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Definitely a Statement Ring, 1:00pm-5:30pm

02/06/2019 - Tucson, AZ

Definitely a Statement Ring, 1:00pm-5:30pm

Feb 2-8, 2019 I will be teaching a variety of Traditional Wire Jewelry Classes at The Tucson Bead Show, location: Casino Del Sol, 5655 West Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ in Booth #276 - Grand Ballroom Foyer. Classes are limited to 10 seats!

Discover how to set your favorite OMG gemstones into a contemporary ring design that’s sure to “Make a Statement”. Using square and half-round wires, students will learn how to formulate and finish this beauty so it fits every time. Class discussions will include: choosing the right stone for the right ring style and finger size; how to use ring sizers and mandrels that do not match; pricing your work for profit and more.

The workshop fee of $150.00 includes teacher’s fee, all necessary silver wire, choice of faceted stone, and written follow-up instructions. Each student will receive a sterling silver wire kit and then choose their favorite from a selection of OMG faceted gemstones to set in their new ring. (Stones may include but are not limited to: Lodolite, Citrine, Smoky, Amethyst, Tourmalinated or Rutilated Quartz.) Students will wear their new ring out of class!

Special Notes or requirements: Instructor will have tools for everyone to use in class, or you may bring your own: flat, chain and round nose pliers; wire cutters; foot long ruler; pin vise; ultra fine marker; graduated, smooth metal ring mandrel; rawhide or nylon mallet. Please bring your camera to take photos of difficult steps! Cancellation policy: no refunds will be given after January 5, 2019


Testimonials - Please click here to read what past/present students have to say regarding Dale and her classes. For detailed information and to schedule “your” personal class, contact via

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