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.
Click here for link to Zoom recording of 9/23/21 class: Memory Wire and Stretchy Cord bracelets.
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!

AND
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.
Click here for link to 9/30/21 Zoom class recording.
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

AND
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.

Link to recording of Wire Looping zoom class.
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.
Link to recording of Wire Wrapping Zoom class.
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.

Link to recording of Pearl and Bead Knotting Zoom class.

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

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

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)

©2021 Susan Ryza       www.susanryza.com    9/1/21