New Webinar: Making Necklaces from Found Objects with Kristen Robinson

Exciting news! Our friends at Jewelry Making Daily's sister site, Cloth Paper Scissors, have invited us to join them for a fun new webinar. In Making Necklaces from Found Objects, jewelry artist Kristen Robinson will be sharing a tutorial on how to make necklaces from your found object treasures, live on Friday, June 28, 2013, from 2-3 pm ET (that's 1-2pm CT, 12noon-1pm MT, 11am-12noon PT).

Don't worry if you can't make it live–with your registration, you'll receive an email after the event that tells you how you can view a complete recording of the webinar and Q&A session within about 48 business hours after the webinar. Everyone who registers will also receive a special discount code for the Interweave store!

Finally, learn a pro's secrets for how to give your found treasures the new life they deserve in gorgeous and meaningful jewelry! On my desk I have a small box of beloved bits I've collected through the years–mother-of-pearl buckles, orphaned rhinestone earrings, seed pods with intricate details, shells and rocks full of nature's glory, silverware and hardware pieces, even some whats-its that are just beautiful unknowns–but I've never made jewelry with them because they're just too lovely to part with. But now I've got the perfect chance to turn them into keepsake jewelry, because Kristen is going to share mold-making techniques so I can use and reuse my favorite found objects in jewelry art.

From Cloth Paper Scissors:

 

Kristen loves remaking her favorite trinkets into gorgeous wearable art. Her process of finding new found objects, making molds and upcycling materials will inspire you to start making your own found object jewelry creations right away. In this webinar, Kristen will discuss:

  • some of the best places to find unique objects for your designs;
  • easy ways to create bezels for your found objects;
  • how to drill, punch, and wire wrap your treasures to use them in your necklaces;
  • and how to create an eclectic mix of chains to add that finishing touch to your work.

Now is your chance to interact with Kristen live and ask her all of your mixed-media jewelry questions! Register now to participate in a truly treasure-packed webinar!

About the webinar designer: Kristen Robinson is on the artistic journey of her life, one she compares to dancing through the pages of a history book. With a love of all things from the past and the stories locked within them, she is drawn to many different forms of art from jewelry and textiles to painting and collage. Kristen is the author of Tales of Adornment: Techniques for Creating Resin Jewelry (Northlight), Making Etched Metal Jewelry (Northlight, Oct. 2013), and the Designer of Rue Romantique by Kristen Robinson. Kristen's art has appeared on the cover of an array of magazines, commercial art, stamp lines and DVDs. To learn more about her art and life, visit www.kristenrobinson.net.

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