Join us on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm and learn the basic silversmithing skills. During this FOUR week session from July 19th - August 9th with a makeup class on August 16th.
During these class sessions you will create two projects.
• Sterling silver wide hammered sheet formed ring band
• Bezel set cabochon stone pendant (chain not included)
All materials for the jewelry making class will be provided. There will be two trays of stones to choose from to make your stone selection. This is a beginning level class. No prior experience necessary.
All you have to do is come and have some fun! Bring your friends and experience something new together or try something on your own and meet new people.
Classes will take place at Hot Shops Art Center in Studio 220.
For all classes minimum age requirement is 16.
Pre registration is required. Classes are non-refundable.
*If you are affected by Covid or suspect that you may have it, please do not come to class!! Message or call me and we can make private arrangements to makeup your class once your health is back to normal.
**Hot Shops Art Foundation Members, experience class and save $10 off when you sign up for this class. To find out how to save, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for you discount code. To learn more about how to become a member of the Hot Shops Art Foundation visit https://www.hotshopsartcenter.com/membership/
What to Expect
In this class you will learn the basic skills of silversmithing. You will learn how to use a jeweler's saw and the basic sawing techniques. In addition, you will learn to shape, solder, file silver and set a stone while creating these two projects.
If you have long hair, you will be required to wear your hair back. As a safety precaution, do not wear loose clothing, scarves to anything with fringe of hanging strings as this is a fire hazard.
Classes will take place at Hot Shops Art Center on the 2nd floor in studio 220.
Hot Shops Art Center is located at 1301 Nicholas Street, Omaha, NE 68102.
Free parking is available on 13th Street. Enter through the large red door with the sculpture on top, then take your immediate right and head up the stairs to the 2nd floor. The studio is in the far back left corner.