Our classes are unique!. Learn from professional goldsmiths in a professional studio.
All precious metals and gemstones are provided for each specific project, designed to enhance your skills: beginning or advanced .
Enjoy the creative processes enjoyed by artisans the world over, enhance your skill set, and leave wearing a lovely sterling addition to your jewelry collection!
First Saturday: Bench 101
Make a sterling jewel using basic metalsmithing tools. Get comfortable on the workbench, your silversmithing adventure begins here!
Second Saturday: Bench 102
Turn up the heat! Build yourself, (or someone!) a sterling ring. Use basic metalsmithing tools, and learn to use a jewelers’ torch.
Third Saturday: Bench 103
Bezel building! Choose a gemstone from our offerings and learn the techniques for forming and fitting your sterling silver around your gem. Add basic stone setting to your skill set with this class.
This two day class introduces Lost wax casting. Build a form in wax and set it in plaster on day one. Your work will cure and fire overnight, and on day two we will cast your project in sterling silver, remove the sprue, and finish to 400. Easy!
Materials fee: Is included, but additional material is available for purchase should you want, or have time, to complete more than one project.
Form preparation for enamelists
Offered in groups of 5 or six only, by pre-arrangement with the studio.
Planning and patterning.
For those who have completed our class sessions and feel capable of working on their own, we offer workbench rentals hourly on days we are not hosting a silversmithing experience.
We do offer a one on one consultation with our experienced goldsmiths...by appointment. Please contact us to arrange a time convenient to you.