DIY Day at Artisan Gallery 218!  Classes will be held Saturday February 23rd


No pre-registration is needed, but encouraged if you want to secure your spot.  Give us a call at 515-255-0218

Basic Jewelry Stamping 10:00 - 11:00 Limited to 10 students

During this Open Studio time,  you will learn how to line up your letter stamp correctly, what is the best hammer to use, and how to hit the stamp properly. It is a quick and easy process and you can make up to two initial stamped pendants in your choice of fonts (all upper-case). For an additional fee, you can add your choice of chain and some charms to complete your necklace!

Cost:  $5 per initial pendant.      

Stretchy Bracelet Class:  11:00; 12:00; and 1:00  Limited to 6 students per class  $10 includes all supplies to create your bracelet

String glass beads and/or semiprecious stones on to stretchy cord. You will learn the best cord to use, how to secure the beads on the cord, and how to add a charm, if desired. Ages 10 and up.

We have three separate bead weaving classes for fun earrings (see below):  Bead weaving means it is needle and thread bead work.  These projects are for beginners, but everyone would enjoy learning these great patterns.  Join us for an hour class to learn each of these patterns.  Please arrive a few minutes early to select your colors and set up so class can start on time

Foxglove Earrings:  1:00 - 2:00.  (pictured)  Limited to 8 students  $15

This fun and easy project uses the new Teacup beads in a pattern that look like a cluster of flowers – much like foxgloves. There are several colors that will be available to choose from.  This class is for beginners. Bring eye magnification if you need them!

Concentric Circles Earrings:  2:30 – 3:30  Limited to 8 students.   $15

Make these simple loop earrings with two different size and color beads with a silver center ring.  This technique is a very useful one to learn for lots of great projects




Fringe Earrings:  4:00 - 5:00 Limited to 8 students   $15  

Use a silver ring to hang a fringe off the bottom of and add a top loop for the ear wire.  We use the new teacup beads to cap the bottom for a fun look.




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