Azure, Anastasia, Instructor
Creative Exploration in Jewelry Weaving
August 25-27, 2018
Skill Level: all levels
Explore the creativity of weaving jewelry without a loom. Working with colorful wire and thin sheet metal, we will create a variety of woven earrings, beads, bracelets, pendants and pins. This extensive workshops covers techniques such as tabby and twill weave, free-form warps, continuous and discontinuous wefts, plying chevron wefts, flattening wire, unusual shapes, and simple wire work to incorporate beads and jewelry findings. Participants will have the opportunity to create a jewelry collection as well as technical samples for future inspiration.
Student tool list:
-Medium-sized scissors, wire cutters, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, ultra-fine Sharpie marker. Optional: beads