Contemporary Methods of silver/gold granulation.
An introduction to the contemporary aspects of granulation in silver and gold.
“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”.
Dates and duration 20-24 of April, 2015 – 30 hours
Deadline for booking 31 of March, 2015
Participation fees € 650,00
Current Students of the school € 450,00
Former student of the school € 550,00
The above amounts includes VAT
Payments: 50% on booking and the balance on the first day of the seminar
NOTE on discounts for students and alumni. To register you must pay 50% of the whole fees. The discount on the total cost will be made at the time of the payment of the fees’ balance
Max number of participants, 16
Requirement for admission
Intermediate to advanced students/professionals. Participants should have fabrication and soldering skills.
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
In order to reserve the course the student must send by fax or email to the school’s office the fulfilled enrolment-form, together with a proof of the payment of 50% of attendance fee.
The 50% balance of the attendance fee must be paid to the school’s office on the first day of the workshop