Thu, Jan 28 | Mankato Makerspace

WIRE N WINE- Jewelry Set

Wire wrapping lesson where you can Relax, Socialize, Drink Wine and Learn to make his beautiful necklace and earring jewelry set pictured!
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 WIRE N WINE- Jewelry Set

Time & Location

Jan 28, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mankato Makerspace, 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN 56001, USA

About The Event

This is a class where you can kick off your heels, grab a glass of wine and have fun with your friends creating these lovely Jewelry sets which are so much fun to make and customize! You will receive step by step instruction on how to make these little beauties, learn basic tool use and wire wrapping techniques. You will get to personalize your sets by choosing the colors of your beads. Let’s have a joyful evening expressing our creative sides and making some beautiful jewelry sets.

Your ticket secures your place in the class, as well as materials that will be used for the creation of your project.

PLEASE Register and Purchase Tickets well before class starts ( No Later than 2PM the day of class, this is important so the instructor can have enough supplies prepped ) 

class break down :

* 5 people per class 

* 2 hour class- there is a good chance we won't use up the whole time, but everyone works at their own pace and this will ensure that all questions will get answered. and remember this a social event so we will be sipping and talking throughout too.

* Materials- COPPER wire 16g, 18g ,various stone or glass beads, chain and earring hooks

* Use of Tools- needle nose pliers, round nose pliers, wire cutter ( I WILL HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED, however if you have any of these jewelry plier tools at home and would prefer to use your own or gain practice/ better familiarize yourself with them, by all means bring them )

SIGN UP WITH Friends and Family !! This is a fun class that is best experienced with good wine and good conversation and will be excellent bonding for any relationship. I will bring a box wine to share with the 21+ crowd, but if you don't like wine (or cheap wine ;) you are totally allowed to BYOB It goes without saying but...please drink responsibly. 

We have all been cooped up during these strange and stressful times. Many of us are trying to find fun and safe activities to do with friends and family to help us reconnect after being apart for so all. Class sizes are on the small size and people will be spaced out.

Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are swiped down with clorox throughout the day but please help us out by following these protocols:

If you have been feeling sick please communicate with instructor to postpone or reschedule, open communication is Key!

Sign in when you arrive, Wear your masks, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands  periodically, Sign out once you take off for the night.

if you have any questions about this class, a personal project, commissions, or

If you would like schedule a private party just contact - Shayna Swiers via email: sstietje@gmail.com  507-421-1540

A little about the instructor:

Shayna Swiers is a local visual artist who has been honing her craft for over 10 years. She is the Sole proprietor of The Seventh Oak wire, she specializes in woven wire jewelry technques and metaphysical stone/ crystal meanings, healing and lore.  

 She has her Bachelors of Fine Arts BFA and Masters of Arts MA degree from MNSU. 

"Above all Shayna is very patient and kind, you can feel her loving energy right from the moment you meet her. She is very skilled in her craft and has a talent for teaching. She will walk you through every step of your project and will help as much as you request. For instance, I was a little weary of a couple spirials that had gone awry and Shayna fixed it for me with ease and reassuring words that I was indeed doing an enxcellent job and to never feel bad if something needed to be "Tweaked".The whole evening was very pleasant, drinking wine with a couple of my girl friends and our spouses, chatting about life and our experences while making something really cool and rewarding. I would Highly recommend these Wire and Wine classes to ANYONE and EVERYONE regardless of their skill set or arty background, Shayna made it so easy for us all to succeed."

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