Linda Richman - Hinged Bracelet Workshop
Dates: Saturday, May 11 & 18, 2019 - This workshop will be a two part class on two consecutive Saturdays. Students will be able to work on their projects in their own studios between workshops.
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class Fee: Member - $175.00 Non-Member $225.00
Skill Level: Intermediate
LAB Fee: $10.00 paid directly to instructor
This class if for intermediate students. It is important to measure, cut and file accurately for hinges and clasp to work property. Linda will be teaching her updated etching process, which she is very excited to share. In the example above, she used large granules to embellish the cuff. Students will learn how to make granules as embellishment. Feel free to bring other parts to use for your own embellishment.
Class will cover, etching, piercing, fabrication and finishing. After the first day, students will take their piece and work on refining it inter own studios. You may be able to make two cuffs in the week prior to the second class. On the second Saturday, students will work on finishing their pieces.
PLEASE NOTE: Instructor will not supplying any materials or kit. Listed below is the supply list:
Sterling Silver 18 gauge sheet one inch wide plus the length for your wrist. Using a cloth measuring tape measure your wrist circumference at the widest part, which is usually at the wrist bone. To that measurement add 1".
Example: For a 6" wrist circumference add an additional 1" in length for a total of 7" of 18 gauge sheet. Rio Grande number is 100399
- 2 inches of 14 gauge sterling wire for clasp - Rio Grande 100314
- 3 inches of 13 gauge sterling wire for hinges Rio Grande 100313
- 3 mm of thick walled tubing. Comes in a 12" piece Rio Grande 100425 ( hole size 1.98mm, wall .51mm)
Fine silver wire or scraps for making large granules or whatever embellishment you want to use.
In addition to the workshop supply list posted below, bring the following:
- small riveting hammer
- 2/0 or 3/0 saw blade
- half round and flat file in cuts "0" and "2"
- ring clamp
- rubber gloves
- paper towel
- sharpies (fine and wide tip)
- Titanium strips - Otto Frei part 154.198
- Oval bracelet mandrel - Otto Frei 143.051A
- reaming broaches (cutting broaches) we need a 2mm broach - Otto Free part 115.500 is a set of 12 sizes 0.4 - 4.5mm
Workshop location: Miami Jewelry School,
4949 SW 74 Court, Miami, FL 33165
There are only 3 parking spaces in front of the school on weekdays. Park on the street, not in the complex. Parking is available during the weekend inside the complex. A cuban restaurant is in walking distance on weekdays.