Rivet Workshop Rocked!

Michael showing how much fun we had. He's wearing his pendant.

Yesterday was my first Rivet Pendant workshop and it went pretty well (See, I refrained from saying “smashing.”)  I do probably need to make it a little bit longer, but everyone was able to finish at least one pendant.  Interestingly, only the guys actually put theirs on the cord during class…

There were a fair number of people there with prior metalwork experience, so they all decided to draw their own patterns, getting pretty crazy at times.  It was really neat to see all the different versions of the same project.  Hopefully, I’ll be able to offer this class again sometime.  (Hint, hint, if you know of a place that might like to offer it, hook us up)

My students hard at work.

Of course Darlene went outside the lines with her pendant!

Patricia's came out really textural and freeform.

Lindsay's reminds me of jacks.

Lora-Lynn added all kinds of layers to hers.

Sherry was the only student to complete two pendants. You can see the difference between the patinated one and the one left "natural."

We had to work out some kinks to get the cord on Dan's, but he has three layers and look at all that intricate piercing he did!

PS – My next workshop is the Sinking a Bowl workshop in conjunction with the 2012 Super “Bowl” Challenge on January 28-29th, 2012 at Millersville University.

About Wendy Edsall-Kerwin

Metal. To many it is hard, rigid, and immovable. But metal flows, bends, and can be worked over and over again. It is both industrial and
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6 Responses to Rivet Workshop Rocked!

  1. eanjewellery says:

    Wow your students did really well. Great workshops by the way.


  2. Barry Smith says:

    Hi Wendy – looks like the students had fun and walked away with their own special piece of art – and congratulations to you as teacher. Go well. Barry


  3. Thanks to both of you!
    I know, I had a talented batch of students. It’s always nice when they get to take something home with them.


  4. Wendy, this looks fun! Where is this great studio/classroom?


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