Savage, MD    Mar. 23 - Mar. 26, 2018

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Classes Offered
  • Copper Lillies Copper Lillies

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Turn simple copper discs into beautifully formed petals to make a pair of earrings or pendant. Learn to form the petals and patina them with a torch.

  • Twinkle Twist Twinkle Twist

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    In this class, we will make a twist and add a twinkle to create stacking bracelets. You will learn to solder, forge and twist sterling silver.
     
  • 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.
     
  • 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.
  • Enamels To Flight Enamels To Flight

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Take enamels to new heights with separation enamel. Through a series of layers and firing, students will learn to transform copper and transparent enamels. (A variety of enamel colors will be provided to share.)
  • No Sweat Soldering – Soldering Mixed Metals No Sweat Soldering – Soldering Mixed Metals

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Learn how to solder mixed metals without a mess. Sweat soldering will reduce bleeding of solder onto mixed metals. Additionally, you learn how to cut, shape and forge sterling silver. Put all the pieces together to create these distinctive earrings.
     
  • Figure 8 Chain Figure 8 Chain

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Learn the basic concepts in soldering while creating a Figure 8 Chain. 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.

  • Wishes - Interlocking Rings Wishes - Interlocking Rings

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Learn to solder interlocking rings to create this classic ring design. Students will have the choice of making a mixed metal ring or all sterling silver ring.
     

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