Some recent pieces incorporate various prong and tab settings. Showing students alternative methods for setting stones in their own home studios without the use of a torch. The above techniques are demo’d during my 8 week, Metal + Glass course. Courses start September 12th & 13th 2011 http://www.nanopod.tv/nano_classes.html
Glittery shiny weird things! YES, nanopod was featured on the Etsy Blog, “Keep It Weird: All That Glitters What would New Year’s Eve be without its sequins? Even zombie theremin ponies want to shine.” Some amazingly glittery weird picks- check them out especially the Barbie sequin top and the My Little (dead) Pony Theremin! Cheers… Continue reading Etsy’s Glitterrati!
Out of my private studio in Toronto, Ontario I hold 8 week courses in ‘metal + glass’. These courses cover a wide range of techniques/process used in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, and Flameworking. I generally cover a different process every evening of the course. From fabrication through piercing and sawing copper sheet, Sterling silver ring band sizing,… Continue reading metal + glass