Add yourself to the Waitlist for
If a spot opens up we will contact you.
56605 Sitka Drive
Otis, OR 97368
Send us a note
Please contact us with questions! Please fill out the form and we will get back to you soon.

Thank you! Your submission has been received!

Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form

Transparent Glass Enamels on Silver

Registering as Guest.

Minimum age:
Skill level:
Total cost:
Start date:
End date:
All Levels
August 11, 2022
August 13, 2022
10:00 - 4:00

Workshop Overview

Using luminous transparent glass enamels, learn the art of cloisonne and champleve enameling on silver. Starting with a "line drawing" in fine wire and pierced metal sheet, create a rich color palette by applying and firing the powdered glass in a kiln. The results have a watercolor effect, showing depth, clarity and shading. Participants will complete one project, either a pendant, brooch or pair of earrings in this workshop.

About the Instructor(s)

Debra Carus is a metalsmith and jeweler in Clackamas, Oregon. Her passion is creating storied art jewelry that reflects her love of nature and her Norwegian roots. Debra is a full-time studio artist and metals instructor, teaching students of all skill levels throughout the northwest.

Materials List: Students Bring

• Sketchpad and pencil

• Colored pencil set

• Eye magnification

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

• All sheet silver and wire, including cloisonne wire

• All metal working tools (including sawframes, sawblades, bench pins, sandpaper and files)

• Kiln for enamel firing

• Torch for soldering

• All enamels suitable for silver (including tools and accessories)

• Polishing equipment

• Findings

Explore Workshops
Browse Workshop list