Renee Prioleau

Downton Abbey Jewels

 

Friday, November 15, 2019
10am – 1pm

Classroom: Floor 1
Class Fee*: $125
Kit Fee: $50, pay teacher at class
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Create this Downton Abbey inspired necklace combining beautiful beads with beading and wire techniques! This workshop will give students an opportunity to design and create a unique one of a kind necklace with beads, chain, findings, and unique jewelry components that are inspired by the Victorian era. Students will learn how to combine beading technique with color and design principles to create a beautiful multi-strand necklace. This class is a wonderful opportunity to explore one’s creativity and develop unique design skills. This workshop is suitable for all levels. You will complete this project in class.

Students must bring a basic tool kit (flat nose pliers, round nose pliers, and wire cutters). Battery operated lamp is optional.

Skill level: all levels


Vintage Jewels

Saturday, November 16, 2019
10am – 1pm

Classroom: Floor 1
Class Fee*: $125
Kit Fee: $40, pay teacher at class
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Learn the techniques to create beautiful Vintage and Victorian inspired jewelry. Students will develop the skills to apply antique finishes to create earring and bracelet designs. Students will learn how to combine beading technique with color and design principles to make lovely antique jewelry pieces reminiscent of times past. This class is a wonderful opportunity to explore one’s creativity and develop unique design skills. This workshop is suitable for all levels. You will complete the project in class.

Students must bring a basic tool kit (flat nose pliers, round nose pliers, and wire cutters). Battery operated lamp is optional.

Skill level: all levels


Renee Prioleau is an accomplished jewelry designer in the Washington DC area. Her work has been featured at Nordstrom and is currently sold at many local vintage shops in the metropolitan area. Renee Prioleau has taught many jewelry classes at BeadFest in Philadelphia for several years. She is the program director of The Bead Studio Inc., a nonprofit organization devoted to the art and culture of beadwork. The organization provides community outreach and education programs for adults, youth, and individuals with special needs; and gives philanthropic support to bead related organizations.

beadstudio@live.com