Beginning Jewelry Series: Introduction

  • Instructor: Dana Cassara
  • January 12 – 13, 2019
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 – 5:00
  • Class Fee: $295

This Beginning Series Workshop is an ideal introduction to the fundamental aspects of silversmithing.  Explore jewelry design while learning all the valuable basics: to saw, file, texture, form, and solder nonferrous metals like copper, brass, and silver. Students will develop a good understanding of soldering and setting stones into bezels and will complete two pieces of jewelry. Get a taste for working in metal while gaining the foundation necessary to pursue the art of silversmithing. Basic materials included.

Prerequisites:
  • None
Materials Included:
  • -Copper to make samples
    -Sterling silver to make pendant
    -Cabochon stone
    -If you choose to work larger than the samples shown in class there may be an additional materials fee.
Students May Bring:
  • -Additional sheet metal (available in studio store)
    -A cabochon (available in studio store)