POP UP Shop: The Captured Muse

Mother’s Day Weekend (May 13 & 14)

Meet Charles. Star’s Beads metal man who has can teach you to transform metal into art and since he a local art teacher and photographer, he has an eye for color and details. He will be showing you his wearable artwork along with bringing his torch to show you a technique or two on the spot. Fired up? Take a class from him the following weekend on enameling.

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Torch Fired Enamels: Painting With Fire

The art of enameling is laborious and purchasing a kiln is expensive. Torch-fired enamels is a great way to add color to your metal projects without the expense. We will make a variety of findings and objects that you can use in your other jewelry projects as well as a ring, bracelet or pair of earrings.
May 20 Sat. 10:00-3:00 $55.00
Charles Agel, instructor/$35* supply fee, payable to instructor on day of class.

Torch Fired Enamels II: Fish & Flowers

Close your eyes and say the words “Islands in the sun” three times while clicking your heels. What did you see? Well if you take his class it will be images of brilliantly colored tropical fish and flowers turned into dangling enameled earrings perfect for spring and summer outings. Enamels I is recommended but not required.
May 21 Sun. 11:00-4:00 $55.00

Charles Agel, instructor/$35* supply fee, payable to instructor on day of class.

Students must be 18 or older to participate in metal working classes due to the equipment and chemicals used.

Summer2016Newsletter_Page_05_Image_0001Soldering I with Charles – Rings of Fire

Johnny Cash sang about a ring of fire but in this class we will make several rings using basic soldering techniques. You will become familiar with the torch, silver solder, flux and a variety of other tools to create stackable rings, earrings or a bracelet from sterling silver wire.
JUNE TBA   $85.00
Charles Agel, instructor/$25* supply fee, payable to instructor on day of class.

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Soldering II with Charles
No Sweat Sweat Soldering

Sweat soldering is a simple process used extensively in making jewelry attach or layer various sheet metals to achieve 3D effects in your jewelry. We will create a mixed metal pendant from sterling silver and copper. Soldering I is recommended but not required.
JUNE TBA
Charles Agel, instructor/$25* supply fee, payable to instructor on day of class.

 

You can sign up online for our classes through Eventbrite, give us a call OR email to reserve your spot.

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