Jewelry Making

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.

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
Meeting Reminder

Nov 3, 2022 Meeting and Workshop Info

Business Meeting This Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 will be our next business meeting as well as our other usual pre-meeting activities and special news for the meeting itself. Be sure to read for all the details including workshop info. Jewelry Making Special Interest Group 6-7:30pm Members who attended the Lotus Bud Weave class last month […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading