"Stix & Stonz" Ring, Pendant & Earrings Sunday May 3 2020 10:00am - 5:00pm
You will create a dramatically textured jewelry by fusing multiple layers of silver wire to silver base. You will than embellish your pieces by soldering a tube setting and setting CZ's for added glamour. You will design a ring, a pendant and pair of earrings and they will be oh so beautiful.
Stix n Stonz Ring, Pendant & Earrings
Instructor: Eva Sherman
Date: Sunday May 3, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Skill Level: All Levels
Age Limit: 16 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 9
Class Fee: $165.00
Kit Fee: No additional cost.... Included in Class fee
Eva has authored two books on jewelry design: "Organic Wire & Metal Jewelry" and "Cool Copper Cuffs" and produced Instructional DVD's. She has an affinity for working with wire and metals and prefers to design in an organic and unstructured style. She teaches nationally and Internationally and In Sept. 2018 she is featured on the front cover of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine. Her studio is "Grand River Bead Studio" in Cleveland, Ohio. Not only are her classes fun but you will learn a lot from this creative and talented Lady.
In this class fusing is the process of melting sterling silver wire to a sterling silver base by using a heat source (we will be using a torch) to join the two metals together. The trick is to do the fusing without melting your project into a glob. Eva will teach you the all tricks & secret to a successful fuse.
You will Learn:
To fuse sterling silver wire to a sterling silver base without melting the silver, successfuly solder base to a ring, setting tube bezel, and et CZ's, many colors to choose from,
Design, fusing, tube bezels setting, fabricating sterling silver, set stones, soldering, using a torch, filing, sanding, cleaning metal, quenching, what tools to use, using metal and wire together, creativity, gauge of metal to use, what gauge wire to use and finishing techniques.
Beginners are Welcome
None...Students will use Studio tools.
What to Wear:
You will be using a torch so please wear closed toe shoes and old clothes. Apron, latex gloves, safety glasses and mask will be provided if needed.
Kit To Include:
Everything needed to complete this project
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.
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.