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C241 - Classic Fine Wire Wrapping

Ruth Greening
9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday - May 29

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$ 150  

Ever wonder if there was an alternative to setting a stone without using solder and traditional methods? The answer is YES. This is not the usual “wonder all over the stone with wire and hope it stays” wrapping! Students will be introduces to square and half round wire to create a very precise setting that shows off the beauty of the stone on both sides, front and back.
They will learn how to create a pattern that enhances the stone and transfer that pattern into tightly wrapped wire and fit that wire to the stone. Then with that same wire form a bail to hang the piece. Also learning what tools work best and how to prepare them so they don’t damage the wire. The final result is a very beautifully set stone that will catch everyone’s eye!

Student supplies to bring to class:
cord to wear finished piece.

Kit Fee paid to instructor at beginning of class: $40 includes enough silver wire to make two pieces, two stones (cabochons with flat finished back) use of tool kits, and polishing material.
Intro level to Wire Wrapping/

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Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh



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