Introduction to Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Vicky Wilson
Class hours: Saturday September 14, 2019
10am to 4pm
Class location: 1517 Trillium Studio
Class fee: $195.00
Age 18 and over. Registration closes September 4th.
We will be working with the basic tools and starting out with learning how to use them properly. You will learn how to design, saw, file, sand, and etch metals, stamp, hammer (texture/form), and rivet. There will be source books, design books, and templates for you to use as well. You can design and create bracelets, rings, pendants, earrings, whatever you like. Expect to finish 1 or 2 projects.
Feel free to bring your own lunch, or there are several convenient places to purchase a lunch close by. Lunch time is scheduled for one hour.
All tools and materials supplied as well as wire in copper, silver, and brass.
Metal; 2 x 6 of copper and brass
(All students will be supplied with the above mentioned metals but can purchase additional metals if desired)
Dapping tools; ring mandrel, bracelet mandrel, die cutter.
Patina finishes to stain the metals.
Students Should Bring the Following:
Black Sharpie ultra-fine & fine tip markers (2), a mask if you feel that dust will bother you, an apron/workshop clothes, and enclosed toed shoes for safety. Please if you have long hair tie it back for safety around tools and chemicals. Feel free to bring your own tools if you like. Bring your camera if you would like to shoot photos of the class and your complete work.