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Whether you are familiar with the peyote stitch or not, join us to learn this exciting variation. We will explore what you may chose to do to design your kites, including patterns, and once you have completed your kites, including folding and zipping them up to create 3d triangles, creating a 3d star, or using them as is to incorporate into your other work. In this class we expect you will complete 2 kites to create a pair of earrings.
Amulet: an ornament or small piece of jewelry thought to give protection against evil, danger, or disease. Together with braided leather and charms, beads, symbols and other pieces of your chosing, we will create your Amulet necklace. In this class you will learn how to braid leather, how to create a clasp with leather and a bead, and how to wrap and whip to complete this type of necklace which has been created not only by Native American Indians but by ethnic groups throughout time.
Whether you view this symbol as representing life's journey or the interconnection between all life on the planet, or merely respect for the environment, or just like the way it looks...together we will learn about wire, stones and how to create this pendant. You will choose your stones and colors from our collection of materials, and leave wearing your finished pendant on a necklace.