Participants will build on skills learned in Metalsmithing I and enhance their jewelry making abilities by learning how to make a 5-6 cabochon stone bracelet with a handmade toggle clasp and tag/charm, followed by a textured ring band with a cabochon stone. Detailed written instructions will be provided.
Techniques covered in this workshop include:
Making jump rings from scratch
Working with tubing
Setting up your work for multiple solders at once
Keeping track of multiple components
Uniformity in setting multiple stones with modern professional finishing techniques
Creating a ring band, attaching a bezel, setting stone successfully
Using a tumbler to assist in finishing jewelry
Upon completion, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion for 30 hours contact time and a free 4 hour Open Studio Card.