Beads and Yarn

Rolling Mill Workshop

Friday, May 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Cost: $153.00

Have you been dreaming about getting a rolling mill? Prices on economy rolling mills have dropped drastically - models are available for less than $350! The rolling mill is a metalsmith's fantasy tool: texture and imprint your metal like a printing press, and roll out your own wire and sheet from your scrap.

Use paper, fabric, and found materials to imprint designs on sheet metal - even make a couple of cuffs during class. Bring your scrap sterling or fine silver to cast into an ingot and roll out into wire or sheet, and learn how to reduce your own metal to smaller gauges. Turn round wire into square, or even into a triangular profile! Join us for instruction in how to safely use and maintain a rolling mill as well as practice with this great tool.

Everything included: Class fees include use of tools and a kit of materials for practicing techniques shown. Each student has a jewelry bench to work at during class. 


Open to students of any level - beginners welcome!

Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley CA

Instructor: Joe Silvera

Upcoming Workshop Dates
Date(s) Times
Fri. May 1210AM-6PM


Rolling Mill Workshop

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