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3-Day Steel and Gold...a love story Workshop with Bette Barnett

  • Friday, July 17, 2020
  • 10:00 AM
  • Sunday, July 19, 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • 5353 Buford Highway NE Doraville GA 30340
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3-Day Workshop

Steel and Gold...a love story

instructed by

Bette Barnett

July 17 - July 19, 2020

Friday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily


In this workshop students learn how to fuse gold to steel to create dramatic mixed metals jewelry.  The workshop covers a broad range of techniques for creating high-impact steel and gold jewelry.  Plenty of time for hands on work!  Students will be able to complete at least two finished pieces of steel/gold jewelry!

Visit Bette Barnett's website to view her work.

Skill Level Required:  Advanced beginner

Basic metal working skill set including sawing, filing, soldering, sanding and finishing techniques.  Should feel reasonably comfortable using a torch.

Student tools and supplies:

  • 2 pennyweight (dwt) of 24k gold casting grains (available from Rio Grande and other vendors)
  • Bring any hand tools you might need to prepare jewelry in class

Kit fee: $50 payable to instructor - kit includes:

  • fine silver and copper for use in creating gold alloy
  • 2 sheets of mild steel 12" x 6" (20g and 22g) Scraps also available
  • 1 oz samples of the appropriate flux, pickle and wax for steel
  • small container for gold pallions
  • 1" x 1" piece of gold foil for Keum Boo (Silver foil and additional gold foil will be available for purchase)
  • tracing paper for gold foil
  • brass brush for cleaning steel
  • small abrasive pads for adding "tooth" to steel surface
  • nitrile gloves
  • course presentation materials and source sheet for materials and supplies

Questions, contact artist assistant: Piper Espey,


$500 Members

$525 Non-Members

(Kit fee $50 payable to instructor)


MAGG Studio, 5353 Buford Highway NE, Doraville, GA 30340


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Register for the workshop with the participation fee payable in advance via the MAGG website at

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Cancellation / Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, please notify the workshop contact as soon as possible.  A cancellation fee of 20% of the workshop tuition will be charged on cancellations received more than 28 days before the start of the workshop.  Cancellations received less than 28 days but more than 7 days before the workshop will receive a 50% refund; cancellations received 7 days or less before the start of the workshop will receive no refund.  If your seat in the workshop can be filled, only the cancellation fee (20%) will apply.

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