Cliff Swain-Salomon

| Instructor | Cliff Swain-Salomon is an off-the-loom seed bead weaver known for creating non-traditional jewelry shapes and pushing the boundaries of color exploration. After injuring and losing use of both of his hands for over three years, he began beading when a friend recommended he try it as part of his hand rehabilitation therapy. […]

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Kimberly Stathis

| Instructor | Throughout my life, I have always needed a creative outlet. I have played with many different types of media’s and loved them all. The media that really captured my heart and inspired my creative soul is seedbeads! There is just something alluring and special about those little bits of colored glass that […]

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Edgar Lopez

| Instructor | Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Edgar started in the beading world in 2010, however, it is in 2002 when he began experimenting with different jewelry and accessory techniques. Edgar Lopez said: “Since I can remember I was always interested in art, design, and building all sorts of things with my […]

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September 2021 Newsletter

SFJAG Members Exhibition November 9, 2021 For Members Only Exhibit your jewelry creations virtually at the Gallery of Light To submit your creations: Create your jewelry Photograph your jewelry – make sure your photos are in focus Label each photo – under each image type the following info:Your first and last nameTitle of pieceMaterials usedThe person who […]

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June 2021 Newsletter

General Meeting Thursday, June 17 2021 at 6:30 p.m.Create A Spring Beaded Bangle with Pascale Ohayon Log into zoom: 843-8627-8917 passcode: 224059 or click on the red box below.Click to Join Zoom Meeting Beading a Perfume Bottle with Vicki Colburn During our meeting, Vicki Colburn will be teaching her fabulous technique on how to bead a perfume […]

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April 2021 Newsletter

General Meeting Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.Create A Spring Beaded Bangle with Pascale Ohayon Log into zoom: 843-8627-8917 passcode: 224059 or click on the red box below.Click to Join Zoom Meeting During our April 15th meeting, Pascale Ohayon will be teaching this spring bracelet. All the kits have been mailed out. You can follow along […]

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Liisa Turunen

| Instructor | Liisa threaded her first beading needle back in 1994. Beading as a hobby she went on to become a massage therapist, esthetician, and got her nursing degree in Finland. But in 2006 beads wove her back in. Since then she has spent her time fully submerged in beads! She has been working […]

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