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Faux Marcasite Bracelet

  • B180328
  • Instructor: Diane Dennis
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Tue. June 5
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Maximum Class Size: 10
  • Class Fee : $214.00
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Description:
I have always been intrigued by Marcasite jewelry -- so very delicate with tiny sparkles! So I designed my own version of a Marcasite piece using beads. Students will use a combination of different sizes and shapes of seed beads and the newer Demi beads to create this elegant bracelet. The bracelet is delicate in nature and very lightweight. Stitch a duel layered focal point with a rose montee and Swarovski crystals, then connect half-loops to the focal for the bracelet band.
Students will Learn:
Students will work two very different sides of the bracelet using different stitches connected by a center tube.
Prerequisites:
Students must be proficient in circular peyote stitch and the herringbone stitch with step ups
Project completion:
Project will not be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Assorted beading needles, Fireline 6 lb. test, magnifiers, microcrystalline wax, scissors, task lamp, work surface, zappers.
Pliers:
Chainnose without grooves.
Materials in Kit:
Seed beads, Demi beads in two sizes; cylinder beads; rose montee; round Swarovski crystals.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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