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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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Additional Information
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.
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.
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.
One seat per person per class.
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