One Day Filigree Workshop at CSULB
Members Price $70
Non Members Price $110
Materials Fee: $10
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with the subject: Filigree Techniques
Learn to create beautiful wirework and improve your soldering skills. Filigree jewelry has a long history and is made all over the world, from Mexico to Senegal, from Russia to Thailand, from Norway to the South Pacific. In this class, you will learn how to make these graceful and intricate pieces yourself. We will explore how to construct wire frames to create forms that are lightweight but strong. We'll then work with different soldering methods, including chip solder, paste solder, and dry powdered solder. You will leave with a pair of filigree earrings, a pendant, or both. This is an intermediate-level course; some experience with soldering is required.
A materials fee (appx $10) is payable to instructor; kit includes sterling & fine silver for class projects.
Peggy Foy is a Seattle metalsmith and enamelist. Her work features layered colors and textures of metal, usually forged and fabricated from raw sheet and wire. She loves making objects that look like artifacts or talismans with some secret, hidden meaning, or that include working mechanisms. Art Nouveau is also a strong influence and swirling, graceful lines play a notable part in her work.
Peggy holds a BFA in Jewelry and Metalwork from the University of Georgia. She teaches jewelry classes at Pratt Fine Art Center and Tacoma Metal Art Center as well as private lessons from her jewelry studio in historic Pioneer Square in Seattle. She sells her work in studio sales and through ArcanaMetalwork.Etsy.com.