Married metals is creating a pattern in contrasting metals by sawing and fitting together, in a jigsaw pattern like effect. This technique was first perfected by Spanish and Mexican jewellers, and was called "metales cassados". Use it to draw in metal, mixing silver, copper and brass to make images of flowers, birds and more.
Anat will demonstrate how to saw pieces to fit together for soldering, and how to form and work with married metals.
• Creating patterns for married metals
• Sawing precise patterns
• Troubleshooting and adjusting the fit
• Forming and soldering married metals
Class includes a kit of materials to make the sample project and use of tools.
Class policies for refunds, transfers and cancelations.
Students should have basic jewelry fabricaton skills, like sawing, filing, soldering, and polishing. For example, completion of our Basic Jewelry: Bezel Set, Saw and Solder workshop.
Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA
|Upcoming Workshop Dates
|Sun. Apr 12||10AM-5PM|