Flip Top Bracelet with Richard Salley
If you are intrigued with clasps, hinges and mechanisms, you’re sure to enjoy fabricating this handsome bracelet. Bring your soldering and sawing A-game to this full day workshop, and pick up a few new techniques to add to your jewelry making skills. This is the perfect opportunity to showcase that special stone you’ve been saving for just the right piece. This workshop is limited to only eight students. Tools will be available for use. 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).
Sunday, June 2 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Metalsmithing skills required, including soldering and sawing. (Ages 18 & up)
Class Fee: $225 (Save 5% on your class fee when you register by April 2)
Kit Fee: $40 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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