June, July and beyond – new topics and events

Please check our event calendar for new and upcoming events and meeting topics as there will be more events to come soon.

June and July have new meeting topics and events. We have more in the works, as well so please check the event calendar for any new additions.

June 13th meeting we will have a guest Barbara Kennedy from Artisans of Metal and Thread click the underlined link for more information on classes she offers as she has her own shop in Tigard Oregon. She will come and talk to us about Metal clay making as we can incorporate it into our jewelry making. We will learn what it is, how it works, and what you can do with it as you incorporate it with gemstones and more. Pictured below is an example of silver clay metal this editor made, a silver horse shoe to be incorporated with a malachite horse head.

July 11th meeting Cindy Yablok will be speaking on the topic of  wire wrapping gemstones. She will be talking about different types of wire wrap and design process as well as tips for executing your own design ideas and hand outs for online resources for more ideas and tips. Pictured below is an example of her wire wrap work.

July 20th will be our club picnic. Time is from 1- 4 pm in Gaston OR at the Hunt’s house. Provided will be Hot dogs but please bring a side dish of salad, fruit or dessert, also utensils and paper plates, beverage and folding chair.