Bangle Angle Saturday, March 2 $70 Jen Cushman 6:30 - 9:30
Student Level: All levels welcome
Type of Workshop: Technique Based Workshop
This workshop focuses on metalworking fundamentals. Learn how to forge, anneal, pickle, texturize, form, file, work-harden, patina, and polish heavy gauge round wire into beautiful, organic bangles. The open ended design allows for the perfect fit for people with larger or smaller than average hands. Come see how fun it is to create a wrist full of textured bangles.
Materials/Kit fee of $10 payable to Instructor at class time includes:
- various gauges of bronze and copper wire
- use of instructor's tools, such a flexible shaft, texturizing hammers, pickle, patina, torch and MAPP gas, annealing pans, bracelet mandrels.
- Instructor will also have some nickel wire to work with for a silver look, but students who wish to make sterling silver bangles in class, will need to bring at least 2 feet of 12 to 14-gauge sterling silver round wire in dead soft to work with.
- Ball Peen Hammer
- Round Nose Pliers
- Flat Nose Pliers
- Center punch
- Half round file
- Steel Bench block and pounding mat or cushion to reduce noise
- at least 2 feet of 12 to 14-gauge sterling silver round wire in dead soft if you wish to make sterling silver bangles instead of nickel provided by Instructor