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      Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(aka Riveting)- Dec 9,16,23, 3-6pm in Lafayette


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      December 9, 2019

      Monday   3:00 PM

      Public Rd and South Boulder Rd
      Lafayette, Colorado 80026

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      Metalsmithing: Cold Connections(aka Riveting)- Dec 9,16,23, 3-6pm

      Instructor:Barb Amador This class which meets on Mondays, is for adults, and teens age 16 and up. There is a materials fee: $30 Payable to the instructor on the first day of class.Description:Prerequisite: Must have riveting experience or have taken the beginning class to be able to advance to Beyond Basics and Making a Riveted Bracelet               Description: Each of the 3 sessions will include: • Beginning riveting, Students will learn the basics of riveting and complete a pendant using copper and brass wire and tubing. The focus of this class is to learn to connect metal without soldering, a process known as Cold Connections. You will learn to stamp designs, texture metal, rivet, and polish your finished pieces. We will practice each technique and then apply them to a pendant.  • Beyond Basics: In this class students will learn more advanced techniques of cold connections, building on the beginning class; adding decorative rivets, separated layers, doming, stamped designs, and tabs.  • Making a Riveted Bracelet: Students will learn to fabricate a bracelet from copper and/or brass. We will discuss design elements and fabrication details. Sterling silver bracelet blanks will be available for an additional fee.         Contact: Please call Barb Amador with questions, 303-885-0640

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