Gold Inlay & Overlay

With G.J. Owen

Course Description

In this Class, you will be learning how to prepare metal to receive 24 KT gold for inlay & overlay.



Course Objectives

  • Correct setup of the workbench

  • Set Microscope, Pneumatic hand-piece  and micro ball 

  •  Sharpen gravers and learn the right geometry to cut with for inlay & overlay.

  • preparing and engraving the metal 

  • Proper use of work holding fixtures and devices

  • sculpting and engraving the gold.


CLASS PROJECT(S)

Signet ring or a Pendant

All tools and Materials are provided in the class (use of copper and silver wire) (24 KT gold material is extra)  


Course duration: 5 Days 

Attendance: 40 Hours



Requirements


Completion of Hand Engraving II course or instructor approval is required.

An understanding of proper tool sharpening and basic engraving techniques.



Please note:

Course information is subject to change without notice.