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Intermediate Chain Making for Jewelry Making

with Bonnie Heras

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About The Class

chains made easy.

Don’t let the complexities of a necklace chain stop you from making jewelry that is totally your own creation. Learn how to make silver chains in Intermediate Chain Making with Bonnie Heras.

Bonnie has been crafting metal jewelry, by hand, for over 14 years. In this intermediate class she’ll teach you the art of making basic chains. Bonnie will demonstrate:

  • Basic chain making techniques
  • How to make jump rings in many shapes and sizes
  • Annealing to soften jewelry

Advance your basic jewelry making skills with this accessible and informative class and let Bonnie teach you how to get the style and look you want.

Check the bonus materials below for a complete product list of the tools and supplies you need to finish this project.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Creating Jump Rings

    14:58
  2. 02

    Connecting the Jump Rings

    07:46
  3. 03

    Soldering the Jump Rings Closed

    15:42
  4. 04

    Polishing & Finishing the Chain

    05:58
  5. 05

    Adding the Clasp

    06:22

Meet Your Expert

Bonnie Heras

Bonnie brings over 14 years of dedicated study to the design and fabrication of her fine jewelry and sculpture as well as nine years as an instructor. With an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, her extensive work in ferrous ... read more

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  • pdf Bonnie Heras - Intermediate Chain Making Supply List.pdf

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  • Judy Craik

    Judy Craik

    July 2018

    I thought Bonnie was very informative, however I didn’t like the camera angles. Most classes I take, the focus is the table and shows the teachers hands. Thank you Bonnie, I enjoyed you short class.

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