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The inspiration for this three day intermediate metalsmithing course is the work of the great silversmiths of Mexico. Students will fabricate their own design for a pierced overlay bracelet with hinges for movement and a custom box clasp closure. Piercing and sweat soldering panels, forming the bracelet, fabricating and troubleshooting custom hinges and clasps and more will be covered during this workshop. Recent practice with jewelry skills, like sawing, filing and soldering, are required. The kit for this class is for a kit of sterling to make the project shown.
• Fabricating a hinge with a cradle
• Constructing a box clasp
• Adding a safety chain
Price includes a kit of all the materials required to make the projects for class and use of tools. Each student has a jewelry bench and a complete set of tools to use during class.
Class policies for refunds, transfers and cancelations.
If this class is sold out, please email us to be added to the waitlist.
Students should be comfortable with basic jewelry skills, like successful completion of our Basic Jewelry workshop and a Jewelry 2 workshop, or equivalent classes and skills required in soldering, filing, sawing and polishing.
Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA