Japanese Chasing, Engraving & Inlay with Naohiro Yamada

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Japanese Chasing, Engraving & Inlay with Naohiro Yamada

Time: April 4, 2011 to April 8, 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

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Japanese Chasing, Engraving & Inlay with Naohiro Yamada

April 4-8, 2011 from 9 am - 5 pm $1250 + kit

Note: This class is currently full. We are taking names for the waitlist and we will inform you if a spot opens up.

Learn to combine traditional Japanese chasing, engraving and inlay techniques and at the same time, create a three-dimensional pin in the form of a Japanese insect. This is the real thing-Japanese metalworking at its finest. Master Yamada will show you how move metal like clay, using Japanese chasing techniques to form it into a nearly spherical shape. Then learn to modify and use traditional Japanese tools including three punches; Hyoutan Tagane, Hamaguri Tagane, Narashi Tagane. Instruction includes soldering, traditional Japanese polishing methods and the intricacies of applying and sealing traditional Japanese patinas. Tagane (punches) and other tools from Japan are part of the materials kit. Historical and cultural importance of these Japanese metalworking techniques will covered.

Prerequisite: Fabrication 1 or experience.

Naohiro Yamada will also teach Hori Japanese Engraving, April 2-3, 2011.


Naohiro Yamada is a master metalsmith who was trained in traditional Japanese metal techniques in a long line of swordmakers. Yamada sensei is a graduate and former instructor of Hiko Mizuno Jewelry College in Tokyo. Today he has his own studio where he teaches, mentors and develops and exhibits his own product line.

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