"Mix*Twist*Wrap*Solder" Tuesday June 13, 2023 10:00am - 3:00pm
In this class you will Mix sterling silver and copper wire, Twist the sterling silver wire, Wrap the copper wire and then Solder to form this one of a kind cuff bracelet. The contract of the two different wires is awesome.
Instructor: Julie Boudreaux
Date: Tuesday June 13, 2023
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Skill Level: All Levels
Age Limit: 14 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 6
Class Fee: $85.00
Kit Fee: Included in class fee
Add some pizzazz and style to your jewelry making and have some fun when you learn these technique. Julie will teach you the secret of mixing sterling silver and copper wires together, twisting two sterling silver wires, then wrap the copper wire around the twisted sterling silver wire and then solder. The paring of the two wires form an impressive cuff bracelet.
You will Learn:
You will select the gauge and style of wire for your design, use a drill to twist the wire, solder the cuff ends, flatten the cuff using a hammer, file, polish and finishing techniques. You will also learn type of solder to use, what gauge wire works best for twisting, secret to keeping the wire straight, what gauge wire works best, use bracelet mandrel to shape your cuff, how to size cuff to fit your wrist, use half-round wire to wrap the cuff, metal smithing techniques, solder two pieces of twisted wire together.
Selecting the gauge and style of wire, using a drill to twist wire, twist an additional wire into the design, soldering, use of flux, type of solder to use (hard, medium, or easy), using a torch, how to solder cuff, flatten the cuff, use of a hammer, file, annealing, pickling, cleaning wire and how to patina if so desired, polish and finishing techniques, gauge wire works best for twisting, secret to keeping the wire straight, use bracelet mandrel to shape your cuff and how to size cuff to fit your wrist.
Kit to Include:
Everything need to complete this prject.
No experience necessary.
Tools to Bring:
None, You will use studio tools.
What to Wear:
Comfortable clothes should be worn. Apron, latex gloves 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.