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Kieu Pham Gray

Kieu-Lg-picture-SMWelcome nationally known guest instructor and author Kieu Pham Gray.

She will be teaching several classes for us on:

Friday, May 3,
Saturday, May 4, and
Sunday, May 5.

Kieu has been creating jewelry for almost 20 years. She started from the need to “look the part” while working in retail management for Neiman Marcus. Making jewelry for herself and friends, Kieu’s jewelry line was created. Since then she has sold her designs to over 30 stores in 10 states and participated in numerous juried art shows.
Today, Kieu teaches jewelry making at numerous venues across the U.S. Teaching everything from beading to silversmithing.   In an effort to share her passion and knowledge for the jewelry industry, Kieu teaches a wide range of classes at her stores and throughout the United States. Detailed instruction and personal attention has been the key to success with her students.

ROCKIN RIVETS
Friday, May 3, 9 - 12 PM
Class Fee $69, plus $45 kit fee
Level Confident Beginner
If you have been be collecting beach glass, shells, river rocks or beads that don*t have holes, I have creative ways to make them useful. This class will offer hands on experience with a flex shaft and how to properly use it. Students will learn how to drill several pieces and create rivets for a great finish! Most students will finish at least 3 pieces. Stones will vary in color and size

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WAVE LINK - INTRO TO BASIC SOLDERING
Friday, May 3, 2-5 PM
Class Fee $69, Kit Fee $39
Learn the basic concepts of silver soldering while creating a Wave Link Chain. By the end of this class you will have an understanding of necessary tools and materials to successfully solder simple joints. Students will complete a bracelet by the end of class.

Riveting Enamels
Saturday, May 4, 9 -12 PM
Class Fee $69, Kit Fee $42
Level Beginner
Learn enameling and cold connections in one class. You will learn to torch fire enamel on copper and use transparent enamels on silver to create true colors. After firing all the pieces, you will rivet them together. Students will finish at least one pendant.

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Voyager Pendant
Saturday, May 4, 1:30-5:30 PM
Class Fee $87, Kit Fee $64
Level Intermediate
Take a voyage in metal working to create a pendant that has texture, design and a little heavenly sparkle. We will solder, forge, and texture sterling silver, then bezel set a cabochon to add color.

Enamel Foil
Sunday, May 5, 9-12 PM
Class Fee $69, Kit Fee $45
Level Beginner
Like the look of enameled silver but don’t like the expense? Here is a way to create a jewel effect on copper using silver foil and transparent enamels. We will cover all the basics of enameling and how to achieve a vibrant effect.

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Pearl Statement
Sunday, May 5, 1:30-5:30 PM
Class Fee 87, Kit Fee $67
Skill Level Intermediate
Fresh water pearls, delicately placed on a ring to create a harmonic marriage with silver. Fashioned together through soldering, forging and shaping you will make a statement.

 

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