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Introduction to Argentium Granulation (Int/Adv) - O'Hara

Craft Guild Of Dallas - Craft Guild of Dallas

Sunday, October 16, 2016
Craft Guild of Dallas Valley View Center 13331 Preston Road DallasTX  75240
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Craft Guild of Dallas Valley View Center 13331 Preston Road DallasTX  75240

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What's Included

Discover how to use this innovative new metal in your work. Argentium Sterling is an alloy that is at least 92.5% pure silver. This material does not firescale, is highly tarnish resistant, is more malleable and ductile than traditional sterling, fuses, welds, and granulates more easily than traditional sterling or fine silver, and can be hardened using a kitchen oven or kiln. During this course you will learn a variety of techniques including annealing, fusing, granulating, and hardening Argentium Sterling Silver sheet and wire. This class is appropriate for students with basic metalsmithing skills, as well as professionals. Students must know how to use the torch without instruction. Two supply kits are available from instructor with advance notice and are payable to the instructor at the beginning of the workshop. Argentium kit fee - $25, which includes: 1.5" x 2” 22ga Argentium sheet 4ft 20ga Argentium wire Material Kit Fee- $20, which includes: 5/0 red sable brush Yellow flux Gosiba patina Washers Scrubby Plastic Tray Students should bring: Paint brush for flux Shears or Joyce Chen scissors Tweezers fine tip Soldering Tweezers Jewelers Saw and 2/0 or 3/0 blades Charcoal block (new or resurfaced) Needle files Half round pliers Chain nose pliers Flat or parallel pliers Round nose pliers *Sharpie (not fine tip) Wire cutter (flush cutting best) Notebook Magnifying glasses if needed ¾” 3M wheels if you have them

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The Craft Guild of Dallas is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching the arts in a creative environment.

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