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P381 - Stone Setting - Caging Druze

Susan Lenart-Kazmer
9:00 - 4:30
Saturday - March 16

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$ 155  

The exploration and use of the cage form is a very distinctive component to my personal and Talismans work. Here, in this workshop students layer wire, build and braze a look of elegant simplicity using the simple cage form to capture a stone without distraction.
The results are an overall look that allows you to view all sides of your object regardless of an uneven shape and form.
In this dynamic workshop, learn to anneal, solder, pick solder, shape, draw a bead and all skills to create soldered cage-like jewelry.
Learn proper metalworking techniques for soldering, shaping and clean up. Learn some short cuts and ideal techniques for teaching soldering in a class room. Students will leave with a complete neck form and pendant.

Kit- $35.00 paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Druzy stone, 16 gauge silver wire, 20 gauge silver disc, soldering materials, sandpaper, expendables, I will also provide extra bronze wire
I will provide flexible shaft, picks, solder, flux, pickle pot and pickle, sand paper,

 Supply List- to bring to class:Wire snips, round needle nose and chain nose pliers, small hammer, bench block, small file

Extra tools if you have- magnifiers, awl,


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