24-1021.08 Forged Coil Cuff

Class Date::
Sun, Oct 24, 2021, 9am - 4pm (CST)

Date: Sunday, Oct 24, 2021, 9am - 4pm (CST) 1 hour break

Class Description: Learn a completely different approach to forging, and walk away wearing a stunning sterling silver or copper cuff. Learn how to tube set a faceted gemstone and decorate with bronze alloy. This project can be completed in Sterling or Copper.

Instructor: Robyn Cornelius

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Materials Kit: Copper sheet, sterling silver tubing, gold alloy, faceted synthetic gemstone. Upgrade to sterling silver available. Domestic US and Canadian shipping included in kit fee. (Please contact instructor directly to arrange for international or expedited shipping.)*

(Materials kit is included in price when "Zoom/Kit combo" or "Kit only" option is selected.*) 

Required Tools:  

  • Chain nose or flat nose pliers 
  • Anvil
  • Bracelet mandrel round
  • Sawframe, 5” or bigger, skip a tooth sawblades size #1 (2/o sawblades will work, just takes longer)
  • Bench pin
  • Cut lube
  • Rawhide or nylon mallet
  • Needle files
  • Half round hand file flat
  • Sanding stick
  • Brass brush & dish soap
  • Mounted brass brush
  • Solder cutters
  • Sterling solder sheet
  • Texturing Wheels or Diamond Burs
  • Third arm
  • Flux (paste)
  • Sandpaper 320- or 400-grit
  • Handheld rotary tool (Flex-shaft Foredom Dremel or similar polishing machine)
  • Mounted mini felt polishing buffs, mounted felt lap, tripoli & rouge polishing compounds
  • Liver of sulfur 
  • Brush for patina
  • Solder Set-up, including silver solder
  • Safety glasses
  • Magnifying glasses and Ott light as needed

*Note: Kit only and extra kit options do not include instructions or recording. You must choose either a Zoom or Zoom/Kit combo to receive written instructions. Kits will begin to ship Oct. 5, 2021, unless otherwise arranged with instructor.

Zoom Recordings will be available for viewing until Nov. 4, 2021. Additional time may be purchased ($12) by selecting the "Additional viewing time" option above.