Metal + Glass

metal + glass
4 week Metal + Glass: Next course starts up Monday, June 22nd, August 10th or September 14th and runs Monday & Wednesday evenings (register below)
Form • Fabricate • Cast • Fuse – Learn basic Goldsmithing + Lost wax casting glass – 6:30-9:30pm, 4 weeks, 2 evenings per week. – $280 per person, 6 people max, 3 people min.

evening #1:First evening: working with copper-safety, drilling, sawing, fold-forming.

evening #2: Making a band ring out of silver (stamp, hammer finish, roller print, etc.)

evening #3:working with wax create pieces w/the lost wax technique- to be cast in Sterling, Brass or Gold.

evening #4: Finishing wax projects, cleaning up castings> cuttlebone casting (finish up models)

evening #5:NEW: Glass Casting- basic/simple mould making and casting a glass object to use in your jewelry!

evening #6: bezel settings and tab setting for cabochon stones and your glass work. Clean-up glass & metal castings

evening #7:Enameling copper projects, forming, how to make your own findings.

evening #8: finish up projects

No experience necessary!

Copper, wax, glass, and some sterling silver are supplied. A list of local suppliers is included. Questions concerning this course? Please see our FAQ’s

In order to run a successful course, interested participants are required to pay in full ahead of the start date.

pay in full Please add in notes, the date you want to start.

 

 

 

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Past student work= working wax for casting

Please take a look at past student work- link takes you to Flickr

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lost wax cast sterling w/pearls
lost wax cast sterling w/pearls

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