"Clasp Designs"  Saturday January 30,  2021   2:00pm - 6:00pm

"Clasp Designs" Saturday January 30, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm


 Clasp are an important consideration in your handmade jewelry, they’re not one size fits all. This class is meant to get you thinking about connections, size and scale along with functional, practical and aesthetic aspects of use.

  • Clasp Design

    Instructor:  Katherine Prejean

    Date:  Saturday January 30, 2021

    Time:  2:00pm- 6:00pm 

    Skill Level: all levels

    Age Limit:  15 and Over

    Maximum Class Size: 6

    Class Fee:  $75.00

    Kit Fee:  Included in price of class


    Class description:

    By creating your won clasp you can be assured they will be safe, secure and one-of-a-kind. 


    You will Learn:  

    Soldering using a torch, anneal wire to make it more workable, quenching, texturing, patina, polishing techniques, how to size your clasp, what gauge wire works best, where to purchase wire, fabricate sample clasps, how to design clasp for a specific project. Katherine will teach you unique solutions to complete your designs and show you endless variety as you come up with your own solutions.

    Skills Covered:  

    Design, soldering, quenching, annealing, filing, sanding, testuring, using Patina, polishing, forging, sizing, shaping, fabricating, and clasp problem solving,


    Kit to Include: 

    Everything need to complet this project


    Tools to Bring:  

    None: Studio will provide tools to be used for class,  


    What to Wear:

    Wear old clothes,  and closed-toe shoes (you will be using a torch). Apron, Latex gloves, safety glasses  and mask will be provided if needed.


    What to Bring to Class:

    Small notebook and pen and reading glasses if extra magnification is needed.



    SAS by Design Studio

    6170 Larkwood Ln

    Long Beach, MS 39560



    Email: sasbydesign@aol.com

    Phone:  228-864-9138


    Please Note:

    One seat per person per class.  Space is limited so please do not bring any guests or children with you to class.

    Classes will start on time.


    To Register:  Submit Payment


    Cancellation Policy:

    No refunds are provided if you cannot attend your scheduled class.  You may send someone in your place if you let us know to expect them.  We reserve the right to cancel a class at anytime.  If that happens, for any reason, you will receive a full refund.  In case of inclement weather, we will reschedule the class or give a full refund.

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