1/30/2020 10:30am-6pm Janet Alexander Cuff Bracelet With Cabochon Setting

1/30/2020 10:30am-6pm Janet Alexander Cuff Bracelet With Cabochon Setting
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Total Price (including kit fee): $169.00
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Beginner 6 hour workshop Prerequisites: It’s helpful to know how to saw. Description: Create this delicate bar bracelet with a stone and a decoration down the bracelet’s center. Choose one of three styles, double bar, double bar with dots, or double bar with twisted wire. You supply the stone. Learn how to make your own twisted decorative wire, advanced soldering skills that will help you work faster including pick soldering, sweat soldering, soldering using a third hand. Additionally, Janet shows how to use a hammer hand piece for setting stones with point or corners!

Skills learned in this class:

• Construction techniques
• Using a flex shaft
• Making twisted wire
• Sweat soldering
• Combating Fire Scale on Sterling Silver
• Advanced soldering skills
• Making a cabochon setting
• Setting a stone with tips or corners
• Polishing metal to a high shine using a converted grinder
• Using a hammer piece to set a stone
• Adding decorative wire

Kit Includes:

Materials: Sterling silver double half-round wire (6"long), fine silver bezel wire, half bead wire (5"), 26 gauge round sterling silver wire (12”), 15mm x 15mm 22 gauge sterling silver sheet, dental floss, file folder paper, 400 and 600 grit sandpaper, baking soda, silver solder, flux, Stop OX II, polish compounds, and printed handout.

Students should bring the following tools:

Student Should Bring Cabochon stone any shape smaller than 14 x14 (if you want to learn how to set a stone with corners or a tip bring one), ruler with millimeter measurements, 4” dividers, flush cutters, Barrett file #4 (fine cut), jeweler’s saw, #04 blades, 2ea.needle nose pliers, flush cut wire cutters, fine tipped permanent marker, optional battery powered work light.

Instructor will provide the following tools for use in class:

Classroom Supplies Joyce Chen scissors, hammer piece, square, engraver, rulers, spray bottles for Stop Ox, flex shaft handle to fit hammer piece, needle, annealed wire, ball burs, soft Solderite board, T-pins, self-locking tweezers with curved tips, scribe, flush cut wire cutters, bench vise, nail, washer, buffing machine, tongue depressors, steel shot, tumbler, soap, strainer, towel, square ruler, soldering stations, third hands, pickle, pickle pot, copper tongs, rinse bowls, fire bricks, small punch, fire brick, screen, bench pin, C clamp, flex shafts, key, bracelet pliers, pumice wheel, sanding drums, bobbing compound, bobbing buff, wood buff, Fabuluster, buff for Fabuluster, small felt buff for flex shaft, wax cleaner, Dawn soap, and extension cords.

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