Vienna, VA    Sept. 19-21, 2019

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Classes Offered

  • Nestling Silver Nestling Silver

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    If you have a knack for melting silver, this is the perfect class to put those “skills” to use. We will take advantage of your melting ways and create this trend-worthy pendant.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Jolie Fleur Jolie Fleur

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Learn to forge sheet metal to form a cone shape that will blossom into a Calla Lilly. Not only can you make a great pair of earrings, you will have the skills to customize your own cones for future projects. Students who don’t wear earrings may convert the flowers into pendants. Just for good measure, copper stock will also be provided for practice.

  • Positively Negative Etching Positively Negative Etching

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Learn how to create your own etched designs in Sterling Silver. In this class, you will learn how to transfer your own designs to sterling silver and create a chemical etch.
     
  • From Bottles to Gems From Bottles to Gems

    Details

    Level: Beginner/All levels       Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Why recycle when you can upcycle! In this class we turn recycled bottles into glass ballpins. You will learn how to make these great gems on copper wire using a butane and/or propane torch. Students may choose to put their ballpins to use in a piece of jewelry to wear or they may choose to utilize class time to stock up and make as many ballpins as they can.
     
  • Kaleidoscope - Torch Fired Enamel Kaleidoscope - Torch Fired Enamel

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Combine transparent and opaque enamels to create a kaleidoscope of colors. Using a series of multiple torch firings we will create a special effect that will dazzle the eye. This is listed as an intermediate class because the basics will not be covered during the class time so that we can focus on the technique and get right to work creating. 
     
  • Multiplicity Ring – Solder Workout Multiplicity Ring – Solder Workout

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    This ring might look simple, but the challenge for this project will be soldering one part of the ring without melting another. We will work through the difficulties of soldering small parts in place while managing not to melt the entire unit. Students much know how to solder silver and make simple rings.
     

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