Glass Craft & Bead Expo

Las Vegas, NV    April 4 - April 8, 2018

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Classes Offered

  • Silver Illuminations Silver Illuminations

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Ready to move on from copper enameling? Silver, here we come! In this class, we will use fine sheet to allow transparent enamels colors to shine and show off the brilliance of silver. This technique will add new life to your enamel work. Students will have the opportunity to put their own flare to each piece.
     
  • Double Cross Double Cross

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Learn the basic concepts in silver soldering while creating a unique loop design. By the end of this class you will have an understanding of necessary tools and materials to successfully solder simple joints. Students will complete a bracelet by the end of class.
     

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  • Enamel in Detail Enamel in Detail

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Gone are the days of basic surface enameling. We will take the time to create colorful custom designs in enamel, one stroke at a time. Dots, lines, swirls; whatever you like; we will fire it to metal.
     
  • Simply Marbelous Simply Marbelous

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    See the light shine through this pendant? Using marbles and round beads as the center piece, you will fabricate a sterling silver bezel and set the bead in place. Students will have time to make at least two pendants.
     
  • Pipe Art Pipe Art

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Add a new dimension to copper without breaking your budget! From copper piping, wire and enamel we will create a vibrant bracelet. In this class we will touch on torch fired enamel, sawing and shaping techniques. Students will complete project.
  • Riveting Enamels Riveting Enamels

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Learn enameling and cold connections in one class. You will learn to torch fire enamel on copper and use transparent enamels on silver to create true colors. After firing all the pieces, you will rivet them together. Students will finish at least one pendant.
  • Set for Royalty - Intro to Bezel Setting Set for Royalty - Intro to Bezel Setting

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 4-6 hours

    Project Overview

    Create a setting fit for royalty. This introductory stone setting class will add another dimension to your glasswork or any stone. Students will have the opportunity to customize a pendant design to their liking. (Dichro cabachons will vary.) .