Project Description

Wire Wrapped Rings and Wire Work with Sylvia Dawe

Come join us in a fun-filled workshop where you will learn the basics of wire wrapping and will create your own pearl or bead wire-wrapped ring. In addition, you will learn how to make ear wires and a necklace/bracelet clasp as well as what tools are required and how to use them. No experience necessary!

All tools are provided. All materials needed are included in the materials fee. However, you may bring your own pearls or beads if you prefer. You will also have the option of purchasing sterling silver from the instructor at an additional cost.


  • Day/Date: Friday, June 16, 2023
  • Times: 1 pm – 4pm
  • Length: 3 Hours
  • Cost: $40 Members/$70 Non-members
  • Materials Fee: $5 (With option to purchase sterling silver from instructor)
  • Ages: 15+ (15 to 17 with adult)
  • Skill Level: All

  • Student Instructions:

    • No open toe shoes
    • Wear old clothes
    • Tie back long hair
    • Be prepared to have fun!

  • Location: School Street Studios Building, OCAF  34 School Street, Watkinsville, GA 30677 

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    SYLVIA DAWEInstructor
    For Sylvia Dawe, what began as a casual interest in metalwork and jewelry design has bloomed into a full-time vocation, avocation and joyful enterprise. The pursuit of her passion now involves retailing her handcrafted jewelry and teaching metalwork classes at OCAF, Lyndon House, Gone with the Bead and through private lesson. She also continues to hone her skills by attending various classes and workshops and at UGA where she is currently taking courses in metalwork and design. Sylvia finds inspiration for her creations in nature, sentiment & architecture and then fabricates them from materials including metals, beads, found objects, recycled materials, feathers, bone, shell and other mixed media. Retailing under the name SD Designs, her unique, handcrafted jewelry is now sold locally, including at OCAF, and in Savannah.

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