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The BeadSmith Presents: The Amphora

  • B180158
  • Instructor: Helena Tang-Lim
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Thu. June 7
  • Time: 8:30am-3:30pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Class Fee : $304.00
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Description:
Inspired by the beautiful shape of ancient amphorae, the body of the amphora is richly decorated with a combination of fire-polished beads, baby melon beads, and seed beads. A luxurious tassel from the point of the amphora emphasizes the elegance of the sumptuous shape. A resplendent rope of various seed beads and spacers simulate the vertical “handles” of an amphora and forms a luxurious necklace to suspend the equally opulent amphora.
Students will Learn:
Learn how to encase and embellish two different shaped components; how to use a multitude of different beads to jazz up a simple spiral rope and suspend the completed component.
Prerequisites:
Previous experience with cubic right-angle weave, herringbone, and spiral rope.
Project completion:
Project will not be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
#12-13 beading needles, beading mat, Fireline 6 lb. test, scissors.
Pliers:
Flatnose standard, roundnose.
Materials in Kit:
Seed beads, paper mache beads, melon beads, Czech fire-polished beads, eye pin.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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