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Create unique and striking pieces by pouring molten silver into water!
This exciting and experimental casting technique will allow students to create beautiful abstract forms that can range from button or pearl-like shapes to dynamic splashes of silver.
Take your jewelry making to the next level and learn the basics of silver soldering using a small, hand-held butane torch. Safety and tools will be discussed, and students will practice the basics by completing a silver ring with bezel set stone of their choice!
This hands-on class will cover basic jewelry design and construction as participants explore several different torch enameling techniques to achieve
a variety of colorful finishes.
All experience levels are welcome.
Delft clay casting
This is a great introduction to casting with sterling silver and using the acetylene torch, perfect for beginners or intermediate metalsmiths that want to explore direct casting methods that can be done at home with basic tools.
Acrylic Pour Painting
Experiment with layering colors and mixing acrylic paint with medium and rubbing alcohol to create wild and dynamic abstract acrylic paintings! Each participant will have the change to create two of their very own paintings!
enameling with photo decals
Combine photography with torch-fired enamels to create keepsake jewelry featuring virtually any image! We will explore opaque and transparent sifted enamel as well as different liquid enamels.
keum bo: fusing 24k gold to silver
Learn the modern/updated version of an ancient Korean technique of fusing gold to silver! Working with 24k gold, fine silver and liver of sulphur, this technique adds beautiful contrast to your
handmade jewelry and metalwork.