Instructor: Victoria Lansford
June 12 – 14
10am – 5pm
Learn the secret of Russian ("open back") filigree through extensive demonstrations and hands-on exploration. Participants will create a pendant and 2 finger rings while learning the neces-sary steps and tricks to ensure success and fun through this exquisite technique.
In this special 3-day workshop, the third project will be a Russian filigree domed ring with a contemporary twist, incorporating a stone setting and a filigree shank. Also included in the workshop will be discussions and demonstrations of Victoria’s contemporary sculptural jewelry and functional objects and other three-dimensional possibilities with the process. Those familiar with the technique will have the opportunity to work on more advanced projects. Participants must know how to solder with a torch.
Course # 1561214 $545.
To register call 360-568-7709
Victoria Lansford has generated an international revival of nearly lost metalsmithing techniques through her artwork, publications, workshops, and passion for creating. Her award winning artwork has appeared in numerous juried exhibitions, books, and magazines, including the Lark 500 series, Metalsmith, and on Home & Garden Television. She created the metals program and served as head of the Metalsmithing Department at Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta and was an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee. Her instructional DVD and book series have sold throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. To see more of her work, visit: www.victorialansford.com