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PEARL KNOTTING CLASS (class fee; kit optional and may be purchased separately)

$35.00

PEARL KNOTTING CLASS (class fee; kit optional and may be purchased separately)

$35.00
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To register online for the next date this class is offered, add course to your shopping cart, then continue with the checkout process.  Select the WILL PICK UP AT BE DAZZLED shipping option.
Before registering, please review our online CALENDAR for upcoming, scheduled courses.
After you register, we will send you an email confirmation. 
You may also register by phone (615-292-0610) or in-person at Be Dazzled Beads in Nashville.

 

PURCHASE THESE RELATED KITS AND INSTRUCTIONS:  (Kits contain more supplies than required for class)

Pearl Knotting using 8mm Round Pearls

-- Kit with Instructions on CD or CD Instructions Only
-- Instructions Digital Download


Pearl Knotting using 10mm Round Pearls

-- Kit with Instructions on CD or CD Instructions Only
-- Instructions Digital Download

 

 

Learn Pearl Knotting through our Video Tutorial Online (Handout included)

http://craftartedu.com/warren-feld-pearl-knotting-with-warren-feld

 

 

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

BS0003:  PEARL KNOTTING
Instructor: Warren Feld
$35.00 fee ($35.00 deposit reserves space)
Additional supplies required (see below), OR, can purchase kit

Students will learn an easy-to-do, non-traditional method to make and finish off a knotted pearl necklace using silk cord.  This non-traditional method does not require the use of tools.   Topics covered: pros and cons of traditional vs. nontraditional pearl knotting techniques; how to buy and care for pearls; pearl knotting techniques; how to finish off a pearl knotted necklace using french wire bullion and using bead tips; how to make a continuous pearl knotted necklace (thus, without a clasp); how to add cord to your piece, so that you can make a longer necklace.

 

SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED:
This is a beginning, introductory class.

 

PREREQUISITES:

ORIENTATION TO BEADS AND JEWELRY FINDINGS
(All students are required to begin our curriculum with this ORIENTATION CLASS.    The Orientation Class is offered once a month.)

 

 

 

GOAL:
To teach how to hand-knot between beads using an anyone-can-do-it method which does not require the use of special tools.

 

PROJECTS/TASKS:

Make a 16 1/2 - 18" pearl knotted necklace

 

SKILLS LEARNED:
1.  Learn to knot pearls using silk cord
2.  Learn to attach a pearl clasp
3.  Discuss adding gemstones, silver, crystals, or other accent beads to pearls
4.  Learn how to finish off a pearl necklace
5.  Learn when it is appropriate to knot a piece

 

SUPPLIES REQUIRED:

1 strand 8mm Swarovski glass pearls
1 card, Griffin Silk Beading Cord, Size #5 in matching or coordinating color
2 twisted wire needles, size FINE
Pearl clasp

Optional Supplies:
Student may want to purchase French Wire Bullion (Medium Size), clam shell bead tips

 

NOTE:  A kit is available for purchase; the kit includes more materials than are required for this class.

 

Provided in class:
U-pin or T-pin
Padded work surface
Chain nose pliers
Awl
Tweezers
G-S Hypo Fabric Cement
Cutters
Scissors
Ruler
Necklace Sizing Cone

 

 

 

This class is typically offered 2-3 times each year.

VIEW OUR CALENDAR SCHEDULE ONLINE.


This class is also available as an online video tutorial at CraftArtEdu.com.   This tutorial has an accompanying 55-page downloadable handout.  

 

 

 

You may register 
- online, 
- by phone (615-292-0610), or 
- in person at Be Dazzled Beads, 718 Thompson Lane, Ste 123, Nashville, TN 37204.

When registering online, select the WILL PICK UP AT BE DAZZLED shipping option.

 

 

 

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