02/04 Granulation - Part 1: Making & Sizing Granules


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Saturday, February 4, 2023
2:00 - 5:00 pm PST

Instructor: Julia Lowther

Zoom link and instructions for joining the call will be emailed 1 day prior to class.

The class supply list is below and contains links to buy the supplies you need.

This class will be recorded, and the recording will be available for students to access through their Little Metal Foxes accounts for a full month after the live class.

Granulation has been used by jewelry makers to adorn precious metal surfaces for over 3000 years and is one of the most highly regarded methods of jewelry decoration. The success of the process hinges on the quality of the granules you prepare, and in this workshop, you will learn to make tiny granules of gold or silver, as well as numerous tricks to create granules in the sizes best suited to your work. You will also learn to make your own personal granulation sieve to sort granules accurately and quickly from 4mm down to a mere 0.3mm!

This is the first of two separate stand-alone workshops. You can take either workshop on its own or enroll in both! In “Granulation - Part 2” you will learn how to affix the granules to a flat or domed metal sheet.

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced



Supply List for Students

The links below will take you to RioGrande.com or other suppliers. To see prices for precious metal items, you need a free Rio Grande account. Registered Little Metal Foxes students can access the Rio for Schools program for significant savings (discounts and flat-rate shipping). This site may contain Amazon and other affiliate links. If you purchase something through the link, at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission on qualifying purchases.

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