Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Kieu Pham Gray
Zoom Session: 1 session, Friday - Sept. 18, 1:30-3:30pm EST
Written instructions will be emailed to each registrant prior to class.
Materials kit: Enough materials for one ring (sterling silver stock, gold filled wire, pearl- choice of color, while supplies last.)
***Kits will be shipped starting on Sept. 9th. All orders after Sept. 11th, will be shipped Sept. 17th.
This class will be conducted via Zoom. Registrants will be emailed an invitation to join the Zoom meeting 3 days before class and will be required to register with Zoom to gain access. Video will be available for 90 days after the first class and will be available on a private channel on YouTube.
Students are encouraged to work along with me.
Descriptions: Sometimes being a little “Off Balance” could be a good thing. Create a contemporary ring with a classic pearl. You will dabble in soldering gold-filled stock with sterling silver and solder a peg to keep the pearl in place.
• Flush cutters (ultra preferred)
• Flat nose pliers or parallel pliers
• Chain nose pliers
• Nylon nose pliers
• Needle files or Metal Student files
• Bench block
• Rawhide mallet
• Steel ring mandrel
• Solder pick (optional)
• Flex shaft, polishing compound, muslin wheel
• Chasing hammer (optional)
• Solder set up
• Silver solder paste
• Jewelers' saw & 2/o saw blades, cut lube
• Sharpie, fine tip
• Riveting hammer
• Center punch (self-tapping preffered)
• Horned anvil (optional but helpful)