Wednesday, September 21st | 6:00pm-8:30pm | Basic Sterling Silver Ring Class

Learn how to make a simple yet elegant ring in Sterling Silver, with a wire-wrapped semi-precious rainbow apatite gemstone, freshwater pearl, or Swarovski crystal. In this basic wire working class, we will cover the following: using basic jewelry making tools, ring sizing, creating simple loops, forming curves/shape, basic wire wrapping, and finishing with polish.

Please note: We will provide extra light and have some magnifying glasses on hand, but please bring your reading glasses if you use them. Ticket price includes 18 gauge and 26 gauge sterling silver wire, as well as craft wire for practice.

This class is appropriate for ages 18+.

This class will take place indoors 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 teacher:
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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