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Instructor: Ronda Coryell
Argentium is an exciting new silver alloy that is tarnish resistant, which has always been the main problem with traditional sterling silver. Argentium responds to jewelry processes in ways similar to sterling, with some small exceptions. Take this class to learn the technology and techniques required to work with Argentium
sterling silver. Instruction includes fusing simple and complex flat and three-dimensional forms. Demos are followed by hands-on practice, as students create a ring, earrings, bezels, and a hollow bead. Optional: Bring small stones and/or 18k or 22k gold and learn how to combine these materials with Argentium. 24 hours
Prerequisite: Fabrication 2 or experience.