"Voyager Pendant"  Sunday June 13, 2021  10:00am - 4:00pm

"Voyager Pendant" Sunday June 13, 2021 10:00am - 4:00pm

$168.00Price

Take a voyage in metal working to create this extraordinary pendant that has texture, design and a lot of heavenly sparkle. You will learn, Multi layers of soldering, dramatic textures, and exquisite designs.  Kieu definitely has a flair for the unusual and different that she will share with you.

  • "Voyager Pendant"

    Instructor:  kieu Pham Gray

    Date:   Sunday June 13, 2021

    Time:    10:00am - 4:00pm

    Skill Level: all levels

    Age Limit:  18 and Over

    Maximum Class Size: 9

    Class Fee:  $168.00  

    Kit Fee:   Included in price of class

     

    Your Instructor:

    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.

     

    Class description:

    This class is a perfect for those that want to learn various techniques for unusual and unique jewelry designs. The information you learn from Kieu will empower you design beautiful pieces of jewelry using some of the most creative ideas. This is a one-of-a-kind pendant.

     

    You will Learn:  

    Customize a pendant, Create a beautiful design, stone setting, multi layers of soldering, learn to wrap your design in square sterling wire, stone setting using bezel wire and add Dichro cabochons, learn different embellishing techniques, secrets to soldering sterling silver without melting it, design a bail, using a torch, how to solder a bezel, how to use a curved burnisher and a bezel rocker successfully, when to use hard, medium or soft solder, prep metal, filing, sanding, cleaning, texturing, quenching, annealing, how to skillfully use a third hand and tripod, what tools to use, best way to apply a texture, how to use a flex shaft, what gauge metal works best, polishing, how to patina, easy techniques to work with faceted stones and finishing techniques.  

     

    Skills Covered:

    Stone setting, multi layers of soldering, learn to wrap your design in square sterling wire, stone setting using bezel wire, setting a Dichro cabochons, embellishing techniques, soldering sterling silver without melting it, design a bail, use a torch, solder a bezel, using a curved burnisher and a bezel rocker, when to use hard, medium or soft solder, prep metal, filing, sanding, cleaning, texturing, quenching, annealing, use a third hand and tripod, tools to use, texturing, use a flex shaft, what gauge metal works best, polishing,  patina, working with faceted stones and finishing techniques.  

     

    Kit to Include:   

    Everything you will need to complete this project. 

     

    Skill Level: 

    All Levels

     

    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.

      

    Where:

    SAS by Design Studio

    6170 Larkwood Ln

    Long Beach, MS 39560

     

    Questions?:

    Email:  sasbydesign@aol.com

    Call: 228-864-9138

     

    Please Note:

    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

     

    Cancellation Policy:

    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.

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