Beginners Art Of Silversmithing Pendants
May SALE $125Cost $140 (plus supplies $25 & up depending on project you choose).
Instructor: Dave Young and Mandi Wirtanen
This class will teach you how to highlight your favorite stone by placing it front and center in a handmade bezel set Pendant. With the combination of Dave’s 40 years being a jeweler and Mandi’s mixed metal jewelry background you will learn basic artistic practices for silversmithing such as how to cut, solder, shape a sterling silver bezel and securely attach a handmade back-plate to your bezel, followed by filing and finishing your piece. Mastering these simple techniques is the beginning of designing high quality artist jewelry and you take home a beautifulpendant that showcases your new skills!
*** Purchase of metal and a stone is required to take this class. If you have your own stone you may bring it in. Metal from home is not permitted. If you prefer to use your own materials, please inquire about a private class.