This course has been specially designed to introduce our students to the world of silversmithing by teaching various captivating and essential skills. For some, this will be a fun way to learn something new and pick up a new hobby, and for others, it might begin a journey to become a silversmith.
Come spend 2 comprehensive days learning the basics of Silversmithing. With hands-on practice, students will learn the foundation skills of silversmithing. Students will complete 2 projects in 2 days. Each project focuses on different areas of metalwork. On day one the students will work on sawing and sweat-soldering layers of metal to create a pendant or ring of their own design, while on the second day they will learn ring fabrication and how to set a cabochon.
With small class sizes, you will have the opportunity to have in-depth lessons and more one-on-one assistance.
All the materials and equipment are provided for this class and no experience is necessary. Please wear close-toed shoes, comfortable clothes, your hair tied back and no scarves or loose clothing (such as long open sleeves that could propose a safety hazard)
Dates: February 18 and 19, 2023 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm