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Harold O’Connor: Granulation

Workshop  /  27 May 2013  -  29 May 2013
Published: 17.01.2013
Harold O’Connor: Granulation.
Le Arti Orafe, jewellery school
DEADLINE: 30/03/2013
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Intro
This workshop is an introduction to the contemporary aspects of granulation in silver and gold; applying beads to metal and firing them.
“Alloying metals, making wire and sheet, methods for making small chips of wire, producing small beads, sorting methods, making special glue/flux, discussion of various granule patterns, applying beads to metal and firing them, finishing and repair methods”.
- Harold O’Connor

This workshop is an introduction to the contemporary aspects of granulation in silver and gold.


Materials and tools supply by the school and/or by the students
Big tools, torches, flex shafts, some silver alloys and silver soldering are provided by the school.
Students should bring their normal hand tools, small charcoal block, small paint brush #000, some small containers for beads, some 0,40 sterling silver sheet, 30 cm of sterling silver round wire, small magnifying glass. 

Optional: some 750/000 yellow gold for those who want to work in gold. 

NOTE: In town there are shops where you can buy tools and metals needed for the course. The school can provide a tool kit for people who cannot bring their own for different reasons. A security deposit of 200 Euros will be paid as deposit and will be refunded at the end of the seminar, after the return of the full kit. Damaged or broken tools will be reimbursed to the school.
The school does not sell gold and silver.

Lessons are held in English
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