Registration will open Saturday, July 22nd at 12:00 p.m. EST - until then, the class will show as 'sold out', regardless of the amount of seats available. Registration will close no later than August 21st, or once the class has filled.
Class will be held Saturday, September 23rd - Full Schedule (EST):
10 am – 5 pm – 1 hour lunch break – from 1 -2 pm, then two other coffee breaks, like 11:30-11:45 and 3:30-3:45 pm
Ginko Leaves Bead Embroidery Necklace
This necklace is a great study to teach you how to use french wire and gradiant colors as nature's amazing palette.
Also we are going to learn how to match crystal elements in terms of shapes and shades to enhance your design.
All materials are selected carefully to match this beautiful theme - available in two color palettes.
Through this project you can learn:
- how to build up your design to any specific theme
- how to select the shapes and materials to go well together to your own designs
- how to use french wire to get the most out of it
- how to pick gradient colors of seed beads to bring more brightness to your beadwork
- how to work with different sizes cystals/bezels
- and many more tricks and tips to master bead embroidery
Kit fee is USD $110, not included in class fee (plus taxes/vat and shipping) - Kits are mandatory and will be available from the instructor - they will be shipped from Hungary, so please place your order with Anna as soon as she has emailed information to you.
- Detailed spiral bound color print-out of the instructions
- pre-printed foundation of the patterns
- 18 pcs top quality crystals/rhinestones (including navettes and briolettes
- fine quality japanese beads
- french wire
- brass findings
- thread and needles
- soft italian lambskin leather in matching colors
- plenty of design tips and tricks to make your project fit for your neck and taste and be unique"
Level of difficulty: Intermediate, Advanced
Techniques: Bead Embroidery, Bead Weaving
Zoom format: Anyone with the necessary experience is encouraged to register, but must be comfortable working virtually from their own space.
Anna Lisztes (Hatvani) is a Hungarian bead artist, born in 1979 in Budapest.
She has always been a crafty person, started to make her own jewelry at the age of 5. As a teenager her dream was to become fashion designer and silversmith, but taking her parents’ advice she studied Law.
After finishing the University, she has worked for many years for multinational companies- supporting the management as HR/Organizational Development/ Lean expert.
After her first son was born, she fell in love again with jewelry design and bead embroidery became a real passion to her.
Shortly after opening her ETSY shop in 2010, custom orders started to flow – so she started making and selling tutorials and kits of her designs to satisfy a wider range of customers.
Although she participated numerous beading contests and challenges, also appeared in beady magazines worldwide, she prefers to stay out of competitions and practice her art as the best way to find her inner peace – and pleasing people whom are interested.
„Designs are flashing in my mind as finished pieces, all I have to do is to take a deep breath and start realizing them. They are coming like callings from deep in my heart and soul, and I just feel the urge to hold them in my hands finally.”
She lives in northern Hungary by the feet of the mountains, close to the wilderness surrounded by her loving children and pets. She gains inspiration from nature, mythology and history of art.
Creating bead embroidered jewelry became a full time profession in 2020, which enables her to focus on her art other than rising up her 3 sons.