Vanessa Walilko is a jewelry instructor located in Chicago, IL. She teaches chainmaille and beading classes in several locations throughout the Chicagoland area.
Vanessa will be teaching a Dragonscale Chainmaille class at Bead&Button 2010. Dragonscale is a beautiful weave that looks like shimmering scales–in this class, the bracelet will be made with sterling and gold-fill rings. Registration information is at the link above.
She will also be teaching a multi-week chainmaille class at Lill Street Gallery. The Persian Maille class will give students an opportunity to learn chainmaille weaves that resemble braided metal.