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Silver Hollow Pendant with Faceted Stone Tuesday, August 8, 9:00 AM  
Janet Alexander $145  
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: Advanced
Type of Workshop: Project
Prerequisite: Must have soldering and sawing skills.
Workshop Category: Jewelry, Metal-working

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Janet shares her 40+ years of metalsmithing knowledge teaching how to make this hollow pendant with fused accents and a beautiful setting for a 10mm x 10mm faceted stone. Learn the ins and outs of fusing argentium silver, soldering argentium silver, creating a hollow form, making a bail, the parts of a faceted stone, setting a faceted stone, making a step accent, and texturing metal using a rolling mill, and a texture hammer.

Kit/Materials Fee (payable to instructor at class time):

  • $65.00 includes:
  • 22 gauge argentium silver sheet (5mm x 5" long)
  • 22 gauge argentium silver sheet 2ea. (1 3/4" x 1 3/4")
  • 18 gauge round argentium wire (5")
  • 26 gauge argentium silver sheet 10mm x 1/2"
  • 16 gauge argentium round wire (4")
  • 14 gauge argentium wire (1")
  • 1 1/2" sterling silver gallery wire (#103269)
  • 10 x10mm CZ
  • lace
  • fuel
  • yellow flux
  • Wolf clay
  • 320 grit sandpaper
  • 400 grit sandpaper
  • 600 grit sandpaper
  • Argentium solder
  • silver solder
  • saw blades
  • shape template
  • baking soda
  • cotton swab
  • printed handout

Instructor Provided (for use in-class, and to share):

  • Rolling mill
  • soldering stations
  • charcoal blocks
  • lazy susan
  • solder shears
  • torches
  • fuel
  • fire extinguisher
  • water bowls
  • third hands
  • bench pins
  • c-clamps
  • solder picks
  • pickle pot
  • pickle mix
  • tweezers
  • scissors
  • small mandrel
  • plastic mallets
  • tongue depressors
  • bench blocks
  • sandpaper rolls
  • flex shafts & key, hangers
  • round-nose pliers
  • needle-nose pliers
  • Wubbers bail pliers
  • flush cutters
  • Joyce Chen scissors
  • rulers
  • flat files
  • cut-off discs
  • extra saw frames
  • texture hammers
  • hot plates
  • parallel pliers
  • cup bur for 16 gauge wire
  • blue 3M wheels
  • green 3M wheels
  • prong pusher
  • extension cords
  • duct tape
  • double-sided tape
  • paper
  • small to large (5mm) drill bits
  • 6mm stone setting burs
  • flux brushes and flux containers

Student should bring:

  • Jewelers saw frame
  • round-nose pliers
  • needle-nose pliers
  • flat file
  • a fine tipped permanent marker
  • scissors
  • fine tipped tweezers

Some workshops may require that you bring supplies or tools that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for jewelry supplies & tools for pick-up at the on-site store when you arrive at AU, contact:

SJ Jewelry Supply LLC

Please note that SJ Jewelry Supply has an extensive selection of products but not all of them may appear on their website. If in doubt about the availability of any product, a simple phone call will get you the information that you desire.

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Email your order to: info@sjjewelrysupply.com
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call: 602-956-0189

Questions: janetalexander22@yahoo.com
Website: www.janetalexander.net