Cold Connections—Wire and Tube Rivets


Cold Connections – Wire & Tube Rivets Workshop

Cold Connections is the art of combining two or more pieces of metal without the use of heat. Get innovative using alternative methods to create jewelry. In this workshop you’ll create this pendant out of brass & copper, cut your pattern and use several techniques in assemblage for cold connections. You will learn the basics of wire & tube riveting, and will spend time exploring sawing including piercing work, textures, drilling, filing, hammering and forming techniques. 

We will experiment with various patina techniques to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your metals. This workshop will include all materials and consumables; Basic Metalsmithing experience is recommended to receive the full benefits of this workshop however it’s not required. Let’s get creative!

Participants must be at least 18 yrs old.
Contact the studio if you don’t see a date that accommodates your schedule or for any other questions. Please sign up at least 72 hours in advance.

Cold Connections Workshop 

10am – 1pm