Sterling Silver Padlock
2-Day Workshop: Saturday & Sunday, September 16th & 17th, 9:30-5:30pm
Padlocks date back to the Roman Era (500 BC - 300 AC) and have gone through many changes over the years. In this 2-Day workshop you will learn to construct a working padlock with key that is both decorative and functional. Use it to secure a chain or add it to a book cover, hand bag or ???
If you like mechanisms, hinges and catches you'll enjoy this workshop with returning guest instructor, Richard Salley, that is sure to be challenging and fun.
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A list of suggested materials and tools to bring will be sent out a few weeks prior to the workshop. A material/supply kit of $50 will be payable to Richard at the time of class. Cash or check preferred.
This class is not for beginners. Students should have a basic understanding of fabrication and soldering techniques. Please practice safety in the studio: safety glasses, aprons, tie long hair back and wear close toed shoes.
Bring a bag lunch for a short break. Coffee and water provided. Fridge and microwave available during workshop.
PLEASE NOTE: If you need to cancel your registration for this workshop a full refund will only be given if you contact us one full month prior to the class. If you cancel with less than months notice you will receive a credit for half of the workshop price to be used toward a future offering. If you cancel with less than a weeks notice no refund or credit will be given.
Richard Salley began working with metal in 1969 as an assistant to Carmel, California metal sculptor Malcom Moran. His metal working experience turned to 'found object jewelry' after taking a workshop with Keith LoBue in 2002.
Richard recently retired from teaching in public schools to devote more time to his art and teaching workshops around the country. His interests include digital art, mixed media collage/assemblage, sculpture and jewelry.
Richard's work has been featured in ‘Belle Armoire Jewelry’, ‘Art Jewelry’ and ‘Jewelry Artist’ magazines, Susan Lenart-Kazmer’s book ‘Making Connections’, ‘Steel Wire Jewelry' by Brenda Schweder, 'Steampunk Style Jewelry' by Jean Campbell and 'Metal Style' by Karen Dougherty.