Class: Bling It On! Bezelled Swarovski Rivoli Earrings

Time: Sunday, October 21, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Instructor: Sue Henry

Registration: suehenry@rogers.com

Skill Level: Beginner Plus

Prerequisite: Familiarity with bead weaving patterns such as peyote would be a benefit. We will be using needle and thread with small seed beads.

Description: It seems like magic that you can capture a beautiful crystal Rivoli using only seed beads. Rivolis don’t even have a hole! And if a beautiful crystal isn’t enough sparkle we will embellish the frame with a couple dozen more crystals. Using needle and thread with the peyote stitch you will create a dazzling pair of earrings.

Learn how to use peyote stitch to capture beautiful Swarovski Rivoli crystals and create these dazzling earrings. Students can choose from a selection of Swarovski Rivoli crystals in several colors and co-ordinating Delicas and seed beads plus Swarovski bicone crystals. Once you know this bead weaving technique you can use it to capture different sizes and shapes of crystals and stones that don’t have holes, to make bracelets, necklaces and more.

Students Will Bring: Tools and supplies will be provided for student use. Additional resources will be suggested.

Kit Includes: Swarovski 14 mm Rivolis, co-ordinating Delicas and seed beads, Swarovski 3 mm bicones, Fireline, needle, and sterling silver ear wires. Choice of colours will be available. Materials to make one pair of earrings.

Class Fee + Kit Fee: $50