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Beading and Wine – Earrings

October 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Difficulty: Easy

We are excited to invite Amanda Wirtanen to the studio to teach this beading class!  Amanda has been making and teaching jewelry since 2001 while owning and operating “A World of Beads” located in her hometown, Cincinnati, Ohio.  She has spent over 19 years teaching the Art of Jewelry Making everything from
basic beading to Silversmithing. Amanda and her family moved to Reno, Nevada in 2019  she’s ready to get back to teaching in this beautiful new state!
She studied jewelry at Revere Academy in San Francisco and at the Gemological Institute of America in San Diego where she received certifications in Gemology, Jewelry Design and; Manufacturing and Bench Jeweler.

She will teach you the basics of creating a professionally finished set of beaded earrings. You will also learn about the basic tools, findings, and design techniques.

If you would like to see more info on Amanda or ask her a question, check out her Instagram page.

What’s Included: 

All supplies are included in this class to make up to 2 sets of earrings.  Choose from hundreds of beads to make your own unique piece of wearable art. ***Please feel free to bring special beads from home to incorporate into your designs.  We also have kits available to purchase.

Arrival Time  

Plan to arrive 20 minutes early to find parking, get checked in, and get seated. Please arrive on time…We will not wait for late arrivals.

The Bar

We will be serving Mimosas, Wine & Beer on a donation basis with the purchase of a class ticket.

Age Requirements

Evening Classes: 18 & Up / Daytime Events: 12 & up

COVID UPDATE: Seating is limited to provide adequate social distancing. Parties 5 or more will have to be split up to follow distancing regulations. Please wear a mask. Hand sanitizer will be provided. If you are sick, have a fever, or a cough, please stay home and join an online event instead.
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October 24, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Picasso & Wine Midtown
148 Vassar St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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