New Year – New Resolutions!

By on January 2, 2017
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by Judy Ellis,

Wire Jewelry Class Information for January 2nd, 2017

New Year – New Resolutions!

Every year we make New Years Resolutions to lose weight, eat right, get more sleep etc., etc. This year, why not make a “New” kind of resolution? To learn?

Make a resolution to learn a new skill and join us in sunny Tucson for the 12 day JOGS Gem and Jewelry Show, January 26 – February 6th at the Tucson Expo Center.

In collaboration with our sister company –, we are offering over 100 classes during the 12 days! This indoor show will be packed with exhibitors and booths – and you’ll have lots of space to learn and socialize in our NEW Spacious Jewelry Classes area.

Alos this year, we have several NEW Instructors – and you will be able to take full & half day classes with teachers such as Albina Manning, Helen Driggs, Janet Alexander, Jeff Fulkerson, Joe Korth, Marilyn Gardiner, Kate Richbourg, Eva Sherman, Kim St. Jean, Sarah Thompson, Steven James and many more!

With classes starting at just $119 and many kits from $10-50, you’ll get a huge amount of jewelry techniques and skills for your buck, so why not make a “New Year’s Resolution” to take a few classes and expand your knowledge!

Take a look at some of the amazing classes our instructors will be offering:

Albina Manning: Basket Weave Wire Bangle

Debora Mauser: Fabulous Freeform Bib

Donna Lewis: Textured, Riveted Cuff Bracelet

Eva Sherman: From the Ruins of Pompei

Gail Stouffer: Metal Clay Lentil Beads with Semi-Precious Stones

Helen Driggs: Color on Metal

Janet Alexander: Argentium Spinner Ring

Janna Lehmer: Crystal Train Tracks

Jeff Fulkerson: 2-Day Stone on Stone Pendant

Joe Korth: 2-Day Introduction to Silversmithing

Kaska Firor: Freeform Woven Ring

Kate Richbourg: Drilling Stones with a Rotary Tool

Kim St. Jean: Brazed Armature Pendant

Marilyn Gardiner: Foursquare Bracelet

Marti Brown: Old Meets New

Meredith Arnold:  Color on Metal

Olga Dillow: Bangle Bracelet Evita

Phyllis Martin-Rennie: Celestial Galaxy

1/26/2017 2:30pm - 6:00pm Ronda Stevens Princess Pendant

Ronda Stevens: Princess Pendant

Sarah Thompson: Sasha Pendant

Steven James Raindrop Pendant

In addition to all of the amazing classes that you can take, why not join us and our friends from the Spencer Opal Mines. They will be giving a FREE Presentation about the diversity of Opals. Ask questions, and have a hands on experience with the Opal. Plus – receive a FREE take away gift just for stopping by!




Plan your 2017 Tucson trip around taking a class – or a few.  Use the Promo codes below to save on your class registrations – before classes fill up!!



Happy Wrapping!


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