Join M.I.M. for a weekend with artist Linda Darty!
Champleve Enameling on Sterling Silver
Dates: Sept. 9-10
Times: Sat. 10-7 & Sun. 10-5
Supply list available upon registration.
Weekend Events with Linda Darty:
7-9 Opening of On Fire! Enamels Show Juried by Linda Darty
10-7 Champleve Enameling on Sterling Silver Workshop
7:30 Dinner and Slide show with artist Linda Darty
10-5 Champleve Enameling on Sterling Silver Workshop
Description of workshop:
This approach to champleve involves piercing a sheet of sterling
silver, and soldering it with HARD solder to a sterling backing,
creating the c ells for enameling. Though sawing skills are
necessary, the technique is quite simple and does not require a
counter enamel coat, thereby allowi ng the findings to be soldered
onto the piece after it is completed. In this two day workshop,
students will be able to construct small jewelry pieces in sterling,
and focus on shading and wet inlay techniques using transparent
enamels. Related metalworking techniques will also be disc ussed,
including soldering for 3 dimensional work, cold joining, ways to
create surface textures beneath the glass and soldering findings on
aft er the enameled jewelry piece is finished. Depending on skills,
student s should be able to finish at least two small jewelry pieces.
Some meta lworking experience is necessary and at least minimal
enameling experien ce would be helpful.
Call today, spaces for this workshop are filling quickly!
3600 Clipper Mill Rd., Suite 130
Baltimore, MD 21211