Savage, MD    Nov. 2 - 4, 2018

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Classes Offered
  • Spinning Rings Spinning Rings

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Create flare and movement with this class. Students will learn to shape and form a brass ring or copper ring and then lock an inner ring that will spin.
     
  • Spirited Circles Spirited Circles

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Learn the basic concepts in soldering and metal stamping while making rings. By the end of this class you will have an understanding of necessary tools and materials to successfully solder simple joints and stamp metal. Students will have time to make at least 2 rings. Students who work quickly will be able to finish 3 rings.
     
  • Weave It To Metal Weave It To Metal

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    This isn't your high school basket weaving class. In this class, the challenge will be keeping it together. Your dexterity and attention to details will be put to the test. If you are ready for a challenge, join me for this class.
     
  • 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 Foil Enamel Foil

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Like the look of enameled silver but don’t like the expense? Here is a way to create a jewel effect on copper using silver foil and transparent enamels. We will cover all the basics of enameling and how to achieve a vibrant effect.
     
  • Embossed Enamels Embossed Enamels

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Whether you are continuing your exploration in enamels or just starting out, this twofer will add to your repertoire of skills. First, you’ll learn how to cut and emboss metal for texture and depth. Then, you’ll learn how to enamel it to add color and pizazz on your boring metal.
     
  • 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.) .

  • 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.
     

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