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The Fascinating World of Filigree Jewellery - All Levels

ID : 4913    Section Number : ESER-9403-3B
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Filigree is an ancient technique that involves the creation of lace-like silver jewellery out of fine silver wires, utilizing very basic tools.
In this workshop, you will learn the basics of making filigree and will make an exquisite silver filigree pendant.
Milt is excellent at breaking down the complicated look of filigree into its building blocks and guiding you through the creation process with a hands-on approach that puts you at ease. Working with these basics, Milt will guide you through creating a beautiful filigree pendant set with a cabochon stone, and you will have the knowledge to continue making filigree objects on your own.
Topics and demonstrations will include:
  • How to make fine silver filigree wire
  • How to create numerous lacy filigree shapes- building blocks to fill the frames
  • How to create frames
  • Filigree soldering with paste solder and powder solder
  • Formulas and techniques for making your own filigree powder solder
  • Design basics for making filigree pendants
  • Incorporating bezel set cabochon stones in your filigree jewellery
  • How to fabricate a traditional filigree bail
  • Selecting the appropriate tools for making filigree
  • Finishing filigree

More advanced students will work independently on their own projects with assistance from the instructor.

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Class Details

5 Session(s)
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

MAIN - Main Building

Milt Fischbein 



Registration Closes On
Friday, July 12, 2024 @ 11:59 AM

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
7/15/2024 - 7/19/2024 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Red Deer, MAIN - Main Building  Map Milt Fischbein  ClassRoom

Other Class Offerings

ID: 4889

07/02/24 - 07/05/24
Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
4 sessions.

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