Cyber Monday 20% off Everything Thing!

20% off ANY workshop or course for 2018!

That goes for gift certificates, too! So, if you were planning to gift your partner, friend, auntie or uncle a nanopod workshop or course,
NOW is certainly a fantastic time for your wallet! 20% has been added to the Gift Certificate links, here. 

But wait, there’s more! You can also take 20% off anything listed in our Etsy shop.
By Gort’s laser beam eye what are you waiting for?! 
Our Holiday Thank YOU gift to all of you wonderful people!
We massively appreciate your support. xox
{oh yeah! Use code: CYBER20THING on Etsy}

15% off anything in the nano-shop!

2 days left to purchase gifts or any workshop or course & receive 15% off your order!

ENTER2017 is the code at check-out. Please visit http://tosca.bigcartel.com/products to apply the discount code. Interested in a class that isn’t listed here? Email me by January 1st to register and I will apply the discount for you. 🙂

Happy New Year & new skills!

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Mythological Fantastical Beast!

Holiday gift certificates available!

20% off SALE until Midnight Dec 22nd. Discount at check out!
Form • Fabricate • Cast • Fuse

Holiday Gift Certificates available – purchase a workshop or course for a loved one 

Screenshot 2015-11-15 19.37.39Glass Fusing, ring band workshop. January 16 & 17th noon to 5pm – $275pp All materials included. Make gifts for your friends, family, yourself! Learn basic kiln-forming.
Glass Fusing components for jewelry, and wearable art plus, making a ring band and bezel-setting glass!
Saturday: Learn how to cut various glass shapes, paint glass, work with powdered glass and stringers.How to properly build your glass pieces for fusing.
Annealing cycles are discussed and journaled as well as Slumping, Tack fusing temperatures and other kiln forming techniques.
Sunday: Items are taken out of the kiln/annealer and cleaned, cold working is demonstrated with the diamond saw (if applicable), and simple hand-cold working methods, drilling, etching and more.
Participants then bezel set one of their fused pieces as well as learn how to form, and solder a sterling silver ring band!
What is included:
Sterling silver for 1 ring band
Glass powders/Frit & sheet for Fusing
Solder to complete projects in class
3/0 saw blades
Copper, brass or sterling silver to set your glass ‘cab’ on
Bezel wire for 1 setting
Use of tools & equipment
Sign up before midnight Dec 22nd to receive 20% off 
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Gift certificates- 20% off during Festival of Lights!

Holiday gift giving & New Year resolutions! Give your friend’s and loved ones gifts that keep on giving with a new experience! Gift certificates are available towards any of our class offerings! Plus, purchase gift certificates between December 6-14th and
receive 20% off! 

Metal + Glass 4 wk course

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January course

Sign up before midnight Monday, Dec 14th to receive 20% off 

 


 

March course
March course


britForm • Fabricate • Cast • Fuse – Learn basic Goldsmithing – 6:30-9:30pm, 4 weeks, 2 evenings per week (Monday & Wednesday). – $285 per person, 5 people max, 3 people min.

When purchasing a gift certificate please leave a note with your Paypal payment (or email the studio) and we will send you a link to a pdf file to print out.

Course outline:
evening #1: First evening: working with copper-safety, drilling, sawing.

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 silver. 

evening #4: Finishing wax projects, Cuttlefish casting (lo-tech) in house. 

evening #5: Kilnworked glass. Fuse several glass pieces (buckle, pendant, cabochon for setting later!).

evening #6: Enameling copper projects, forming, how to make your own basic findings.

evening #7: Bezel settings cabochon stones or fossils or crystals, or an enamelled or Fused glass piece.  

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

What is included:
Sterling silver for 1 ring band
Approx 3″ x 3″ piece of 16 to 18 gauge copper
Wax
Solder to complete projects in class
1 dozen 3/0 saw blades
Glass powders/Frit & sheet for Fusing
Bezel wire for 1 setting
Use of tools & equipment



Screen Shot 2014-06-03 at 1.41.07 PMRing Band workshops- noon to 3pm Saturday, January 23rd or February 6th $85pp
Learn how to forge a sterling silver ring band, add textures with various metalsmithing hammers, and using the Rolling Mill. Forming, soldering and finishing! Leave with a gorgeous, handmade ring band!
Materials included:
Sterling silver for 1 ring band. Sign up before midnight Monday, Dec 1st to receive 20% off 

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Tuesday evenings starting Feb 4th 2016 
6:30-10pm 
4 weeks, 1 evening per week
$380pp 3 student minimum, 6 student max. 

Electroforming: grow copper onto organic forms. Gradually grow copper over natural forms, wax and glass, that can then be plated with gold & other metal solutions or enamel these copper forms with vitreous enamel (glass powders).

Plating:  Participants plate their electro-formed objects. 18k gold plate, Black chrome, Nickel and copper plating.

Participants make rings,  pendants, earrings using crystal clusters, fossils, agate slices and learn the process of growing/electroforming metal over them- creating one of a kind, unique pieces that can then be plated with other metals such as; gold, black rhodium, silver, chrome.

No experience necessary!

ALL materials & consumables included to cover projects during course: Plating solutions, copper, brass, wax, saw blades,

Student supplied: Druzy, crystal clusters or other unusual cut cabochon/fossils as well as organic materials for electro-forming: acorns, pods, leafs, glass beads, etc., to include in your electroformed/plated pieces. 

Sign up before midnight Monday, Dec 14th to receive 20% off 

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