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Steel Fabrication

May 29, 2022 - June 3, 2022

Younha Jung  ·  younhajung.com

Workshop at a glance

Use mild steel to create wearable jewelry or objects.


  • Soldering
  • Steel patina technique
  • Necklace clasp, earrings connections and brooch pin back


  • Mild steel 20g sheet
  • Mild steel 14, 16, 18, 20g round wire
  • Round wire medium silver solder and brass solder
  • “Sculpt Nouveau” brand patinas


  • Students finish at least one object/jewelry piece inspired by architecture photos
  • Complete one brooch

Artist Bio

Younha Jung is a studio artist from Houston, Texas. She was born and raised in South Korea and graduated with an MFA at Kent State University. Jung held artist residencies at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Chicago Lillstreet Art Center, and the Seattle Pratt Fine Art Center. She earned the 2016 Emerging Artist Award from the American Craft Council and The Award of Merit Prize CraftTexas2016 from the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.
Arrowmont Connections

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Workshop Description

During this workshop students will use mild steel for creating wearable jewelry or objects. Mild steel allows for making complex and detailed objects quickly and easy. During class a variety of fabrication methods will be demonstrated including silver soldering with steel sheet and wire, hollow construction, shallow forming, chain making, earrings/necklace connections, brooch pin back, and various patinas and finishing techniques. Open to all skill levels.

COURSE FEE: $690  ·  materials list

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