1/30/2018 10:30am-2:00pm Helen Driggs Bead, Wire And Button Jewelry

Total Price (including kit fee): $119.00
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Class Supply Kit (+$30.00)


Do you love colorful buttons? If so, break out the old button box -- we'll elevate ordinary buttons into wonderful, wearable center-stage focal elements for all types of jewelry. Learn how to modify old or new buttons using wire and inventive connection methods like wiring, riveting and other cold connections to create button bracelets, pendants or earrings with a modern twist. You'll learn Drilling, Wire coiling, Color use and combining mixed materials without glue

Kit Includes:

Kit Contents: 2" Button, 1" Button, 2 colors faceted crystal or 8/0 beads,18 ga. Brass core wire/armature, 28 ga. Brass coiling wire/armature, 5 large hole glass beads, 2 colors 28 ga. beaded perimeter wire, Fiber hanging cord

Students should bring the following tools:

Flex Shaft with #54 Drill bit or Dremel tool with appropriate collet and #54 Drill bit, Steel Block -- combo or separate, Awl or sharp scribe, Round nose pliers, Chain Nose Pliers, Flat nose Pliers, Wire cutters, Sanding sticks, Sharpie

Instructor will provide the following tools for use in class:

Flex shaft for drilling, assorted hand tools and wire cutters, forming hammer, extra drill bits, scissors, etc.