Developed and taught by award-winning metalsmith and designer Julie Sanford, Fabrication 2 is a continuation of the fundamental jewelry making techniques learned in Fabrication 1
Fabrication classes are offered in 3 hour 5 week sessions or 2 full day Intensives. $225 includes all materials.
Building on techniques learned in Fabrication 1, students in Fabrication 2 will be practicing the basics of hand fabricating and soldering. Fabrication 2 will cover wire forming, work hardening, annealing, basic ring construction, soldering and bezel setting a stone. Students will create a variety of patterned wire, and make several pieces of jewelry including cuff and bangle bracelets, band or stack rings and a bezel set stone ring. Fab 1 is a prerequisite for taking Fab 2 Fabrication 2 is a prerequisite for Open Studio classes or Independent Studio hours.
Students may want to bring a notebook for note taking. Studio attire includes sturdy, closed toe shoes and garments you don't mind getting dirty or an apron. Long hair should be tied back. Bring safety glasses if you have them and reading glasses if you need them for close-up work.
To sign up for a class- Call the studio at 616-607-2470 or use the add to cart options to pay online. Your email receipt will be your registration confirmation. Refunds for cancellations will be given, minus a $35 processing fee, if received one week prior to class. Missed class sessions cannot be made up at another time, but every effort will be made to catch you up on missed material during your next scheduled session, as time allows.