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Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(aka Riveting)- Sept 16,23,30, 3-6pm

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

$42.00 - $126.00

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.
Description:
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



Details

Date:
September 16
Time:
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
$42.00 - $126.00
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/metalsmithing-cold-connectionsaka-riveting-sept-162330-3-6pm-tickets-67388419577

Venue

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