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Making Meaning with Vintage Jewelry

With a strong interest in living simple, I have been really searching for the meaning in everything that takes up space in my house.  Clothes, my children’s toy, kitchen gadgets, books…these are all easy to dispose of for me.  The

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Spring Into Action!

Spring Pantone 2018 Report I always look forward to the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report. Although some of the colors may not be my favorite, or look the best with my pale skin tone, the combinations of colors always fascinate

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Posted in Creative words of wisdom, Free Classes, jewelry making, Jewelry Tips, Tools

Halstead and Wubbers – Rings Made Easy!

Please welcome guest writer, Erica Stice.    Erica Stice is the Studio Coordinator at Halstead, a wholesale jewelry supplier and proud reseller of Wubbers pliers. She teaches metalsmithing classes to the Halstead team in their on-site jewelry studio. Her designs have

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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

Gwen Youngblood at Bead & Button!

Gwen Youngblood will be at Bead&Button Show once again this year with her Metal Art Lab booth (location 1006/1008) filled with a ton of Wubbers tools including the Apprentice line as well as her unique Riveting Essentials Kit. Also, be

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From Making to Marketing Week 2: Business Plan Challenge

Thank you, everyone for your many comments from last week’s newsletter and blog post.  I’m working my way through the emails and will answer each one of you.   I’d like to bring up a few more questions for you to

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New Classes Added this Week!

                   If you are new to Wubbers University, it’s easy to become a member with access to hundreds of free jewelry making classes.  Create a free account, and your enrollment key is included in your confirmation email.  Enjoy!

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