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Mastering the Rivet and Reticulating Silver Friday, August 4, 9:00 AM  
Mary Hettmansperger $145  
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: All levels
Type of Workshop: Process & Project
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Category: Jewelry

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Using copper wire, student will design and assemble jewelry using a wire rivet. The possibilities are endless and Mary's approach to making a wire rivet is easy to execute. Mary will also show other cold connections including, silver eyelets, tying and weaving techniques. Students will also learn to fuse and reticulate silver to copper allowing students to create unique and creative designs. Students will make several pieces of jewelry.

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

  • $58.00 includes:
  • 24 gauge copper sheeting
  • 26 gauge silver sheeting
  • Findings and embellishments
  • All wires and cold connections
  • All patinas

Student should bring:

  • Hammer
  • Bench block
  • Texturing hammers (if desired)
  • Needle-nose and bent-nose pliers
  • Metal scissors or snips
  • Wire 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: maryhetts@gmail.com
Website: www.maryhetts.com