“Multi-Metal Ring" Tuesday September 12, 2023 10:00am-3:00pm
Leave it to Julie to come up with a unique design to learn new techniques for making a beautiful ring. Using a combination of brass, copper and sterling silver base, you will select your ring shape and the shapes for your decoration and use a roller to design a unique ring setting on an adjustable band. Combining metals is an awesome class.
Instructor: Julie Boudreaux
Date: Tuesday September 12, 2023
Skill Level: all levels
Age Limit: 14 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 4
Class Fee: $ 120.00
Kit Fee: Included in price of class
ABOUT YOUR TEACHER:
Julie began creating jewelry over fifteen years ago. She is talented, creative and qualified to teach just about anything: all types of metal and silversmithing, Precious Metal Clay (PMC), wire works, sheet metals, wire wrapping, fused glass, lampwork glass, wire and beading techniques. She has studied at the prestigious William Holland School of Lapidary Arts, at Rio Grande, and she is a certified PMC artisan. Her work can be seen at Gallery 782 in Biloxi, MS
You will Learn:
Some new techniques, sweat soldering brass, copper onto a sterling base, using a roller to design a unique ring setting, make tiny tabs to hold your design, choose a sterling shape of the ring base and add your shapes for the copper and brass. You may choose to hammer a texture, how to cut different shapes of metal, determine types of solder to use in each step, sawing using a jewelers saw, setting the metal pieces, when and how to anneal metal, how to form an adjustable ring band and finishing and polishing.
New techniques, sweat soldering, create a sterling base, use a roller to design, construct tiny tabs, using a jewelers saw, choosing shapes, hammer texture, how to cut different shapes of metal, determine types of solder, setting metal pieces, when and how to anneal metal, how to form an adjustable ring band, cut metal, prep metal, shaping metal, filing, cleaning, what tools to use, gauge of metal to be used for each step, polishing and finishing techniques.
Kit to Include:
Everything needed to complete this project
no experience necessary
Tools to Bring:
None ! Students will use studio tools.
What to Wear:
Comfortable clothes. Latex gloves, apron, safety glasses and mask will be provided if needed.
What to Bring to Class:
SAS by Design Studio
6170 Larkwood Ln
Long Beach, MS 39560
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
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.