Emeritus Beginner Jewelry Class Projects, Tools, & Materials for Fall, 2020

Class Title: ART E80, Section 9731
Class Time: Thursdays, 2:00-4:15pm

Click on items below to go to corresponding tool or material purchasing page.

Week 1, 9/3/20, Nylon-Covered Wire Project #3: Single-Strand, Nylon-Covered Wire Necklace w/Crimp Beads OR
Face Mask Holder

Materials Needed:
.018” Beadalon nylon-covered wire (length of necklace, plus 12 extra inches)
Asst. beads, including 8 small beads w/lg. holes, for the ends of the necklace
(2) 2mm.x 2mm. crimp tubes
Clasp set
Tools Needed:
Medium (a.k.a. Standard) Crimping pliers
Wire flush cutters
Bead Stopper Clip
Bead design board

Week 2, 9/10/20, Memory Wire Project #2: 3-Coil Memory Wire Bracelet
Materials Needed:

3 ½ coils bracelet-size memory wire
About 21" of asst. beads
Notes about beads: Don’t use long, tubular or oval beads because they won’t go around the curve of the wire. Also, avoid too many heavy beads.
Tools Needed:
Memory wire cutter
Round-nose pliers
Important: Do not use your regular cutters on Memory Wire!

AND

Stretch Magic Bracelet

Stretch Magic Projects #1 & #367, Single-Strand Stretch Magic Bracelet with 4 Different Endings
Materials Needed:

14” of .7mm. Stretch Magic elastic cord
7-8" of Asst. beads
G-S Hypo Cement
4mm. crimp cover
Hanging bail
Charm
Large-hole bead
Small, heavy jump ring (Susan’s #14)
Bead caps (optional)
Tools Needed:
Bead Stopper Clip
2 Pairs of Chain-nose pliers
Scissors
Ruler

Multi-Strand Necklace

Week 3, 9/17/20, Nylon-Covered Wire Project #7: Multi-Level, 3-Strand NCW Necklace
Materials Needed:
.015” nylon-covered wire (aka beading wire)
Asst. beads, including tiny beads & 4 large-hole beads
(2) 2mm.x 2mm. crimp tubes
Clasp set
Tools Needed:
Medium (a.k.a. Standard) Crimping pliers
Wire flush cutters
Bead Stopper Clips

Week 4, 9/24/20, Chain Maille Project #55: 3-in-3 Chain Maille Bracelet Materials for Approx. 8” Bracelet:
(90 to 100) 18-gauge jump rings, 6mm. inner diameter (Susan's #2 rings)
(4) 19-gauge jump rings, 5mm. inner diameter (Susan's #1 rings)
1 Toggle clasp set
Tools Needed:
2 smooth-jawed pliers (Chain-nose, Flat-nose, or Bent-nose pliers)
Fleece Work Mat

OR

Seed Bead & Jump Ring Necklace Chain Maille Necklace

Chain Maille Project #348: 2-in-2 Chain Maille with Seed Beads
Materials Needed:
18-gauge, 8mm outer diameter jump rings (Susan’s #2)
Size 8 seed beads
Toggle Clasp set
Tools Needed: 
2 smooth-jawed pliers (Chain-nose, Flat-nose, or Bent-nose pliers)
Fleece Work Mat

  Wire-Looped Necklace Craft Wire

Week 5, 10/1/20, Craft Wire Projects #18 & 19: Wire Looping for Earrings, Necklaces and Bracelets on Head-pins & Wire
Materials Needed:
Earrings:
2 head pins
2 earring wires
6" of 20-gauge wire
Beads
Necklace:
1 clasp set
2 yards of 20-gauge wire
Asst. beads
Tools Needed:
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Nylon-jaw pliers

Week 6, 10/8/20, Craft Wire Project #14: Wire-Wrapped Necklace or Bracelet
Materials Needed:

2 yds. of 24-gauge wire
Asst. beads, including some with small holes
1 clasp set
Tools Needed:
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Nylon-jaw pliers

Bead Caps, Chain, Metal Rings, Beads, Necklace

Week 7, 10/15/20, Chain Project #299, Chain, Rings & Beads Necklace, w/Bead Caps
Materials Needed:
jump rings
2 to 4 ft. of chain
Asst. beads, including some w/small holes
2 yds. of 20-gauge wire
2 yds. of 24-gauge wire
closed rings
bead caps
Tools Needed:
2 smooth-jawed pliers (Chain-nose, Flat-nose, or Bent-nose pliers)
Round-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Heavy-duty flush cutter

Nylon-jaw pliers

 Stretch Magic Seed Bead Bracelet Horn Spacers
Week 8, 10/22/20, Stretch Magic Project #382, Multi-Strand, Stretchy, Seed Bead Bracelet
with Horn or Bone Spacers
Materials Needed:
horn or bone spacers with 2-4 holes each
Size 6 seed beads
.7mm. Stretch Magic elastic cord
G-S Hypo Cement
Tools Needed:
Bead Stopper Clip
Scissors

  Knotted Necklace Pearl Knotting

Week 9, 10/29/20, Cord Project #9: Necklace Strung on Bead Cord, w/Bead Tips
Materials Needed:
1 package nylon or silk Griffin bead cord
Asst. beads, including small beads for each end near clasp
2 clamshell bead tips
G-S Hypo Cement
2 tiny seed beads (#10 or 11)
1 clasp set
Tools Needed:
Round-nose pliers
Knotting Tweezers
Chain-nose pliers
Scissors

AND

Floating Design Knotted Necklace     

Cord Project #12: 18” Knotted Necklace on Bead Cord, w/Bead Tips
AND
Cord Project #13: Floating-Design Knotted Necklace on Bead Cord, w/Bead Tips
Materials Needed:
1 package nylon or silk Griffin bead cord
Asst. beads, including small beads for each end near clasp
2 clamshell bead tips
G-S Hypo Cement
2 tiny seed beads (#10 or 11)
1 clasp set
Tools Needed:
Round-nose pliers
Knotting Tweezers
Chain-nose pliers
Scissors

Continuous Strand Knotted Necklace

Week 10, 11/5/20, Cord Project #21, Continuous Strand Knotted Necklace
Materials Needed:
One package Griffin Bead Cord
24” of beads
G-S Hypo Cement
Tools Needed:
Bead Stopper Clip
Knotting Tweezers
Bead Design Board
Small Paper Clip
Scissors

Braided Leather and Chain Necklace
Week 11, 11/12/20, Cord Project #162, Braided Leather or Ribbon & Chain Wrap Bracelet or Necklace

Materials Needed:

8 ft. flat leather cord, 1/8-inch wide, or ribbon
4 ft. thin chain, such as cable chain
1 pr. 3/8” (or 10mm.) ribbon crimp ends
1 lg. (15mm.) lobster Clasp
1 lg. 18-gauge jump ring (6mm. inner diameter)(#2)
1 sm. Jump ring (4mm. inner diameter)(#14)
G-S Hypo Cement
8” 26-gauge craft wire
Tools Needed:
Wire flush cutters
Chain-nose pliers
Clipboard
Lg. paperclip
Ruler or measuring tape
Scissors

Chandelier Earrings

Week 12, 11/19/20, Craft Wire Project #54: Chandelier earrings with top-drilled beads
Materials Needed:
Top-drilled beads
26-gauge wire
24-gauge wire
20-gauge wire
4mm. beads or size 6 seed beads
earring wires
chandelier findings
Tools Needed:
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters

Week 13, 11/26/20, NO CLASS – THANKSGIVING

Fishing Line Necklace    

Week 14, 12/3/20, Fishing Line Project #133: Alternating Fishing Line Necklace
Materials Needed:
Asst. beads, asst. sizes, with holes large enough to fit 2 strands of fishing line
20-gauge wire or 24-gauge wire
fishing line – a.k.a. Illusion Cord (.014” or .016”)
cones or bullet ends
G-S Hypo Cement
Clasp set
Tools Needed:
Bead Stopper Clip
Wire flush cutters
Round-nose pliers
Chain-nose pliers
Scissors


Daisy Chain Seed Bead Necklace

Week 15, 12/10/20, Bead Weaving Project #37, Daisy Chain Necklace or Bracelet
Materials Needed:
3 colors of Size 6 seed beads
size 11 seed beads
1 package of #3, #4 or #6 Griffin bead cord
2 clamshell bead tips
Clasp set
Optional: 2 small, heavy jump rings (if needed to attach clasp)
G-S Hypo Cement
Tools Needed:
Round-nose pliers
2 smooth-jawed pliers (Chain-nose, Flat-nose, or Bent-nose pliers)
Knotting Tweezers
Scissors

Byzantine chain maille bracelet

Week 16, 12/17/20, Chain Maille Project #64, Byzantine Weave Chain Maille Bracelet                                
Materials Needed:
Approx. 170, 18-gauge jump rings with 3.5mm. inner dimension (Susan’s #36) OR 120 16-gauge, 5mm. ID jump rings (Susan’s #30 rings)
1 Toggle Clasp set
Tools Needed:
2 smooth-jawed pliers (Chain-nose, Flat-nose, or Bent-nose pliers)
Awl