Richard Salley |The Clasp Class | Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 | 9:30 am until 4:30 pm


So, what’s the catch? The catch (or clasp) with be the focus of this full day class. We will look at a variety of clasps that you can make to add a truly handcrafted closure to your pendants, necklaces and bracelts. No longer will you be limited by commercial catches for your creations. In this class you will fabricate three types of clasps…the box clasp, the fold-over clasp and the spring clasp.

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Instructor: Richard Salley

Date of Class: 11/01/2016

Time: 9:30 am until 4:30 pm

Class Fee: $145

Kit Fee: $20 (payable to instructor at class time)

Kit Fee Includes:

22-gauge sterling silver sheet

24-gauge sterling silver sheet

22-gauge sterling silver spring sheet

Sterling silver jump rings

Sterling silver tubing

Silver solder

Steel spring

16G sterling silver wire,




Student Supply List

Safety glasses

Digital caliper (available at Harbor Freight and Radio Shack for around $20)

Scribe or fine point marker

Basic jewelry making tools, including: round nose pliers, flat nose pliers, chain nose pliers

Hand files or needle files

Jeweler’s saw and blades (#3/0 or #4/0)

Small hammer

Metal shears

Rawhide mallet

Bench pin,

Bench block

Sandpaper/polishing papers

Optional Supply List

Ott light


3inch or 4inch C-Clamp (or other clamp) sometimes needed to clamp bench pin to table

Magnifying glasses or optivisor

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