Mountain Gems

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This class is suitable for both beginner and experienced students.

 

Embellished Rings

Jan 26 & 27, 2019

Overview - Two Day Workshop:  The embellished Rings Workshop is a 2 day intensive class taking you from basic ring construction to more advanced techniques that will let your work stand out and your personal style come through. Learn several different ring band styles and embellishments that will allow you to add a personal touch to every piece you make. Each student will leave with 2 completed rings.

 

Objectives: This two-day course will take a deeper look at ring construcion. Starting with the basics of all silversmithing students will be able to adapt their designs to their personal skill level and style. Students will learn how to make silver balls, twisted wire and other little embellishments they will be able to add to their rings. Several ring band styles will be demonstrated and students will have a chance to choose 2 of them to include on their own rings. Allong with the embellishments, students can incorporate polished free-form and/ or standard shaped stones for a focal point on the ring. Lots of great tips and tricks will be taught over this weekend workshop.

Materials: Tools are supplied for this weekend workshop.

Students will have to purchase their own stones and silver for their personal projects. Please feel free to bring what you have, otherwise everything can be picked up during the workshop once designs have been discussed with the instructor.

 

Activities: In this two day workshop you will:

1. Learn basic ring construction

2. Learn multiple styles of ring shanks

3. Learn how to set free-form and standard shaped stones

4. Students will leave with 2 finished rings of their own design

 

 

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

 

 

Instructor,  Kelly Allanson

See Instructor website, www.kellyallanson.com for a gallery of work and follow her on Instagram @kellyallanson