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Simple Clasps and Chain in Argentium 2018 with Ronda Coryell

Monday - Friday, April 16-20, 10-6pm

Prerequisite: Fabrication skills required and fusing experience preferred. Please call the studio for details about prerequisites, if needed. (If this is your first time working with Argentium, you are required to take AT LEAST one of the first 3 week long courses if you want to take any of the last 3 week long courses.)

This is Week Four of a 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.

 

Simple Clasps and Chains: Create 5 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. Making rings with Argentium is simple and easy. 

The right components can make or break a showpiece. Learning how to make your own simple clasps and chain is an important step in designing and creating original work. 

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.

Skills + Techniques Covered:
FUSING AND SOLDERING
PRODUCTION TIPS
STYLIZED HOOKS, TOGGLES, TENSION CLASPS AND MORE!
CHAIN MAKING MADE EASY
COMPOSITION AND DESIGN



Project Details/Materials:
Chain bracelet + toggle clasp
Interlocking jump rings
Beading spacers & clasp
S-hooks
Box clasp


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 + $145 Kit 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.

We accept Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Discover. For phone or email registration you must call or email to register before sending a payment.


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