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Class Dates: August 8-9,2017 Learn the basics of stone setting in this two-day class from Rio Grande. Sometimes a spark of color from a stone is all it takes to move your designs from "Wow" to "Pow"!
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Classes coming in 2018 Embrace the flame! Learn what the flame of a torch can do for your jewelry-making in this two-day Basic Soldering class from Rio Grande. And Rio provides all the tools and equipment you'll need for the class.
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Learn contemporary silversmithing techniques as you create a striking mixed-metal ring!
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Class Dates: Planning classes for 2018 Learn to cast with confidence in this three-day basic casting class from Rio Grande. Get hands on with every step, from wax carving to quenching. Rio provides all the tools and equipment you'll need for the class.
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Gain the skills to showcase any stone with a wellcrafted bezel! Learn techniques to create three distinctive settings that are just as beautiful as the gemstones they house.
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July 12-14, 2017. Learn to create multiple, identical findings and components for your jewelry-making in this three-day class at Rio Grande. Get hands on as you design, plan, cut, shape and create multiple findings from a single pattern.
Instruction
Download this form and follow these instructions to properly sort, package and send your precious metal scrap to Rio Grande for an easier, faster return.
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Dates:October 16-20, 2017 A wicked week of wax! Work with Kate Wolf (a.k.a. the "Wicked Wench of Wax") in this 5-day intensive class learning what an amazing material wax is when it comes to jewelry design.
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July 27-28,2017. In this class from Rio Grande, learn benchtop welding using PUK and Orion welders. Micro pulse arc welding is a useful tool for a wide range of bench tasks, saving you time and money in the shop.
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Class Dates: Coming in 2018 In this three-day class from Rio Grande, you'll learn from Victoria Lansford the secret of texturally sculpting metal using techniques of Eastern repoussé and chasing.
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Author and metal clay artist Yvonne M. Padilla discusses the similarities and differences among BRONZClay™ and COPPRclay™ varieties in this video from Rio Grande.
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Tackle complex connections with soldering savvy. Learn how to account for your piece's materials, mass, heat sinks and beyond.
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Never let a piece of scrap go to waste! You can return your precious metal scrap to Rio Grande and turn your leftovers back into buying power.
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Class Dates: August 10-11, 2017 Learn more advanced stone-setting techniques such as pavé, Gypsy, bead- and bright-cut and channel in this two-day intermediate stone-setting class.
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Class Dates: now in planning for 2018 Mokume gane is one of the most challenging techniques in the field of jewelry making, but it doesn't have to be! Over the course of five days, you will learn from TWO world-renowned jewelers the fundamentals necessary to start along the road to becoming a…
Chart
This chart provides the diameter and circumference of common US and Canadian ring sizes to help you determine the correct length of ring stock needed to make the size ring you want.
Video
Discover what tarnish is, how it attacks your jewelry, and how to clean it away and keep it from coming back.
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CLASS DATES: Sept. 28-29, 2017 Learn to make incredibly beautiful and detailed rings from minted coins in this class taught by metalsmith and innovator Jason Stinchfield.
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Coming in 2018 Learn how to tackle the curve balls and real-life scenarios of soldering in this two-day Basic Plus Soldering class from Rio Grande. And Rio provides all the tools and equipment you'll need for the class.
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Next class in 2018 Learn the beautiful technique of cloisonne enameling from master enamelist Ricky Frank in this class from Rio Grande! Rio provides all the tools and equipment you'll need for the workshop.
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Class Dates: In this three-day class from Rio Grande, learn from the master, Bill Fretz, how to add more complex skills to your hammer-and-stake toolbox using miniature stakes to create fluted forms.
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Dates: Tuesday-Wednesday, Sep 12-13, 2017 See and learn what the strong arm of machinery can do in your jewelry-making and metal-forming work in this two-day hydraulic forming class.
Chart
Compare standard gauge thicknesses to inches and millimeters with this easy chart.
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Master the most versatile tool in your shop: the flex shaft! Learn the basics –– and beyond –– of this jewelry-making essential.
Project
Use these instructions from Jeanette Landenwitch to create a simple, beautiful bypass style ring using PMC3 or PMC+. Courtesy of the PMC Guild archives.
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Mark Nelson teaches bezel-setting, a basic stone setting skill that folds a metal setting over a cabochon, cameo or other stone.
How To
Here's how to understand the differences between hard and soft sheet and wire hardnesses.
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Take your skills to the next level with soldering tricks that will improve your pieces AND build your confidence!
Instruction
Learn all about the types, styles and sizes of chain in this handy, comprehensive reference guide from Rio Grande to help you select, buy and design with chain like a pro.
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CLASS DATES: Sept 14-15, 2017 In this two-day intermediate hydraulic forming class, you will gain a deeper understanding of the underlying processes involved in hydraulic forming, helping you to make better judgements on how to form metal for your one-of-a-kind designs.

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