Stacking Stones with Richard Salley
Learn an exciting way to add interest and intrigue to your jewelry pieces. Everyone will want to know how you manage to secure one stone on top of another. In this class the mystery will be revealed and you will acquire a skill that will open up new design possibilities! From here, the sky is the limit! In this class you will have the option of creating a ring or pendant. Students are required to bring a flat-backed, round or oval cabochon of your choosing that will fit on a 1.5” x 1.5” base with sufficient room left around the stone for embellishments (stones will also be available for purchase).
Friday, May 31 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Metalsmithing skills required, including soldering and basic bezel setting. (Ages 18 & up)
Class Fee: $225 (Save 5% on your class fee when you register by March 31)
Kit Fee: $20 payable to the instructor
Instructor: *visiting artist* Richard Salley
Please note our *visiting artist* registration policy for this workshop. Registration & Refund Policies
Visiting artist Richard Salley began working with metal in 1969 as an assistant to Carmel, California metal sculptor Malcom Moran. His metal working experience turned to 'found object jewelry' after taking a workshop with Keith LoBue in 2002.
Richard has recently retired from teaching in public schools to devote more time to his art and teaching workshops around the country. His interests include digital art, mixed media collage/assemblage, sculpture and jewelry.
Richard's work has been featured in ‘Belle Armoire Jewelry’, ‘Art Jewelry’ and ‘Jewelry Artist’ magazines, Susan Lenart-Kazmer’s book ‘Making Connections’, ‘Steel Wire Jewelry' by Brenda Schweder, 'Steampunk Style Jewelry' by Jean Campbell and 'Metal Style' by Karen Dougherty.
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