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Fancy Wire Sculpture PendantJanuary 19, 9:00am - 1:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $135.00 (no refunds after December 15, 2019)
Skill Level: All
You may learned how to wrap a cabochon but now you can take it to the next level. . .you can learn how to do free form sculpting with wire to create elegant and distinctive pieces of jewelry. Wire sculpture involves using multiple pieces of dead soft wire simultaneously while curling them into elegant swirls. The final piece can stand alone as a stunning pendant or you can incorporate it into a necklace for a truly spectacular effect. The results will always be different depending upon the stone you use, the type of wire you use as well as the different types of sculptural affects you incorporate into your piece. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will be working with dead soft wire and will learn how to clean measure and straighten the wire. The class fee includes sterling silver and14KGF wire, a marquise shaped kyanite stone, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of my 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is your to take home. All tools will be provided for you to use in class. Class size is limited to 6 so register early!

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