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Sawing & Flush Setting in Argentium 2018 with Ronda Coryell

Monday - Friday, April 2-6, 10-6p

 

Prerequisite: Fabrication skills required and fusing experience preferred. Please call the studio for details about prerequisites, if needed.

This is week 2 of the 6 week series. 

Coming from out of town? Enrollment for the 6 week Argentium Series and the chance to learn "mad bench skills" with Ronda Coryell is open now and benches are filling fast. Creative Side is connecting people who want to share space and transportation during this time to cut down on expenses for students. Reach out to owner, Courtney Gray to save your spot in some or all of the 6 week courses and get on the list to be connected with other visiting students. Call 512-799-0731 or email courtney@creativeside.org for more info.


 


Sawing and Flush Setting: Create 6 projects in 5 days!

Master Goldsmiths and Certified Argentium Silver instructor, Ronda Coryell will introduce you to basic jewelry making skills. Argentium silver is certified to be Responsible Silver: Never from a mine, always from recycling.

Combining Argentium with copper, and brass, you will learn sawing, piercing, roller printing, fusing surface decoration, making ear-wires, sweat soldering, and patinas on metals. Learning to flush mount stones will give you the skills to take your projects to a higher level of ornamentation.

The final day of class includes a one on one review with the instructor to show how to finish to a level of excellence. Often the seemingly minute but fine details can take a piece from "good" to “show quality”. You may bring 18k gold or higher karat to add to rings. All projects are made with Argentium Silver. 


Skills + Techniques Covered:
INTRICATE PIERCED WORK AND SAWING
TEXTURING
FINISHING WORK
FUSING AND SOLDERING
FLUSH MOUNTING STONES
JUMP RINGS
WIRE WORK
CUSTOM CLASPS + MECHANISMS

 

Project Details/Materials:
Sawing squares in lines
Sawing waves
Sawing squares in lines
Sawing triangle earrings 
Sawing round disc, fusing & flush mounting 
Flush mounting on copper & Argentium strip 

Capstone class: Gold on Argentium 2017 is now being offered the last weekend of the series.  Grab your spot in this
thrilling curriculum to complete your Argentium experience.

 

***As a natural follow-up to this series, take Cloisonné Enameling with Ricky Frank, to learn cloisonné on Argentium***


Payment plans available upon request. 25% of tuition required to reserve a bench.

Tuition: $990 + $145Kit Fee

We are currently holding spots for students interested in enrolling for the full 6 week series. If you would like to added to a waitlist for this class, please email us at info@creativeside.org

Reserve your spot today in one of our many inspiring workshops or classes by calling the Creative Side | Jewelry Academy of Austin 512-799-0731 or feel free to email us with any questions at info@creativeside.org.

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