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Silversmithing Workshops and Classes

​Unless otherwise noted, supplies will be discussed during the first class session.

​Textured Sterling Ring Band

In this one day workshop, students will learn to size a ring, texture sterling silver, solder, shape and finish a band ring. All supplies included. Ages 16+

Textured Sterling Ring Band10/18Sun1-3:30pm$35B. Vogt
Textured Sterling Ring Band11/15Sun1-3:30pm$35B. Vogt
Textured Sterling Ring Band12/13Sun1-3:30pm$35B. Vogt

Copper Cuff Bracelet

In this one day workshop, students will get to make a one of a kind copper bracelet using copper wire and form fold techniques. All supplies included. Ages 14+

Copper Cuff Bracelet10/4Sun1-3pm$25E. Baldridge
Copper Cuff Bracelet11/8Sun1-3pm$25B. Vogt
Copper Cuff Bracelet12/6Sun1-3pm$25E. Baldridge

Metal Studio 

In this 4-week class, students will learn about the different kinds of metals used for making jewelry and learn the different techniques associated with those metals. This class is perfect for a beginner or those who just want to brush up on skills. Sheet copper available for purchase through the front desk. Ages 16+

Metal Studio10/13-11/3Tue1-3pm$70E. Baldridge
Metal Studio11/10-12/8Tue1-3pm$70E. Baldridge


In our versatile metalsmithing studio, we offer experiences in jewelry fabrication (sawing, soldering and stone setting), lost wax casting (centrifugal), forging, forming, enameling and lapidary. The purchase of silver and stones will be discussed during the first class (approx. $30 per project). Sheet copper in different sizes is available for purchase at the front desk.

Silversmithing10/26-12/7Mon6-8:30pm$105K. Fathi
Silversmithing10/27-12/8Tue6-8:30pm$105B. Vogt
Silversmithing10/28-12/9Wed1-3:30pm$105K. Fathi
Silversmithing10/29-12/10Thu1-3:30pm$105K. Fathi
Silversmithing10/31-12/12Sat1-3:30pm$105K. Fathi


The art of lapidary is taking a rough piece of rock or mineral and turning it into a beautiful stone for a piece of jewelry. Students will learn to use the lapidary saw, abrasive wheels for grinding and the use of the “Genie”. Each student will need to supply their own rocks; preferably jaspers and agates approximately 3”x3” or larger.

Lapidary10/29-12/10Thu6-8pm$155E. Baldridge

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