Ancient Technique I: Classical Loop-in-Loop Chains

Details

In this intermediate class, you will learn to learn to form, fuse and weave fine silver links into beautiful classical loop-in-loop chains.  We will look at examples both ancient and modern and discuss the properties of fine silver and the theory of fusing.  Your materials fee will cover all the special tools and sufficient fine silver to make an 18”double loop-in-loop chain or a quadruple loop-in-loop bracelet, which you will finish with handmade terminations and a hook-style clasp.   Experienced students can explore other styles of chain, inventive design applications, and make fused bezel cabochon charms to adorn their new chains.  We will also discuss high-karat gold and other fusible alloys like electrum and Argentium silver.  This class will lay a strong foundation for Ancient Technique II: Granulation.                                                                           

Prerequisites: None   

Program Type: 
Metals
Instructor: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 7, 2018
End Date: 
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Day: 
Sun
Time: 
10:00am - 1:00pm (Sun)
No Class Dates: 
11/4/2018
Total Price: 
$355.00
Fee Code: 
TUITION
Amount: 
$275.00
Fee Code: 
STUDIO FEE ME
Amount: 
$80.00
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