Beginning Jewelry Series: Introduction

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  • Instructor: Dana Cassara
  • June 29 – 30, 2019
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 – 5:00
  • Class Fee: $295

This class is full. Please email dana@danacadesign.com to be added to the wait list.

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. No experience necessary.

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)