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05/12 Cuban Chain

05/12 Cuban Chain

Regular price $78.00 USD
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Sunday, May 12, 2024 
2:00 - 5:00 pm PDT 

Instructor: Julia Lowther  

 

PREREQUISITE: 05/11 Paperclip Chain or equivalent experience winding and cutting paperclip links.


 

The Miami Cuban link is considered to be an essential style accessory for men and women. It was initially inspired by the rapper and hip-hop fashion movement. Come learn the steps to produce this gorgeous heavy, modified curb link chain.

This class will build on the "04/06 Paperclip Chain" class, when Jennifer Stenhouse will show you how to wind and cut oval links.  Julia will add to this information and show you how to make a tool to help you cut those rings with a jump ring cutter. Various means of fixing the soldered chain for filing will be discussed and demonstrated.

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate - You will get lots of practice with precise soldering in this class.

 All classes include the video recording, which you will have access to for 30 days after the class. Zoom link and instructions for joining the call will be emailed 1 day (24 hours) prior to class.

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


  

Supply List for Students

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Recommended Materials:

Choose one or more colors of wire.
A total of 3 feet of wire is needed for about 8 inches of chain.

Special Tools Needed to make Cuban Chain:

Optional Supplies:

Basic Tools you should have at your bench for this project:

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