Bead Fest

Philadelphia, PA

Introducing Niobium
Teacher: Marti Brown
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
8:30 AM-4:00 PM
 
Hands on Workshop
 
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
 
Pre-Registration Closed
 
Pricing Information
 
Price: $155.00
Materials Fee: $84.00
If you want to learn how to work niobium into your jewelry designs, this is the class for you. Learn to apply basic metalworking techniques to niobium sheet and wire; then take your created pieces and colorfully anodize them. Learn the cold connections that will turn your new pieces into beautiful, wearable jewelry. Students will learn how to cut, drill, shape, texture, file, and sand niobium sheet and wire; anodizing techniques; and riveting.
  • Student Maximum: 15
  • Skill Level and Technique: Metalsmithing, Wire Jewelry Making, All Levels
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Supply List: Round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, flush wire cutter, fine tip Sharpie
  • Kit Contents: 5 feet 20-gauge un-anodized niobium wire, 4 feet 18-gauge un-anodized niobium wire, 3 feet 16-gauge un-anodized niobium wire, 3 inches x 3 inches 24-gauge un-anodized niobium sheet, 3 inches x 3 inches 30-gauge un-anodized niobium sheet
  • Completion Level: A project will be completed in class.
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