Silver II - Filligree - Shannon Stafford
You will learn the basic techniques of producing beautiful openwork Russian filigree jewelry. The first few exercises will teach you how to make the filigree wire from 24g fine silver wire, as well as covering frame construction and various soldering techniques. Students will be free to design their own frames or use examples of finished work provided by the instructor. Help and individual instructions will be given as needed. You will complete between two and five projects. An Optivisor is strongly recommended. Lab fee includes powder filigree solder, sheet solder, flux, polishing wheels and handouts.