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2016 Schedule


I know it has been a very long time. We now live in Utah and schedules haven't gone quite as I had planned. But I am finally beginning to teach again. I will be traveling quite a bit with my workshops and I hope to add even more workshops as time progresses. If you would like to have me visit your area, please let me know and we will see what can be worked out.

2017 Workshop Schedule

Tucson, AZ Gem Show - All classes The Tucson Bead Show at the Raddison.

All workshops are limited to 8 students. So don't wait too long to sign up. To Register, please visit my online shop.

Jan 30 - Bezel and Tube Setting
Jan 31 - Using Your JoolTool (1/2 Day)
Jan 31 (Eve) -Feb 1 (All Day)- Orion Welding Workshop (1 1/2 days)
Feb 2 - Jewelry on the Move: Kinetic Jewelry
Feb 3 - Leather, Metal and Glass
Feb 3 (Eve) - Using You JoolTool
Feb 4 - Hollow Form and Shadow Box

To Register, please visit my online shop.


February - March
The Makery Arts Jewelry Retreat - Texas.

Sunday Feb 26 - Friday March 3, 2016. 5 full days with 3 gourmet meals a day at the Sage Hill Inn. We will be learning all sorts of stone setting techniques including Stone-On-Stone, taught by myself, Francesca Watson and master maker, Jeff Fulkerson. Nothing but jewelry making, creativity exchanging and lots of laughter. Everyone came out of there enthused, excited and creatively refreshed. This retreat is already full, but keep your eyes open for next years retreat.

For more information and to register, please visit The Makery Arts Website.


March - April
Glass Craft and Bead Expo - Las Vegas, NV

I am so excited to be returning for another great session of this show. I understand that the Glass Craft and Bead expo is the "Gem Show" for the glass world. And I am excited that it is only about 6 hours drive from my home here in Utah. I will be teaching 6 workshops, 4 full-day workshops and 2 evening workshops. Registration is now open. Again, space is limited, so I wouldn't wait too long to register.

For more information, class descriptions, and registration, please visit the Glass Craft and Bead Expo webiste. Click on the course titles below to be taken to each individual course for registration.

March 29: Metal, Leather and Glass
March 29 Eve: Intro To Soldering

March 30: Bezel and Tube Set Pendant
March 30 Eve: Intro To Sawing and Piercing

March 31: Layered Metal Pendant

April 1- Jewelry on the Move: Kinetic Jewelry

Melissa Muir - Glass Craft Expo Workshops


May 19 - 21
Spring Beads - Spring, Texas (Houston Area)

Workshops are still being determined, but classes will be held May 19 - 21. More information coming soon.