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Wubbers are off to Their First Museum?!

Nestled among the mountains and the brightest of blue waters of the Chilkat and Chilkoot Inlets off the Gulf of Alaska, sits the most curious of museums.  A true one of a kind in the world.  It is the Hammer Museum

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The Story of Patti’s Pepe Rolling Mill

Once upon a time in Tucson, Patti went on the search for the perfect item to buy. Low and behold during her search, she ran into metalsmith, Melissa Muir! Her booth was a combination of creativity and excitement. After watching

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Going to Tucson!

Every year after the hustle and bustle of the Holidays dies down, I start to pack my bags and get ready for my favorite trip to one of the biggest and best bead shows in the world. The Tucson Gem

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Posted in Gwen Youngblood, jewelry making, Jewelry Tips, Local Classes, Patti's Jewelry Travels, Tools, Uncategorized

The Art of Giving Back Giveaway!

Our very own Laura Scott, Wubbers University Communications Specialist, recently spent a week on a humanitarian trip in Nicaragua. Her story can be read below. In honor of giving back to others… Wubbers will conduct a random drawing to give away

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Tucson Treasures!

This year marked my eighth year to go to Tucson, and it was the best trip ever! I went with the intention of shopping for stones, and wow did I ever find them! Below is the first installment of what

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Wubbers Cares: A Hopi Pu’tavi Project Update

If you haven’t heard about our initiative, Patti Bullard, owner of Wubbers, recently traveled to the Hopi Reservation in Arizona to volunteer teaching jewelry making classes with Roy Talahaftewa to local teenagers.  Started 15 years ago, the program had been on hold

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Patti Bullard’s Guest Appearance on the PBS Show Beads, Baubles and Jewels

Patti Bullard is the owner and inventor of Wubbers Pliers, and can be found developing innovative jewelry tools in her Texas studio. The new season of Beads, Baubles and Jewels begins May 1st! This year marks its 10th anniversary year and

Posted in Free Classes, Jewelry Tips, Patti's Jewelry Travels