Jewelry Making Classes

Summer 2023

Hand-made Rolled Paper Beads and Necklace  
Instructor:  Ralph Watson
2 Session Class - Mondays, July 17 & 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  
Tuition: $30  Materials Fee:  $20    
Experience/Prerequisites:   Beginner
Age Range:  Adults

Learn the art of hand rolled paper beads. We will learn different methods of cutting different
colorful paper to create different bead shapes. Week one, we will cut the paper and hand roll
the beads which will then be glazed over the week. Class two we will come back together to
make a finished necklace with our hand-made beads and other colorful beads that will
complement the beads we made.

Provided by instructor

Ralph Watson is a graduate of Mass College of Art where he received a BFA in Art Education. He started his teaching career teaching art in Boston MA before getting a Master’s in Special Education and School Leadership. Ralph served as a Middle School Principal for 15 years before retiring. He is the owner and creator of The Paper Bead and brings in work to several juried Arts Festivals through-out New England. Ralph is also the Manager of the Center Sandwich Fine Craft Gallery.                                                 

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