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Handcrafted Magnetic Clasp : 1-hour wire intro workshop

In this clasp-making workshop we will be exploring the earth’s magnetic pull to securely hold your handcrafted jewelry. I will demonstrate how to use a small propane torch to ball the end of the 18-gauge wire. We will then add a series of magnetic beads onto the wire, keeping opposite polar attraction consistent. The remaining wire receives a double loop that serves to be connected with a pair of 14-gauge rings. This clasp design is especially designed to keep a secure attachment while allowing easy removal for arthritic hands that are foiled by tiny lobster claw clasps. No experience necessary. Ages 12 and over.

Required Supply Kit : $10

18-gauge Argentuim sterling wire
14-gauge connector jump rings
7 magnetic pre-drilled beads

 

 

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