Advanced Soldering Challenge with Lexi Erickson Video Download
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You’ll love this if:
- You are interested in learning about sweat soldering
- You want to advance your jewelry making skills including sawing, filing, and hand finishing
- You are interested in the Day of Dead and want to learn how to make sugar skull jewelry
Celebrate the colorful Day of the Dead holiday with accomplished jewelry artist Lexi Erickson as she demos several different soldering techniques to make this unique sugar skull pendant. You will learn how to transfer, saw, and file your pieces, then create a face with Bali beads and twisted wire. Lexi will show you how to sweat solder the overlay, and then how to solder many tiny pieces all at once, an advanced technique sure to boost your skills! A custom bail adorned with more Bali beads is made and then soldered to the back for a personal touch. Finish your piece with patina, then sand for a professional finish. Celebrate this unique and historic Day of the Dead piece of jewelry while you advance your soldering skills!
In Advanced Soldering Challenge: Sugar Skull Pendant with Patina, you’ll learn how to:
- Sweat solder an overlay
- Solder many tiny pieces at the same time
- Create a custom bail for your piece
- Hand finish your jewelry with professional results
Watch a preview now!
About the Artist
Lexi Erickson is a Contributing Editor for Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist and Jewelry Making Daily. Lexi has a Master’s Degree in Jewelry Design and Fabrication and has also studied with some of the leading teachers from the US and Canada. She has been teaching high school through university level jewelry courses for 30 years, and she's known as the "Queen of Soldering". Her favorite quote is “A day without soldering is a day without sunshine.” She lives in Denver, Colorado, with her family and a large menagerie of puppies and kitties.
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