Queen of the Nile Necklace

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Love the eclectic style and bold symmetrical shaped of Art Deco Jewelry? Love two hole beads? This necklace uses two hole beads, peyote stitch and rich colors to crate the Art Deco look so popular in the 1930's. Inspired by Jakob Bengel, the German Art Deco jewelry designer, you will learn to increase and decrease peyote stitch with segments containing 16 bricks on the diagonal edge, the second segment contains eight bricks on the diagonal and the third segment contains five bricks on the diagonal edge. The necklace has a soft and supple drape and is a delight to wear. A single point of attachment clasp finishes it off.

Instructor: Adele Kimpell

Instructor Bio: Adele is a Minnesota based, primarily self-taught beader, who has had a love affair with needle and thread arts since the age of 13. Introduced to off-loom bead weaving in 1994, she spent her 8 years learning and experimenting with technique and has been designing jewelry, authoring and illustrating patterns and teaching for the last 12 years at bead shops, bead societies and guilds, and bead shows at a national level. Adele's design philosophy is to design for the novice to intermediate bead artist but to incorporate elements that appeal to the advanced bead artist. Adele loves to pass on her knowledge and skills and to give her students a solid foundation in technique and to help instill in them the self-confidence to design and create on their own. She derives satisfaction from seeing how each student embraces a project and makes it his/her own. She is known by her students for her well written instructions with full color illustrations, her patience, her knowledge and helpful hints and tips. Adele is the founder of, and a partner in, Bead Dreamers LLC. Adele is currently the Newsletter Editor for the Upper Midwest Bead Society and is a 2014 Starman Trendsetter.

Class Level: All Levels

Class Fee: $26.00

Students can bring their own supplies or purchase a kit

Kit Fee: $55.00

Kit Includes: 8 strands CzechMates Brick beads

15 gms 15/0 Japanese seed beads

Fireline - 8 lb strength

Size 10 Beading needle

Microcrystalline wax

Ball and Socket clasp

Detailed pattern with full color illustrations

Additional Supplies Needed: Scissors, beading mat, personal task lamp if desired.

Class Date: Sunday May 4, 2014

Class Time: 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Maximum: 15

Mail-In Registration Closes: April 25, 2014 5:00 pm

On-Line Registration Closes: May 2, 2014 5:00 pm

Students may register day of class if seats are still available.

Questions: Contact Instructor Adele Kimpell

Website: www.beadreamers.net

E-Mail: adele.kimpell@gmail.com

Phone: (612) 730-5821

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updated 5-1-2014