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Prerequisite: None

 

Students will learn how to wire wrap a teardrop cabochon to make a pendant, and how to polish the piece.

 

Topics covered will include:

• different types of metal

• different types of pliers and wire wrapping tools

• how to properly bend and form wire

• polishing metal

• long-term care of wire wrapped jewelry

 

MATERIALS & TOOLS

  • Teardrop-shaped cabochon between 15-30mm wide and 20-45mm tall
  • Flat-nose pliers with Nylon Jaws (Rio Grande #111606)
  • Slimline Flat-nose pliers (Rio Grande #111901)
  • Stepped round-nose and chain-nose pliers (Rio Grande #111619)
  • Flush wire cutters (Rio Grande #111265)
  • 40" of dead-soft 20ga Square wire in Sterling silver (#100620) or copper (#132420)
  • 24” of dead-soft 20ga Half-Round wire in sterling silver (# 100471) or copper (# 132603)
  • N95 or KN95 face mask
  • Safety glasses

 

6 Contact Hours  |  Max Students 6 

Wire Wrapping: Wed, Mar 20

SKU: 025877
$110.00Price
  • None

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