Learn the art of pearl knotting and bead stringing through a series of demonstrations and hands-on projects.
Two different methods of knotting are taught. French wire, bead tips and the endless necklace are covered, as well as the proper selection and use of various stringing materials. Students can expect to complete at least three necklaces and may also bring in pieces that need restringing for consultation.
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Why Knot I: Pearl and Bead Knotting
First Session: Mon, Sep 19, 2016, 1 pm - 3:30 pm
Marsha Davis taught at Craft Students League (NYC) from 1994 until its closing in 2005. She has been on the faculty of The Jewelry and Metalsmithing Department of the Art Center at 92nd Street Y in NYC since spring of 2000. She also has created and taught workshops for The American Craft Museum and The American Museum of Natural History. Other teaching credits include workshops for Sugar Maples Center for Arts and Education, Newark Museum Arts Workshops, The Bead Society of Greater New York, The Long Island Bead Society, Beads By Blanche in Bergenfield, NJ and the Art School at Old Church in Demarest, NJ. She had a project published in the book The Art of Beaded Beads (2006), Lark Books.Click here to view other classes taught by this instructor.
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