Emeritus Beginner Jewelry Class Projects Tools & Materials Needed for Spring, 2020

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Week 1, 2/20/20, 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!

Week 2, 2/27/20, NCW Project #3: Single-Strand, Nylon-Covered Wire Necklace w/Crimp Beads
.018” Beadalon nylon-covered wire (length of necklace, plus 12 extra inches)
Asst. beads based on length of necklace, 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 cutter
Bead Stopper Clip
Bead design board


Week 3, 3/5/20: Stretch Magic Project #164, Multi-Strand Stretch Magic Bracelet with Nylon-Covered Wire Loops
Materials Needed for 7” bracelet:

36” of .015” Nylon-covered wire (Beading wire)
56” of .7mm. Stretch Magic elastic cord
(4) 2mm.x 2mm. crimp tubes
28” seed beads or assorted other beads, not too large (You will probably want 7” of each of 4 types of beads)
12” 4mm. beads or seed beads (all one kind), with holes large enough to fit 2 strands of Beading Wire
Glue
Tools Needed:
Wire flush cutter
Medium (Standard) Crimping Pliers
2 Bead Stopper Clips
Ruler
Scissors

Week 4: Cancelled due to virus

Week 5, 3/19/20, Craft Wire Projects #18 & 19: Wire Looping for Earrings, 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, 3/26/20, 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

Week 7, 4/2/20, Craft Wire Project #22: Necklace of beads & chain connected with Wire Loops or Wire-Wrapping
Materials Needed:
2 yds. of 20-gauge wire
2 yds. of 24-gauge wire
2 to 4 ft. of chain
Asst. beads, including some w/small holes
1 clasp set
Tools Needed:
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Heavy-duty flush cutter
Nylon-jaw pliers

 
Week 8, 4/9/20,  Macrame Project #210: Macrame Square Knot Bracelet with Center Beads & Slide Closure
Materials Needed:
One 20” inner cord
Two 36” Outer Cords
One 20” finishing cord
About 6” of beads with holes large enough to fit onto the cord OR one large, center bead
Glue
Essie or other clear Nail polish (optional)
Tools Needed:
Bead stopper clip
Chain-nose pliers (optional)
Knotting tweezers (optional)
Ruler
Scissors
Clipboard

4/16/20, NO CLASS. SPRING BREAK

Week 9, 4/23/20, Bead Weaving Project #4b, Cross Needle Bracelet with Clasp
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:
Round-nose pliers
Chain-nose pliers
Ruler
Scissors

Week 10, 4/30/20, 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

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

2-Strand Bracelet Beading Wire Bracelet      2-Strand Bracelet Beading wire bracelet

Week 11, 5/7/20, Nylon-Covered Wire Project #401, Double-Strand Nylon Covered Wire Bracelet
Materials Needed:
28” of Nylon-Covered Wire (aka Beading wire) (preferably .015”, but .018” will also work)
1 toggle clasp set
11” assorted small to medium beads, including 2” of beads with holes large enough for 2 strands of wire
3-4 beads with holes large enough for 4 strands of wire, but not big enough for a crimp bead to fall into (size 6 seed beads would work)
8 tiny beads such size 8 seed beads or 2.5mm metal beads with holes large enough for 2 strands of wire
(2) 2mm x 2mm crimp tubes
Tools Needed:
2 Bead stopper clips
Chain-nose pliers
Standard (medium) crimping pliers
Wire flush cutters

Week 12, 5/12/20, NCW Project #30: Eyeglass Holders
Materials Needed:

30” of .015” Nylon-covered wire (Beading wire)
Asst. small or medium size beads such as small seed beads, bugle beads and 4-6mm. beads
8 small beads w/lg. holes for ends, such as size 6 seed beads
2 eyeglass holder findings
(2) 2mm. x 2 mm.crimp tubes
Optional: 4 small, heavy jump rings (Susan’s #14)
Tools Needed:
Wire flush cutters
Bead stopper clip
Round-nose pliers
Standard (medium) crimping pliers
2 pairs chain-nose pliers (if using jump rings)

Week 13, 5/21/20, 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)
Work Mat

Week 14, 5/28/20, Cord Project #68, Leather Lariat Necklace
Materials Needed
:
3 yds. of 2mm. round, leather cord
6 foldover crimps
1 yd. 20- gauge &/or 2 yds. 24-gauge craft wire
About 18”-24” asst. beads
12 head pins
Tools Needed:
Chain Nose Pliers
Round nose pliers
Wire flush cutters
Scissors

Week 15, 6/4/20, Craft Wire Project #131d, 3-Stone Crossover Wire Ring
Materials Needed:
(
1) 8mm. round bead
2 matching 6mm. round or bicone beads
20-gauge wire
Tools Needed:
Wire flush cutter
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Nylon-jaw pliers
Ring mandrel

Week 16, 6/11/20, NCW Project #399, Illusion Necklace with Metallic-Colored Nylon-Covered Wire
Materials Needed:

3 yards of .015" Gold Color (metallic gold) or Silver Color (metallic silver) nylon-covered wire (beading wire)
About 32” of assorted beads, plus:
About 4” of beads with holes large enough to fit 6 strands of nylon-covered wire
About 72 tiny seed beads (size 10 or 11)
1 Clasp set
About 36 small (1mm. x1mm.) or regular (2mm.x2mm.) crimp beads
2 regular crimp beads (2mm.x2mm.)
Tools Needed:
Chain-nose pliers
3 Bead Stopper Clips
Standard (medium) crimping pliers
Wire flush cutters
Ruler