Handmade Holiday Gift Lab

Columbus Idea Foundry

Friday, November 21, 2014
Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215
Friday, November 21, 2014
Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215

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What's Included

Blast through some of your holiday shopping list with beautiful jewelry designed and made by YOU! We'll start the lab with some basic jewelry making techniques so you feel comfortable using the tools, head & eye pins, jump rings, and bails. We'll also cover some components of good design choices. Then we'll turn you loose on a suite of high quality materials--semi-precious gemstones and Czech glass, with sterling silver, gold, and platinum plate findings and ear-wires. You'll make up to 10 pairs of simple earrings complete with gift packaging! There will be plenty of assistance on hand to help you figure out design challenges, suggest complementary pallets, and help you through production. Plus we'll have plenty of snacks and hot cocoa to keep you going! Your class fees include ALL materials: gemstones, Czech glass, earring wires, and findings for up to five sets (two pair earrings is one set) of earrings (TEN pair of earrings total!) with gift packaging. Please bring 3-in-1 pliers (Flat Nose Pliers, Round Nose, and Wire Cutter in one tool) or order one to take home. Registration closes Nov. 17.

About This Organizer

The Columbus Idea Foundry is Ohio’s largest community workshop, maker space, and learning center.  We offer variety of conventional and high tech tools: wood shop, metal smithing and foundry, laser cutter & engraver, CNC ShopBot, electronics, jewelry, warm glass, photography, and more.

We are home to 20 in-house artists, artisans and small businesses, have a rich network of more than 150 members including 50+ entrepreneurs.

We teach classes, host special events and more. Conveniently located minutes from downtown and the Short North off I-71 and 5th Ave.  Learn more at or email

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  • Columbus Idea Foundry

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Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215
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