Bead Fest

Philadelphia, PA

Dapped, Capped & Soldered Beads
Teacher: Kate Richbourg
Sunday, August 19, 2018
8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Hands on Workshop
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Pre-Registration Closed
Pricing Information
Price: $155.00
Materials Fee: $42.00
Perfect your riveting and soldering skills as you make a variety of metal beads to use in finished projects. Learn to stamp and texture metal as well as hammering, drilling vintage coins, tube riveting and how to use a dapping block. Basic metalworking techniques will be covered in class, including cutting, filing, texturing, riveting, soldering of mixed metals, patinas and polishing. You'll leave class with a bunch of beads ready to incorporate into your jewelry.
  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Skill Level and Technique: Cold Connections, Metalsmithing, Beginner
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Supply List: Bench block, Chasing hammer, Dapping block with brass head mallet or household hammer for dapping block, Riveting Hammer (optional), Chain nose pliers, Flush wire cutters, Flat metal file, small round needle file. Instructor will have hole punches and metal stamps to share.
  • Kit Contents: Variety of blanks, coins, beads and tube along with use of soldering tools and materials in class.
  • Completion Level: A project will be completed in class.
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