Silver 2 – Fused

Silver 2 -Fused –  Dale Koebnick

William Holland – June 9-14, 2019

Metal techniques learned in this class will include fusing silver on silver, gold on fine silver (keum-boo technique), and fusing copper and/or brass on silver. Students will use sheet, scrap and 23.5k keum boo gold to create fused sheets to be made into jewelry and jewelry components. You may be making a specific piece or fusing sheet to cut for several pieces. You will be using a rolling mill, texturing and dapping, and thoughtful design content in metal. Your end results will include a bold panel bracelet, unique rings, earrings and pendants. Lab fee covers printed materials, all consumables such as solder and butane fuel, and use of tools. Materials cost covers for sterling silver, gold, copper, brass, cabochons, tubing, bezel cups, CZs, and other embellishments that may be used in the projects. Feel free to contact Dale at dkoebnick@hot.rr.com for questions.

Lab Fee:  $100.00

Material Fees:  $250

Prerequisite:  Silver I

Dale Koebnick Bio –

Dale was an IT Director at a hospital for 22 years. In May of 2011 Dale made her first piece of jewelry and within 4 months after that she had taken metalsmithing, enameling, clay and wire wrapping classes. She resigned from her IT position and opened her bead store, Bead Bistro, in Killeen, TX in April 2012 where she has taught jewelry making of all kinds including metalsmithing (her true love every Saturday since April 2012. She also teaches private classes during the week.