Fused PHAT Bangles Class


Fusing 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 fit.

This class has been designed so that no previous fusing experience is required.
Great for beginners, but folks with fusing experience will be learning something new!

What you will learn:

• Learn to fuse fine silver wire using a butane torch
• Tips & tricks for texturing & polishing your fused pieces
• Make design decisions
• Choosing materials & tools

Prerequisite: None

• 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.

Classes are held at our store, 1544 Park Street, Alameda, CA 94501.

3 Ways to Sign Up:

  • Sign up online with a credit card (secure) by adding this class to the online shopping cart, and checking out.
  • 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

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  • Model: 11430

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