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Intro to Cloisonne Enamelling

Learn the magic of cloisonne enameling on fine silver with guest instructor Brandy Boyd

  • Starts Oct 11
  • 185 US dollars
  • Butterworth Court

Available spots

Service Description

Learn the magic of cloisonne enameling on fine silver milled-metal with guest instructor Brandy Boyd. Cloisonne enameling involves using thin strips of wire to create cells that will be filled with enamel. It can be used to create an illustrative or abstract design. This class will focus on using transparent enamels, so textural elements will also be considered for creation of the final design. Students will have the ability to create at least one piece that can be set into a setting like a cabochon at a later time. Think of the many possibilities for your creations once mastering this incredible technique! This class will cover the following: ● Creating a dimensional shape from a fine silver sheet using a press and die or a dapping block ● Applying texture to fine silver to provide a reflective surface for enamel. Foils and hand techniques will be covered ● Creating designs using cloisonne wire ● Preparing transparent enamels for use in wet packing techniques ● Lead-free vs Leaded enamels and how to combine them ● How to smooth and finish the enameled piece ● How to set the enameled piece once completed Whether you're interested in creating illustrative or abstract designs, this class will provide you with the foundation you need to get started. Unleash your creativity and join us for this magical experience. We will break for 1/2 hour lunch. Skill Level: Beginner and beyond. Kit Fee: $78 (Due to instructor at workshop) Kit includes: 2x3” 22g fine silver sheet, 24” cloisonne wire (2 sizes), 8 colors of transparent enamels, individual cups for each color, Klyr-fire, enamel application tools, polishing pad, wet/dry sand paper, distilled water, handout .

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY: • Students are not considered registered for a class/workshop until CJS receives full payment of tuition. Space is limited to 10 bench seats and therefore NO REFUNDS will be given for any workshop, payment or deposit, once a bench seat is booked. We understand that life happens. In the event that you have to cancel your attendance at one of our workshops or classes, we will hold your workshop fee for six months, to be applied to another workshop or class of your choice. If you do not show for a workshop, class or event and do not reach out to us, you will forfeit your payment. • Refunds are only given in the case that CJS must cancel a class/workshop. In the event that a class does not meet the required number of students, CJS reserves the right to cancel the Convenience Fee: A 2.9% convenience fee is added to all online transactions. To avoid this fee you can pay by check or cash. Email us at or call us at 443-249-3338 for more info.

Contact Details

  • 1200 Butterworth Court, Stevensville, MD, USA


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