• Improver
  • 1 day

Anticlastic Raising Workshop

  • £75.00
  • excl materials
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anticlastic silver bangles made on the anticlastic raising workshop
Nerissa Parker Jewellery Designer
Nerissa Parker
Tutor
  • Overview
  • Schedule
  • Materials
  • Ability Level
  • Safety

Course Overview

In this anticlastic raising workshop you will learn how to raise an anticlastic bangle using a sinusoidal stake. This course will also cover creating anticlastic shapes using doming punches – a technique used to make spinning rings.

When starting out with this technique you will mainly work with round forms. However, once you have mastered these raising techniques you will be able to create more elegant organic shapes to suit your personal style.

Students will learn how to polish and finish their jewellery to add the final touch.

Definition of anti-clastic

“(Of a surface) having a curvature, at a given point and in a particular direction, that is of the opposite sign to the curvature at the point in a perpendicular direction”

Collins English Dictionary

Course Schedule

Our one day courses generally run throughout the year on a weekend and week days during the summer holidays.

Course Materials

Course fees include solder and saw blades. Metals, findings and a variety of stones are available for purchase at the school.

Course Ability

This course is suitable for intermediate levels students.

Workshop Safety

As a student you are responsible for your own safety in the workshop. Please listen to direction to ensure you know how to use all the equipment correctly. To ensure your safety do not operate equipment you do not know how to use. Please ensure you have covered footwear and no high heels. You will need to tie back long hair when using motorised equipment. Please respect others and don’t interrupt students who are soldering, using the drill or any other equipment that could create a safety concern if the operator is distracted.

Special arrangements for Covid-19

We have introduced a few new guidelines to make sure the workshop is clean and safe for everyone to use. It is extremely important we all follow the guidelines set out here to minimise the risk to all of use and ensure the school remains open.

Please ensure the following

  • Hand washing or sanitising on arrival and throughout your class when necessary.
  • Please wear a face mask in line with current government guidance.
  • Keep all sanitiser sprays and pumps out of the way of naked flames.
  • Clean all shared equipment immediately after use.
  • At the end of your session clean all individual equipment, clean out your skin, (leather under bench), of metal, blades and plastic and wipe down your chair.
  • Remember to take all your belongings with you when you leave.
  • Leave all unnecessary personal items at home.

You will need to bring

  • Your own mask
  • Your own apron
  • Your own eye protection for drilling and polishing

And finally, no kitchen sorry! This means no refreshments or crockery can be offered at the moment, please feel free to bring your own mug, flask of tea, coffee, water etc.

  • What will I learn?

  • About sawing
  • How to raise metal
  • How to anneal
  • About Soldering
  • How to file
  • Polishing & finishing techniques

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Bookings for this course are temporarily offline until government health & safety rules are relaxed. We’ll be back online as soon as possible.

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