TUCSON BEAD SHOW, CASINO DE SOL,  TUCSON AZ

February 2-5th 2019

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Debora Lester Mauser

 

Debora Mauser is a nationally known instructor who has been teaching for 8 years.  You can find her classes at Bead Fest, Bead and Button, William Holland School as well as Tucson and local bead stores and schools.  She has been featured in many national magazines and books and has an online video with Craftsy, Craftcast as well as being a Certified Instructor with Painting with Fire.  Debora started her career teaching wire and is now teaching enameling, metal, keum bo, and techniques featuring a hydraulic press.  Students will excel in the laid back friendly atmosphere of Debora’s classes while learning exciting new techniques!

I  look forward to working with you and creating some great jewelry as you travel through your journey of jewelry skills.

If you have questions, please email me at deboralmauser@gmail.com

 

 

 

                                                    Sterling Silver Vessel

                                              Overlay Cuff

 

                                                    Water Casting

 
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                                                         Trapeze Earrings

 
                                  Rainbow Explosion

                                Rainbow Explosion

 

                                                            Dew Drop Pendant

 

                                        Color Your World

Saturday February 2, 9am-4:00pm (includes lunch break)

Sterling Silver Vessel

Class size 6

Level: Moderate (need to know how to saw, file, and some experience with soldering)

Create a two part sterling silver vessel that can hold your mad money, essential oil, or a list of you secret desires. Skills covered include rolling mill use, soldering, forming, sawing, and tube cutting.  Kit included and no tools necessary

Cost:$195.00


Saturday  February 2  6-9pm

Overlay Cuff with Stones

Class size 8

Level: Beginners welcome

6pm -9pm

Design, form and fuse an argentum silver overlay for a copper cuff.  Highlight your design with sterling silver tube set CZ’s.  Skills:  fusing, forming, texturing, soldering, setting stones, designing.

Kit included, no tools necessary

Cost: $115.00

Sterling Silver Cuff Upgrade  +$25.00

silver upgrade

February 3  9am-1pm  Sunday Morning

Water Casting

Class size 6

Level: Beginners Welcome

Learn low tech water casting! A perfect way to use your scraps. Bring your sterling silver scraps so you can do several pours.  We will use sterling silver casting grain as a supplement. After casting we will design, then create a ring or a pair of earrings. Skills covered:  crucible prep, water casting, soldering, designing

Kit included (10 grams of casting gram as well), no tools needed

Cost $140

Sunday February 3rd, 2-5pm

Rugged Relic

All levels welcome

Was this created in the 21st century or found at an archeology dig? Its rugged and gnarly, yet comfortable and classy!  Usingheavy guage sheet metal create a ring that we will texture, heat, and beat into submission and then add a cultural pearl to bring the design to another level.  Skills, soldering, texturing, filing, adding pearl

no tools needed, kit fee included

Cost $120

 

Sunday February 3rd, 6-9pm

Trapeze Earrings

Beginners Welcome

Class size 8

Learn to safely hang stones from a hot riveted wire while creating a unique and dynamic pair of earrings.  I will have stones from which to choose, and we will make our own unique ear wires as well  Skills covered:filing, making ear wires, using Little Smith Torch

Kit included, no tools necessary

Cost:$95


Monday February 4,  9am-1pm

Rainbow Explosion

Class size 6

Level:  all levels welcome

First explore torching titanium to achieve bright vivid colors and then cold connect that to a sterling silver back plate.  We will highlight your pendants with a variety of size tube set colored cz’s.  skills covered: torch safety, design, filing, texturing, riveting, soldering and setting tube mounts, coloring titanium

Kit included, no tools necessary

Cost: $145 


Monday February 4, 6-9pm

Dew Drop Pendant

Class size 8

Level:  all levels welcome

Experience a quick and easy way to create water drops using Argentium silver, then join them onto a base plate.  Last add a cultural pearl to complete the look  Skills covered:  Overheating Argentium wire, soldering, fusing, adding pearls

No tools needed, kit included

Cost: $110


February 5 Tuesday  10-4pm

Colored Pencil Pendant

Class size 8

Level:  all levels welcome

Add color to your creations by incorporation colored pencils!  This two layer pendant will show you how, plus learn a few tricks to deal with multi rivets and add dimension to your work with telescoping rivets. Skill covered:  design, colored pencils, telescoping rivets, texturing, riveting

Kit included, no tools necessary

$150