Learn to heat, twist, bend and form mild steel to make a bracelet. Students will build a furnace with fire bricks, learn what kind of flux to use, how to prepare the metal and clean the final product.
About the Instructor
Cheyenne Hughes is a Denver native who's been been practicing the art of jewelry making and metalsmithing since 2009. He apprenticed with Ira Sherman for 5 years, helping to shape his understanding of aesthetics, design, and metals as a whole. Cheyenne also worked as a bench jeweler where he learned many of the practical skills he uses and teaches today, including flush & hammer setting.
He owns Beast of Burden Jewelry, offering custom jewelry, jewelry repair, and services to other jewelers such as casting, molding, stone setting, and limited production.
Students should be comfortable using a torch and hammer.
Cost: $145 for BoMA members, $195 for non-members (difference to be paid in class), plus materials fee.
Materials kit* $50
Flux & Steel
*Materials kit purchase is required for all BoMA workshops. The kit insures all students have the same tools and materials require to learn the technique and allows the instructor and the students to focus on the technique rather than the materials.
Students Should Bring
Steel brush (from welding store like General Air)
Copper, sterling silver or gold scrap for melting unto steel (optional)
Cash or check for $50 made out to Cheyenne Hughes for materials kit*
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 6. Students will be required to sign a waiver. Participants must be 18 or older.
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