Cold Connections. is the art of combining metals (copper, brass, etc.) found objects, and unique elements into a finished piece of jewelry or art that is both functional and decorative.
Assembly of final piece consists of using rivets, tabs, wire, eyelets, nails, stitching or screws ~ all the methods of connecting sheet metal to found objects without using heat (flame), solder, or glue.
In this class students will design then texture, stamp, embellish and rivet a metal shape onto a leather bracelet.
Class instructor: Karen Dingo
Class fee: Holiday Special $48 (Reg. $65)
Kit fee: Included
Skill level: This is a basic class for students who have little or no experience with metalsmithing who want to learn to put together pieces from found objects. It does not including soldering.
Note: Due to the length of this class, feel free to bring a snack or sack lunch, as we will take a short break during the class. Please be sure to allot yourself the minimum time posted for the class.