Sunday, March 8, 2015

How To Create A Morse Code Necklace

Seed beads
Bugle beads
Tiger tail or silk cord
Crimp beads
Lobster clasp and ring


Using a morse code chart (see below) lay out the beads in the word that you would like to put in your necklace.  In the video, the word love is being spelled out.

If using silk cord, attach the clasp to one end of silk cord using the crimp bead and pliers, then string on your beads spelling out the word that you are putting on your necklace (see video).  Then attach the other end of your clasp (the ring).

If you are using tiger tail, attach the clasp to one end of the tiger tail and then fill up with seed beads in a clear colour until your necklace is 1/4 full of beads, then string on the word in morse code, then fill up the other side with clear beads.  If your word is short, you may need to do more clear seed beads before and after your word.  Once you have filled up the other side, attach the other side of your clasp (the ring).

We hope you enjoyed making this necklace as much as we did.  

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Mother's Day Jewelry Making School Workshop

Mother's Day Jewelry Making Workshop
Our busiest time of year is always in April, when we make beautiful glass pearl necklaces as Mother's Day jewelry gifts with schools, Girl Guide groups, or adult parties where the moms make their own gifts.

We have been receiving requests already to book these events, which always makes as us happy because it means that spring is coming!

How do these Mother's Day events work?  We attend at the school or Girl Guide group to assist the children in making beautiful glass pearl necklaces with a silver plated heart clasp as a Mother’s Day gift. 

We bring a variety of colours and teach the children several different patterns to ensure that each necklace is beautiful and unique.
We generally come in and do all the primary grades in one day, each workshop is 45 minutes in length.  We provide each child with a special organza bag along with the finished necklace.

The cost is $10 per child.
Glass Pearl Necklace

We have been providing this workshop at schools all over the Greater Toronto Area for the past 5 years.

We cannot wait to get started on all these necklaces!
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