Gift certificates- 20% off during Festival of Lights!

Holiday gift giving & New Year resolutions! Give your friend’s and loved ones gifts that keep on giving with a new experience! Gift certificates are available towards any of our class offerings! Plus, purchase gift certificates between December 6-14th and
receive 20% off! 

Metal + Glass 4 wk course

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January course

Sign up before midnight Monday, Dec 14th to receive 20% off 

 


 

March course

March course



britForm • Fabricate • Cast • Fuse – Learn basic Goldsmithing – 6:30-9:30pm, 4 weeks, 2 evenings per week (Monday & Wednesday). – $285 per person, 5 people max, 3 people min.

When purchasing a gift certificate please leave a note with your Paypal payment (or email the studio) and we will send you a link to a pdf file to print out.

Course outline:
evening #1: First evening: working with copper-safety, drilling, sawing.

evening #2: Making a band ring out of silver (stamp, hammer finish, roller print, etc.)

evening #3: Working with wax create pieces w/the lost wax technique- to be cast in Sterling silver. 

evening #4: Finishing wax projects, Cuttlefish casting (lo-tech) in house. 

evening #5: Kilnworked glass. Fuse several glass pieces (buckle, pendant, cabochon for setting later!).

evening #6: Enameling copper projects, forming, how to make your own basic findings.

evening #7: Bezel settings cabochon stones or fossils or crystals, or an enamelled or Fused glass piece.  

evening #8: Finish up projects

No experience necessary!

Copper, wax, glass, and some sterling silver are supplied*.  A list of local suppliers is included.   Questions concerning this course? Please see our FAQ’s

What is included:
Sterling silver for 1 ring band
Approx 3″ x 3″ piece of 16 to 18 gauge copper
Wax
Solder to complete projects in class
1 dozen 3/0 saw blades
Glass powders/Frit & sheet for Fusing
Bezel wire for 1 setting
Use of tools & equipment



Screen Shot 2014-06-03 at 1.41.07 PMRing Band workshops- noon to 3pm Saturday, January 23rd or February 6th $85pp
Learn how to forge a sterling silver ring band, add textures with various metalsmithing hammers, and using the Rolling Mill. Forming, soldering and finishing! Leave with a gorgeous, handmade ring band!
Materials included:
Sterling silver for 1 ring band. Sign up before midnight Monday, Dec 1st to receive 20% off 

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imageElectroforming- Plating- Anodizing

Tuesday evenings starting Feb 4th 2016 
6:30-10pm 
4 weeks, 1 evening per week
$380pp 3 student minimum, 6 student max. 

Electroforming: grow copper onto organic forms. Gradually grow copper over natural forms, wax and glass, that can then be plated with gold & other metal solutions or enamel these copper forms with vitreous enamel (glass powders).

Plating:  Participants plate their electro-formed objects. 18k gold plate, Black chrome, Nickel and copper plating.

Participants make rings,  pendants, earrings using crystal clusters, fossils, agate slices and learn the process of growing/electroforming metal over them- creating one of a kind, unique pieces that can then be plated with other metals such as; gold, black rhodium, silver, chrome.

No experience necessary!

ALL materials & consumables included to cover projects during course: Plating solutions, copper, brass, wax, saw blades,

Student supplied: Druzy, crystal clusters or other unusual cut cabochon/fossils as well as organic materials for electro-forming: acorns, pods, leafs, glass beads, etc., to include in your electroformed/plated pieces. 

Sign up before midnight Monday, Dec 14th to receive 20% off 

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