Course Detail
Units:
0.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Course Attribute:
Continuing Education
Description
Learn the fundamentals of silversmithing and become familiar with the tools used in the craft. Students will learn to use hand tools, a flex shaft, and soldering torch. Working with silver and copper, you will explore jewelry design and fabrication as well as stone setting techniques. Students will make a set of bands, a pendant, and a pair of earrings. All levels are welcome and more advanced students will be encouraged to do overlay techniques. Special fee includes all materials and use of equipment. Each student will receive a materials kit that includes: sterling silver and copper sheet metal, sterling silver wire of various shapes and sizes, silver solder, and a semi-precious cabochon. Class is limited to 8.