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Winter Workshop 2006

Workshop  /  11 Dec 2006  -  15 Dec 2006
Published: 05.10.2006
Giovanni Corvaja.
Giovanni Corvaja

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Intro
Focus on experimentation with granulation technique over contemporary applications.

A course of 5 days to give an introduction and a complete understanding of the granulation technique.

The following aspects will be covered:
• An historical introduction to the Etruscan method
• A general introduction to the technique
• Making a kiln suitable for melting the granules
• Theory of alloys and alloying
• Making one or two different alloys
• Drawing down the alloy into wires
• Melting the granules
• Theory of colloidal soldering
• Fusing the granules on a surface
• Making simple pieces including experimentation with mixed materials (ex. Silver and gold)
• Design consideration and various possibilities of contemporary applications
The focal point of this course is experimenting with a very specialized technique using only very low budget equipment.

Dates and price


Date: 11/12/06 to 15/12/06

Cost: 600€+IVA


Giovanni Corvaja.
Giovanni Corvaja

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