"Swirls & Pearls Pendant" Thursday July 13, 2023 10:00am - 2:00pm
This class will teach you how to create a unique sterling silver domed pendant and embellish it with a stunning pearl.
"Swirls & Pearls Pendant"
Instructor: Julie Boudreaux
Date: Thursday July 13, 2023
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Skill Level: All Levels
Age Limit: 14 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 4
Class Fee: $ 80.00
Kit Fee: Included in class fee
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
This class is so much fun !! You will work with sterling silver sheet metal and wire to create a domed pendant that will house a half-drilled pearl. The wire is used to create a “cage” that will go over the pearl. You will then make and attach a bail, creating a fabulous sterling silver pendant.
You will Learn:
Design a pendant, texture sterling silver, using texturing hammers, doming sterling silver, determine what solders to use in the different steps, solder a prong onto sheet metal, solder wire, make and attach a bail, attach a half-frilled pearl, using a torch, what flux to use , how to use flux, anneal, pickle, in and outs of using a disc cutter, clean metal, what gauge sheet metal works best, what gauge wire to use, how to create a “cage” to go over the pearl, filling, create and attach a bail, polish/finish techniques.
Design, texture sterling silver, using texturing hammers, doming sterling silver, determine what solders to use, solder a prong, solder wire, attach a bail, attach a half-frilled pearl, using a torch, what flux to use, how to use flux, anneal, pickle, using a disc cutter, clean metal, what gauge sheet metal works best, what gauge wire to use, creating a “cage” to go over the pearl, filling, attach a bail, polish and finishing techniques.
Kit to Include:
Every thing needed to complete this project.
Skill Level: No experience necessary.
Tools to Bring: None, You will use studio tools.
What to Wear:
Comfortable or Old clothes .,,. And Please wear closed toe shoes you will be using a torch ...Apron, Latex gloves, safety glasses and mask will be provided if needed.
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.