Metalsmithing: Basic 

Required for the Graduate Jeweler Diploma

September 23-25, 2016

3 days, 9am - 5pm

$559 + $45 kit


Instructor: Michael David Sturlin

Goldsmiths, silversmiths, and blacksmiths all use hammers to shape metal by forging, raising, sinking and forming. These age-old techniques are the foundation for making metal objects of all sizes, including jewelry. Take this class and learn the basics of smithing, using several types of hammers. You will complete a series of functional and ornamental projects in copper and/or silver, including samples of forging and forming; a small raised bowl, and a forged bangle bracelet. 21 hours

Prerequisite: Fabrication 2 or experience. 

Download a PDF tool list for this class.