Tuesday, September 1, 2009

First day of Jewelry class

I am currently enrolled at the New Approach School for Jewelry in Virginia Beach, VA. It's an intensive 5 day a week 8-5:30 program for three months. I will be blogging about various projects we're working on and so forth throughout the class. Our first project was piercing. I don't think I've ever sawed so much! Here is a picture below. It's a pinwheel type design and it still need a little more filing and finishing, but here it is after the first days progress. The overall circle is about 2 inches.

We started with the half circle type shape and then moved inward layer by layer. The final step was to cut the whole circle out of the sheet. Then file, file, file...

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