April Bower | Whimsical Shaman | Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 9 am until 4 pm


Create your personal Whimsical Shaman to help guide you thru your  life’s  journey.  In this  workshop you can create a  Fun Whimsical Shaman pendant in red brass and copper, bring a special small bead for him to carry or choose from some supplied.

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Instructor: April Bower

Date of Class: 02/07/2019

Time: 9 am until 4 pm

Class Fee: $165

Level: should have basic sawing and soldering skills

Type: Techniques-Oriented

Kit Fee: $35 (payable to instructor at class time)

Kit Fee Includes

includes precut head, and body parts in brass

robe material in  copper

sm beads in coral / turq /glass

Headpins and jump rings

Copper color mesh chain and  patina

Instructor will have the following for use in class

flex shafts

drill bits

belt sander

torches, solder, flux

polishing lathe


Student Supply List

clamp on bench pin

side cutters

chain nose pliers, round nose pliers

needle files

jewelers saw & blades

metal shears ( prefer french style)

texturing tools if you have (metal  stamps)

hammer, center punch or awl

small (2-3mm)beads in metal or your fav gem stones and head pins

safety glasses

optivisor or reading glasses. ( if you can’t see well you will not be successful making jewelry)

Optional Supply List

hand files

round nose pliers ( or round / flat combo pliers,

chain nose pliers

Work light and extension cord

Instructor Email Address: AprilBowerJewelry@gmail.com

Instructor Website: AprilBower.com



Many of our students have asked us to help streamline the process of gathering their supplies and tools for classes, and we have come up with a way we think will work for you.

SJ Jewelry Supply in Phoenix is owned and operated by a wonderful family, headed by Mario Morales. His wife, Erika, and son, Steven, round out the staff, and they are excited to help make gathering your supplies easy and stress free. We guarantee they will make life easier for you! No kidding!

Here’s how it will work….

  • Once you have determined what you will need for each class, send an email with your request for products and/or tools to SJ Jewelry Supply
    • Go to our website, open the class description for each of the classes in which you are enrolled, scroll down to the section “Student Supplies,” cut and paste the items you want to purchase into an email to Mario.
    • Here’s their email address mailto:info@sjjewelrysupply.com
  • When they receive your email, they will send you a return email acknowledging receipt of your request
    • In this email, they will instruct you about payment methods 
  • Once your order is filled, they will send you a second email with confirmation stating your order is complete
    • Included in this email, they will give you instructions on how to pick up your orders upon arrival in Tucson

Sound easy? We think it’s going to help take the stress out of preparing for classes!