Jewelry Making: Wire Wrapped Earrings
Taught by Sharon Zeisel
Sharon Zeisel has been teaching jewelry making in New York City for the past 15 years. With a degree in Art Education, she combines her love of teaching with her passion for beading, experiencing great joy in teaching others how to make their own jewelry. Using traditional beading methods to create on-trend designs, students will learn how to use a variety of jewelry making pliers and materials to make beautiful, wearable accessories as well as experience the mindful zen that comes naturally while beading. Sharon has taught for dozens of organizations such as Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn Public Library, Coursehorse, BUST Craftacular, and The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) turning absolute beginners into confident, capable, and enthusiastic Beaders. She resides in Brooklyn with her teenage daughters, and operates her local small business, Bead On Bond.
Wire wrapping is a mindful jewelry making technique that yields beautiful results! In class we will learn how to use specific jewelry pliers, wire, and beads to create lovely earrings. This
method is one of the beading essentials, often used to create beaded chain. All materials are
included in the cost of class, and a set of tools will be lent out to each participant. Join in and
create handmade, one-of-a-kind earrings from a beautiful selection of beads and gemstones,
and leave with the know how to continue on and on.