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

Class Title: ART E80, Section 9730

Class Time: Thursdays, 11:30am-1:45pm

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Ribbon Necklace with beads

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Week 1, 9/3/20, Ribbon Project #121, Beads Wrapped & Sewn with Ribbon
Materials Needed:
(1) 16” strand of 8mm-15mm beads
2¼ yards (81”) of Ribbon in your desired size
2 yards of Size D Superlon thread to match ribbon
Tools Needed:
Size 10 Beading Needle
Chain-nose pliers
Sharp scissors
Ruler

Seed Bead Bracelet with Scalloped Edge

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Click here for Simple Seed Bead Bracelet with Scalloped Edge handout.

Week 2, 9/10/20,  Bead Weaving Project #408, Simple Seed Bead Bracelet with Scalloped Edge
Materials Needed:

50-60 size 6 seed beads or Cube beads
200 size 11 seed beads
1 pair clamshell bead tips
8 ft. of Size D beading thread: Fireline, Power Pro or Superlon
Lobster claw clasp set
Optional: 1" piece of chain with links large enough to clasp lobster claw
G-S Hypo Cement
Tools Needed:
2 #10 Beading needles
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Fleece project mat
Sharp scissors
Ruler

Pendant Necklace Wire Woven Bezel

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Click here for Wooden Ring Clamp Woven Wire Bezel for Stones handout.

Week 3, 9/17/20, Craft Wire Project #298, Wooden Ring Clamp Woven Wire Bezel for Stones
Materials Needed:
1 yd. of 20-gauge wire
5 yds. of 26-gauge wire
Large, smooth, flat stone
8” of Scotch Tape or 3M Cement Tape
Tools Needed:
Nylon-jaw pliers
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Wooden ring clamp
3/5mm bailing pliers
Ruler
Scissors

Week 4, 9/24/20, Crochet Project #240, Crocheted Wire Circle Earrings or Necklace                              

Materials Needed:
1 spool of 28, 30 or 32-gauge wire
1 pair of earring wires
2 jump rings
A few beads (optional)
Head pins (optional)
24-gauge wire (optional)
2 cones & clasp set (optional)
Tools Needed:
Wire flush cutters
Round-nose pliers
Chain-nose pliers
Size C, D, E or F crochet hook
Regular sewing needle

Macrame Leaf Necklace

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Week 5, 10/1/20, Macrame Project #405, Macrame Half-Hitch Leaf Necklace
Materials Needed for Necklace with 3 Leaves:

18 yds. of .5mm. to 1mm. cord: waxed polyester (best), Superlon 400, or Chinese Knotting Cord (such as Knot-It from Beadsmith)
NOTE 1: Cotton or silk cord won’t work. It must be synthetic so it will melt.
NOTE 2: You can use all one color, or change colors for each leaf.
4 Beads with holes big enough to fit two strands of cord
Clasp set OR lobster clasp & 1-2” of chain w/links large enough to fit lobster clasp
2 Foldover Crimps
2 small, heavy jump rings (Susan’s # 14)
Tools Needed
Macrame Board or other pinnable board
2 pairs of Chain-nose pliers
T-Pins or other long pins
Cigarette lighter
Fire resistant surface
Sharp Scissors
Ruler

Multi-Wrap Bracelet with Mixed Beads   Multi Wrap Bracelet with Mixed Beads

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Click here for Loom Woven Bracelet with Asst. Beads handout.

Week 6, 10/8/20, Bead Weaving Project #67, Loom Woven Bracelet with Asst. Beads
Materials Needed:

1mm. 1.5mm. or 2mm. cord (such as leather or cotton)
      Single Wrap: 40”
      Double Wrap: 56”
      Triple Wrap: 70”
      Quadruple Wrap: 80”
½” or ¾” Button with shank or 2 holes
10” scrap of string or cotton cord
Size D Thread: Fireline, Superlon or Power Pro
      Single Wrap: 2 yds.
      Double Wrap: 4 yds.
      Triple Wrap: 6 yds.
      Quadruple Wrap: 8 yds.
Beads: Choose 1 type of bead that is 4mm. to 6mm. wide
OR Asst. beads with widths that singly or side-by-side equal the same width, up to about 6mm. wide. All beads must have holes large enough to fit 2 strands of thread.
      Single Wrap: 7” of beads
      Double Wrap: 14” of beads
      Triple Wrap: 21” of beads
      Quadruple Wrap: 28” of beads
G-S Hypo Cement
Tools Needed:
Bead Loom or Clipboard
Chain-nose pliers
Size 10 Beading Needle
Ruler or measuring tape
Scissors

Week 7, 10/15/20, Metalwork Project #402, Basic Metalwork Earrings with Beads

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Materials Needed for 1 Pair of Earrings:
(2-6) 24-gauge pre-made metal shapes or 24-gauge metal sheet
1 or 2 yds. of 20-gauge or 24-gauge wire
Asst. beads
2-12 Head pins
Pair of earring wires
2-10 Jump rings (optional)
Tools Needed:
Steel bench block
Metal hole punch
Round-nose pliers
Chain-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Doming Block (optional)
Metal shears (optional)
Asst. Hammers
Sizzix machine (optional)
Fine-Tip Sharpie
Ruler

Handmade Cotter Pin Chain

Week 8, 10/22/20, Craft Wire Project #403, Hand-Made Cotter Pin Chain with Hand-Made Clasp

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Materials Needed for an 18" necklace:
3 yds. of 18-gauge wire
Tools Needed:
9mm. bailing pliers or any 9mm mandrel
3mm. bailing pliers or any 3mm.mandrel
Round-nose pliers
Chain-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Nylon-Jaw pliers
Ruler

Tribal Necklace with Seed Beads

Week 9, 10/29/20, Miscellaneous Project #404, Tribal Necklace or Bracelet: Strung and Coiled Seed Bead Cord

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Materials Needed:
Size 8 Seed Beads
Size 11 Seed Beads
26-gauge wire
2mm. leather cord
1 Clasp set
2 Foldover crimps
Small, heavy jump rings (Susan’s #14)
Tools Needed:
Wire flush cutters
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Scissors
Ruler

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Week 10, 11/5/20, Bead Weaving Project #406, Half-Tila Beads Herringbone Bracelet
Materials Needed:
Half-Tila Beads
Size 11 seed beads
Size D beading thread – Superlon, Fireline, Power Pro
Toggle clasp set
Jump rings
Tools Needed:
2 pairs of Chain-nose pliers
#10 beading needle
Fleece project mat
Sharp scissors

Mixed Media Multi Strand Necklace Leather Pearls

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Week 11, 11/12/20, Miscellaneous Project #409, Mixed Media Multi-Strand Necklace with Pendant
Materials Needed:

4 ½ yds. of 1/8” Flat leather cord (leather lace)
24” of 14-gauge craft wire
60” of Asst. small beads
2 cards of Griffin bead cord to fit the holes in your beads
G-S Hypo Cement
Super Glue, Super New Glue, E6000 or other metal-adhering glue
2 small, heavy jump rings
2 Glue-in Cord Ends with loops, big enough to fit all strands
OR 2 cones or bullets plus 2 head pins
1 Clasp set
1 yd. of Superlon 210 cord or other thin cord
Tools Needed:
Round-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
2 pairs of Chain-nose pliers
Steel bench block
Flat-head hammer
Knotting tweezers
3/5mm.bailing pliers
Pill bottle or other large, round mandrel
Sharp scissors
Ruler

Netted Chain & Beads Necklace

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Week 12, 11/19/20, Chain Project #156: Netted Chain Necklace with Beads
Materials Needed:
Jump rings (8mm. outer diameter, 18-gauge)
Approximately 15mm. beads, any shape
Lobster clasp set
20-gauge wire
Medium chain (such as 4.6mm. cable chain) w/ links large enough to hook the lobster clasp
Tools Needed:
2 pairs of Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Heavy wire cutters for chain or Memory Wire Cutters

Week 13, 11/26/20, Thanksgiving, No class

Week 14, 12/3/20, Miscellaneous Project #407, Folded Paper Bracelet or Earrings
Materials Needed:

8 ½” x 11” piece of plain paper or equivalent size of wrapping paper or origami paper
Markers, crayons, colored pencils or any kind of paint (optional)
(2) 16-gauge, 7-8mm.jump rings (Susan’s #33 rings)
(2-4) 18-gauge, 6 mm. jump rings (Susan’s #40)
1 Toggle clasp set
Pair of earring wires
2” of Scotch tape or packing tape (not Magic tape)
G-S Hypo Cement
Tools Needed:
2 pairs of Chain-nose pliers
Smooth, Flat surface
Ruler
Sharp pencil
Sharp scissors or paper cutter
Awl or ice pick with a very sharp point

Heirloom Lace and Memory Wire Bracelet

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Week 15, 12/10/20, Bead Weaving Project #31, Heirloom Lace & Memory Wire Bracelet
Materials Needed:
4 yards Size D Superlon thread, to match the edge beads
Size 6 seed beads: 150 Color A for edge, 275 Color B for center lace area
3 complete coils of Memory Wire
4 Memory Wire end caps OR 4 head pin dangles (4 head pins & 4-8 small beads) OR 4 charm dangles (4 small charms & 4 small, heavy jump rings – Susan’s size #14)
Tools Needed:
Chain-nose pliers
Memory Wire Cutter
Size 10 beading needle
Round-nose pliers
Fleece project mat
Super glue or other glue for non-porous surfaces (if using end caps)
Regular needle w/eye big enough for 2 strands of thread
Sharp scissors

Half Persian Chain Maille Bracelet

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Week 16, 12/17/20, Chain Maille Project #81, Half Persian 3-in-1 Bracelet
Materials Needed:
About 84 jump rings, 18-gauge, 8mm. outer diameter – Susan’s #2 rings (for 7” bracelet – 12 more for each extra inch)
(2) 5 or 6mm. jump rings (Susan’s #1 rings)
Toggle clasp set
9” of 18-gauge wire (contrasting color)
Tools Needed:
2 smooth-jawed pliers (Chain-nose, flat nose or bent nose)
Wire flush cutters
Round-nose pliers
Fleece project mat