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Lasso Ring Sunday, August 4, 9:00 AM  
Jessica Jordan Cote $145  
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Type of Workshop: Process & Project
Prerequisite: Experience with a saw, torch and making bezels is necessary
Workshop Category: Jewelry, Metal-working, Stone Setting

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In this one-day class, students will get an introduction to working with 18k gold. Bezel making and soldering, including use of appropriate tools, chemicals, and techniques will be covered. Participants will also learn how to make a wrap around "Lasso" style band, and will complete their pieces with gold embellishments topped off with a choice of provided gemstones.

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

  • $125.00 includes:
  • variety of gemstones available for student selection to use in their project
  • metals kits including: 11g sterling silver round wire (dead soft), 22g sterling silver sheet (dead soft), 18k bezel strip, 22g 18k round wire)
  • provisions: 18k gold solder, silver solder, flux, pickle, fuel, neutralizing and cleaning agents

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

  • fully equipped soldering stations with all tools and materials
  • fully equipped flex shaft stations with all associated bits, burs, etc.
  • tumbler and tumbling media
  • extra hand tools for student use
  • handouts
  • expendables

Student should bring:

  • saw frame, 2/0 blades, and bench pin with appropriate clamp
  • half-round/flat pliers
  • bench block
  • flat-nose pliers
  • scribe
  • miter jig
  • flush cutters
  • flat file
  • ring mandrel
  • rawhide or nylon mallet
  • goldsmithing or planishing hammer
  • ruler or digital caliper
  • ring clamp

Optional:

  • sketchbook or notebook
  • checkering file
  • riveting or texturing hammers
  • u-block or forming block (Rio is item #112075)


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 Jewelry Supply store when you arrive at ARTU19, 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


Some workshops may require that you bring paints or supplies that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for paints or supplies for pick-up at the on-site Mixed Media store when you arrive at ARTU19, contact:

Beach Flea Market

Email your order to: beachfleamarket@sonic.net
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call: 707-486-6262


Questions: rozaphine@gmail.com
Website: http://www.rosyrevolver.com