"Multiplicity Ring" Monday June 14, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm
For those of you who want a challenging project, learn techniques for mastering your soldering skills,,, then this is the class for you !!! You will go home with a new knowledge of the art of soldering and this amazing ring you just made.
Instructor: Kieu Pham Gray
Date: Monday June 14, 2021
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Skill Level: all levels
Age Limit: 18 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 9
Class Fee: $95.00
Kit Fee: Included in price of class
If you want to learn from the best of the best than Kieu’s classes are for you. I can tell you from personal experience (I took classes from her in Wisconsin), she is so much fun in class and her teaching techniques are exceptional. Kieu has been creating jewelry for more than 25 years, she had her own line of jewelry that sold in over 30 stores in 10 states. She does done it all. She has participated in numerous juried art shows, had two retail bead stores, and now she has a jewelry tools distribution company (TheUrbanBeader.com), regularly contributes to “Lapidary Journal”, authored two how to books “Hot & Cold Jewelry Connections” and “Minimal Metal Jewelry” and now teaches classes on Facebook Live weekly. Kieu is well known for the uniqueness of her designs and her passion, knowledge, and dedication for teaching metalsmithing.
This ring class will challene your soldering skills. You will tackle and master the difficulties of soldering small parts in place without melting the entire ring. After this class you will be able to solder anything. Not only is the ring beautiful but the knowledge you will learn from makeing this ring will be priceless.
You will Learn:
To solder small parts in place without melting the entire unit, make ring bands and solder them together, make sterling silver balls, you will learn safety tip when using a torch, how to solder balls of sterling silver onto your ring, what type of solder to use, prep metal by filing, sanding, cleaning, quenching, annealing, what tools to use,, what gauge wire works best, calculate ring size, use a flex shaft, how to use a third hand and tripods, polish and finishing techniques.
Soldering small parts, how not to melt a ring, making sterling balls, cutting wire, filing, sanding, cleaning, quenching, annealing, what tools to use, polishing, buffing, sizeing a ring, use of a flex shaft, techniques.and safety tips when using a torch,
Kit to Include:
Everything you will need to complete this project.
All Levels and know how to solder.
Tools to Bring:
None ! Students will use studio tools.
What to Wear:
Closed-toe shoes is a must (we will be using torches for this project), wear old clothes. Latex gloves, apron, safety glasses and mask will be provided if needed.
What to Bring to Class:
A small notebook and reading glasses if extra magnification is 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.