EventsPhiladelphia, PAEye of the Beholder – 8/16/2018 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
In Eye of the Beholder, you will create a beautiful one-of-a-kind torch-fired enameled pendant necklace. You will discover the magic of crackle-effect enamels in creating your domed enameled cabochon focal piece which will be tab set in a nickel silver hand-crafted backplate. Some sawing skills would be helpful, but not necessary. Several sized pendants will be offered.
Enameling, Metalsmithing, All Levels
All tools, enamels, and materials provided. Students should wear natural fiber clothing, closed-toe shoes, and have long hair tied back. You may wish to bring your own jewelers saw if you own one, an apron, and magnifying glasses or an opti-visor for close-up sawing work.
copper, cord for necklace, magnetic clasp, sanding sponge. Also includes use of thin Sharpie marker, dimpling pliers, saw, 2/0 saw blades, round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers, bailing pliers, dimple pliers, metal shears, flush cutters, nail set, concave nail set, flush cutters, drill, regular hammer, flat-edged hammer, bench block, doming hammer, doming block, file set, bench pin, 80 mesh enamels, enameling equipment, tree template, glue sticks, torch, gas, several sizes of hole punches, metal stamps, patina, Opti-visors, goggles.
A project will be completed in class.
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