This 4 hour class is jam packed with techniques that you can use again and again in other jewelry making projects…First, you will learn how to Fold Form your metal by hammering and annealing to create interesting lines in your metal…Second, Texturing, by hammering your pieces with specialty hammers or creating the texture with a specific type of hammer…Third, Refining your pieces with files so there are no sharp edges…Fourth, Sweat Soldering…Fifth, Hammering and Texturing wire to create a bail, Sixth, Riveting, and finally, Seventh, Stone Setting. Whew! A variety of Copper shapes will be provided to select from.
Class fee includes Copper blanks, 4 qty – 6mm Turquoise stones, 4 qty – 6mm Sterling Bezels, Copper Rivets, Brass & Copper Wire, plus use of tools. Earwires, chain, and beads if desired, can be purchased separately.