Brass Cuff Making Workshop by Stale & Co. x Stelliyah x Naiise | 4 July 2015 | 2-5pm
Ever curious on what metalsmith is about, and how metal can be formed and manipulated to create your own accessories? This introductory level metalsmith workshop will be teaching participants how to create their own brass cuff bracelet using traditional metalsmith techniques. Participants can expect to experience firsthand on how to form, hammer, fire, file and finish their very own brass cuff through this introductory level metalsmith workshop.
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: SGD95 per pax (inclusive of materials)
Materials: All materials will be provided, and each participant will be given an individual kit (consisting of brass wire, hammer, needle files, sand paper, and wooden blocks) for them to bring home.
Instructors: Stella Lim & Daryl Tan – Designers and Artisans of labels Stale & Co and Stelliyah
1st and 2nd Hour – Detailed breakdown on steps to making brass cuff
1) Explanation of the nature of brass and types of brass wires
2) Cutting of brass wire and hammering of metal
3) Filing of brass wire
4) Firing up of brass wire
5) Forming of cuff
6) Strengthening of cuff
7) Finishing of brass cuff
Note: Instructors will explain and demonstrate each step of making the brass cuff, and after which participants will be allowed time to practice the technique taught.
Participants will be given an hour to make their second cuff or experiment with personal designs under the close supervision of instructors. Instructors might also use this time to share bonus techniques for design enhancements to participants.