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This sequel to the Basic Jewelry course continues to build your fabrication skills a pendant project with multiple stone settings and decorative elements. Students design a custom pendant with a bail for multiple stones to be set in bezels. They will decorate their settings with a choice of twisted wire borders, silver granules and wire elements.
Please note that the level 2 jewelry fabrication workshops (Jewelry 2, 3, and 4) can be taken in any order once you've completed Basic Jewelry 1. You can sign up for them as they become available on the schedule.
Techniques covered include:
• Design and workflow for a custom project
• Making twisted wire for decorative borders
• Melting silver into balls or granules for decoration
• Sweat soldering
• More precision soldering skills
• Fabricating a bail
Kit of materials, full color handout and use of tools included.
Class policies for refunds, transfers and cancelations.
Successful completion of Basic Jewelry 1 (weekend or 8 week course) or similar experience with sawing, filing, polishing and soldering precious metals.
Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA