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Colorful Ink Earrings Monday, August 7, 6:30 PM  
Janet Alexander $70  
This workshop is 3 hours.

Student Level: All, Beginners also
Type of Workshop: Project
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Category: Metal-working

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Create fun argentium silver earrings with your choice of exciting fun colors. Learn how to texture metal using a rolling mill, cut circles with a circle punch, dome metal using dapping block and daps, saw silver sheet, and the proper way to drill sheet. Additionally, learn how to ball wire and make your own earring wires.

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

  • $28 includes:
  • two sheets of 26 gauge argentium sheet (2 1/2" x 1 1/4")
  • 20 gauge argentium round wire (6")
  • lace
  • ink solutions
  • saw lube
  • 200 grit sandpaper
  • rubber cement
  • paper
  • saw blades
  • torch fuel
  • pickle solution
  • paper towels
  • printed handout

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

  • Rolling mill
  • Clamp
  • steel brushes on mandrels
  • torches
  • steel sheets for protection
  • rawhide mallet
  • 2lb. brass mallet
  • copper tongs
  • solder stations
  • water bowl
  • steel bench blocks
  • metal rulers
  • heat guns
  • brushes for inks
  • annealing torches
  • hole punch
  • dapping block
  • bench pins
  • c-clamps
  • flat files
  • mallets
  • plastic cutting board
  • scissors
  • brass brushes
  • soap
  • enamel sifters
  • fabric
  • lace
  • ribbon
  • drill bits (#52, 46)
  • 3mm burs
  • flex shafts & key
  • extension cords
  • Wubbers bail pliers
  • cup burs
  • wire cutters
  • wide permanent marker
  • punch
  • pickle pot
  • water bowls
  • extra saw frames
  • extra supplies for late registrants to use during class

Student should bring:

  • jewelers saw frame
  • #3 saw blades
  • permanent fine-tipped marker

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.

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

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