Club House - Gem Trees
Instructor: - To Be Announced
Cost: - $5.00 Club House Usage Fee
Materials: - The materials for these are as follows:
The wire for your trees depends on the size of your stone "leaves". The
larger the stones, the larger the gauge of wire. Suggested sizes are:
You need one large stone or block of wood as your tree base. You also need
smaller stones for your leaves, either chip stones beads or undrilled chip
Required Tools: - Instructor has required tools but you can bring any of your own tools and supplies. Recommended tools are: chain nose plyers, round nose
plyers, flush cutters, jewelers hammer, rulers, and quilting or masking tape.
Availability: - see Club House Schedule for specific date and time
Description: - Gem Trees are unique creations made in imitation of trees using
chips of various minerals in place of leaves in conjunction with the distinctive
shaping of various sizes and types of wire for branches and trunks. These
creations can be made to represent living trees or artistic renderings of
imagined plant life by the creator of the project.