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Byzantine Ring

  • B200114
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  • Class Type: General
  • Date:
  • Time: 8:30am-3:30pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Maximum Class Size: 12
  • Class Fee : $226.00
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Description:
Expand and refine your wire skills as you work on this antique-looking statement ring. Make the base for the stones using simple soldering techniques, then shape and weave the wires to create the intricate design.
Students will Learn:
Students will refresh their basic soldering skills, then focus on learning how to shape and manipulate wires using the open wire frame as a base. Students will also learn the blended-weave style of wire-waving.
Prerequisites:
Basic soldering, over-under weave, over-over weave.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Wire straightener, needle tool, permanent marker, painter’s masking tape, ruler, recommended: task light, magnification, work mat optional: ring mandrel and rawhide hammer.
Pliers:
Flush wire cutters, chain nose pliers, flat nose pliers.
Materials in Kit:
Color step by step handout, three gauges of silver wire, choice of three semiprecious cabochons, three bezel cups, silver tubing, use of tools and supplies, solder, patina.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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