Mary Hettmansperger – Hinges, Doors, Lockets

Duration of Class: One Day (6 Hours) // Medium: Jewelry // Skill Level: All

Cost: $240-$270


Students will design and make 3 hinged lockets using copper sheeting. Students may bring a personal photo, image or favorite paper to place in the locket, or use papers and images that Mary has selected. Mica is used to protect the image and cold connections hold it in place. Patinas, texturing, and metal applications, and all cold connections will also be covered. The focus of this class is to master the hinges, and cold connections. The class is packed with low-tech processes with fabulous results. Students will make all 3 hinges during the class time.


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Day 2 (9/21/19)

Class Size

Min # of students: 8
Max # of students: 15

Supply List

  • Hammer
  • Bench block
  • Texturing hammers if desired
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Bent Nose pliers
  • Metal scissors or snips
  • Wire cutters
  • Eye Protection
    PLUS KIT FEE: $58 per student (payable to instructor at class time for some specialist papers)

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