Bead Fest

Philadelphia, PA

Treescape
Teacher: Jean Van Brederode
 
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
Let Jean show you the ease and beauty of sawing and enameling as you create a stunning one-of-a-kind pendant necklace out of copper and glass enamel. All pendants will be round to accommodate the tree shape. Several sizes will be available. You will learn design techniques, tab setting, copper patina, metal embellishing, torch enameling, and gain instruction in using a jeweler's saw. Some experience using a jeweler's saw would be helpful, but not required. Each student will leave with a finished necklace. Beginners are welcome!
  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Skill Level and Technique: Enameling, Metalsmithing, All Levels
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Supply List: All tools, enamels, and materials provided. Students should wear natural fiber clothing, closed-toe shoes, and have long hair tied back. You may wish to bring your own jeweler's saw if you own one, an apron, and magnifying glasses or an opti-visor for close-up sawing work.
  • Kit Contents: copper, tree templates, cord for necklace, magnetic clasp, sanding sponge. Also includes use of thin Sharpie marker, dimpling pliers, saw, 2/0 saw blades, round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers, bailing pliers, dimple pliers, metal shears, flush cutters, nail set, concave nail set, flush cutters, drill, regular hammer, flat-edged hammer, bench block, doming hammer, doming block, file set, bench pin, 80 mesh enamels, enameling equipment, tree template, glue sticks, torch, gas, several sizes of hole punches, metal stamps, patina, Opti-visors, goggles.
  • Completion Level: A project will be completed in class.
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