Braiding in silver

During this workshop we will look at different braiding techniques in silver : wire braids , braids with strips , flat braids and three-dimensional braiding. After some practice and experimentation we will make a jewel on the third day, for which you use your favorite way of braiding.

 

The studio closes from 13h till 14h for a lunch break, there are several eating facilities nearby.

 

Included:

  • use of the bigger studio equipment
  • instruction leaflet
  • drink and biscuit
  • fine silver rectangular wire 1 mm by 0,2 mm, 6 meter
  • sterling silver square wire 1,5 by 1,5 mm, 30 cm
  • fine silver round wire 1 mm thick, 3 meter
  • fine silver round wire 0.5 mm thick, 6 meter

 

To bring yourself:

  • pencil
  • paper
  • an apron if you wish
  • basic jewelry materials: round plier, half round plier, flat plier, shear, saw frame and sawblades, drills (0.7, 0.8, 1 mm),needle files, big files, sanding paper with different strenght, silver solder (hard, medium, soft), soldering flux and dish, tweezer, centre punch, charcoal block for soldering, compass, measering rule, third hand with tweezer, binding wire, steel scriber

 

 

Photos: Natalie Perneel


Schedule

Day When Price # Places
Tuesday, friday, saturday 29, 30 and 31 March:
10h - 16h
390 € Started