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The Joy of Metalsmithing, Part 1
Come explore the art of jewelry fabrication. No experience required! In this Part 1 class, beginning processes of using hammers, stamps, sheet and wire will be covered. Students will learn to make flower earrings or a pendant. A second project (earrings or pendant) can be included if time allows.
Class will be working with recycled copper and all materials and tools will be provided.
Future one day workshops will cover increasingly advanced techniques such as:
- Soldering, riveting and cold connections
- Chain making, clasps and ear wires
- Constructing rings, making bezels and setting stones
- Foldforming and creating volume
- No open toe shoes
- Casual clothes
- Long hair tied back