Woodland FairyCuff Copper Electroforming for Artists and Mad Scientists
Class Times: Friday, June 1, 9:00 – 4:00
Return to pick up project and polish: Sunday, June 3,10-12 or by arrangement.
Class Description:Interested in the newest trend in copper jewelry?Come join me as we turn found objects into copper.Explore the endless possibilities of copper electroforming in an easy to understand format. In this class we will be making a customized copper bangle cuff using electroformed flowers, stamped brass charms, dichroic glass gems, and cubic zirconia gems.The cuff will be custom fit. Techniques for setting gems will be covered. Skills covered include basic electroforming, texturing and gem setting along with gluing techniques. Class will break twiceduring the day to provide time for bonding, and drying. Projects will need to process 18-24 hours forproper copper deposition.In addition to class resources, students are invited to bring small gems to use in their creations.Students will need to return to the classroom roughly 24 hours later to clean and pick up projects unless other arrangements have been made during class to ship projects.