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Flip Top Bracelet Tuesday, July 30, 9:00 AM  
Richard Salley $145   
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Type of Workshop: Project and Process
Prerequisite: Must be comfortable sawing and soldering
Workshop Category: Jewelry, Soldering

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If you are intrigued with clasps, hinges and mechanisms, you're sure to enjoy fabricating this handsome bracelet. Bring your soldering and sawing A-game to this full day Workshop and pick up a few new techniques to add to your jewelry making skills. This is the perfect opportunity to showcase that special stone you've been saving for just the right piece.

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

  • $40.00 includes:
  • 22g sterling silver sheet (40mm x 40mm)
  • 22g sterling silver sheet (22mm x 17mm)
  • 20g sterling silver sheet (8mm x 76mm) x2
  • 24g sterling silver sheet (8mm x 152mm)
  • 16g sterling silver wire (72mm)
  • 18g sterling silver wire (36mm)
  • 14g sterling silver half-bead or twist wire (120mm)
  • bezel wire
  • silver solder
  • flux
  • handouts

Student should bring:

  • Bring a flat-backed cabochon of your choosing that will fit on a 1.25" x 1.25" base with sufficient room left around the stone for embellishments.
  • I will have some stones also if you don't have one to bring.
  • Tool List:
    • Safety glasses
    • Jeweler's saw and blades (#2/0-4/0)
    • Bench Block
    • Bench Pin
    • Pliers - flat nose, chain nose, round nose
    • Files - hand files and/or needle files
    • Calipers - digital calipers can be found online or at Harbor Freight for around $20
    • Rawhide mallet
    • small hammer (goldsmith, chasing, etc.)
    • Wire cutters
    • Scribe
    • bezel rocker, burnishers or bezel pusher


  • bracelet bending pliers
  • Metal shears
  • miter vise/jig
  • Dimple pliers
  • metal stamps
  • texture hammers
  • shot plate
  • Dremel tool or flex shaft for drilling
  • Work light - battery operated are best because power is not always available at every table
  • 3"or 4" C-Clamp for holding bench pin on to table

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.

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

Questions: art@rsalley.com
Website: rsalley.com