STUDIO BEADS, LLC
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Deerfield, IL 60015
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Workshops



HEY MET, WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!

MEANDERINGS with Met Innmon

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 10 am to 4 pm

PREMIER TEACHING EXPERIENCE FOR OUR STUDENTS. Met has not taught this before.

Use herringbone and peyote stitches to interlace decorative geometric shapes contoured by seed bead paths that twist, turn and wind. These shapes and paths are sporadically punctuated by sparkling islands of Swarovski crystals. All three elements are combined into an intriguing bracelet design that drapes easily around the wrist and visually draws you in, leading to meanderings of movement and beauty.

Prerequisites: Comfortable with peyote stitch and herringbone. Skill level is intermediate.

The cost of this workshop is $90. It can be combined with any other workshop with Met for a discounted rate.

ANCESTRAL MEDALLION with Met Innmon

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 10 am to 4 pm

Inspired by the lines and shapes of an 19th century Parisian necklace whose own design was influenced by Roman Pompeian archeological finds and Hellenistic Greek fringe necklaces, the "Ancestral Medallion" necklace is a contemporary expression of classic beauty uniting mixed elements of these diverse periods. individual medallions are structured using peyote stitch and are decoratively domed and spanned with a netted webbing. Framing the medallions, peyote stitched long drop fringe and balanced with triangular shaped peyote tubes to produce an elegant graceful curvature around the wearer's neck.

Prerequisites: Peyote stitch

The cost of this workshop is $90. It can be combined with any other workshop with Met for a discounted rate.

TETHERED VESSEL with Met Innmon

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 10 am to 4 pm

Like submersibles exploring the depths of the ocean through portal windows, Tethered Vessels design delves into exploring shapes and multiple bead stitches to create this textural, structural self-supporting rendition of tethered submersible vessels. Crafted using peyote and herringbone stitches, the vessels graduate in size from large to medium to small, each featuring portal windows. The vessels are joined together with right-angle weave connections and a mirror-imaged spiral rope finshes and tethers the vessels and necklacetogether.

Techniques: peyote, Herringbone, Right Angle Weave, Spiral Rope

The cost of this workshop is $90. It can be combined with any other workshop with Met for a discounted rate. 




LET'S WELCOME JAY PARAMESH!

Jay is one of the most popular artists that come to us so we are excited that she is almost here!

ZAARA NECKLACE with Jay Paramesh

Thursday, March 12 - 10 am to 4 pm

Zaara Necklace enhances the beauty, shape and sparkle of crystals. The pendant features several Swarovski crystals arranged like a tumble of lotus petals accented with beautiful crystal or shell pearls in soft colors. Delicate scroll-like details frame the crystals. The pendant hangs from a sliding pail between two beaded beads.

Techniques: Ndebele Herringbone, Chenille, Right Angle Weave and other stitches.

Skill level is intermediate and beyond.

The price of this workshop is $90.00 and can be combined with any other Jay Paramesh workshops at a discounted rate.


AURELIA NECKLACE with Jay Paramesh

Friday, March 13 - 10 am to 4 pm

Heritage meets high style - this semi-rigid necklace draws inspiration from simple hammered gold jewelry from ancient civilizations and gives it a contemporary look with a triangular crystal pendant.

Techniques: Peyote Stitch, Ndebele Herringbone, other embellishment stitches, basic wire skills.

Skill level is intermediate.

The price of this workshop is $90.00 and can be combined with any other Jay Paramesh workshops at a discounted rate.

CATARINA NECKLACE with Jay Paramesh

Saturday, March 13 - 10 am to 4 pm

Impactful from a distance, this unique necklace is full of intricate detail. Inspired by the jewelry of the Czars of Russia, Catarina Necklace is a multi-color Swarovski crystal encrusted pendant. The necklace chain has been made with gold triangle beads and is very flexible and easy to wear. Pendant is removable and can be used with bulkier chains or silk ribbons easily for a new look!

Techniques: Ndebele Herringbone, Peyote Stitch and other embellishment stitches.

Skill level is intermediate and beyond.

The price of this workshop is $90.00 and can be combined with any other Jay Paramesh workshops at a discounted rate.


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