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Time: February 17, 2012 at 7pm to February 19, 2012 at 5pm
Location: The Ranch. Center for Arts & Craft
Website or Map: http://www.artattheranch.com
Event Type: metals, jewelry, workshop
Organized By: Randi Harper
Latest Activity: Dec 7, 2011
Instructor: Eric Burris
Feb 17 – 19
7pm – 10pm on Friday
10am – 5pm Sat & Sun
This is an incredible opportunity to learn to make and use your own Mokume Gane!! Each student will make and forge their own 16 layer silver and copper billet. And then make either patterned sheet or a seamless forged ring! Techniques include: diffusion bonding of non-ferrous metals; Mokume Gane patterning; metal forging of non-ferrous materials; hard silver soldering and seamless ring making. Register early, this class will fill fast!
Course# 122179 $295. (materials list to follow)
Eric Burris is a jeweler and silversmith from Maryland. He is best known for his sculptural jewelry, influenced by nature, architecture, travels – and the materials themselves. Eric often creates pieces featuring Mokume Gane with wood – and sometimes maps. He will be featured at Bellevue Art Museum’s INDULGE show Feb 10-12, 2013. To see more of his work, visit: www.ericburrisjewelry.com