Course outline: This class will teach you the basics of paste soldering, how to incorporate pre-made bezels into your designs and how to create a custom bezel to fit the cabochon of your choice. You will also learn how to shape wire using the Now That's a Jig! Heat patinas and other options for enhancing and finishing your design will be covered. By the end of the class you will have completed a copper bracelet with two cabs set in bezels and a copper neck wire that features a custom bezel for a larger or unusual shaped cabochon.
Skill level: All levels
Bring to class: Creativity and enthusiasm
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: 25.00 Includes: with cabs included or $12 for copper wire and metal blanks and bezels only, either option includes 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.