Torch Fired Enameling: Introduction
In this popular 2-hour workshop, participants will complete a pair of enameled earrings. The process will include cutting a base copper shape, prepping it for enamel, applying enamel, and torch firing the piece using a mapp gas torch. Participants will finish the earrings by choosing complementary beads, forming twisted loops in wire, and attaching earring hooks.
Saturday, February 17 11:30a-1:30p
Safety using enamel products and torches
Forming, sanding, cleaning, and prepping base metal
Understanding transparent and opaque enamels, 6/20 lump, mesh sizes
The importance of counter enameling
Simple wire wraps to complete earring pair
Using small hand tools – pliers, loop making, cutters
Max capacity: 6
This class is a prerequisite to Advanced Torch Fired Enameling
$45 for members
$60 for not-yet members
(Fee includes $15 materials)
Instructor: Christie Harris
Not-yet Members may take this or any other class at The MINT. Become a Member to gain independent access to our shops outside of class time.
Teens and adults welcome!
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