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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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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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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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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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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Lotus Bud Wire Wrapped Round Pendant

Oct SIG Wire Wrapping Class: Lotus Bud

Lotus Bud Wire Wrapped Round Pendant When: Thursday, October 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: SeaBreeze Recreation Center, Destin Room Instructor: Deb Delvaux What will be covered: This class will feature a new wire-wrapped technique that Deb found and is going to share with us. The stone can be larger than the previous […]

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Bead Embroider photo 1

Sept 2022 Jewelry Making SIG Class

Basics of Bead Embroidery Note that this is a 2 part class for the Wire Wrapping Jewelry Making SIG (special interest group). Please plan on attending both sessions. Part 2 builds upon what you do in Part 1 and therefore Part 1 is a prerequisite for anyone wishing to attend Part 2. Photo 1 above […]

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Embellished wire ear cuffs examples for June Jewelry Making special interest group class

Embellished Wire Ear Cuffs: June 23 Jewelry Making Class

Embellished Wire Ear Cuffs – A Fun and Easy Class When: Thursday, June 23, 2022, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Destin Room, SeaBreeze Recreation Center Instructor: Jody Glock What will be covered: Jody will teach how to use wire and beads to make wire ear cuffs and how to use charms to accessorize the ear cuffs […]

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Chain Maille- Helm Weave April 2022 SIG Class

April Jewelry Making Class Reminder

Just a reminder that this week is the monthly class put on by the Jewelry Making-Wire Wrapping Special Interest Group (SIG). This month the topic is creating Chain Maille. You only need to bring 2 pair of pliers and a bead mat.  Kits will be available:  Aluminum Rings $3.50, Silver Filled and Brass $7.50.   The […]

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