Learn how to make your own unique metal jewelry for yourself and to give as gifts! In this class, you will learn to wrap beads and make handmade chain links, hook clasp and a toggle clasp for a pendant you'll make using brass and copper. Experience soldering with a butane torch, with both hard silver solder and soft solder, in order to add decorative items such as filigree, stampings, and rhinestones to the pendant. Learn to rivet to attach pieces of metal together. After four sessions, you will leave with a number of beautiful pieces and the know-how to make your own jewelry and gifts. Returning students can register for Level 1 to use as studio time in order to develop unique projects while consulting with instructor.Pre-registration required.
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