Introduction: Soldered Rim Pendant With Kate Richbourg at Beaducation - Step by Step Jewelry Making Video Tutorials
This technique is the perfect way to jazz up your stamped pendants. In this class, instructor Kate Richbourg, shows how easy it is to add a soldered rim to a stamped blank. This comprehensive class outlines each step of the project from fitting a perfect wire rim to getting a great solder join every time. This class has a running time of 68 minutes.
Variety of Letter Stamps
Variety of Design Stamps
Noncombustible work surface
Complete Engraver Tool Set - or other rotary hand tool
16g Gold Filled, Round, Dead Soft Wire - 1/2 oz (~4.5ft) - is used in the class. Wire 14-18 gauge works for this class. You'll need 4 inches for a 7/8 inch blank.
Sterling Silver Circle, 22mm (.87"), 24g - is used in the class. Any blanks from 1/2 inch to 1 inch work great. The gauge is up to you.