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Discover How to Create
STUNNING EARRINGS with Ease

Many jewelry artists struggle to create earrings that stand out despite hours of effort. That's why we created our course "Creative Metalsmithing From Scratch: 7 Earring Designs" led by master metalsmith Kim St. Jean.

Through this course, you'll gain confidence in your abilities, unlock insights into metalsmithing, and create STUNNING earrings that captivate attention. Say goodbye to frustration and hello to creating unique earrings that leave a lasting impression.

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Here's A Sneak Peek Of Every Earring You'll Make Below

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Sterling Silver Gallery Wire Hoop Earrings

Sterling Silver Gallery Wire Hoop Earrings

Discover how to use stunning gallery wire to make an alluring cabochon setting that will be the centerpiece of your hoop earrings.


The process involves careful soldering to attach the ear wires and then adorning the earring with exquisite textures and a lustrous patina. You'll be amazed at how much you can convey with just a few jewelry making techniques!

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Sterling Silver Bezel Cup Dangle Earrings

Sterling Silver Bezel Cup Dangle Earrings

With our pre-made bezel cups, you'll be able to set a stone in no time. This let's your imagination run wild while you focus on the true beauty of your design without getting bogged down in the technicalities of bezel-making.


Next, you'll bring your design to life by soldering the pre-made bezel cup onto your earring base ensuring that your cabochon stays securely in place.


Then, it's time to add some personality to your earrings. With wire coiling, you can add a touch of whimsy and elegance to your design while using double coiling as the perfect embellishment to make your earrings pop. Lastly, to truly make your creation shine, Kim will teach you how to wrap a stone on the end, adding the perfect finishing touch.

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No Solder Top Drilled Pear Beaded Earrings

No Solder Top Drilled Pear Beaded Earrings

No soldering is needed for this one-of-a-kind design that will showcase your unique style.


First, you'll discover how to paddle and shape metal to create a stirrup that will securely hold a bead. Then, using top drilled stones, you will carefully hammer the ends and wire it all together with the beads. This process will require skill and precision, but the end result will be absolutely breathtaking.


Kim also discusses the process of looping, an essential technique, that will give your earrings a professional and polished look.


Finally, you will make a separate ear wire that perfectly complements the rest of the design.

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Make Your Own Bezel Faceted Drop Earrings

Make Your Own Bezel Faceted Drop Earrings

In this project you'll be giving a faceted stone the perfect home by creating a stepped bezel that will snugly embrace the stone and make it stand out even more.


You'll start by cutting two pieces of sheet metal and shaping them in a way that creates a step-like structure that we solder together.


Then, to make the earring truly stand out, you'll add a chunky 14 gauge square wire that will add an edgy and bold touch to the design. You'll also give it a little twirl to add some movement and personality, and then solder the wire onto the end of a thick square wire to create another unique set.

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Sterling Silver Earrings In A "Snap"

Sterling Silver Earrings In A

In this project, you'll add some more variety by selecting your preferred metal shape from sterling silver. Once you have your shape, Kim will show you how to take a pre-made snap set prong basket and solder it onto the sheet.


With the snap set prong in place, you'll be able to snap the faceted stone right in, adding a captivating sparkle that will take your breath away.


Kim also teaches you how to attach the ear wire through soldering, utilizing a different technique to craft the perfect ear wire for your one-of-a-kind earrings.



Box Of Beads Earrings

Box Of Beads Earrings

First, you'll create, solder, and work harden a box that will house your beads. You'll then use a single wire that will go all the way through the earring, providing a secure foundation for your masterpiece.


You'll also add texture to your box, giving it a unique character that sets it apart from any other earring. Then, you'll draw a bead on the end of your wire and run it through the box, adding a touch of elegance to your creation.


Finally, you'll create your ear wire using the same wire that holds your beads. This will ensure that your earring is cohesive and visually stunning.

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Negative Space Out Of Shapes Earrings

Negative Space Out Of Shapes Earrings

First, you're going to take any shape you choose and turn it into something extraordinary. You'll also be able to solder on any shape of ring you desire, creating a beautiful unique detail that will make your earring stand out from the crowd.


Next, to give your earring a sense of depth and dimension, you're going to use some sawing techniques to create negative space within the earring.


Finally, you'll solder the ear wire right onto the piece and with the added negative space your earring becomes even more interesting and visually appealing.



Design With What You Have Sterling Silver Pendant

Design With What You Have Sterling Silver Pendant

In this bonus project you'll be using more gallery wire and Kim will show you how to create cabochon settings while soldering on little components to make your piece unique.


With a snap set technique, you will also be able to securely set your stones, for a show-stopper of a pendant. You will also use gallery wire as an embellishment to give your piece a touch of elegance.


Finally to complete your pendant, you will cut out a little bail and then cold connect it on ensuring that your bail is strong and sturdy.

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Maximize your learning potential with 3 BONUS Classes

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Receive over $250 in classes ABSOLUTELY FREE with your enrollment in Kim's NEW Creative Metalsmithing From Scratch: 7 Earring Designs class.

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Component Necklace
With Kim St. Jean

$77.00

Included FREE with class enrollment

Join Kim St. Jean, in her 'Component Necklace' class, where you'll delve into a variety of fascinating techniques such as fold forming, prong soldering, cold connections, wire wrapping, and wire weaving.

These skills will empower you to craft uniquely designed components that can be fashioned into stunning necklaces or used to embellish your own projects.




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Discover Water Casting In Under 10 Minutes

$27.00

Included FREE with class enrollment

Get ready to ignite your creativity with MINIMAL tools & supplies. In under 10 minutes watch Kim create these cute little earrings before your eyes.




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Create the Ideal
Jewelers Workbench
With Kim St. Jean

$147.00

Included FREE with class enrollment

Are you tired of struggling with a cluttered and disorganized jewelers bench, hindering your creativity and success as a jewelry maker? Look no further! In this bonus class, Kim St. Jean shares her insider tips and tricks for setting up the ultimate jewelry making space, complete with her favorite tools and a streamlined workflow.

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Step-by-Step Instruction, Insider Tips, and Hands-On Experience - All in One Course

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Discover EVERYTHING You'll Experience In The Creative Metalsmithing From Scratch: 7 Earring Designs class

  • Learn from a master metalsmith with years of experience and a passion for teaching

  • Get hands-on instruction with 7 exciting earring designs

  • Build your metal smithing skills from the ground up, even if you have no prior experience

  • Get insider tips and tricks that make the metalsmithing process easier and more enjoyable

  • Create beautiful, one-of-a-kind earrings that you can wear or sell

  • Get lifetime access to the class video content, so you can revisit lessons as often as you need

  • Receive detailed instructions and a comprehensive materials list for each earring design

  • Gain the confidence and skills to continue your metalsmithing journey beyond the class.

  • Access to a supportive online community of like-minded metalsmithing enthusiasts

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Why is this moment so critical? Why should you pay attention now?

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Kim St. Jean retires from teaching classes...

After teaching for over 20 years, the news of Kim's retirement hit us all like a ton of bricks. With her departure, a massive void was left in the world of jewelry making. We were all so lucky to have had the opportunity to learn from her, and her absence would be deeply felt by her students.

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Fast forward to January 2023..

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As the Tucson Gem Show approached, we were faced with the disappointment of not being able to offer any classes the show. Hoping to provide an alternative for our valued customers, we reached out to ask what they most wanted to learn this year when it comes to jewelry making. The resounding response was crystal clear: they craved another series with the one and only, Kim St. Jean.

Rising to the challenge, the owner of WireJewelry.com reached out to Kim, determined to bring her out of retirement for one final, unforgettable class. And we couldn't be more excited to announce her return. Kim has come out of retirement to share her love for jewelry making with students all around the world.

Don't miss this chance to learn from a true legend in the industry in what might be the last class she ever teaches, enroll in Kim's class and prepare to be inspired!

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Who Is Kim St. Jean?

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Following ten years as a public school teacher, Kim combined her love of teaching with her creative talents and began teaching jewelry classes. Mostly self-taught, but with silversmithing mentorship from Dan Haga along the way, she now has been teaching jewelry classes for nearly twenty years.

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She is an award winning instructor, author and jewelry designer. Kim has been published in numerous magazines and books. She has appeared on several beading and craft television programs, and has written three books: "Mixed Metal Mania", "Metal Magic", and "Colorful Wired Jewelry". Kim was elected one of the Top Ten Instructors in the country by the attendees and staff of the Bead and Button show. Kim has also filmed over twenty stone setting videos for WireJewelry.com.

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Transform setbacks into stunning masterpieces with Kim's expert guidance.

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Discover why Kim St. Jean is a true master of the trade and set apart from other jewelry instructors with her unparalleled problem-solving skills. In this eye-opening video from her Stone Setting with Prongs course, you'll witness Kim's lightning-fast adaptability as she conquers a broken prong like a pro.

Watch in awe as she transforms a potentially catastrophic situation into a stunning, polished masterpiece. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a jewelry instructor who truly embodies excellence.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What about supply kits? After you register for the class, a supply kit list will be provided and you'll have the opportunity to purchase the supplies that will be used in class.


What Types of Devices Work? Any device with a good internet connection, that could play a youtube video or any other online video format will work.   iPhones - Yes! iPads - Yes! Android Smart Phones - Yes! Android Tablets - Yes! Apple Computers - Yes! Windows Computers - Yes! Microsoft Surface - Yes! Google Chrome Cast - Yes!   Anything else you can think of?  Give us a call and we can tell you if it will work or not 877-636-0608