Beginning Silversmith Class: Tuesdays July 14th - August 4th

Class Details

Join us on TUESDAY evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm and learn the basic silversmithing skills. During this four week session from July 14th - August 4th, you will create two projects. 

Project Details:

•  Round hammer formed textured earrings

•  Bezel set cabochon stone ring with twisted rope detail

All materials for the class will be provided. There will be two trays of stones to choose from to make your stone selection.

All you have to do is come and have some fun! Feel free to bring a notebook and take notes if you're a note taker. 

Classes will take place at Hot Shops Art Center in Studio 220.

COVID restrictions: all students will be required to wear masks during class. The only time they will be removed is if during the soldering process the mask obstructs your view when looking down. 

Looking forward to having you in class! At this time the class will be limited to 4 students, whoever if the restrictions are lifted, then class size may increase to 8 students.

 

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 and file silver while creating these two projects. 

 

Directions 

Hot Shops Art Center is located at 1301 Nicholas Street, Omaha, NE 68102. Classes will take place on the 2nd floor in studio 220. 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. 

 




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