Clasps

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Instructor: Kent Raible

Under the expert supervision of Kent Raible, you will learn to fabricate terminations and clasps for chains, useful for bracelets, necklaces and handmade chains. Discussion includes the function and appearance of basic clasps and ways to integrate them into your designs. Demonstrations and hands-on bench work in silver covers making tubing, adding soldered and fabricated decorative elements, basic box clasps, fabricating a shepherd’s hook and using a tap and die to make a screw clasp. 

Prerequisite: Fabrication 2 or experience. 

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