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P403 - Odyssey Within

Jean VanBrederode
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday - March 17

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$ 150  

In “Odyssey Within,” you will create a beautiful one-of-a-kind copper and glass pendant necklace. You will discover the magic of creating your domed enameled cabochon focal piece with an opening revealing opalescent glass beads and a hand-crafted backplate. Some sawing skills would be helpful, but not necessary. Several sized pendants will be offered.

Skill level – Adventurous beginners to skilled jewelry artists
Students will learn:
How to build a pendant necklace
How to texturize a backplate
How to create a tabbed setting for a formed cabochon
How to create a self-bail
How to dome and texturize a copper disk
How to make an opening in a copper cabochon

Materials fee $25 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

copper, reflective glass beads, magnetic clasp, sanding sponge. Also includes use of thin Sharpie marker, 2/0 saw blades, round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers, bailing pliers, metal shears, flush cutters, flush cutters, drill, regular hammer, bench block, doming hammer, doming block, file set, bench pin, patina, Opti-visors, goggles.

all tools, enamels, and materials provided. Students should wear closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back. You may wish to bring your own jeweler’s saw if you own one, an apron, and magnifying glasses or an opti-visor for close-up sawing work. 

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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