Explore the rich beauty of cloisonné enameling over copper or fine silver, working with transparent color on small jewelry scale pieces. Working primarily on simple shapes and pre-cut pieces, we will focus on blending colors to achieve value gradations, luminosity and depth, creating beautiful gem like surfaces. Foils can be used beneath colors to create special effects. We will also discuss matte finishing techniques and setting options unique to enameling. Students will be challenged to work at their own level of experience. Expect to complete one or two small cloisonné pieces during this four day workshop.
$50 materials fee due first day of class
Materials List: Provided upon registration or when ready
Please note: this workshop is in cooperation with the Center for Enamel Art. Registration is through their webstie, EnamelCenter.org.
All levels welcome, but previous enameling experience recommended
Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA