6pm – 8:30pm in the Destin Room. This is a class […]

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