Beginning Stone Inlay
with Chuck Bruce
at Wildacres September
Beginning Inlay Jewelry – Students will construct an inlay pendant (project 1), ) and student choice after. Suggestions for project, Large Inlay pendant, inlay bead, Inlay Ring, Belt Buckle, and Cuff links. Students can bring basic silver tools, pocketknife or scribe, will have most tools needed. Students need to bring or purchase 2-3 slabs of rock that are similar hardness, Woods, Fossil Ivory and can be combined for inlay. Pattern stones do very well with plain colored stone. Expect waste rock.
Lab Fee: $150.00 Includes Sterling Silver for Project 1, pripps flux, silver hard wire solder, saw blades, glues for inlay, stabilizer glues, dusk masks, 3M and black craytec wheels on dremel points, green scrubby, pencil and disposable goods. Does include some banding stones and wood.
Estimate Material Cost: First 1 projects are included in lab fee, other materials plan on $100 to $300 depending on projects chosen.Prerequisites: Cabochons – Very Helpful , Silver I – Very Helpful