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Twisted Sheet Pendant and Earrings

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cdn $45.00 +Kit fee: $10, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Course outline: Take out your frustrations! In this class with Liz Kennedy, you’ll make a pendant and earrings by folding and twisting sheet metal. Rivet the metal to a copper sheet to form a lovely pendant and earrings. This is very forgiving and the final product will be very organic. A good class for those who don’t like too much measuring and precision in their metal work. A kit is required; see details below.

Skill level: Beginner

Prerequisite: None, but you will be using a torch to heat the metal.

Technique: Fold forming of copper sheet metal, using a torch for annealing sheet metal, riveting to cold connect pieces together, cutting and preparing and cleaning sheet metal for cold connecting. Attaching a bead focal if desired. Using a patina to colour the metal.

Bring to class: If you have any of the following tools please bring them; there will be some available to use: metal shears, round nose pliers, flat nose pliers, wire cutter, files, leather or rubber mallet, ruler, thin Sharpie marker, riveting hammer. You need to bring or buy ear wires of your choice. These will not be provided by the instructor. You may want to bring or purchase a copper chain to hang your pendant. Magnification if required.

Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our classes are for your personal use only. Please respect the intellectual property of our artists/instructors by not sharing, selling, or teaching the patterns you receive from the classes you take.

How to Register and Cancellation Policy: see details below.

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Details

Date:
September 16
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Cdn $45.00
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Location

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

Instructor

Liz Kennedy

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Kit Fee:
$10, payable to the instructor the day of the class.
Kit Includes:
A 3" x 3" square of copper (24 or 26 gauge); a 1.5" x 6" strip of 26 gauge copper for twisting; 22 gauge wire; 8 copper rivets, jump ring (4 - 6). Cord for hanging your pendant. A flat accent bead for your pendant. Note: a chain to hang your pendant and earring findings are not provided.

How to Register:

  • You may register on-line through the form above, or by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment is required in advance for registration and may be done on-line at the time of registration or in-person at the store.
  • 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 mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some 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.