Bead Fest

Philadelphia, PA

Caging and Brazing + Wire Techniques
Teacher: Susan Lenart Kazmer
 
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: $37.00
Explore the cage form in sterling silver as small wearable relics by creating your own unique hollow form pendant. Learn my personal wire techniques to connect and finish jewelry. In this hands-on workshop, learn or polish up on proper metalworking techniques for soldering, shaping and clean up. Discover some shortcuts and ideal techniques for teaching soldering in the classroom. Understand the process of combining filigree bezel wire, round silver wire and sheet metal. Solder with medium and soft solder to finish a jewelry component that we will complete with leather.

  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Skill Level and Technique: Metalsmithing, Wire Jewelry Making, All Levels
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Supply List: Pliers: round and chain nose, wire snips, tin snips, bench block and hammer (preferably forging hammer)
  • Kit Contents: CZ stone and setting, 1 inch 24-gauge square silver, silver filigree bezel wire, 16-gauge wire, expendables such as solder, pickle, sandpaper, and other brazing supplies. Leather necklace. Unlimited bronze wire.
  • Completion Level: A project will be completed in class
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