Jewelry Making 102
Band Rings: Introductory Class
A: February 2, 2017, 6 - 9:30 pm
B: February 19, 2017, 10-1:30 pm
C: March 23, 2017, 6 - 9:30 pm
Instructor: Jenny Reeves
Learn to use a jewelers torch as you solder your own silver ring and then texture it with a hammer. Jewelry making involves a wide range of skills and two of the most important are soldering and hammering. Sit at a traditional jewelry bench as you measure your finger and then make a sterling silver ring to fit. Your expert instructor will teach you how to use precision tools including calipers, files, pliers, hammers, a soldering torch, ring mandrel and more. Follow every step, as you learn the ancient art of using fire to join metal. Tools and materials are included. Create a silver heirloom and wear it home! 3.5 hours
This class is purely recreational, avocational and not approved by the BPPE.