Hinged cuff class with Alex Boyd.
Jewelryclassdc is proud to announce that Alex Boyd will be here for a 2 day hinged cuff workshop this October 30th – November 1st. 2019.
This is the first teaching engagement in the Washington DC metro area for Alex and presents an incredible opportunity to learn from, and work with, a leading goldsmith and educator. If expanding your skill level is something you strive for this workshop will be of interest. We are very fortunate to have had Alex add Jewelryclassdc to his busy schedule.
Students will fabricate a beautiful forged silver and gold hinged cuff. Gold cost depends on current market price for gold at time of purchase, the approximate cost is 50.00
Skills include learning to forge taper heavy silver, creating a professional hinge, how to get a deep black on silver when oxidizing and many other tips and tricks. Precious metals will be purchased by students to save cost. Materials list available upon sign up.
You will learn to fabricate this cuff in a professional manner under the guidance of Alex. Experience with soldering and basic metalsmithing tool knowledge is required for attendance at this workshop.
When Alex Boyd was a young boy he stole an enchanted ring from a powerful bruja. That night his slumber was disturbed by a tapping at his window. When he slid the window open a huge raven rushed in, flew around the room and perched on his bookshelf. “I know what you have taken from me,” the raven cawed. “I don’t know what you’re talking about,” Alex lied, hiding his bejeweled finger behind his back. “No matter. It is your problem now. The wearer of that ring is indentured to create more talismans of power, either for 1000 years or until he makes something so sublime, so perfect, so beautiful that the spell is broken and he is freed.” “1000 years it is,” Alex said as he thrust the raven out the window and slammed it shut behind her. He has been making jewelry ever since.
November 2, thru November 3, 2019 9 am-5 pm daily Cost for the 2 day workshop is $425.00 plus materials, Materials cost is approximately 50.00. Lunch is provided daily at no additional cost. To register; www.jewelryclassdc.com via Paypal, check, or call Jewelryclassdc at 202-641-5896 and we can process a credit card. Jewelryclassdc 1502 Massachusetts Ave. SE Washington DC 20003