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Classes held at U.S. Lapidary & Jeweler's Supply, 5523 Hemlock St., Sacramento, CA
For more information, call: (916) 331-2086

Deposit may be made by personal check, Visa, Mastercard or cash. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

Beginning Silversmithing Class

28 Hours ~ Fee:  $275.00
2 Weekends
9 am to 5 pm

July 12-13 & 19-20/2014
OR
Aug. 16-17 & 23-24/2014

Requires Deposit of $90.00
Deposits for classes can be made at any time before start date, call and add your name to our list.  Minimum 3 students with maximum 6 students.

Covers: Layout, sawing, filing, soldering, forging, and fabrication. You will use the torch, flex shaft equipment, buffers, hammers, pliers, etc., in the process of learning annealing, tension soldering, applique soldering, hand cleaning and polishing, saw piercing preparation and stone setting.

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Lost Wax Casting Class

28 Hours ~ Fee:  $275.00
2 Weekends
9 am to 5 pm

July 26-27 & Aug. 2-3/2014

Requires Deposit of $90.00

Intensive, hands-on training in the process of lost wax casting.

Reserve your seat now. Limited class size, first six deposits ($90.00) received will be those who have a seat in the class!

Covers: Wax design techniques, spruing & investing wax patterns, calculation of metal requirements, control of burnout cycle, and centrifugal casting of projects. Techniques for finishing and polishing jewelry using flexshaft machines and polishing lathes are taught. Problem solving and bench tricks are presented.

Bonus! From the start of the class until two weeks after the end of the class, all students enrolled will receive a 10% discount on all purchases other than metals, and already discounted items.

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Mold Making Class

7 Hours ~ Fee:  $90.00
Coming Soon

Requires Deposit of $90.00

Intensive hands-on training in the process of mold making.

Reserve your seat now. Limited class size, first six deposits ($30.00) received will be those who have a seat in the class!

Covers: How to duplicate jewelry and other items for mass production. Using a mold compound that you can bake at home in your own oven, you will be able to use the mold one hundred times to produce wax patterns identical to the original.

Bonus! From the start of the class until two weeks after the end of the class, all students enrolled will receive a 10% discount on all purchases other than metals, and already discounted items.

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Solder/Repair Class

14 Hours ~ Fee:  $190.00
1 Weekend
9 am to 5 pm
June 21-21
OR
Aug. 9-10/2014

Requires Deposit of $60.00

Intensive, hands-on training in becoming comfortable using a torch.

Reserve your seat now. Limited class size, first six deposits ($60.00) received will be those who have a seat in the class!

Covers: Chain repair, making jump rings, rabbit ear bail and solid bail, making silver band, sizing ring up and down, making pendants.  Soldering crown for stone in ring.  Multiple soldering exercises.  Will use torch, flex shaft equipment, buffers, hammers, pliers, etc., in process of learning annealing, tension soldering, hand cleaning and polishing.

Bonus! From the start of the class until two weeks after the end of the class, all students enrolled will receive a 10% discount on all purchases other than metals, and already discounted items.

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