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C243 - Layers, Connections Rivets and Reticulating Silver

Mary Hettmansperger
9:00 - 4:30
Tuesday - May 28

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$ 155  

Using copper and silver sheeting, Students will also learn to fuse and reticulate silver to copper allowing students to create unique and creative designs. Patinas will be used for accents on the pieces and with copper wire, student will design and assemble jewelry using a wire rivet. The possibilities are endless and Mary’s approach to making a wire rivet is easy to execute. Mary will also show other cold connections including, silver eyelets, tying and weaving techniques. Students will make several pieces of jewelry.

$58.00 - material fee  paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:
everything needed for the class
Materials in kit for class - supplied by instructor:
24 gauge copper sheeting
26 gauge silver sheeting
Findings and embellishments
All wires and cold connections
All patinas

Tools you need to bring for class:

Bench block
Texturing hammers if desired
Needle nose and bent nose pliers
Metal scissors or snipsWire cutters

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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