Copper and Crushed Stone Bracelet

Copper and Crushed Stone Bracelet – $80.00

Sunday, March 26, 2023 | 9am-1pm

Instructor: Nancy Sacco
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Annealing/Hot Connections/Metalwork/Patina/Wirework. Using UV resin and crushed stone.

Skills and techniques taught: How to use crushed stone and UV resin. Soldering.

Description: In this class you will solder sterling silver wire to a copper bracelet blank which you will cut and form to your wrist. You will then
add your choice of beautiful crushed lab opal or other crushed stones that will be set in UV resin then sanded and polished to a
beautiful shine. Complete the look by oxidizing your bracelet to enhance the beauty of your finished piece. Suitable for a man or woman.

Techniques you will learn: How to use crushed stone and UV resin. Soldering. All tools and equipment will be provided for students’ use so there is nothing additional needed to bring to class! 

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $35.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor
Kit includes: Soldering supplies and soldering setup, pliers, cutters, hammers, pickle pot, pickling solution, bench grinder/polisher, torches,
butane, silver wire, copper sheet, crushed stones, UV resin, UV lamps, UV flashlights, various grades of sandpaper. Typed instructions.

Supplies Provided by Instructor: All tools required plus silver solder, crock pot and pickle, soldering boards, butane torches, bench polisher, steel bench blocks, bracelet mandrels, liver of sulphur.

Skills Required: Willingness and ability to use a small butane torch. Good motor skills.

Materials You are Required to Bring: No need to bring anything. Everything needed to complete this project will be provided in class

Students must be at least 17 years old. Tie back long hair. Wear closed toe shoes. Avoid loose, flowing clothing.