Bead Fest

Philadelphia, PA

Cold Connection Boot Camp: Rivets and Cold Joins for Jewelry and Mixed Media
Teacher: Helen Driggs
 
Thursday, August 16, 2018
8:30 AM-4:00 PM
 
Hands on Workshop
 
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
 
 
Pricing Information
 
Price: $155.00
Materials Fee: $63.00
You can create professional connections and learn how to connect anything to anything without using a drop of glue. Using rivets, tabs, staples and other connections, explore the possibilities of uniting plastics, metals, wood, ceramics, papers and fibers with clean, sturdy, museum-quality connections that last. We will focus on jewelry pieces, however any type of artwork is welcome.
  • Student Maximum: 12 (2 seats left)
  • Skill Level and Technique: Cold Connections, Metalsmithing, Beginner
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Supply List: Jeweler's saw and blades, Notebook and pencil, Portable bench pin or block of wood to drill into. Drill bits and dremel or flexshaft if you have them. Pliers, Wire cutters, hand files, Bench block, chasing hammer and rivet hammer, any favorite hand tools.
  • Kit Contents: Metal sheet; micro hardware, rivet wire, tube rivet stock, acrylic sheet, printed metal sheet
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