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Jewelry Making - Design, Build, Construct Earrings with Madeline Fine

Thursday, November 14, 2019

3:30 PM

Design, Build, Construct Earrings with Madeline Fine - Perfect Gifts for birthdays, holidays or any occasion

What fun those earrings are and you made them yourself! Express your uniqueness and satisfy the desire to create that which has not been made before.  Big, small, complicated or simple, decide for yourself and create several pairs of earrings to accessorize your wardrobe or give as gifts.

Class Goal: 

Exposure to knowledge of how to design & create a pair of earrings and exposure and practice in the skills to accomplish this. When you leave you could have three pairs of earrings or more and the skill to create several types of earring and knowledge of how to create a linked necklace.

What we will do:

Learn about wire bending, tool choosing, materials options and basic design. Gain skills in earring design and assembly.

What's included:

Materials kit to make up to 3 pairs of earrings.

What to bring:

Your small objects that are beadlike (have a hole), beads that you might use.

Fine motor skills required.

Glasses for close work (AND FOR SAFETY).

One single 1 1/2 hour session - November 14, 2019 - 10:30am-12pm

INSTRUCTOR: Madeline Fine

Madeline comes from a long line of metalworkers and has been designing and fabricating jewelry in metal since 1971. She attended MassArt and couldn't afford to buy jewelry and was enticed by silver and the flame.

Surface decoration and texture is something she is passionate about. Her jewelry is whimsical, abstract, and wearable. Some inspiration comes from nature. Much of the texture comes from nature: leaves, blossoms, and fabrics.

For fifteen years she led workshops in beading and knotting in the Metro Boston area: from Brookline Art Center to Assabet Valley, to Sharon, Wellesley and Boston Center for Adult Education. With her broad background in creating and fabricating her own line of jewelry plus repair work she knows it is possible to use what we have to re-create and have something new.

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