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You may also register by phone (615-292-0610) or in-person at Be Dazzled Beads in Nashville.
Learn to build 3-dimensional components using Cold Connection Techniques and wire
as an alternative to soldering.
SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED:
ORIENTATION TO BEADS AND JEWELRY FINDINGS
(All students are required to begin our curriculum with this ORIENTATION CLASS. The Orientation Class is offered once a month.)
To learn cold connection techniques using wire
create shapes as components
create other elements for embellishing these shapes
attach these other elements to these shapes for embellishment, using cold connection techniques
Make various bracelet components using and assortment of cold connection techniques
Techniques taught include: micro folding;
texturing; cutting; hole-punching; doming; riveting; adding brads
- cutting out shapes and filing edges
- texturing your shapes
- punching holes in metal components
- flattening and doming discs
- anchoring items to your discs
- making coils
- assembling pieces using cold connection techniques
Kit included with fee.
All tools provided for use during class.
No additional supplies required.
Supplies are provided as part of a kit, and include
copper sheet, 22 or 24 gauge
copper sheet, 36 gauge
18gauge copper wire
Tools are provided for use in class, and include
ball pein hammer
rivet block (optional)
flat nose pliers
chain nose pliers
round nose pleirs
quilters tape or painters tape
ultra fine sharpie
cordless drill w/keyless chuck or pin vise
This class is typically offered once or twice a year.
VIEW OUR CALENDAR SCHEDULE ONLINE.
When registering online, select the WILL PICK UP AT BE DAZZLED shipping option.