Bezeled Coin Pearl Earrings with Maggie Meister

An intermediate workshop where participants will learn to bezel a coin pearl with seed beads and make a simple but elegant earring. Knowledge of flat peyote and the base row of right angle weave is necessary.
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Practice Session:
• 2 colors of size 8 beads

To Make Earrings:
• 2 grams of size 11 cylinder beads
• 1 gram of size 15 round beads
• 18 drop beads
• Nymo D or thread of choice
• Size 10 or 12 beading needles
• Pair of lever back ear wires
• Microcrystalline wax
• Pair of task scissors or thread burner

Circular Peyote - Practice Session
• Row One

Practice with 2 colors of size 8 beads
• Wingspan of nymo D
• Pick up 3 beads

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Maggie Meister

Maggie Meister

Maggie Meister began beading after “coveting” a pair of earrings worn by her son’s teacher. When she learned that the teacher had made them after taking a class, Maggie signed up for a bead class at the Shepherdess and never looked back. She spent the next four years in the Seattle area, studying with the wonderful teachers at BEADS AND BEYOND in Bellevue,Washington and then began teaching and working at the shop.

A move to Naples, Italy in 1998 changed her life forever and in ways she never could have imagined. The rich, lively culture of the Neapolitan people and the...
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