Wire Work Class – 8 weeks from 23 Sept

This Class will cover a variety of techniques to build your skills and confidence with wire work, allowing you to create beautiful jewellery and gifts.

Learn how to use wire, gemstones, beads and beach finds to create gemstone trees, pendants, bracelets, earrings, Tree of Life sun-catchers and pendants.

You will be introduced to the tools, materials and techniques you will need including; the different wires that can be used, the effective use of jewellery making tools, gemstone shapes and their properties, how to wrap different shaped beads and stones including cabochons and beach finds, how to create coils and wire shapes, how to texture wire, and how to use chain and findings.

Date: Monday 23 September (for 10 weeks)
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue: Down Arts Centre/Teach Éigse An Dúin, 2-6 Irish Street, Downpatrick BT30 6BP
Cost: £60/£55 concession
Tutor: Lindy McMahon

Contact: Denise Griffith (Arts Officer) denise.griffith@nmandd.org


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