Ever wonder what to do with all the beach treasures you find along the shores of Lake Superior?! Well…we have some ideas for you…
WHEN: Saturday Feb 12 2023.
TIME: 9:00-4:00 pm
INSRUCTOR: Lissa Flemming.
MAX class size: 6-8
No experience necessary – all levels of jewelry makers welcome.
All tools, instruction and materials included in cost of workshop.
**COVID-19 vaccines plus booster shots required for all staff and participants.
Butane torch safety and use in jewelry applications
Drill holes in beach glass and pebbles using diamond drill bit and drill press
Create large rings/ circles/ jump rings using copper wire
Use hammers and metal stamps to texture metal
Solder jump rings and multiple rings using 2 different soldering methods
Use of sandpaper and metal files for finish work
ITEMS AND IDEAS TO BRING WITH YOU:
• Enthusiasm and patience (remember you will be learning a billion new and fun skills for the first time—enjoy the moment and BREATHE)
• 100% cotton apron (I will also have some to borrow)
• Close-toed shoes
• Reading glasses or magnifiers
• Headband, clip or holder to keep your hair back when soldering
• Your own hand tools, drilling station, soldering station, etc if you wish (a lot of people prefer to use their own; I know I do!)
• Notebook and pen/pencil to jot down important ideas, thoughts, etc.
Gourmet LUNCH is provided by Chef Lars of Cooking with Lars. And (WOW!), are you in for a treat. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or special food considerations so we can pass that information along to him. There will also be a tea kettle and complimentary assorted RISHI teas available throughout the day as well as sparkling botanicals available for purchase.