Design your own one-of-a-kind pendant using a semi-precious stone and sterling silver wire! In this class held at Bead Breakout
, select a stone of your choice and create an interesting accent with silver wire. Students will have the opportunity to create texture using hammers, and pendants will be finished with a silver electroplated chain.Please note: We will provide extra light and have some magnifying glasses on hand, but please bring your reading glasses if you use them.
This class is appropriate for ages 18+.Location
This class will take place at Bead Breakout
, located at 2314 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618
If you would like to request a sign language interpreter or will be attending class with an aide, please fill out our contact form
. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).
About the teachers:
Lisa Mahoney is a sales associate and jewelry instructor for Bead Breakout
. She is also the owner and designer for Cripple Creek Jewelry. Lisa received a degree in studio art with a concentration in metal work and jewelry from SUNY Brockport under the direction of Thomas Markeson.
Karen Cagnina has a background in graphic design. She has worked as a
graphics specialist for a pharmaceutical company, and later for a medical imaging company in
Rochester, NY. Although Karen worked for a fine jeweler after high school, the prospect of making jewelry never occurred to her; Karen happened upon jewelry making about 6 years ago, starting with simple jewelry designs which have progressed into more intricate designs for bracelets, earrings, necklaces, pendants, rings and (most recently) wire weaving projects. Karen has been an instructor for 2 years with Bead Breakout
in Brighton, NY.
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