is an ancient technique used to permanently connect precious metals. Cleaner,
faster and less toxic than soldering, this is an excellent introduction to torch
work. Students will learn to fuse bracelets, as well as embellish them with
texturing and polishing.
Fused PHAT Bangles has now been combined with the Fused Pendants and
Stackable Rings class! Learn or further your fire-manipulation skills to make
two different styles of rings... those that can be worn on your fingers and
those that can be multi-layered as pendants. In class you will learn to add
embellishments, including hammering, surface texturing, stamping, polishing,
and wire-wrapping beads. You will also learn to size finger rings for proper
What you will learn:
This class has been designed so that no previous fusing experience is required.
Great for beginners, but folks with fusing experience will be learning
• Learn to fuse fine silver wire using a butane torch
• Tips & tricks for texturing & polishing your fused pieces
• Make design decisions
• Choosing materials & tools
• 12 gauge & 14 gauge fine silver wire (1/2 - 1 oz. per person recommended)
Don't forget your reading or non-tinted glasses for safety!
Please come to class prepared with the above materials for your project. All
materials are available for purchase on the day of class. Additional beads for
embellishment are also available for purchase on the day of class. Choosing
your materials and designing your jewelry is part of the class. Materials for
your project are not included in the class fee. You may choose from our large
selection or bring your own. At the end of class you will pay for the materials
you used for your project. All necessary tools will be provided in the class
by the instructor.
Location: Classes are held at our store, 1544 Park Street, Alameda, CA
3 Ways to Sign Up:
- Sign up online with
a credit card (secure) by adding this class to the online shopping cart, and
- Call 510-337-1203 (give
Visa/Mastercard/Discover info to employee)
- Come into the store
and pay with check, cash or Visa/Mastercard/Discover
Materials Discount: Students
will receive a 10% discount on in-store merchandise for 4 weeks prior and 2
weeks after the class.
By signing up for this class, you are agreeing to the class
enrollment terms and conditions.
Instructor: Iris Sandkühler
Class size: 2
student minimum- 6 student maximum
Date & Time: Sunday, February
16, 2014, 1:30-5:30 pm