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Silversmithing Workshops and Classes

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


Silversmithing

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.

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Registration
Silversmithing10/24-12/5Mon6-8:30pm$105K. Fathi
Silversmithing10/25-12/6Tue6-8:30pm$105E. Baldridge
Silversmithing10/26-12/7Wed1-3:30pm$105K. Fathi
Silversmithing10/26-12/7Wed6-8:30pm$105E. Baldridge
Silversmithing10/27-12/8Thu1-3:30pm$105K. Fathi
Silversmithing10/29-12/10Sat1-3:30pm$105K. Fathi

​Workshops

​Metal Forming

Metal forming is one of the fundamental processes in creating one of kind jewelry. In this class, students will learn a variety of techniques on copper and incorporate them into designing their own jewelry. Copper will be provided for the first class.

​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+

​Wire Wrapping

In this two day workshop, students will learn a variety of wire wrapping techniques. Wire will be provided by CityArts, students are responsible for providing a cabochon (stone/pendant: 1”-1.5”).

  
  
  
  
  
  
Registration
Textured Sterling Ring Band Workshop10/2Sun1-3:30pm$35E. Baldridge
Metal Forming Workshop10/13-11/3Thu10:30-12:30pm$65E. Baldridge
Wire Wrapping Workshop10/21-10/28Fri1-3pm$55E. Baldridge
Textured Sterling Ring Band Workshop11/6Sun1-3:30pm$35E. Baldridge
Metal Forming Workshop11/10-12/8Thu10:30-12:30pm$65E. Baldridge
Wire Wrapping Workshop11/11-11/18Fri1-3pm$55E. Baldridge
Textured Sterling Ring Band Workshop12/4Sun1-3:30pm$35E. Baldridge

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Hours of Operation: M-TH: 9 am-8 pm | F: 9 am-5 pm | SAT: 9 am-3 pm | SUN: 12-5 pm