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Basic Jewelry 1: 8 week course

Monday, May 15, 2017 - Monday, July 10, 2017
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


SOLD OUT! See below for other workshop dates.

Cost: $595.00

If this class is sold out, please email us to be added to the waitlist.

Join us for this 8 week course in the basics of jewelry fabrication: from bezels to soldering and beyond! Practicing weekly is the best way to build skills that will last. Class meets one evening per week. 

This class focuses on the basics of creating jewelry: sawing, filing, sanding, texturing, soldering, stamping, polishing, and stone setting. Students will make sample projects for pendants, rings and charms. 

Techniques covered include:
• Stone setting: bezels
• Sawing
• Filing
• Sanding
• Soldering
• Sweat soldering
• Soldering mixed metals
• How to make a ring
• Stamping
• Hammering and texture
• Polishing with Power Tools

Kit of materials, full color handout and use of tools included.

 

Prerequisites:

Open to all levels - beginners welcome! 

Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley CA

Instructor: Joe Silvera

Upcoming Workshop Dates
Date(s) Times
Mon. May 29, Mon. Jun 5, Mon. Jun 12, Mon. Jun 19, Mon. Jun 26, Mon. Jul 106:30PM-9:30PM

Sold Out

Mon. Oct 16, Mon. Oct 23, Mon. Oct 30, Mon. Nov 6, Mon. Nov 13, Mon. Nov 20, Mon. Nov 27, Mon. Dec 46:30PM-9:30PM

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Basic Jewelry 1: 8 week course

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