All posts tagged: Lynda Medore

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TRAFFICKED Designs Jewelry Workshop May 19

NEW DESIGN by Lynda Medore and TRAFFICKED DESIGNS MAKE ONE, DONATE ONE   Another great design by Lynda Medore for TRAFFICKED Designs! On Monday, May 5th, class #1 will begin a copper and sterling silver chain for a heart pendant which will be completed at class #2 on Monday, May 19th. Both classes begin at 1:30 PM Central time. The chain will include hammering, drilling, and oxidizing. The pendant will require drilling, riveting, and oxidizing.  These projects will require a riveting hammer, planishing hammer (or ball peen), two flat nose pliers, round-nose pliers, a steel bench block, #1000 steel wool, an old cloth because the aging solution can get messy. Bring another cloth or scrap of leather to put under the bench block would help deaden the noise. Each class is $15 which includes studio fee for the gallery New Braunfels Art League at 239 W San Antonio St., New Braunfels, Texas on Monday, May 5 and 19th, from 1-3:30pm. To enroll in the class, please call Lynda Medore at (830) 358-0186. Dottie Laster of Laster Global Consulting and Bernardo Kohler Center …

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TRAFFICKED Designs Jewelry Making Workshop Introduces NEW Design

NEW DESIGN in HAMMERED COPPER MAKE ONE, DONATE ONE Monday, February 24 This is a “Make & Donate” class. The cost of the materials for the two bracelets is $15. The students make one bracelet for themselves and donate one to the victims of human trafficking, so that others may have a chance at freedom. We’ve had a great time making some simple chain and leather bracelets, but it’s time to step-it-up into some beginning metal-smithing. We’ll get to bang our hammers for metal forming and texturing, and we’ll get an introduction to patinas and riveting. Please bring a ball ball peen and a medium weight hammer (or raw-hide hammer), and a riveting hammer, q-tips, steelwool, any small pliers that you have, and a steel bench block. All of these items can be purchased locally at Hobby Lobby. Cost of class materials for 2 bracelets, $15.  New Braunfels Art League at 239 W San Antonio St., New Braunfels, Texas on Monday, February 24, from 1-3:30pm. To enroll in the class, please call Lynda Medore at (830) 358-0186. Dottie Laster of Laster Global Consulting and Bernardo Kohler Center heads up …

TRAFFICKED Designs, Dottie Laster, jewelry workshop

Second TRAFFICKED Designs Jewelry Workshop Nov. 11 to Benefit Victims of Human Trafficking

Back by popular demand, TRAFFICKED Designs, along with jewelry maker and instructor Lynda Medore, will host a jewelry making workshop for the benefit of victims of human trafficking at New Braunfels Art League at 239 W San Antonio St., New Braunfels, Texas on Monday, November 11 from 1-3:30pm. This is a “Make & Donate” class. The cost of the materials for the two bracelets is $12. The students make one bracelet for themselves and donate one to the victims of human trafficking, so that others may have a chance at freedom. Students will need to bring flat-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers, and flush cutters if you have them, other supplies to make the bracelets will be provided. To enroll in the class, please call Lynda Medore at (830)358-0186. The inspirational design of the bracelet symbolizes the bondage and the freedom that victims of human trafficking endure, often for many years before being rescued or escaping from their captors. Project Description: Faux Leather Woven in Chain Bracelet. The flexible microfiber gives such softness in contrast to the chain—the softness of humans enslaved in …

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TRAFFICKED Designs Jewelry Workshop at New Braunfels Art League

On Monday, October 14 TRAFFICKED Designs joins with jewelry maker Lynda Medore to provide a jewelry making workshop for the benefit of victims of human trafficking at New Braunfels Art League at 239 W San Antonio St from 1pm-4pm. There is a fee of $10 charge to cover supplies for two bracelets (one to make and one to donate) for each student. The class is free to trafficking victims. Supplies for the bracelets will be provided for each student. Students need to bring basic jewelry pliers and metal cutters. Workshop leader, Lynda Medore will be assisted by fellow Art League member, Brian Moreland. To enroll in the class, please call Lynda Medore at (830)358-0186. (Class size is limited to 12 students) The design of the bracelet symbolizes the chains, with the lock and key of enslavement, and the braided faux leather inset represents the Silver Braid Organization which assists survivors of the sex industry. The Silver Braid is a symbol of reintegration and spiritual healing, for both the survivor and the community. Dottie Laster of Laster Global Consulting and Bernardo Kohler Center heads up the TRAFFICKED Designs project with …