"The Midas Touch: Add Gold to your jewelry without going broke!" with Richard Salley
There is nothing quite like the look of GOLD! In this workshop you will learn several affordable ways to add gold accents to your silver jewelry without going broke!. This will not only add visual interest to your pieces, but will add value as well.
We will explore how to use gold leaf, bi-metal, Aura 22, gold dust and gold bezels. You will make a pair of earrings, a small pendant and a ring...all with gold accents.
Take your jewelry to a new level...add the Midas Touch!
Saturday, May 30 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Basic metalsmithing skills required, including soldering. (Ages 18 & up).
Class Fee: $230 (Save 5% on your class fee when you register by March 30, 2020)
Kit Fee: $130 payable to the instructor Due to fluctuation in the metals market, the instructor may adjust materials provided in the kit, and reserves the right to change the kit fee to cover actual costs of materials.
Instructor: *visiting artist* Richard Salley
Please note our *visiting artist* registration policy for this workshop. Registration & Refund Policies
Please note: Images for this workshop are provided by the instructor and represent techniques taught. Images serve as inspiration, and students will not necessarily complete the exact projects pictured in class.
Materials fee of $130 payable to Instructor at class time includes:
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.