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Jewelry demo and class with Elizabeth Ellis

Jewelry demo   12 - 1 pm
followed by

Beginning Chainmaille:
Helms Weave Bracelet
1 - 4 pm

Elizabeth Ellis

 Learn how to make a stunning Helms Weave chainmaille bracelet with only two pair of jeweler’s pliers using handmade copper or sterling silver jump rings. Learn how jump rings are made, the proper method for opening and closing jump rings, resources for materials and instruction for creating your own beautiful handmade Helms Weave bracelet.
No prior experience is necessary. Torches are not used in this class.

Beginner Class Dates: 3 separate sessions  $45 per class plus materials fee (see below)

Tools needed for class:
Bent Chain Nose jewelers pliers
Flat nose jewelers pliers
Magnifying Glasses/Cheaters
Portable Table lamp (optional but helpful)
Participants encouraged to bring their own tools.
Beginner Jewelry tool sets available for purchase at time of class for an additional   $10.00 each
Choice of materials to be purchased at class:     (RSVP’s required 1 wk in advance for prep.)
Copper Bracelet & Clasp:                $35.00 per bracelet     (or)
Sterling Silver Bracelet & Clasp:    $60.00 per bracelet
Additional materials available for purchase on request.