CHESTERTON | Mara Wible will be offering a jewelry class each Tuesday during the month of July at the Chesterton Art Center. A Festive Chain Maille Earring class will be offered at 5:15 or 7 p.m. July 2. Students will have the opportunity to make pairs of earrings during class. The cost is $20 for members or $25 for non-members.
A Peyote Bezel Pendant class will be held on July 9 at either 5:15 or 7 p.m. Participants will learn how to cage crystals or stones by using a circular peyote stitch. Students must have a basic understanding of peyote to take this class. Class is $25 for members and $30 for non-members of the Art Center.
On July 16, a Criss-Cross Bracelet class will be offered at 5:15 or 7 p.m. Students will use criss-cross rings to create components for a fabulous bracelet. The cost for the class is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.
A Shaggy Loop Earring class will be held at either 5:15 or 7 p.m. July 23. Participants will use colorful beads and jump rings to create pairs of earrings. Class is $20 for members and $25 for non-members.
A Byzantine Bracelet class will be held at 5:15 p.m. July 30. Students will create a supple chain maille by using a 4 into 1 pattern. The cost for the class is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.
An intermediate Byzantine class called Rolling Byzantine Bracelet will be held at 7 p.m. July 30. Participants will learn a variation on the Byzantine weave and must have taken the Byzantine Bracelet class prior to taking this one. The Rolling Byzantine class is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.
Each class will last approximately 2 hours and supplies are included. For pictures of the projects, visit www.chestertonart.com. To register, call the Chesterton Art Center at (219) 926-4711 or visit 115 S. 4th St.