Course outline: This class will offer new ways to create cold connections to join two pieces of metal together besides the basic hinge: spiral binding, dropped hinges and rivets, to name a few. As well, we will add brass and silver to create a truly mixed metal and personal porthole portrait pendant that you will cherish and get so many compliments on, every time you wear it.
Skill level: Beginner Plus
Prerequisite: Some knowledge of metalworking and wirework
Bring to class: Students will have to bring or purchase chain to complete their pendant.
Class cancellation policy: If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee. We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.
Price: 40.00 +HST
Kit Fee: 20.00 Includes: copper, brass and sterling sheet; copper, sterling, brass and steel wire; rivets; mica; instructions.
Duration: approximately 3 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.