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C292 - Eye of the Beholder

Jean VanBrederode
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday - June 2

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$ 150  

In “Eye of the Beholder,” you will create a beautiful one-of-a-kind torch-fired enameled pendant necklace. You will discover the magic of crackle-effect enamels in creating your domed enameled cabochon focal piece which will be tab set in a nickel silver hand-crafted backplate. Some sawing skills would be helpful, but not necessary. Several sized pendants will be offered.

Skill level – Adventurous beginners to skilled jewelry artists
Students will learn:
How to build an enameled pendant necklace
How to saw and texturize a backplate
How to create a tabbed setting for an enameled cabochon
How to solder a tube bail
How to dome a copper disk for enameling
How to torch fire an enameled cabochon
How to use crackle enamel to create a unique “webbing” effect

Materials fee $25 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:
All supplies

Students should wear natural fiber clothing, closed-toe shoes, and have long hair tied back. You may wish to bring your own jeweler’s saw if you own one, an apron, and magnifying glasses or an opti-visor for close-up sawing work.

2 Spaces Remaining

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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