Mon, Aug 26 | Ronda's Studio

6-Week Intensive Workshop Aug 26-Oct 4

210 hours of class time Prerequisite skill level: All skill levels Cost: $7,000 plus tax (kit fees included)
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6-Week Intensive Workshop Aug 26-Oct 4

Time & Location

Aug 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – Oct 04, 2019, 5:00 PM
Ronda's Studio, 4509 Beresford Ln NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120, USA

6-WEEK INTENSIVE: PREREQUISITE: BASIC BENCH SKILLS

From absolute to beginners to experienced jewelry makers, ANY level student can take these courses. This series involves foundational learning, so each week builds on the previous week's lessons. The full 6-week immersion will prepare you for the Argentium Instructor certification and give you a complete overview of this material and the skills you need to create amazing work! Enroll now to save your bench as the classes are limited to 5 students. 

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Get a strong foundation of skills that can be applied to all precious metals used in the craft.

Techniques and projects covered in the six weeks:

  • Intricate pierced work and sawing
  • Ring making
  • Granulation + Texturing
  • Surface Embellishments
  • Finishing work
  • Working in gold (18k or 22k)
  • Torch fire enameling
  • Custom mechanisms, ear wires and posts
  • Fusing and soldering
  • Flush mounting stones- three different methods
  • Fabricating and setting bezels for a variety of stone shapes
  • Jump rings 
  • Filigree and open wire work  
  • Custom clasps and chain making 
  • Sizing ring shanks 
  • Hollow beads 
  • Hollow rings
  • Composition, layout and design
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