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Alternative Materials Fabrication: Plastic, Wood, Paper and Fabric

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - Wednesday, April 22, 2020
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM




Cost: $625.00

You can make jewelry with more than metal and stones. Bring color and texture to your jewelry with plastic, wood, leather, paper and fabric.

In this class students will explore how to fabricate jewelry range of non-metal materials, including paper and fabric, acrylic, leather, and wood. Learn how to attach and create texture, and how to form with each material. Skills covered include cutting, sewing, pattern making, wet forming and tooling, carving, surface finishes, rivets and cold connections. No experience needed.

Techniques taught:
• Fabrication techniques for plastic, wood, leather, paper and fabric
• How to use jewelry techniques to combine these materials with metal
• Sewing
• Pattern making
• Wet forming and tooling
• Carving
• Surface finishes
• Rivets and cold connections

Kit of materials and use of tools included. The rest of your materials and use of tools are included with your class fees. Each student has a bench of their own to use during the workshop, ant it’s fully equipped with your own soldering station, flex shaft and a complete set of tools.

Class policies for refunds, transfers and cancelations.

 

Prerequisites:

Open to all levels. Beginners welcome!

Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA

Guest

Instructor: Jenn Parnell

Upcoming Workshop Dates
Date(s) Times
Wed. Mar 4, Wed. Mar 11, Wed. Mar 18, Wed. Mar 25, Wed. Apr 1, Wed. Apr 8, Wed. Apr 15, Wed. Apr 222:30PM-5:30PM

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Alternative Materials Fabrication: Plastic, Wood, Paper and Fabric

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