Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Upcoming spring virtual workshops: Virtually EverCrafting, April 14-18, 2021

Jewelry maker friends!  Seats open in my two classes in the Virtually EverCrafting online jewelry workshop series being held April 14-18, 2021.  Many instructors who had taught at the Milwaukee Bead & Button show will be offering >100 classes.  Check out the link here:  Virtually EverCrafting.  I will be offering a silver Tube Set CZ soldered earrings project and a silver Riveted Ring Bracelet (necklace option).





Friday, February 12, 2021

 Happy Covid Valentines Day 2021!



Friday, January 8, 2021

Wild Rice Retreat Metalwork Jewelry Boot camp: Check in with Kay Rashka

Just a little check in conversation with staff at Wild Rice Retreat about my upcoming Metalwork Jewelry Boot Camp:  July 18 - 22, 2021 in Bayfield, WI.  I hope you consider attending!  Wild Rice Retreat January 2021 Newsletter.   Check out the link to the workshop here:  Metalwork Jewelry Bootcamp




Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Metalwork Jewelry Boot Camp at Wild Rice Retreat (Bayfield, WI) in July 2021

I am so excited to share the opportunity to offer another immersive metalwork jewelry "Boot Camp" multi-day workshop in Wisconsin (July 18-22, 2021) at Wild Rice Retreat in Bayfield,  WI.  Put this on your 2021 wishlist!!!! If you are not familiar with Wild Rice Retreat you should check out the website.   It is an extraordinary venue as an arts and creativity center with a health and wellness focus located right off the shore of Lake Superior. A world class retreat for yoga, meditation and arts discovery.  The registration fee includes most meals during the event.  Workshop schedule is posted on the website which includes an optional evening studio time after dinner.   As I like to say this is an opportunity to escape with other makers and galpals.    My workshops are designed for novice, beginner and intermediate level students.   Treat yourself to some metalwork therapy in 2021.   A $75 discount code RASHKA2021 can be applied to the registration fee thru 03/15/21,    Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions via email at kayrashka@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Seats open: Silver Soldered Pendant workshop at the Milwaukee Bead and Button Show (June 7, 2019)





                                                                     Registration Link

Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Etched pendants class at Meant To Bead ...this weekend!


Care to join me this Saturday (10/29/16) at Meant to Bead in Sun Prairie, WI?  We will be etching Nickel, Copper and Brass to make a multi layer pendant.   We will use wire rivets to connect the panels and use silver wire to make the bails and hinged bars.  Check out the store website at www.meant-to-bead.com.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Riveted Sterling Silver Link Bracelet............my favorite bracelet of all time!!!



Class offering at the 2017 Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee, WI

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Monday, December 28, 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

Friday, April 3, 2015

Etched, riveted earrings project class at Meant To Bead




Class at Meant To Bead, Sun Prairie, WI on May 9th.      Go to www.meant-to-bead.com for more information or email me at kayrashka@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Bead and Button Show Class offerings for 2015!

                            Browse at your pleasure starting Dec 9 and register at your pleasure Jan 6
                                                         www.beadandbuttonshow.com
..textiled silver pendant..
..silver dogtag necklace..
..etched riverstone pendant..
..soldered silver spiral earrings..
..double rectangle earrings..
..metals finishing techniques 101..

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Dimpled metal..........

The industrial look......

Monday, May 26, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014

Upcoming classes at the Art Glass and Bead Show coming up March 21-23, Madison, WI

Check out the website at www.beadshowmadison.com.....................best kept secret in the Midwest!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Cover of the 2014 Bead & Button Show catalogue features my metalwork earrings!

Catalogues ship next week and registration opens in 6 weeks. See you in June!

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Etched Cuff Bracelet class at Peninsula School of Art

A successful class with John, Sara and Theresa at the Peninsula School of Art (Fish Creek, WI). Finished projects.......Class room............Bracelet in progress

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Ruby Wrist Candy Bracelet ..............from Bead Meets Metal

Check out this wrist candy bracelet featured in my new book "Bead Meets Metal". Book and photo courtesy of Kalmbach Publishing. Book available at www.kayrashka.com.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Kimono Earrings class at Eclectica Beads, Milwaukee this Saturday, May 25

Start out your Memorial Day weekend with a metals fabrication project and choose a bead from Irina's wonderful collection as an embellishment. Check out the website: www.eclecticabeads.com. Store is located at 18900 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield. The class starts at 10:30am followed by a "Bead Meets Metal" book signing with me around 3pm.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Key To My Heart Pendant


Etched mixed metal pendant (copper, nickel silver, brass escutcheon plate). This is a donated project for the Restore Habitat for Humanity art auction in Madison, WI. Each project has to contain an item of salvage.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Etched cuff bracelet.................



I will be teaching a course featuring this etched cuff bracelet at Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI this summer (www.peninsulaschoolofart.com).