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Mosaic Jewelry

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One Day Workshop, great for the holidays! Workshop held in Vienna, VA.

This comprehensive workshop covers the key knowledge and techniques needed to create unique fine mosaic jewelry. Learn about topics including jewelry-base selection, adhesive choice, and suitable tesserae, and get experience in the skills of precision cutting, artistic laying techniques, and working on a small scale. The instructor provides lots of great tips and individual attention as you create beautiful silver-plate mosaic pendants using mosaic gold, smalti, semiprecious stones, dichroic glass, and millefiori.

Students are supplied with THREE base-metal jewelry blanks; if time permits, additional pieces may be worked on. A selection of pendant shapes, belt buckles, and hair ornaments are available for purchase, or you may bring your own. A $50 supply fee covers the pendant bases, a wide variety of mosaic materials, adhesive, and some shared tools. An extensive resource list is provided at the workshop.

photo: beautiful gold pendant created by Bonnie Fitzgerald in a workshop with Margo Anton. Margo creates the most stunning mosaic jewelry using gold and other precious materials, we encourage you to look at her work.

Workshop held at the Vienna Art Center space, 243 Church St., LL suite 100, NW, Vienna, VA.

Other photos various student works.

Start On December 15, 2019
Duration 8hr
Level Any
Location Vienna Art Center Space
Supply Fee $55
Workshop Hours 10am-5pm
Price $95.00

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