Silverwaves Jewelry Adventures in Making
Private Group: Jewelry Workshop – Basalt Bling Earrings

Cost: $88.00 per person

Time: 2-3 hours

Learn to drill beach pebbles and glass and use wrapped loops to make beautiful, beachy bling earrings!

No experience necessary. All levels of jewelry makers are welcome. All tools materials are included in the cost of your workshop.

NOTE: Beach glass is not included. Please bring your own.

We require a minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 8. Full payment for 6 participants is required to reserve this private workshop.

See the tabs below to learn more about this workshop and for booking information.

You’ll be learning how to drill beach pebbles and glass using a drill press and diamond encrusted drill bits. After the holes are drilled, we’ll add beads, wrapped loops, sterling silver ear wires and creativity so you can wear your new basalt bling earrings home.

No experience necessary. All levels of jewelry makers are welcome. All tools materials are included in the cost of your workshop.


We provide:

  • The instructor.
  • The tools and equipment for the desired project.
  • Additional materials as described for each unique project.

You provide:

  • The space.
  • Tables & chairs.
  • The participants.

Site Logistics:

  • We apply a $20 gas surcharge for all contracted workshops outside 11 miles of Bayfield.
  • We need 1 hour before start of workshop for set-up.
  • We need 1 hour afterwards for break-down.
  • Please contact us to talk about tables. We will need:
    • Enough tables and chairs for students.
    • 1 table for soldering
    • 1 table for texturing (must be sturdy and wooden or metal). If you can dance on the table then it is probably sturdy enough.



RavenWind is a life long multi-medium artist who works with paper, found objects, clay, fiber, beads, rocks, and everything in between. She has taught workshops and classes in weaving, spinning, dyeing, beading, jewelry making, and mixed media art.

She currently lives near Washburn, Wisconsin with a goofy Cat, two silly Budgies, and three absolutely adorable Guinea Pigs and a plethora of Faeries.

RavenWind’s goal is to create something everyday. She loves helping people find their hidden talents and believes there is never a wrong way to make art.

She lives by a quote from her high school art teacher, Peter Ecker the Younger. “Creativity is the cure for boredom, there is no cure for creativity”.

Instructor - RavenWind

  • Reading glasses or magnifiers
  • Headband, clip or holder to keep your hair back when using the drill press
  • Notebook and pen/pencil to jot down important ideas, thoughts, etc.
  • Close-toed studio shoes to wear during workshop.
  • Enthusiasm and patience (remember you will be learning a billion new and fun skills for the first time—enjoy the moment and BREATHE)
  • Bring your own basalt pebbles or beach glass that you’ve collected yourself to make them extra special (we’ll have plenty of pebbles available if you do not have your own!) Beach glass not provided.
  • Wrapped loops
  • Double wrapped loops
  • Use of jeweler hand tools including hammers, pliers and cutters
  • Use of drill press and Dremel drill to drill holes in beach glass or basalt pebbles
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Cancellation Policy:


25% of fee is considered non-refundable in cases of withdrawal for all students up to 60 days before the workshop. In other words, think carefully before reserving your spot!


Course fee is non-refundable within 45 days of the workshop unless we are able to fill the student’s spot, in which case the 25% fee still applies.


If we cancel a workshop, then 100% of your fee will be reimbursed.


Extra events planned within workshop are nonrefundable.


By signing-up and paying for a workshop, we assume you agree to the cancellation policy listed above.


If you have a question, please contact us:


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(715) 913-0256

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(414) 550-7015