Introduction to Forged Jewelry

$120 usd
Sat Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
Liberty Arts Studio, 918 Pearl St., Durham, NC, United States  

Alexander Calder, America’s greatest sculptor of the 20th Century, made jewelry using a hammer. Learn some of the techniques he used in this introductory class to the area of forged jewelry. This class is intended to give students a basic knowledge of how to manipulate metal, whether sheet or wire and achieve specific goals, i.e small pieces of jewelry.

This class is intended to give students a basic knowledge of how to manipulate metal, whether sheet or wire and achieve specific goals, i.e small pieces of jewelry. We will be doing “cold” forging. We will work the metal after it has been annealed and cleaned. This class is intended to give students a basic knowledge of how to manipulate metal, whether sheet or wire and achieve specific goals, i.e small pieces of jewelry. We will be doing “cold” forging. We will work the metal after it has been annealed and cleaned. Our tools will be hammers, pliers, the rolling mill and anvils.

A $25.00 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Jim Cohen

Metalsmith
Liberty Arts Studio, 918 Pearl St., Durham, NC, United States
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