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Beginner Silversmithing

beginner silversmithing class

Instructor: Kelly Allanson
Duration: 24 hours - 3 hours, one night/week, for 8 weeks
Cost: $249.00 (plus GST)

Come once a week from 6:30-9:30, for eight weeks, and learn how to manipulate sterling silver into finished pieces of jewellery. This class covers sawing, piercing, soldering, stone setting using bezels, filing and polishing. Students will make a ring, pendant and a project of their own design. We will also be covering soldered chains and earring findings as well. No experience necessary, this class is great for beginners, who work well in small class sizes, with lots of one-on-one attention.

 

There is a $125 tool kit available or students may purchase or bring their own separately.  Throughout the course, students will receive various discounts on cut stones, metal and tools.

Contents of Required Tool Kit:

  • 1- 4" Jeweler’s Sawframe
  • 1- 6" 1/2 Round File (2 cut)
  • 1- File Handle
  • 1- 1/2 Round 4-cut Needle File
  • 1 doz – 2/0 Saw Blades
  • 1 pair – AA Tweezers
  • 2 Drill Bits (1.0 & 0.8 mm)
  • Emery Paper: (240, 280, 400)
  • Emery Boards (Grey & Pink)
  • 1- Bezel Pusher
  • 1- Burnisher
  • Fine-Tipped Sharpie Pen
  • Ruler

Students will also need to purchase:

  • Sterling Silver
  • Bezel Wire
  • Cabochon Stone

Additional Materials may be required, depending on design.

No prior jewelry making experience necessary to take this class

Schedule: 

  • May 23 - July 11, 6:30- 9:30pm, $249 + GST ( 8 weeks)

 

Call to register: 604-298-5883 or Toll free 1-888-593-1888