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Time: April 2, 2011 to April 3, 2011
Location: Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts
Street: 760 market st. #900
City/Town: San Francisco, CA
Website or Map: http://www.revereacademy.com/…
Phone: 415 391 4179
Event Type: class
Organized By: Revere Academy
Latest Activity: Nov 1, 2010
Gold & Steel with Suzanne Pugh
April 2-3, 2011 from 9 am - 5 pm $399 + $145 kit
Register Now - April 2-3, 2011 class
With the price of precious metals so high, jewelry artists are looking in all directions for other materials. Although steel has been used with gold in jewelry since antiquity, it is still a rare, yet dramatic combination in contemporary jewelry. This class shows you how to combine the gold and steel to create striking jewelry with this unique palette of materials. Learn about distinct types of steel and how each can best be used in jewelry. Watch step-by-step demonstrations on soldering steel using gold solder, how to solder both silver and gold to steel as well as fusing gold to steel. Students make a brooch of original design incorporating new techniques, with the instructor's guidance.
Prerequisite: Fabrication 1 or experience.