SNAG Conference

Presentation with Rio Grande

A Survey of Hydraulic Forming Techniques in Metalsmithing

Shane Hendren will present a number of hydraulic forming techniques with examples of how these techniques are used in manufacturing jewelry and hollow form pieces

Shane Hendren

In the jewelry industry since 1991.| Expertise: hand-engravingfabricationhollow forminglapidarymokume gane

As an authority on Indian art and jewelry, Shane Hendren has been featured in numerous publications. He is the only four-time Artist of the Year named by the Indian Arts and Crafts Association (IACA), and his jewelry is held in public and private collections around the world, including the British Museum in London. Shane brings his extensive knowledge of hand-engraving, fabrication, hollow forming, lapidary and mokume gane to Rio Grande’s Jewelry Tech Team, which he joined in in 2017. “Every day I learn something new,” he says, “and the greatest thing is being able to share my knowledge with others.”


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