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Dainty Gold on Silver Ring Sunday, August 6, 6:30 PM  
Janet Alexander $70  
This workshop is 3 hours.

Student Level: All, beginners
Type of Workshop: Project
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Category: Jewelry, Metal-working, Soldering

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Create this lovely 22k gold and sterling silver ring in this short three hour beginner class. Learn how to choose a ring size, texture metal with a rolling mill, fuse sterling silver and gold together, soldering and applying a black patina. Additionally, Janet shares her tips and tricks from her 40+ years of metalsmithing.

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

  • $45 includes:
  • 3" 22k gold round wire (22gauge)
  • 20 gauge argentium sheet (3/8" x 3")
  • 24gauge copper sheet (1" x 3")
  • sandpaper
  • medium argentium solder
  • yellow flux
  • pickle
  • torch & fuel
  • paper towels
  • Dawn soap
  • liver of sulfur
  • printed handout

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

  • rolling mill
  • clamp
  • solder stations
  • solder picks
  • T pins
  • copper tongs
  • tweezers
  • flux brushes
  • lighters
  • water bowl
  • table protection
  • kiln bricks
  • charcoal blocks
  • pumice wheels
  • blue 3M buffs
  • green 3M buffs
  • brass brushes
  • torches
  • container for flux
  • steel brushes
  • flex shafts & keys
  • flex shaft hangers
  • pickle pot
  • Joyce Chen scissors
  • ring-bending pliers
  • ring-sizers
  • cup warmers
  • fine tweezers
  • ring mandrels
  • bench blocks
  • plastic mallets
  • bowl for liver of sulfur
  • extension cords
  • extra supplies and tools for late registrants to use during class

Student should bring:

  • round nose pliers
  • flat file
  • needle-nose pliers
  • flush cutters

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