Title: Silver Dangle Earrings
Instructor: Denny Machette Pizarro
Estimated Course Fee: Members: $28; Non-Members: $32
Course Description: (1-day class, 3 hrs) Students will create 2 pairs of earrings and ear wires. Instruction will focus on accurate measurement and cutting, drilling holes in metal, finishing edges to a smooth surface. In addition, students will learn how to make their own matching ear wires.
Making your earrings: Students will learn how to use measuring tools to easily mark their metal for cutting matching shapes and for accurate drilling. Various methods to add texture to metal will be demonstrated. How to finish and polish your final product with all be taught. A variety of beads in metal, glass, crystal or pearls will be available to embellish students’ creation.
Introduction to Tools: Students will learn to use basic metals smithing tools: various hammers and their purposes, Dividers, Files, Drills, Flex shaft, Shears, Stamps and Dapping block. Materials Fee: $25