Course outline: Learn how easy it is to make rings out of copper and brass wire with a microtorch and paste solder. Once you learn how to use solder to create a basic join, you will also be able to add filigree to the ring shank and create gorgeous, one-of-a-kind rings. Instructor will also have a few Swarovski flatbacks and some inks to embellish the finished product.
Skill level: Beginner
Technique: Soldering on copper
Need to bring: Tools are available in the metal studio but if you have them, you should bring: flush cutters, metal ring mandrel, files, wrap and tap pliers, flat nose pliers.
Price: 40.00 +HST
Kit Fee: 20.00 Includes: materials and embellishments to make at least 3 rings.
Duration: approximately 4 hours
Students are eligible for our 15% student discount card!
Get yours when you check-in for your class at the front desk!
To register for this session, please call 416-751-1911 or toll-free 1-877-473-2323 now, because many of our sessions fill up quickly! We limit class sizes so you can get the best value.
Only 8 seats total for this class!
About Cindy Goldrick
Cindy Goldrick has been crafting her whole life - creating jewelry for over 20 years while spending her rewarding days managing not for profit arts and cultural organizations - and has been teaching jewellery techniques/projects for the last five years. She is past chair of the Toronto Bead Society and a frequent instructor at bead stores and shows in Toronto and Southwestern Ontario. Her passion is metal and wirework and she loves nothing more than to spend hours hammering, texturing, riveting, torching, and manipulating this malleable medium to create one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces. Lately, she has been creating multimedia works to continue her growth and artistic explorations. Based in St Catharines, Cindy is Chief Creative Officer of her eponymous company, Cindy Goldrick Design. She is also a weekly contributor to the BeadFX blog The Beadful Life.