Making contemporary enamel beads with Joan Mackarell and Penny Davis

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Explore the jewel-like effects created by enamelling onto beads and experiment with diverse ways of putting them together into necklaces. Learn techniques for enamelling onto pre-formed beads and onto metal beads that you have fabricated. The history of the beaded necklace, catch construction, stringing and threading techniques will also be revealed.


Joan Mackarell

First degree in textiles, and then retrained at Sir John Cass metalwork department in jewellery and enamel. Founder member of British Society of Enamelers and director of Studio Fusion Gallery for the last 18 years where her work can be seen. Has had work published in numerous books on enamel and jewellery, both in the US and UK.


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