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Multicolored Metals: Stylish Swing-Top Bracelets

  • B171166
  • Instructor: Julie Sanford
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Thu. June 8
  • Time: 8:30am-3:30pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 12
  • Class Fee: $289.00
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Description:
Master multiple metalsmithing techniques while creating two beautiful mixed-metal bracelets. Enhance your style as you increase your skill with this duo of lightweight bangles. Students will create one sterling silver hinge-topped bangle with a stunning copper and fused sterling silver disk clasp, and another of textured brass with a gallery set cabochon.
Students will Learn:
How to use readily available jewelry components to create one-of-a-kind bracelets while developing skills in soldering, fusing silver to copper, texturing metal, stone setting, patina, and professional finishing techniques.
Prerequisites:
Soldering experience helpful.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Bench block, hammer, metal files, paper, pencils, safety glasses, terry-cloth towel, wire snips, wooden dapping block, scribe, curved metal burnisher, mallet, goldsmith’s hammer. Optional: Dimple pliers, metal stamps.
Pliers:
Needlenose, roundnose.
Materials in Kit:
Brass disk, copper disk, gallery bezel cup, cabochon, silver jump rings, two sterling silver bracelet bases, sandpaper, polishing cloth, instructions. Studio consumables including pickle, flux, solder, butane, and patina.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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