Silver I - Barbara Fields
Basic safety and proper use of the tools and torch will be covered on Sunday evening. Then on Monday, we will start with a bracelet that will be finished by lunch. Projects include a closed-back pendant, open-back pendant and a ring. After being able to conquer the basics, we will move on to other planned projects, or work on your own ideas. If you have your own cabochons, go ahead and bring them. The School supplies all required tools, and the instructor supplies a variety of other items that will help make the class a success. The instructor will have a variety of silver materials that should accommodate our projects for the week, and an assortment of cabochons for you to buy if needed. Stones will be priced according to the type of material and their size; silver will be based on the current market price and type of material. Materials cost will depend on what you use during class or purchase for home use. Lab fee covers all expendable items (solder, flux, and saw blades), printed materials and a kit containing a solder pick, paintbrushes for flux, wet dry sandpaper and other items for you to keep.