Metal Etching
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Metal Etching

Etching is a metalsmithing technique used in creating beautiful raised patterns on metal.

This 7-hour intensive workshop will cover basic metalsmithing techniques that will allow you to create custom jewelry using brass.

This workshop was designed and written for instruction by Janina Arias.

PROJECTS

1 bangle
1 pendant
1 pair of earrings
1 ring

TOPICS AND TECHNIQUES TO BE COVERED

1. Introduction to tools, materials and techniques
2. Preparing your metal sheets for your projects
3. Annealing
4. Cutting
5. Sanding
6. Design transfer method 1
7. Design transfer method 2
8. Etching
9. Filing
10. Drilling
11. Shaping and refining

MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE KIT

Brass sheets
Brass chains
Brass wires
Mixed metal lobster locks
Etching solution

Instructor will supply iron, hammers, drills, pliers, metal snips, inks, transfer film etc. for use in class. If students also want to work with copper, they may buy copper sheets at the studio.

Note: This workshop uses chemicals which may not be safe for pregnant women.

Prerequisites: None! Beginners are welcome to take this class.

Slots: Only a maximum of 4 people will be accommodated per class. If you missed the cut, you may schedule a private workshop with us on a weekday for an additional fee of PhP500. Please contact us HERE to schedule your one-on-one class at the studio.

December schedule:

  • December 17 (Sunday) / 10am – 5pm (all slots taken)

January 2018 schedule:

  • January 28 (Sunday) / 10am – 5pm

Venue: Studio 925

Unit 2C No. 22 Malingap St. Teacher’s Village Quezon City

For directions, just type in Studio 925 by Soul Flower on Google Maps or Waze.

DURATION

7 hours with a 1 hour break

REGISTRATION FEE

PhP 3,500

*You may pay via BPI and BDO bank deposit/online money transfer or PayPal. To get our BDO account details, message us here.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Janina Arias is co-owner, resident metalsmith and metalsmithing instructor at Soul Flower Co. and Studio 925. She is a sixth generation jeweller and metalsmith. Her experience in jewelry making began in her childhood, from doing bead work to finally training as a metalsmith abroad in early 2014.  A year later, she started teaching various classes in metalsmithing from basic to advanced, and has had over 200 classes since then.

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3,500.00