Embossed and Anodized Niobium Earrings

Course outline: Liz Kennedy will introduce you to the wonders of niobium metal! Beautiful colours, light weight and hypoallergenic. You will be making two pair of niobium earrings. You will be using embossing folders to emboss 30 gauge niobium sheet metal pieces. You will be finishing the metal then anodizing it using an electric anodizer to the colours you choose. You will be anodizing niobium ear wires to match and adding beads or a coil to decorate your ear wires. By the way, these earrings will make excellent gifts at the holidays (just saying). Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: …

Calla Lily Pendant

Course outline: This class with Liz Kennedy is an introduction to cutting a shape and bending metal to make a 3-dimensional pendant from a flat piece of metal sheet. You will use wire to add a bead and form a bail. To finish, you will trim, file and buff the pieces. If desired a patina can be applied. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Making a 3-dimensional pendant from a flat piece of sheet metal. Bending, hammering and texturing the metal. Finishing the metal; annealing metal using a torch if required. Attaching a bead and making a wire bail. Applying …

Embossed and Anodized Niobium Earrings

Course outline: Liz Kennedy will introduce you to the wonders of niobium metal! Beautiful colours, light weight and hypoallergenic. You will be making two pair of niobium earrings. You will be using embossing folders to emboss 30 gauge niobium sheet metal pieces. You will be finishing the metal then anodizing it using an electric anodizer to the colours you choose. You will be anodizing niobium ear wires to match and adding beads or a coil to decorate your ear wires. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Embossing niobium metal using a scrapbook embosser and embossing folders. Trimming, filing and buffing …