Thu. Intermediate Silversmithing
Learn to craft jewelry and other projects from non-ferrous metals. This 6-week class is adaptable for students who are learning the basic skills in silversmithing and for those who want to take their craft to the next level. Techniques will be taught in setting faceted stones, advanced soldering techniques, hollow form, non-lost wax casting techniques, and more.
The instructor will provide a limited amount of stones for the class to create custom settings to fit them. Stones purchased or made in the lapidary class may also be used. Students will create one or more projects (rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets, bolos, etc.) during the class.
Required: Students must have some experience in soldering metals and basic Silversmithing skills as taught in the beginning silversmithing class in order to take this class.
Dates: Oct. 3–Nov. 7 (6-weeks)
Time: 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Instructor: Mary Lambert
Campus location: Cottage
Student limit: 8 people
Materials: $20 materials fee due the first day of class to the instructor (covers tools, acetylenes, and equipment).
In addition Students must bring the following:
Policy: Students must preregister to attend class. 72-hour notice required for class cancellation and refund.
Open Studio Time for Jewelry Students:
Saturdays 1 pm - 5 pm (except holiday weekends)
For more information contact Mary Lambert:
Mary is an artist and art educator residing and working in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to teaching with the Pioneer Craft House she is a Lifelong Learning instructor at the University of Utah as well as with the Salt Lake School District Community Education. Mary loves teaching jewelry and encouraging students to stretch their imaginations and abilities. She enjoys attending regular training sessions to sharpen her teaching skills and learn for other instructors. You have have see her work on display at the Utah 2018 Statewide annual Exhibition, Rio Gallery, in Salt Lake City or at the 2018 Sense of Place, Alice Gallery, Salt Lake City.