April Bower | Circles, Squares & Triangles, Oh My! | Saturday, January 28, 2023 | 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm


learn to use 14k Gold Filled wire and gold solder and create up to 3 pair of open loop earrings using gold filled, sterling and copper for combos of shapes, sizes & color

Qualified assistant, Renee Garver, will be there to facilitate

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Title of Class: Circles, Squares & Triangles, Oh MY!

Date of Class: January 28, 2023

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Level: confident beginner (must be able to solder unassisted)

Type: project-based

Kit Fee: $60   (payable to instructor at class time) * may need adjustment due to metals price change

Kit Includes

Kit includes

14g Gold Filled round wire

16g Sterling round wire

16g Copper round wire

14k EZ gold solder

3 pair ear wires

steel wool and Pro polish pad.

Kit fee includes consumables ( fuel, solder, flux, patina, etc) and use of tools and equipment to create a studio for you where there is none.

Instructor will have the following for use in class:

torches for soldering

soldering stations

3rd hands




scratch brush

polishing lathe

Student Supply List

non mar pliers

chain nose pliers

needle file

sanding stick or clean up ?

planishing and or polished ball been

bench block

Your usual hand tools: ruler, pliers, etc

optivisor or magnification

Work light and extension cord

safety glasses

Additional Class Comments

 I will have a few of all needed tools to share for those who cannot bring required items. Qualified assistant Renee Garver will be there to facilitate.

Instructor Email Address: AprilBowerjewelry@gmail.com

Instructor Website: www.AprilBower.com



Many of our students have asked us to help streamline the process of gathering their supplies and tools for classes, and we have come up with a way we think will work for you.

SJ Jewelry Supply in Phoenix is owned and operated by a wonderful family, headed by Mario Morales. His wife, Erika, and son, Steven, round out the staff, and they are excited to help make gathering your supplies easy and stress free. We guarantee they will make life easier for you! No kidding!

Here’s how it will work….

  • Once you have determined what you will need for each class, send an email with your request for products and/or tools to SJ Jewelry Supply
    • Go to our website, open the class description for each of the classes in which you are enrolled, scroll down to the section “Student Supplies,” cut and paste the items you want to purchase into an email to Mario.
    • Here’s their email address mailto:info@sjjewelrysupply.com
  • When they receive your email, they will send you a return email acknowledging receipt of your request
    • In this email, they will instruct you about payment methods 
  • Once your order is filled, they will send you a second email with confirmation stating your order is complete
    • Included in this email, they will give you instructions on how to pick up your orders upon arrival in Tucson

 Sound easy? We think it’s going to help take the stress out of preparing for classes!