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Dale Cougar Armstrong teaching "Almost Primative!"

What better way to become familiar with history's first cold-connection techniques than to learn and practice them while making a stylish necklace? Learn how to chase and texture, twist, curve, bend, and shape a variety of different wires into your own handcrafted beads, chain links, and spacers. Choosing from a selection of artistic beads provided with your class kit, you will discover how to combine all of these items into an artistic necklace, complete with your own handmade clasp!

Students are invited to bring their own collection of artistic beads to use within their own necklace, if they’d like,

The instructor will provide follow-up handouts and all of the tools necessary to make this project in class,

Students are required to bring a notebook, pen, cell phone or digital camera, a bottle of water or drink, and if needed – eye magnification to class.

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Materials Included:
supplies to make your own one of a kind necklace!
Instructor Name:
Dale Cougar Armstrong
Instructor Bio:
Internationally known, Dale Cougar Armstrong is a diehard rockhound, lapidary, and a full-time wire jewelry artist, instructor, and author; with a background in the fine arts, cloisonn?, and repouss prior to making wire jewelry. With more than 45 years of combined experience, Dale uses absolutely no solder or glue in her traditional wire jewelry designs and teaches how at jewelry-making events around North America, Russia, Germany, Ukraine, and Switzerland. Her award-winning work is sold in galleries and gift shops and has appeared in many printed publications. Author of numerous magazine and Internet articles and the bestselling book, "Wirework: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping", Dale has made many different series of instructional DVDs; has many free tutorials on YouTube, has appeared on the PBS broadcast show ?Beads, Baubles & Jewels"; is a member of the Beadalon Design Team and a representative for Euro Tool. Dale has also worked as an instructor and live presenter for Jewelry Television.

Dale Cougar Armstrong teaching "Almost Primative!"

$ 55.00
Includes personal instructions, written instructions and supplies to make your one of a kind necklace!