Hammering, texturing and casting with Robyn Cornelius

Robyn Cornelius is one of our favourite instructors at BeadFX and for good reasons! 1. Robyn’s classes accommodate students of ALL experience levels! 2. Her designs are fun and wearable! 3. Robyn is fun to be around! 4. These classes are perfect for a destination vacation!

Canadian instructor Robyn Cornelius has a degree in Fine Arts majoring in Jewelry and Metals and believes in taking as many classes with as many teachers as possible to continue growing in her art field. She has her own custom design studio in Edmonton, Alberta, called Little Rock Jewelry Studio.

Robyn’s method of teaching enables her students to jump right in and not be afraid to wander creatively in metalwork. She is constantly stretching herself as an artist and brings that creative energy into the classroom.


Join us for these four inspiring classes:

Flush Set Pebble Rings
Friday, July 26
10:00am – 1:00pm

Course outline: Stacking rings are all the rage! Complete a set of three for yourself with the centre ring set with faceted gemstone using the flush/gypsy-set method. Skill level: All levels
Technique: Metalwork, stone setting, soldering
Class fee: $137.50 + HST, plus materials.

Register here for the Flush Set Pebble Rings class!


Spinner Rings
Friday, July 26

2:00 – 5:00pm

Course outline: Make your very own personalized sterling silver spinner ring, also known as a meditation or worry ring. Learn how to give this ring some personality by flaring the edge, adding color or creating little torn decorations.
Skill level: All levels
Technique: Metalwork including soldering, forging and texturing
Class fee: $137.50 + HST, plus materials.

Register here for the Spinner Rings class!


Jeweled Connections
Saturday, July 27

10:00am – 5:00pm

Course outline: Make an anticlastic necklace using basic silversmithing tools and learn how to attach your favorite gemstone beads using pin connections and a torch. Skill levels: All levels
Technique: Anticlastic hammering techniques, soldering, pin connections, and patinas.

Class fee: $275 + HST, plus materials

Register here for the Jeweled Connections class!


Sand Cast Rings
Sunday, July 28
10:00am – 5:00pm

Course outline: Learn this low tech way to cast your very own solid rings without the use of big equipment. Learn how to cast shapes that would otherwise be hard to make in a home studio and embellish with a a set gemstone. In addition we will play with texture to create flat ring shanks to be formed into rings once cast.
Skill level: All levels
Technique: Sand casting, metalwork including gem setting and soldering
Class fee: $275 + HST, plus materials

Register here for the Sand Cast Rings class!

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