Lets Face it! Copper Electroformed Ring

A Pasadena Bead And Design Show Workshop [select another show]

Workshop Photo
«Prev | Image 1 of 1 | Next»
Instructor: Terry Henry

Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: $135 » plus materials fee due in class - Materials Fee: $75-$95

Mountain Robbins Art Studios and Terry Henry Glassworks have teamed up to provide you an opportunity to create your own unique piece of wearable art. We will use the process of copper electroforming to create a setting for Judie Mountain’s hand made porcelain cabochon into a ring. Other materials that will be available include: gems, glass, and stones. Skills taught include basic electroforming, texturing, stone setting, sealing, and framing. No previous knowledge or skill needed for this class. This class does not use torches or kilns and showcases an inexpensive technique that can be done at home. All materials and tools are provided. Kit fee is variable and based on your selection of materials.
Class Length: 5 to 7 hours, with numerous breaks!
Class Fee: $135
Materials Fee: $75-$95
Maximum #of Students: 10
Class Skill Level: All Levels
Students will learn the basic process associated with copper electroforming with emphasis on rectifier settings, tank setup and maintenance. Tutorials are provided with color photos and clear instructions.
This class requires processing over one night to assure a thick deposition of copper. Projects will be ready for cleaning Sunday, July 28 at 10:00 am. Students are expected to return to clean and polish their project. If students are unable to return I will finish and mail their project for a small fee.

Class Equipment List for Students to Bring:
Required items: Optional Supplies:
Magnifying glasses or readers
Personal light Additional gem stones, cut and uncut
Notebook and pen

« Back to Workshop List

Background