Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Learn to roll paper commonly found and specialty paper to make a variety of different shapes of beads. Finish your beads with diamond glaze to make them sturdy and highly functional. Beads will be left[...]
Beadology Iowa
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Learn how to manipulate solid borosilicate glass. Participants will make a pawn, basic marble, and an icicle pendant. Instructor: Benjamin Revis, UI’s Scientific Glass Blower This class serves as the prerequisite for the Making Marbles[...]
Beadology Iowa
6:00 pm
Bracelets are big this season. Wearing multiple bracelets at once is even better. This class places a focus on professional stringing techniques. You will make one bracelet using Czech Republic pressed glass beads and sterling[...]
Beadology Iowa
1:00 pm
This class will teach you the art of lampworking, a technique of using a torch and melting glass rods to create various shapes. Safety and appropriate equipment handling are emphasized. Your beads will need to[...]
Beadology Iowa
5:30 pm
Learn to use a new CzechMates 2-hole bead shape, the crescent. Weave Czech pressed glass and Toho 11/0 seed beads to create a two-sided domed beaded bead. You will make two separate pieces and then[...]
Beadology Iowa
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
This wide, yet supple cuff bracelet is made with CzechMates lentil beads, Czech fire polish beads, Toho demis, and Toho round seed beads. The pattern comes from Anna Elizabeth Draeger‘s book Jewelry Designs with Czechmates[...]
Beadology Iowa