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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(aka Riveting)- Oct 14,21,28, 3-6pm

October 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Instructor:Barb Amador

This class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $30 Payable to the instructor on the first day of class.
Prerequisite: Must have riveting experience or have taken the beginning class to be able to advance to Beyond Basics and Making a Riveted Bracelet              

Description: Each of the 3 sessions will include:

• Beginning riveting, Students will learn the basics of riveting and complete a pendant using copper and brass wire and tubing. The focus of this class is to learn to connect metal without soldering, a process known as Cold Connections. You will learn to stamp designs, texture metal, rivet, and polish your finished pieces. We will practice each technique and then apply them to a pendant.

 • Beyond Basics: In this class students will learn more advanced techniques of cold connections, building on the beginning class; adding decorative rivets, separated layers, doming, stamped designs, and tabs.

 • Making a Riveted Bracelet: Students will learn to fabricate a bracelet from copper and/or brass. We will discuss design elements and fabrication details. Sterling silver bracelet blanks will be available for an additional fee.        

Contact: Please call Barb Amador with questions, 303-885-0640


pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio
401 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States