Step into the world of Jewelry making and get a chance to design and make your very own wearable art! Through demonstrations you will learn a variety of techniques, concepts and design elements essential to working with fine metals. The class includes introductions to working safely with specialized tools, and techniques such as sawing, filling, riveting, forming, texturing, soldering, stone setting and finishing. The class is designed for beginners but welcome to returning students who will be able to work on techniques with guidance from the instructor.
What you will learn in this class:
Design concepts as they pertain to wearable and decorative metals
Working with specialized tools
Basic techniques: sawing filing, riveting
Thin tip and thick tip sharpie
Supplies needed midway through the term: 3″ x 1″ 18 gauge sterling silver; 6″ of bezel wire; Cabochon stone; 6″ of Hard solder; 6″ of Medium solder; 6″ of easy solder