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Double Twist Cuff Bracelet - August 12

Double Twist Cuff Bracelet - August 12

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Another class added due to popular demand!

Join master jeweler and instructor, Travis Ogden, in how to create a gorgeous double-twist cuff from sterling silver. The silver double twist cuff is a beautiful flowing design that is appropriate for formal as well as casual wear. It is made of two pieces of sterling silver square wire that are forged, polished and perfectly matched. Each piece is then precisely bent in order to eloquently interlock with each other and then formed into an elegant sterling cuff.

There are many various ways to combine these beautiful curves creating graceful and stylish jewelry.

We will cover:

  • Metal selection
  • Twisting metal
  • Forging metal
  • Bracelet sizing
  • Cuff bracelet shaping
  • Polishing

Details:

  • 8 contact hours, ages 14+ located at the Silver Peak Studio Classroom, 100.5 E. Cleveland St. Lafayette 80026
  • Monday, August 12 from 9:00-5:00
  • # students 3 minimum, 6 maximum
  • Materials fee: $50, includes 12" 8 gauge square sterling silver wire and solder.
  • Tools: Please bring the following, you may order from Rio Grande (item numbers listed). Please order at least 2 weeks prior to start of class. 

         + Ball Peen Hammer, 8oz, #119335 (Face must be very clean)
         + Half round file,  #2 cut,  #114705
         + File handle, #4, 114923
         + Solid felt wheels, 1”x1/4”, #330607, pk of 10
         + Mandrel for wheels, ⅛”, 333106, pk of 6

  • Prerequisite: Metals 1, Intro to Metalsmithing, or equivalent. Stone setting experience preferred.

By registering for this workshop, you agree to our cancellation policy, dress code, and studio rules.

About Travis Ogden: 

Travis Ogden headshot

Travis Ogden earned a BFA in Metal Art from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Metal from Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. He taught the University of Colorado Continuing Education Metals courses from 1982-1985. He also taught Metalsmithing and Casting courses at Front Range Community College.

Travis has been making one of a kind jewelry for over 30 years. In 2003 he won the Niche Award for a pair of Sterling Silver Hollow Anticlastic Candlesticks. Travis was a Niche Award Finalist 2007 and a finalist for two different entries in two different categories in 2009.

Besides making jewelry, Travis loves to create bronze sculpture and other hollow anticlastic metal sculptures. Many of his pieces take several days or weeks to complete, due to the complexity of design and technical expertise he exhibits in his work. 

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