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David Smith Classes
Silversmithing for Beginners with Dave Smith  

Silversmithing for Beginners with Dave Smith
$295 plus materials fee at class of $30 to $50

This class fills-up fast!

Friday March 6 and Saturday March 7

(9:30 AM - 5 PM daily.)

Sign-up on David's website or call World of Beads. Deposit of $150 required to hold class space.

More information on our site and David's site.

Make Money

How To Make Money Selling Your Jewelry
“Seminar by David Smith”

$195

Sunday March 8, 2015 (9 AM – 5 PM)

Build your jewelry business into the online and offline store that your customers want to return to time after time.  Finding shows, exhibitions and marketplaces to sell your jewelry.  Writing copy to get noticed by buyers.  Three words to include in every auction to get maximum bids.  Why you should have your own website, not just Etsy or Ebay.
Read more  
http://silversmithingclass.com/How-to-sell-my-jewelry.htm

 

Free Form Wave Bracelet

Free Form Wave Bracelet with Dave Smith
$165 plus material fee $35 - $65

Monday March 9, 2015 (10 AM – 4 PM)

In this class you will select a bezel & stone (or bring your own), solder it, bend and solder the bracelet, mount the bezel, 
set the stone and polish the finished bracelet.

Prerequisite:  David’s Metal Smithing for Beginners class or previous soldering ability and experience with making and using a bezel. 

Read more http://silversmithingclass.com/Wave-bracelets-sterling-silver-with-stone-class.htm

David Smith Ring

Dual Split Band Ring Class with David Smith
$165 plus material fee $15 - $65

Tuesday March 10, 2015 (10 AM - 4 PM)

The challenge of the dual band ring is a clean solder joint where the ring shank meets the cabochon base. A clean solder joint means less to no polishing in a hard to reach area. In this class you will learn how to use a jewelers saw, ring bending pliers, ring mandrel, ring gauge, ring clamp, ring mandrel, tumble polisher and more.

Prerequisite: David’s Metal Smithing for Beginners class or previous soldering ability and experience with making and using a bezel.

Read more http://silversmithingclass.com/Split-Band-Ring-sterling-silver-with-stone-class.htm

Afternoon Classes

NEW THURSDAY Afternoon Instruction (12-1 PM)

1-HOUR $6 PROJECT INSTRUCTION

WITH PURCHASE OF PROJECT SUPPLIES

Our staff will get you started on your project and teach you the technique(s). 
Students work independently completing their project with staff member multi-tasking with customers.

OTHER Times/Classes Prior TO 4 PM May Be AVAILABLE BY REQUEST.

Wrapped Up In Leather

Wrapped Up In Leather
Learn to weave beads between strands of leather and wrap around your wrist two-ten times. 

THURSDAY January 22
(12:00 PM – 1:00 PM)

Earring Basics

Basic Earring technique
 Learn how to make your own earrings & how to turn beads into pendants.

THURSDAY FEB. 12 
(12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The Basics: Straight Stringing & basic crimping techniques, Memory wire jewelry or other projects using basic techniques. 

THURSDAY Feb. 19
(12 PM – 1:00 PM)

Metal Stamping
Personalize your jewelry on metal with a meaningful quote, your initials or a special date.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 26 
(12 PM – 1 PM)

Riveting

Leather Riveting: a stylish way to create cold connections in jewelry designs without soldering.

Thursday Mar. 5
(12-1 PM)

FREE INSTRUCTION- Leather Project:

Learn the crimping, knotting & closure techniques for leather cord jewelry. Including using Israeli crimps, fold-over crimps, buttons, slipknots, glue on findings and more. Lots of project ideas to choose from.

PROJECT SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT THE STORE.

AFTERNOON INSTRUCTION LIMITED TO INDIVIDUAL AND UP TO 3-STUDENTS ONLY.


Traditional Saturday|Evening Classes
Peyote Stitch

Peyote Stitch

$24 plus supplies


Sat. Feb. 21
(9:30 AM – 12:00 Noon)

Tia Cuff Bracelet

Tila Cuff Bracelet

$18 PLUS TILA BEADS & CORD

Sat. Feb. 28 (9:30 AM – 12 Noon)

Multi Strand Necklace

Multi Strand Necklace

DIY AT STORE $7.50

Previous wire wrapping experience helpful, but not required.

STEP ONE: Select beads

STEP TWO: String beads at class table.

STEP THREE: Staff assistance gathering multi strands and attaching clasp.

 

  Beaded Bib Necklace

$18 plus supplies

Supply cost is dependent on beads and chain you choose

Average supply cost $25 - $35

Thursday March 5
(6 – 8 PM)

Intro to Beading

Introduction to Beaded Jewelry; Straight Strung Projects


$18.00+supplies. Kits are available.

Average supply cost $7 - UP

Thursday Jan. 8
6 - 8 PM

Saturday Jan. 24
(10 AM – 12 PM)

THURSDAY FEB. 26
6 PM - 8 PM

Wrapped Up in Wire 

Professional Wire Wrapping


$18.00 PLUS SUPPLIES

PROJECT: WIRE WRAP BRACELET OR NECKLACE. SELECT FROM BASE METAL (LESS EXPENSIVE) OR STERLING OR GOLD FILLED CHAIN AND FINDINGS.

Thursday Jan. 22
(6 PM – 8 PM)

Hand Knotting 

Hand Knotting


$18 plus supplies

Average supply cost $10-$30

Supplies vary widely depending on beads & finding's selected

Thursday Feb. 19
(6:00 PM – 8 PM)

Bridal 

Wedding Jewelry

Schedule your Free Wedding Jewelry consultation.

Make it yourself, have a bridesmaids party or our designers can make your jewelry for you.

We can also help you make your birdcage veils, crystal hair clips, and crystal boutonnieres.

We are happy to help you with any of your accessories that will complement your big day!

For your free appointment contact mandiw@aworldofbeads.com or call
513-871-5600

Artful Resin 

Artful Resin


$50 includes all supplies & tools provided for your use

Saturday February 7
(1 –4 PM)

Saturday March 21
(1 – 4 PM)

Freshwater Pearls & Leather Bracelet 

Freshwater Pearls & Leather Bracelet

$18.00 + supplies

Supply cost is dependent on beads and findings you choose

Average supply cost - $12-$20

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, March 12
(6 - 8 PM)

metal smithing 

 

Metalsmithing for Beginners

$40 + supplies

 


Wednesday April 15
(5:30 PM – 9 PM)

Supply cost: average $20-$30 based on current silver prices.

Bronze  


BronZ Clay

$59 – includes clay

 

TRY YOUR HAND WITH BRONZE CLAY BEFORE INVESTING IN PRECIOUS METAL CLAY "PMC"




Wednesday March 25
(6 PM – 9 PM)
Holiday Classes  PRIVATE GROUP CLASSES

Get your friends/family or co-workers together for a fun Private Class. Add wine & cheese for a fun social evening with your bridesmaids or group of friends.

To reserve a private group class date, email mandiw@aworldofbeads.com or call the store at 513-871-5600.

Minimum Group Size 5
Cost $12 each plus supplies (minimum $60)

 

Make your own Gemstone Chain

 $18 plus supplies

Supply cost is dependent on beads and chain you choose. Metal options can vary- sterling/gold-filled suggested however plated, brass & copper is available.

Now taught in the professional wire wrap class.

 

 

 

ADVANCED EARRINGS

Cluster Earrings

$18 plus $3 kit fee

The Cluster Earring is an example of the many techniques taught in the Advanced Earring Class.

Learn to wire wrap beads onto chain for dangles or make clusters of beads. Learn the wire wrap technique for delicate top and side drill briolette’s & teardrops. 

Kit includes assorted beads, wire & chain for practice.   Students may keep & take home practice projects.

 



check back for 2015 Schedule

Festive Bangle

Festive Bangle

$24 plus supplies

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FREE BEADING INSTRUCTION

WE WILL TRY TO ACCOMDATE ALL CUSTOMERS WITH THEIR BEADING PROJECTS.  FREE PROJECT 10-MINUTE TECHNIQUE DEMOS DAILY (MON THROUGH SAT. WITH PURCHASE OF SUPPLIES.

After Store Hour INSTRUCTION by APPOINTMENT. DURING WINTER MONTHS, CLOSED ON SUNDAY

Class Policies

  • Class fee are based on all supplies being purchased at the World of Beads. Please add $10 to class fee above if supplies are not from WOB.
  • Supplies must be purchased before the start of class.
  • Cancellation require 72-hour advance notice or you may send someone in your place.
  • World of Beads cancellation policy does not apply to David Smith Metalsmithing see his website for policy.
  • Cancellations less than 72-hours will be put on a wait-list until an opening becomes available for a future class.
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