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P245 - Intro Into Classic Wire Wrapping

Ruth Greening
9:00 - 4:30
Monday - March 11

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$ 150  

Classical wire wrapped jewelry is a great way to make stunning designs using simple techniques, minimal tools and no soldering. In this class we will learn the basics for a precision wire wrapping technique - classical wire wrapping. Using square and half-round wire, we will learn to build a light weight, open back setting that will really show off the stone. Ruth will show how to capture the stone in a clean wire-wrapped setting and how to integrate a streamlined bail as part of the pendant design. Learn the technique step by step while you create two gorgeous pendants that you can wear home!

Materials fee $40 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Silver wire both square and half round enough for two pendants and choice of two cabochons for project. Use of additional tools for project and polishing cloths for final polish.

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:

Basic; jewelry pliers, square nose (these should be thin at the tip of the blade), Chain nose and step round or straight bail forming, med to small size. Thin nose flush cutters. Safety glasses, cord or chain to put pendants on.

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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