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P380 - Caging & Brazing Hollow Forms

Susan Lenart-Kazmer
9:00 - 4:30
Friday - March 15

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$ 155  

Explore the cage form in sterling silver as small wearable relics by creating your own unique hollow form pendant.
In this 6 hour hands on workshop learn or polish up on proper metalworking techniques for soldering, shaping and clean up. Discover some short cuts and ideal techniques for teaching soldering in the classroom.
Understand the process of combining filigree bezel wire, round silver wire and sheet metal. Solder with medium and soft solder to finish a jewelry component.
In the afternoon, expand your caging vocabulary and allow it to add comfort, durability, sophistication and a trendy edge to your finished work.

$35.00 Kit paid to instructor at beginning of class will include:

1”+1” 24 gauge square silver, silver filigree bezel wire, 16 gauge wire, expendables such as solder ,pickle, sandpaper, and other brazing supplies. Leather necklace.

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:
Pliers- round and chain nose, Wire snips, tin snips.  I will provide hammers, anvil, small metal file, non asbestos soldering board, flux, paintbrush, soldering pick, medium and soft solder, if you are local or have any of these extra tools at your fingertips… it will reduce your wait time.

4 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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