Glass Craft & Bead Expo

Las Vegas, NV    April 3 - 7, 2019

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Registration will open in the Fall of 2019. Please check back. 

Classes Offered

  • Sterling Poetry Sterling Poetry

    Details

    Level: Beginner/All levels       Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Even contemporary rings can be elegant and feminine. Learn to make rings, solder sterling silver and creatively set a brilliant cut gemstone. Students will be taught easy techniques to work around faceted stones.

     
  • Pearl Statement Pearl Statement

    Details

    Level: confident beginner/intermediate     Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Fresh water pearls, delicately placed on a ring to create a harmonic marriage with silver. Fashioned together through soldering, forging and shaping you will make a statement.
     
  • Make It Charming Make It Charming

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    A little soldering, riveting and stamping will Make it Charming. Perfect for the beginner this class will jumpstart you into the world of metalworking.
     
  • 1+1+1+1=10 - Intro to Basic Soldering 1+1+1+1=10 - Intro to Basic Soldering

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3.5 hours

    Project Overview

    1+1+1+1=10??? Yup! In this fast paced class you will learn how to multiply your skills from 4 simple ingredients. Using 4 materials, I will teach you how to create TEN different chain links while learning to solder silver. We will discuss all the basics and safety, then you will get hands on experience in torching and soldering silver and jump rings. Although you do not need any experience, some wire work is helpful.

  • Not Fools Gold Not Fools Gold

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Make 1, 2 or 3 rings using sterling silver and 10kt gold to create a contemporary ring. Students will gain experience creating anticlastic rings, soldering karat gold and small parts, and. Those who work quickly will finish a triple ring.
     
  • Enamel Foil Enamel Foil

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Like the look of enameled silver but don’t like the expense? Here is a way to create a jewel effect on copper using silver foil and transparent enamels. We will cover all the basics of enameling and how to achieve a vibrant effect.
     
  • Crowning Glory Crowning Glory

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Set stones from a different angle. This way you can show off almost the entire stone with a professional look. You will learn soldering, cutting, and forming. Kits will have enough for 2 pendants just in case.

  • Cascading Dewdrops Cascading Dewdrops

    Details

    Level: Intermediate    Sessions: 1    Hours: 4hrs

    Project Overview

    We will cover all the basics to metal work in this class: shaping, forming, soldering and sawing. Students will learn how to create silver granules to enhance their projects along with sweat soldering and sawing metal.