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Silver Fusing, Reticulation and Cold Connections

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

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$ 175  

Students will learn to fuse and reticulate silver to copper allowing students to create unique and creative designs in jewelry and making miniature boxes and rattles. The possibilities are endless and Mary will show cold connections, bezels and boxes. Students will make several pieces of jewelry.

Materials Fee $62 paid at beginning of class includes:

Everything needed for the class including:
24 gauge copper sheeting
26 gauge silver sheeting
Findings and embellishments
All wires and cold connections
All patinas

Tools Needed  to bring for Class:

Bench block
Texturing hammers if desired
Needle nose and bent nose pliers
Metal scissors or snips
Wire cutters
NOTE: I do bring “sharing” tools to share in the class – but do not have tools for individual use.


Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Meininger. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Meininger.

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