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Patchwork Silver Pendant

  • B180963
  • Instructor: Gwen Youngblood
  • Class Type: Metal
  • Date: Sat. June 9
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 12
  • Class Fee : $227.00
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Description:
Come explore the ancient art of sterling silver fusing. You’ll create a pendant that evokes vintage patchwork with a hint of modern sparkle and shine. Gwen will walk you through the process of fusing sterling silver to create the base piece. Next up, those amazing silver balls, a prong setting, and bail -- all soldered into place. Finally, a quick and easy hand finishing technique that will add sparkle and shine to this fun, funky, and organic piece. Bonus: Students can make a pair of earrings with the leftovers.
Students will Learn:
Students will focus on the ancient technique of fine silver fusing as well as soldering. Students will leave class with a firm foundation in these techniques, ready to apply them to new projects.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Instructor provides all tools for in class use. Students are encouraged to bring eye magnification and a portable light.
Materials in Kit:
16-, 26-gauge sterling silver; solder; fine-silver wire; prong setting; CZ; leather cord.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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