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Start Date: Feb 17, 2019 Days: Sundays Time: 4PM-7PM

Make a splash with a stunning statement necklace made completely by hand! We will explore making one-of-a-kind sterling silver pendants featuring colorful cabochon stones, which hang from gorgeous handmade chains. We will use silver, copper and bronze wire to form loops and links, which then can be combined in infinite variations for fun metal chains. To pull your unique necklace together, we will also learn how to make a variety of toggle and hook clasps. You’ll come away from class with at least two completely original finished necklaces, and the skills to make many more!

Start Date: Apr 2, 2019 Days: Tuesdays Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

This course focuses on the fundamentals of working with copper, brass, and sterling silver as an introduction to jewelry fabrication. Techniques covered include sawing, drilling, filing, sanding, annealing, forming, surface finishing, soldering, and bezel setting. Class projects include a set of carved stacking rings and a piercing pendant incorporating a round cabochon stone setting.

 

ARIELLE BRACKETT is a metalsmith based in Portland, Oregon. She received her BFA in metals at the Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2017. Brackett was awarded best in metals at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts in Littleton, Colorado and the Art Center of Estes Park in Estes.