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#1 Drop_o_Rain

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:00 PM

SO I really want to take a couple classes in jewelry making, but the lady keeps asking me questions I don't understand...

do i want to take chain maile??
I don't even know..... someone help me out here...

I want to make bracelets like Jojo makes... and necklaces on chains...

??????
what should i tell her I want to do?

#2 georgi

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:46 PM

I have no idea...I know that someday I want to take a wire wrapping class. :)

Good luck!

#3 ma belle

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Posted 19 June 2009 - 08:15 PM

If you want to learn to make jewelry like JoJo's I would suggest saying you want to learn bead weaving, or you want to work with seed beads. (maybe mention peyote stitch?)

There's wire wrapping, where you can make beads into pendants, and make clasps and connectors.

I think chain mail is a pretty specific technique of interlocking metal rings.

Maybe you can find more helpful info here: http://www.beadandbutton.com/bnb/

Good luck! I haven't done beading in ages and I've been thinking about how I miss it lately.

#4 Jam Fan

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Posted 19 June 2009 - 09:23 PM

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