Battle of the Rings, otherwise known as the Ring Smackdown, is a head-to-head, tournament style, single-elimination juried competition and virtual event with a top prize of $500. Our jurors, Cappy Counard and Kirk Lang selected 64 rings from a pool of 166 from around the world to compete on Instagram during the month of May, 2021. After one month… Continue reading Battle of the Rings: Ring Smackdown 2021
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… Continue reading Beginning Jewelry Series: Introduction Workshop!
If you are interested in homemade tools and bench tricks to speed your production and understanding of metalsmithing, this workshop is for you. In this workshop, executed with both live discussion and prerecorded documentation, Charles will cover a loose, eclectic collection of short cuts and jewelry tricks. Expect stone setting and polishing hints as well… Continue reading Bench Tricks for Metalsmith – ONLINE CLASS!