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    Lillstreet Art Center: Fused Glass Cabochon Jewelry Camp

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: August
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Minimum Cost: <$500
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    Overview

    Create cool metal jewelry or small sculpture out of brass and copper sheet & wire. Students will learn various skills, such as hammering, forming, texturing and polishing, leading to the creation of their own designs!

    Become familiar with tools, materials and the basic techniques for creating fused glass cabochons. Learn proper cutting, layout, design and firing procedures and how to make basic bezels and simple prong settings. Saw piercing, texturing, soldering and cold connections will be discussed. Fusible glass, firings, copper and brass are included. Dichroic glass & additional metal may be purchased from instructor. Closed toe shoes required. All levels welcome.

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