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Fused and Riveted

  • B180960
  • Instructor: Gwen Youngblood
  • Class Type: Metal
  • Date: Wed. June 6
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 12
  • Class Fee : $214.00
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Description:
Fused sterling silver (no solder needed), riveting, and a sparkly tube-set CZ come together to create a fun funky pendant of textured layers. A butane torch makes the fusing of sterling silver mesmerizing and the Riveting Essentials patented riveting process will make the riveting virtually foolproof. In addition, students will learn a variety of texturing techniques as well as related metalsmithing techniques like cutting, shaping, and filing.
Students will Learn:
Students will focus on learning the ancient art of sterling silver fusing and the organic textures that can be achieved; and add to their riveting skills with the Riveting Essentials patented process. Related metalsmithing skills are also explored so that students come away with a broad array of metalworking skills.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Instructor provides all tools for use in class. Students are encouraged to bring eye magnification and a portable light.
Materials in Kit:
24-gauge copper sheet, tube; 26-gauge sterling silver sheet, tube; sterling silver tube setting; CZ; solder.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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