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Exploring Niobium with visiting instructor Marti Brown

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cdn $295.00

Course outline: If you want to learn how to work niobium into your jewelry designs this is the class for you. With Marti Brown’s guidance, you will learn to apply basic metalworking techniques to niobium sheet and wire. Then take your created pieces and colourfully anodize them. Learn the cold connections that will turn your new pieces into beautiful, wearable jewelry. Students will learn how to cut, drill, shape, texture, file, and sand niobium sheet and wire, anodizing techniques, and riveting.

Note: the class fee includes your materials – approximately $115 value. (5′ 20ga unanodized niobium wire; 4′ 18ga unanodized niobium wire; 3′ 16ga unanodized niobium wire; 3″ x 3″ 24ga unanodized niobium sheet; 3″ x 3″ 30ga unanodized niobium sheet)

Skill level: All levels – novice to advance.

Prerequisite: N/A

Technique: Anodizing Niobium; metalwork techniques

Bring to class: studio apron, magnification if required.

Early Bird Offer! Register on or before September 1 for only $277 + HST. As of September 2, the registration fee will go to the regular price of $295 + HST.

How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

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.
  • No refunds, credits or cancellations will be permitted for any class with a visiting celebrity instructor. Student substitutions may be made at the time of cancellation as long as prerequisite requirements are met, otherwise students on existing waiting lists will be contacted.

Students are eligible for our 15% student discount card! Get yours when you check-in for your class at the front desk.

Details

Date:
September 29
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Cdn $295.00
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Location

BeadFX
BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada
Phone:
+1-416-751-1911

Instructor

Marti Brown

How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

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.