9/4: Form Hoop Earrings

9/4: Form Hoop Earrings

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Date: Wednesday, September 4th, 2019: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: 416 E. State Street - Loading Dock

Time: 2 hour Workshop

Join us to make your very own one-of-a-kind hoop earrings. You will have the option of making earrings in gold filled wire or sterling silver. Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

In this workshop, we will:

  • learn foundational skills including bending and forming

  • introduce common jewelers hand tools

  • go over a variety of unique finishing techniques

The following supplies are included:

  • sterling silver and gold filled wire

  • hammers

  • forming mandrel

  • file

  • pliers

Experience:

  • open to all levels including beginners

You will go home with:

  • a pair of custom hoop earrings in sterling silver or gold filled wire and 3 sample sets in brass wire

Instructor: Elizabeth Thompson is the artist behind Elizabeth Knight Jewelry, a line of hand cut, hammered and etched pieces with an unearthed quality. Each piece from her collection is truly a personal experience in the finding. The line has gathered attention from fashion press including Vogue, Vogue Italia, Vogue Japan, Marie Clare, Lucky, Paper, Foam, Bullet, I-d and Nylon. Although deeply rooted in Brooklyn, Elizabeth Knight Jewelry is carried in boutiques in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Elizabeth received her BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design majoring in jewelry with an emphasis on the craft of silver-smithing. **If there is extra time and you have interest in making a second pair this option will be available for an additional 20.00 per set.

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