Wed. Silversmithing - Jul. 31–Sept. 11
Instructor: Jan Harris Smith
Learn the beautiful art of silversmithing and create fine jewelry you can wear with pride or give as gifts. This six-week class teaches how to do most everything needed in silversmithing. Students can take stones made in lapidary or ones that have been purchased and create settings to fit them. Instruction will be given on proper tool usage, flex shaft, acetylene torch to solder silver, and bezel set stones. More complex techniques to design original rings, pendants, bracelets, buckles, and bolos will also be given. Beginner to advanced students welcomed.