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November 8, 2020 | How To Make Simple Stackable Rings | Introduction to Metalsmithing

$185.00 CAD

Instructor:  Jennifer Wolfe

In this 6 hr one day class, students are given strips of sterling silver wire and are guided by our in-house goldsmith through the process of making simple silver band rings.

Choose between making bands with hammered texture or a non-textured surface or both.

Max 3 Students

Recommended ages 16+

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Description

How To Make Simple Stackable Rings

November 8 – 9:30 to 4:30

Learn how to make stackable rings with Jennifer Wolfe!

Workshop Details

Class Date: Sunday November 8, 2020

Time: 9:30 to 4:30pm

Instructor:  Jennifer Wolfe

Class Outline: Learning to solder silver is the start of your journey into the world of metalwork. In this class you will learn how to solder circles of silver wire and transform them into stacking rings.

In this workshop students are given strips of sterling silver wire and are guided by our in-house goldsmith through the process of making simple silver band rings.   Choose between making bands with hammered texture or a non-textured surface or both. 

We will begin with an overview of safety concerns, soldering tools, materials and techniques. Then we will fire up our torches and learn how to solder jump rings. Some metalwork finishing techniques will be discussed. 

Skill level: Beginner

Prerequisite: N/A

Technique: Soldering silver

Bring to class:  Magnification, if required. Bring a lunch.

Safety considerations: As we are using torches, safety is a major concern. Please wear long sleeves, long pants and closed shoes. Please tie all long hair back and do not wear any loose bracelets or necklaces. If you have safety goggles bring them along, as well as any magnifying or reading glasses.

Payment Details

Workshop Fee: $185 plus HST, includes kit cost of all material needed for the workshop.

Registration & Cancellation Policy

How to Register:

Sign up and pay for the workshop via this page.

A signed waiver will be required to proceed in any workshop.

Minimum age of workshop participation is 16. 

Minimum 2 students must be registered for the course to run.  Maximum of 3 students per workshop to ensure safe working distances due to COVID.

COVID Safety precautions – All students will be required to wear a mask for the duration of the class. If you don’t have one I can provide one.  Each workstation has their own designated tools/equipment with limited overlapping equipment to ensure safety.  Each workstation and their designated tools will be sterilized before each workshop.  Sanitizer will also be available.

Bring a lunch

Class Cancellation Policy:

If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.

We may reschedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded.

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