Upcoming Retreats

Gubbio, Italy 2023 - Sept 11-18, 2023

Portland, OR 2023 FALL - Oct 8-15, 2023

Portland, OR 2024 - April 14 - April 21, 2024

Portland, OR 2024 FALL - October 17-24, 2024

Portland, OR 2023 FALL Registration is NOW OPEN

Make a Point of It

Ruth Greening
9:00 - 4:30
Thur Oct 12

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$ 185  

The term is Spiculum from the Latin word spiculae which means a tapered hollow tube. That is true but is also means an amazing gateway to some fun different jewelry! In this class you will learn different forms and uses to incorporate this into your work. We will cover different metals, how to solder this form. You will go home with samples and finished jewelry to continue your inspiration!

Materials Fee $25 in cash paid at beginning of class includes:

copper sheet, copper wire, butane fuel, wood block to form working block, solder, sanding material

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

NEEDED N C Black Macro Spiculum hammer (ncblack.com),.small ballpein hammer, butane torch for soldering, standard jewelry tools(square nose and needle nose pliers. Flush cutters, jewelers saw or metal shears, flat jeweler’s file about #2 cut).
[Suggested] N C Black Long Closing Hammer, Nano Nylon Mallet, Large Spiculum Block or U-Channel Hardwood block w/ corresponding hammers.

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Proud Sponsors for Art & Soul

For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

Runaway Art and Craft Studio

Runaway Art and Craft Studio is our onsite store and sponsor for Portland, OR Retreats.
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