Classes, Instruction & How-To

New Class Schedule at Mana Beads for Oct-Nov

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump 

New Class Schedule at Mana Beads through Nov 4

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump 

Amazonite Beaded Pendant

New Class Schedule at Mana Beads through September

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump 

New Class Schedule at Mana Beads for May-June

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump

New Class Schedule at Mana Beads March-April

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump 

Beading Lom

New Class Schedule at Mana Beads Jan-Mar

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump 

Crazy Coils Bracelet

Class Schedule at String Bead through December

I’m excited to now be teaching at String Bead in Chico, CA through the rest of the year! String Bead has a vibrant and diverse selection of classes and, as a guest teacher, I will mainly be teaching seed bead weaving and wire work there. Check out the schedule after the jump 

Class Schedule at Mana Beads through November

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump 

Jeweler's Saw and Blades

CHART: How to Choose Your Jeweler’s Saw Blade Size

What size jeweler’s saw blade should I choose for my project? This is a question I get quite often in classes or in emails from students who’ve found themselves at a pause in their work. The size of your jeweler’s saw blade depends on the thickness of the metal…

How to Make Sanding Sticks for Jewelry & Metalworking

To put it simply, sanding sticks are great. Particularly when you need good, firm pressure behind the sandpaper to accomplish your task. I like to use sanding sticks when I need to sand down edges and corners of sheet, to sand bezels and in tight spaces. They also save my tender, over-worked fingers from the ravages of the sanding job!

Songbird Copper Silver Pendant

Class Schedule through July

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump

Tree of Life Overlay Pendant

Class Schedule May-June 2016

I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump