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BeJewels Class with Jean Power
April 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree – £35.00
Noun: a beautiful beaded ball full of colour and sparkle! Can be a beaded bead or pendant.
Learn how to create beautiful, sparkly, layered balls of wonder! These beaded beads and pendants are begin with a beautiful geometric base layer and then an optional crystal and seed bead embellishment is added.On the day you’ll begin by making a Beaded Bead which teaches you all you need to know about the technique before you can optionally move on to make a beaded pendant.
This is an intermediate class. No particular stitch knowledge is required but you must be comfortable working 3-dimensionally.
Cost: £35.00 Plus Materials (full materials list will be posted on this page prior to the workshop date)
About Jean Power:
Jean is an award-winning jewellery designer, writer and teacher based in London, England. Jean first began making jewellery in 2001, having already spent many years painting as well as exploring different aspects of fibre and textile arts. Whilst Jean continue some of these interests, beading her main love and she tries to use them in conjunction with my other interests.
Jean travels the UK, and the World, teaching and sharing her work. When not teaching Jean loves working on new designs.
In addition to many projects and articles published worldwide, Jean is the author of eight books on beading and jewellery making (books 9 & 10 are currently in progress) and was the editor of a beading magazine for four years. Jean has also filmed many videos on beading and 2 DVDs.
– For small practice ball
30 4mm fire-polish
50 4mm crystal bicones
Can be 5 groups of 10 or 10 groups of 5 or all the same colour
15/0 seed beads
– For the large ball
90 4mm fire-polish
Total of 170 4mm crystal bicones
120 in main colour
50 in second colour
15/0 seed beads
You will also need a Size 12 beading needle and beading thread such as DuraThread or Fireline