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Delphi's Lansing Creativity Center
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Approx. Material Cost: Included
Experience Required: NO previous faceting experience is necessary. No glass cutting experience required.
Type of Class: Demonstration and hands-on project
Class Description: Join Master Cold Working artist Kent Lauer for one of the most unique glass classes anywhere. For the first time in years I'll be teaching a new shape for the Faceted Dichroic Pendants!! You'll make beautiful, faceted dichroic glass pendants using dichroic glass from Coatings by Sandberg, and learn awesome cold working techniques at the same time. This exciting hands-on class will cover all aspects of creating these breathtaking pendants, from cutting 1/2" thick glass with a diamond saw, to laminating and beveling. Two thin layers of Dichroic glass will be laminated on the bottom of and in the middle of two layers of beautiful Starphire glass, then ground and polished into an incredible jewel. Not only will the students learn to make the dichroic pendants in this intensive class, at the same time they are learning the basics of cold working and beveling and laminating with UV resin. It's really like three classes in one. Class size is limited to ensure individual attention. Students will have the opportunity to make several pendants, which in value, pays for the class, not counting the knowledge they will take away from an incredible day. The students will have the option of affixing bails to the pendants the day of the class, using beautiful solid silver or silver plated custom findings made for this class from Amate Studios, or taking them home to wire wrap them, or have them set in precious metals. Please be aware that this class is very hands on, you will be standing for hours, and using your hands to hold the pieces you are working on against fast moving diamond discs. Please visit my website www.KentLauer.Com
Safety: Please do not wear sandals if cutting or handling glass. SAFETY GLASSES are recommended and will be provided if needed.
Tools Materials Included: Starphire glass, dichroic glass, UV adhesive, and cerium oxide used for polishing.
Additional Tools & Materials: Dichroic float glass is included with the materials fee, Profusion patterned dichroic (optional) will be available at an additional charge to make your pieces even more unique. We do not do the settings in class except for the findings from Amate Studios that will be available for purchase in the classroom.
Wear comfortable work clothes, comfortable shoes and bring a notebook.
Please note that this is a very hands on class, you will be standing for long periods, and using your hands to hold the pendants against moving diamond discs.
Class size is limited to ensure individual attention
See the cancellation policy.
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