Jewelry Making

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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Meeting Reminder

Feb 1 Workshop and Meeting Schedule

Feb 1 The Villages Gem and Mineral Society will welcome new members, have short workshops, a business meeting and an auction! Don’t miss it.

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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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Woman dressed in costume reading announcement

Nov 2, 2023 Meeting and Fun!

Nov 2: Gem and Mineral Society will have a short workshop for both lapidary and jewelry making, new member orientation, and of course our business meeting.

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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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Oct 5, 2023 Workshop and Biz Meeting Info

Every first Thursday of the month The Villages Gem and Mineral Society has their business meeting (okay, not EVERY one as we do take the summers “off”). But that isn’t all that happens on the first Thursday–there is truly something for each and every member, so be sure to take advantage and stick around for […]

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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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