Introduction to Metal: Pendant Lesson Objective: Students will learn to pierce and cut metal which is an integral part of all jewelry making. Vocabulary: Piercing: To make a hole or opening in; to perforate Sawing: To cut or divide with a saw Pendant: a hanging ornament, as an earring or the main piece suspended from a necklace. Your Goals: Create a design that will fit on a piece of nickel silver that is 1 ½”x2”. Be sure that your design has a least three pierced areas incorporated in the design. Your design can be objective or non-objective. Remember: Be sure to complete your sketch so that it looks like the finished product. Be sure to pierce the inside designs so that you can saw them out. Craftsmanship is a must! Be sure to file all of your edges. If the areas inside are too small- how are you going to file them? Make this look professional!