Chuck  Bruce

With a background in interior design and fashion merchandising, Chuck turned his passion to jewelry. He is faculty at various schools across the county, a regional artist for 16 years and is knowledgeable in cabochons, advanced chain making, chasing & repousse, cold connections, design, fold forming, gold, granulation, lost wax casting, opals, inlay, intarsia, silver I & II, spool knitting and steel tools. If you have any additional questions please visit www.chuckbrucedesigns.com or email at info@chuckbrucedesigns.com

Class List

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Silver II - Inlay I (Beginning) - Chuck Bruce
Construct an inlay box pendant (project 1), a box ring (project 2) and student choice after, usually an inlay cuff. Students can bring basic silver tools, pocketknife or scribe, will have most tools needed. Students need to bring or purchase 2-3 slabs of rock that are similar hardness and can be combined for inlay. Pattern stones do very well with plain colored stone. Expect waste rock Lab Fee: $195.00 Includes Sterling Silver for Project 1 & 2, all banding silver, pripps flux, silver hard wire solder, saw blades, glues for inlay, stabilizer glues, dusk masks, 3M and black Craytex wheels on dremel points, green scrubby, pencil and disposable goods. Does include some banding stones and wood.
Estimate Material Cost: lab fee includes 1st 2 projects, other materials plan on $100 to $300 depending on projects chosen.

Lab Fee: $195.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $100-$300
Prerequisites: Cabochons (calibration & shapes), Silver I

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Silver III - Inlay 2 (Advanced) - Chuck Bruce
Construct a 3 part hinged inlay pendant (project 1) with piercing or raised rocks, from that is student choice. We will explore raised stone sections, back plate piercing with design so inlay shows thru, back plate textured & roller printed, open back with inlayed stone, extended back plate on sides with stamped/chiseled/granulation/ wire work, and Stone or Wood or Wire in Stone/Stone or Wood in Metal/Stone or Wood or Wire in Wood. Students can bring basic silver tools, pocketknife or scribe, will have most tools needed. Students need to bring rocks that are similar hardness and can be combined for inlay. Expect waste rock.
Lab Fee: $195.00 Includes Sterling Silver for Project 1, all banding silver, pripps flux, silver hard wire solder, saw blades, glues for inlay, stabilizer glues, dusk masks, 3M and black craytec wheels on dremel points, green scrubby, pencil and disposable goods. Does include some banding stones and wood.
Estimate Material Cost: lab fee includes 1st project, other materials plan on $100 to $300 depending on projects chosen.

Lab Fee: $195.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $100-$300
Prerequisites: Cabochons (calibration & shapes), Silver I & Silver II, Inlay 1

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