Workshops by Renee Prioleau

Online Registration for Bead Fest Philadelphia 2015 is closed


You can register for workshops onsite starting Wednesday, August 19 at 7:30 AM for any classes with seats available. Any workshop not marked as sold out have seats available.

Questions? Contact student registration onsite via email beadfest@fwmedia.com or by phone (215) 510-2864


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08/21/20154:30 pm - 5:15 pmNEW! 45-MINUTE BEGINNER WORKSHOP
1012, Beading Basics: Necklace- $26

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Level: Beginner
Technique: Basics

Want to learn how to make jewelry? Do you aspire to become a jewelry designer? This is the best class for beginners who want to make sure they are using the right techniques! Learn stringing techniques and how to attach clasps to create basic necklaces and bracelets. After this class, you will be ready to make your own jewelry. You will complete a necklace by the end of class.

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!

1012, Beading Basics: Necklace - $26 [More Info]
Renee Prioleau
08/21/20155:30 pm - 8:30 pm407, Downton Abbey Jewels - $120

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Level: All Levels   Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Assembly, Basics, Bead Stringing/Knotting, Design, Mixed Materials, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Downton Abbey Jewels
•  Basic beading techniques
  •  Basic wire techniques
  •  Multi strand techniques
  •  Fancy finish techniques
  •  Color theory and design
Create this Downton Abbey inspired necklace combining beautiful beads with beading and wire techniques! This workshop will give students an opportunity to design and create a unique one of a kind necklace with beads, chain, findings, and unique jewelry components that are inspired by the Victorian era. Students will learn how to combine beading technique with color and design principles to create a beautiful multi-strand necklace. This class is a wonderful opportunity to explore one's creativity and develop unique design skills. This workshop is suitable for all levels. You will complete this project in class.

Prerequisites: Students must bring a basic tool kit (flat nose pliers, round nose pliers, and wire cutters) a battery operated lamp is optional

Materials you are required to bring: Basic tool kit (flat nose pliers, round nose pliers, wire cutters)

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407, Downton Abbey Jewels - $120 [More Info]
Renee Prioleau
08/22/20158:30 am - 10:30 am417, Vintage Vogue Jewels - $90

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Level: All Levels   Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Assembly, Basics, Bead Stringing/Knotting, Design, Filigree, Mixed Materials, Wire Work

Learn these fundamentals and techniques in Vintage Vogue Jewels
•  Basic beading techniques
  •  Basic wire techniques
  •  Fancy finish techniques
Have a passion for all things vintage...? Be inspired to create a necklace and earrings with beautiful beads, classic chains, and antique findings with fancy beading and wire techniques! This workshop will give students an opportunity to design and create a timeless necklace and earrings with beads, findings, and unique jewelry components that are inspired by the Victorian era. Students will learn how to combine beading and wire techniques to create your own chain and filigree finishes to create some elegant jewels that will always be in style. This class is a wonderful opportunity to explore one's creativity and develop unique design skills. This workshop is suitable for all levels. You will complete this project in class.

Basic Skills Needed: Knowledge of basic beading skills

Materials you are required to bring: Students must bring a basic tool kit (flat nose pliers, round nose pliers, wire cutters) to take this class. A battery operated lamp is optional.

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417, Vintage Vogue Jewels - $90 [More Info]
Renee Prioleau
08/23/201512:45 pm - 1:30 pmNEW! 45-MINUTE BEGINNER WORKSHOP
1013, Beading Basics: Earrings- $26
   
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Level: Beginner
Technique: Basics

Everyone loves a beautiful pair of earrings… the favorite fashion jewelry! In this class, you will learn how to create high quality earrings. In this class, you will be able to master the basic techniques to design earrings for any occasion. You will complete two pairs of earrings by the end of class.

No need to bring supplies or tools, we take care of that for you!

1013, Beading Basics: Earrings - $26 [More Info]
Renee Prioleau

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