Aug 18 & 20: Talisman Healing Pendant – Online, Live Streaming!
Talisman Healing Pendant – Online, Live Streaming
Instructor: Barbara Knuth
August 18 and 20, Tuesday and Thursday 12:00- 3:00pm Pacific Time
Class Fee: $120 + Materials Fee: $15 (Total: $135)
This live-streaming, beginning jewelry workshop is an excellent foundation to develop basic jewelry making skills while channeling creative energy into a positive memento for yourself or a loved one, all from the comfort and safety of your own home! Techniques covered will include sawing, filing, sanding, and riveting as well as texturing metal with hammers and other items included in the supply kit #2. Finally, student will learn how to fashion a bale from sheet metal from which to hang their personalized pendant. Class will alternate between demonstrations of technique and practice time with opportunities for questions and answers during work time. Prior to class, students must view a short presentation explaining techniques and how to plan your talisman design and come to class with 2 paper patterns prepared to work with. No experience necessary.
This class is hosted on Zoom. You will need a computer, laptop, smart phone or iPad for conference video (Zoom app required for phone- it’s free!)
If you do not have experience with Zoom, fret not! We will provide a free online tutorial with one of our staff to help you get comfortable before class. A quick rundown will also be covered the first night of class!
Zoom meeting ID: ___TBA______ password: ____TBA___
Students MUST have or purchase:
- Tool Kit #2 or equivalent (available in studio store)
- wire cutters (available in studio store)
- masking tape
- rubber cement glue
OPTIONAL additions to purchase:
- letter stamps (available in studio store)
Students MAY consider:
- safety glasses and or reading glasses
Materials KIT includes:
- 3, 2"x 2" pieces 22g cooper
- 3, 2"x 2" pieces 22g brass
- 1, 2"x 2" piece 22g sterling silver
- 6" each 16g copper, brass, and sterling silver wire for riveting
- 1 dozen additional sawblades (2/0)
- 18 gauge steel wire for embossing
- polishing pad
- Scotch-bright pad
Tools are available to purchase through Danaca Design Studio with 15% student discount. Shop tools HERE. If you don’t see what you need please email us, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review our class cancellation policy HERE.