DIY Holiday Gifts :: Stamped Metal Jewelry
Happy Almost-Holidays!!! Are you ready? We'll help you create beautiful jewelry pieces for less than $13 each! Metal stamping is a great way to personalize a gift and express your love. We’ll teach you how to hammer your own custom designs into silver and/or copper blanks to create one-of-a-kind pendants. The class fee includes practice metal, 4 blanks of your choosing, plus an extra in case of an "Oops", various metal stamps, tools and finishing supplies like jump rings and waxed linen cord. Metal blank shapes include: Bars, guitar picks, triangles, stars, hearts and discs SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: NO EXCEPTIONS • Closed-toed, low-heeled or no-heeled shoes • Comfortable “play-clothes” • No flowing sleeves or too much bulk • Long hair must be worn in a bun or ponytail • Safety glasses will be provided and must be worn
The August Axel Jewelry Studio is a creative workshop in Venice Beach, CA. The Studio and course offerings were designed to serve a range of skills and interests from talented tinkerers to advanced artists. Our goal is to provide solid and safe bench-instruction, combined with hands-on practice, so artists may operate safely, independently and successfully. COURSES: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Soldering. Bezel Setting. Tube Setting. Flush Setting. Prong Setting. Metalsmithing. Cold-Connections. Wire Wrapping. Knotting. Private or Group Lessons. And more. INSTRUCTORS: As Owner and Senior Instructor, Christy Sears brings a wealth of knowledge to the bench. With 15+ years of jewelry soldering and metal fabrication, endless patience and a healthy sense of humor, she creates a warm and welcoming learning environment. Not only does she believe in teaching "how", but "why" and this has made all of the difference to her students. All of the August Axel Jewelry Studio instructors create the same atmosphere, so students may reach their goals.
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