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Making Connections - Riveting Thursday, August 3, 9:00 AM  
Susan Lenart Kazmer $145  
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: All levels
Type of Workshop: Project
Prerequisite: Use of jewelers saw will be helpful
Workshop Category: Jewelry, Metal-working

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Combine layers of metal sheet, found objects and paper to create layers of negative and positive space to complete an unusual wearable charms, Talismans and pendants. Focus on cold joining techniques such as riveting traditional, nut and screw, bundled objects such as a small stack of paper. Also, learn to add height and dimension by incorporating a technique using tubing which creates a hollow form. Learn clean up and finish work. Attach to a charm bracelet or create a pendant. Multiple pieces will be finished in class.

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

  • $25.00 includes:
  • bronze sheet metal
  • tubing
  • screws
  • nuts
  • 16 gauge wire
  • transparent paper
  • jump rings

Student should bring:

  • jewelers saw and #3/0 blades, (or tin snips)
  • wire snips
  • chain-nose and needle-nose pliers
  • ball peen hammer
  • anvil


  • drill
  • flat metal files
  • photographs
  • transparencies
  • personal objects

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: slenartkazmer@gmail.com
Website: www.susanlenartkazmer.net