April Bower | NEW! Folded and Pinned Cuff | Friday, February 2, 2024 | 9:00 am until 4:30 pm


Simplicity is under rated.

This workshop strives to make use of simple line folds embellished in several ways for a fun, wearable line of customizable jewelry.

Forming, folding, texturing & pinning.

Contrasting metals & patination used as well.

Argentium cuff bracelet created but technique is useable in pendants/earrings.

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Instructor:    April Bower

Title of Class: Folded and Pinned Cuffs

Date of Class:  Friday, February 2, 2024

Time: 9:00 am until  4:30 pm

Level: intermediate – Must be able to saw and be comfortable with a torch

Type: combination project/ techniques

Class Fee: $205

Kit Fee: $99 * may need adjustment due to metal prices

Kit Includes

22g Argentium sheet

16g Argentium Round Wire   1’

Some sterling 18g wire jumprings

#0000 steel wool & pro pad polish square.

All equipment and expendables to do the project and create a studio where none exists

Instructor will have the following for use in class

 drills, flexshaft,

“Little” torch/ fuel for pinning and melting edges

Planishing Hammer to confirm folds

Cross peen for texture

Bracelet mandrel

patina: Black Magic,

 polishing tools:

 Soldering station with pickle /solder etc

A few basic studio tools: of saws, side cutters flex shaft, pliers, mallets & opening tools etc.to share

Students Supplies

bring your personal tool kit with safety glasses /pliers / ruler/ side cutters/ shears/ files/sanding sticks for finishing edges/ bench pin & clamp/ small bench block


so you don’t need to share: Dividers, center punch/ mm ruler/ Dremel w finishing / polishing bits (Battery operated preferred..electrical cords & outlets are always iffy) personal bench light

Additional Class Comments

I will a have a few of all necessary tools to share for those that forget something.

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 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 the class, 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 September!

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