Wide Texture Band & Bezel Set Stone Pendant Class - Beginning Level


Class Details

Join us on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm and learn the basic silversmithing skills. During this FOUR week session from August 18th - September 8th, you will create two projects. 

Project Details:

•  Sterling silver wide hammered sheet formed ring band

•  Bezel set cabochon stone pendant (chain not included)

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. If you have long hair, you will be required to have it pulled back. For safety reasons, please avoid wearing loose clothing, scarves, etc as they can be a fire hazard. 

Classes will take place at Hot Shops Art Center in Studio 220. I am looking forward to having you in class!

*** Please read the below information prior to registering for class.*** 

For all classes minimum age requirement is 16. However, if you are under the age of 18 you will be required to have a parent to take the class with you. 

Due to Covid, class size will be limited to 4 people in order to be in compliance with the 6 foot social distancing guidelines. All attendees will be required to wear a mask during the class. 

Classes are non-refundable.

NOTE: 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.  

If you miss any of your session, you will be able to make up the class during the available predetermined make up class on Tuesday, September 21st from 6:30pm - 8:30pm, if you are unable to catch up and finish with the class. You must reserve a spot in this session as there are only 4 available make up slots. If you are unable to make up the session at that time, there are a few other date options, however one-on-one makeup dates will not be available.  

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. 

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. 

 

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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