BeadFX, Toronto


BeadFX in Toronto

2019

19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2 Toronto (East York), Ontario,

This year, Marilyn Gardiner will be teaching jewellery making classes at Beadfx in Toronto. The chain mail classes are suitable for jewellery artists at all levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced) and use Marilyn’s unique jewellery kit designs. The beading classes focus on making jewellery with beads while learning the necessary skills and building your confidence to create professional work.


To register for any of Marilyn Gardiner’s jewellery making classes at Beadfx, please call 416-751-1911 or toll-free 1-877-473-2323 now, because many of the classes fill up quickly! We limit class sizes so you can get the best value. Only 8-10 seats total for each class!


 

 

Cleopatra Bracelet

Cleopatra Bracelet, Argentium Sterling

Cleopatra Bracelet

Cleopatra Bracelet, Jeweller’s Bronze

Cleopatra Bracelet

Cleopatra Bracelet, Copper

  

 

Saturday, February 23, 2019: 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Jewellery making class at Beadfx in Toronto

Cleopatra Reigns Bracelet  (Beginner)

This is an elegant classic! It’s a flat weave with a row of shiny, round beads marching down the centre. This class is a perfect choice for learning chain mail, or for anyone who wants to add a timeless bracelet to their collection.

Pre-requisite: None

Bring
Magnifiers/glasses for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided for class use but you may wish to bring your personal tools.

Kit Contents:
Step-by-step, illustrated instructions, jump rings, 2 main sizes of jump rings and a special toggle clasp. (Bracelet is 1 inch wide.) 
 Makes up to a 9″ bracelet. All rings are saw-cut and polished.

Class Fee: $40 plus HST

Kit Fee:
$83 plus HST for Argentium Sterling Bracelet kit
$29 plus HST for Jeweller’s Bronze Bracelet kit
$24 plus HST for Copper Bracelet kit

 


 

GridBox Bracelet, Silver Filled

 

GridBox Bracelet, Copper

 

 

Sat. February 23, 2019: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Jewellery making class at Beadfx in Toronto

GridBox Bracelet (Intermediate)

This eye-catching bracelet links GridBox units vertically. The result is an exceptional bracelet that I adore.

Pre-requisite: Previous completion of several chain mail projects.

Bring
Magnifiers/glasses for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided for class use but you may wish to bring your personal tools.

Kit Contents:
The bracelet kit includes step-by-step, illustrated instructions, jump rings (Silver-filled, or Copper) and quality toggle clasps in sterling or copper-plated pewter.
Makes up to a 9″ bracelet. All rings are saw-cut and polished.

Class Fee: $40 plus HST 

Kit Fee:
$58 plus HST for Silver Filled Bracelet kit
$24 plus HST for Copper Bracelet kit

 


 

 

Elfstar Pendant w/ Jens Pind Chain, Silver Filled

    Elfstar Pendant w/ Jens Pind Chain, Silver Filled

Elfstar Pendant w/ Jens Pind Chain,Jeweller’s Bronze

Elfstar Pendant w/ Jens Pind Chain,Jeweller’s Bronze

 

Elfstar Pendant w/ Jens Pind Chain,Copper

Elfstar Pendant w/ Jens Pind Chain,Copper

 

  

 

Saturday, March 23, 2019: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Jewellery making class at Beadfx in Toronto

Elfstar Pendant and Jens Pind Neck Chain 20″  (Beginner Plus)

The perfect pendant – not too small, and not too large. It has three arms with round beads wired in between. The bail for the pendant will hold a Jens Pind Chain. This chain is a beautiful, classic spiral chain that’s perfect for adding a pendant. The instructions feature a new, easy-to-follow method for Jens Pind.

Pre-requisite: Completion of a couple of previous chainmail projects.

Bring
Magnifiers/glasses for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided for class use but you may wish to bring your personal tools.

Kit Contents:
The pendant kit includes step-by-step, illustrated instructions, 2 sizes of jump rings, turquoise or black stone beads, and a coordinating bail. Makes a 1″ pendant. All rings are saw-cut and polished.
The chain kit includes step-by-step, illustrated instructions, 1 main size of jump ring, and a coordinating snap clasp. Makes up to a 20″ neck chain. All rings are saw-cut and polished.

Class Fee: $70 plus HST

Kit Fee:
$76 plus HST for Silver Filled kit
$42 plus HST for Jeweller’s Bronze kit
$43 plus HST for Copper kit

 


 

 

Double Spiral, Half Byzantine Bracelet, Silver Filled

Double Spiral, Half Byzantine Bracelet, Jeweller’s Bronze

Double Spiral, Half Byzantine Bracelet, Copper & Black

  

 

Saturday, April 27, 2019: 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Jewellery making class at Beadfx in Toronto

Double Spiral, Half Byzantine Bracelet  (Beginner Plus)

This graceful and dainty bracelet will delight you! It combines elements of both the Double Spiral weave and the Byzantine weave. Notice that two of the options combine metals in different ways—its fun to experiment this way.

Pre-requisite: Completion of a couple of previous chainmail projects.

Bring
Magnifiers/glasses for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided for class use but you may wish to bring your personal tools.

Kit Contents:
The kit includes step-by-step, illustrated instructions, 1 main size of jump ring, and a coordinating toggle clasp.
Makes up to a 9″ bracelet. All rings are saw-cut and polished.

Class Fee: $40 plus HST

Kit Fee:
$55 plus HST for Silver Filled Bracelet kit
$31 plus HST for Faux Gold & Silver Filled Bracelet kit 
$23 plus HST for Copper & Black Bracelet kit

 


 

Staggered Byzantine Bracelet, Silver Filled

 

Staggered Byzantine Bracelet, Copper

 

 

Sat. April 27 23, 2019: 10:00 pm-1:00 pm

Jewellery making class at Beadfx in Toronto

Staggered Byzantine Bracelet (Beginner Plus)

This is the most impressive new bracelet I’ve made since Dragonscale. It expands and contracts like an accordion and feels so good on my wrist!
I love this unadorned version, but I can also see a version with beads added in the middle openings or even drop beads along the outer edges. Can you spot the Byzantine building blocks?

Pre-requisite: You have previously completed a couple of chain mail projects.

Bring
Magnifiers/glasses for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided for class use but you may wish to bring your personal tools.

Kit Contents:
The kit includes step-by-step, illustrated instructions, 1 main size of jump rings, and a coordinating slider or toggle clasp.
Makes up to a 9″ bracelet. All rings are saw-cut and polished.

Class Fee: $40 plus HST 

Kit Fee:
$120 plus HST for Silver Filled Bracelet kit
$53 plus HST for Copper Bracelet kit

 


 

Foxtail (Full Persian) Bracelet, Silver Filled

 

Foxtail (Full Persian) Bracelet, Jeweller’s Bronze

 

 

Sat. May 25, 2019: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Jewellery making class at Beadfx in Toronto

Foxtail (Full Persian) Bracelet (Beginner Plus)

So sophisticated! This classic chain is round and flexible. The texture is highlighted with a hammered clasp. Full Persian is a building block for several advanced level weaves, e.g. Candy Cane Cord.

Pre-requisite: You have previously completed a couple of chain mail projects.

Bring
Magnifiers/glasses for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided for class use but you may wish to bring your personal tools.

Kit Contents:
The kits include step-by-step, illustrated instructions, 1 main size of jump rings, and a coordinating, hammered clasp.
Makes up to a 9″ bracelet. All rings are saw-cut and polished

Class Fee: $40 plus HST 

Kit Fee:
$44 plus HST for Silver Filled Bracelet kit
$36 plus HST for Jeweller’s Bronze Bracelet kit

 


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