Fall, 2021, Emeritus Beginner Jewelry Class

Class Title: ART E80, Section 9730
Class Time: Thursdays, 2:00-4:15pm

Click here for downloadable semester project list.

Necklace with Beading Wire and Crimp Beads  Mask holder  Eyeglass holder necklace
Click here for Nylon-Covered Wire Necklace handout.

Click here for link to Zoom recording of 9/2/21 Class.
Week 1, 9/2/21, Nylon-Covered Wire Project #3: Single-Strand, Nylon-Covered Wire Necklace w/Crimp Beads OR Face Mask Holder OR Eyeglass 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 or 2 lobster clasps or 2 eyeglass holders
Tools Needed:
Medium (a.k.a. Standard) Crimping pliers
Wire flush cutters
Bead Stopper Clip
Bead design board

Beaded Necklace with Self Dangle

Week 2, 9/9/21, Nylon-Covered Wire Project #294, NCW Necklace w/built-in dangle
Materials Needed:
44” of .018” or .015” Nylon-Covered wire
Approx. 38” of Asst. beads including some with holes
       large enough for 2 strands of wire
Bead caps, if desired
Clasp set
2 crimp tubes
1 Charm
Tools Needed:
Wire flush cutters
Medium crimping pliers
Bead Stopper Clip
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers

Week 3, 9/16/21, No Class, Yom Kippur

Click here for Memory Wire Bracelet handout.
Week 4, 9/23/21, 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!

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Stretch Magic Bracelet
Click here for Single Strand Stretch Magic Bracelet handout.
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

Click here for 3-in-3 Chain Maille Bracelet handout.
Week 5, 9/30/21,
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

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Seed Bead & Jump Ring Necklace Chain Maille Necklace
Click here for 2-in-2 Chain Maille Necklace with Seed Beads handout.
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
Click here for Wire Looping on a Headpin handout.
Click here for Wire Looping with Craft Wire handout.

Week 6, 10/7/21, 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

Click here for Wire Wrapping handout.
Week 7, 10/14/21, 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

Multi-Level Chain Necklace with Beads

Week 8, 10/21/21, Chain Project #175, Multi-Level Chain Necklace with Dangles
Materials Needed:

30” of Medium chain ( 3 – 5mm. wide), such as cable chain
Clasp set
4 small, heavy jump rings
7 feet of  24-gauge wire (OR 26 head pins)
About 13” of assorted beads
OR use top-drilled beads with 26-gauge wire.
           You will need 8-10” of wire per bead
Tools Needed:
Wire side cutters
2 pairs Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Heavy wire cutter, for chain
Ruler
Chain-Sta

Native American Style Hairpipe Bead Stretchy Bracelet

Week 9, 10/30/21, Stretch Magic Project #384, Native American Style Multi-Strand Stretch Magic Bracelet with Bone Hairpipe Beads & Horn or Bone Spacers
Materials Needed:

3 -8 three-strand horn or bone spacers
Hairpipe beads
About 28” of small & medium-size beads, no bigger than 9mm. diameter
56” of .7mm. Stretch Magic Cord
G-S Hypo Cement
Tools Needed:
Scissors
Bead Stopper Clip

  Knotted Necklace Pearl Knotting

Click here for Knotted Bead Cord Necklace handout.
Click here to watch my YouTube video on knotting.

Week 10, 11/4/21, 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

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Floating Design Knotted Necklace     
Cord Project #12: 18” Knotted Necklace on Bead Cord, w/Bead Tips
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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

Week 11, 11/11/21, Veteran's Day, No Class
Bead or Button Multi-Strand Knotted necklace
Week 12, 11/18/21, Cord Project #41, Multi-Strand, Knotted Bead or Button Necklace on Griffin Bead Cord w/cones or bullet ends
Materials Needed:
Asst. beads or buttons (approx. 18 for each completed strand)
4 cards of Size 3-8 Griffin bead cord, w/attached needle (one card for each strand of the necklace)
OR use Superlon TEX 210 Cord – 8 yards (2 yards for each strand of the necklace)
2 cones or bullet ends
12” of 24-gauge wire to match cone color
Clasp set to match cone & wire color
Nail polish (optional)
Glue
Tools Needed:
Round-nose pliers
Chain-nose pliers
Wire cutters
Scissors
Knotting Tweezers
Ruler
Bead Stopper Clip
Week 13, 11/25/21, NO CLASS – THANKSGIVING

Chandelier Earrings

Click here for Chandelier Earrings handout.
Week 14, 12/2/21, 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

Crocc Needle Weave Bracelet with clasp

Week 15, 12/9/21, Bead Weaving Project #4b, Cross-Needle Woven Bracelet on Cord, with Clasp
Link to Cross Needle Woven Bracelet handout.
Materials Needed:
2 cards of Griffin Bead Cord – size 2, 3 or 4, both same color or similar colors
7” of center beads with holes large enough to fit both cords
14” of side beads
G-S Hypo Cement
1 lobster clasp set
2 clamshell bead tips
2” of chain with links large enough to hook the lobster clasp (optional)
1 headpin (optional)
Tools Needed:
Scissors
Round-nose pliers
Chain-nose pliers
Ruler

Macrame square knot bracelet with beads

Week 16, 12/16/21, Macrame Project #440, Delicate Square Knot Macrame Bracelet with beads
Click here for Delicate Square Knot Macrame Bracelet handout.
Materials Needed:

4 yds. of Waxed Polyester Cord or Superlon Tex 210 or 400:
About (36) 4mm. beads with holes large enough to fit onto the cord OR Size 8 or size 6 seed beads
G-S Hypo Cement or cigarette lighter
Tape
Tools Needed:
Ruler
Scissors
Clipboard
Chain-nose pliers (optional)

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