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Generously donated by The Den Toronto we have a gift certificate for 2 seats in a Ring and Bangle workshop. This Public Sterling Silver workshop will be 4-5 hours in length, in which workshopppers will be creating 3-4 projects. Silver is not included in the workshop, as each person's project needs are different (approx 2-6 grams/ring). This certificate covers the first 2.5 grams of Sterling Silver for each participant.
Pre-Requisites: A keen interest in Jewellery fabrication. Over 18years of age. Good eyesight and some hand-eye-foot co-ordination.
Suitable for: Hobbyist, Beginner Goldsmith
Materials Included: Copper or Brass & Tools to practice skills, consumable materials & chemicals during each step and process of creating your first project
Additional Materials: Approximately $20-80, but could be higher or lower, depending on the projects chosen. Your First Project overhead is included in your workshop fee. Each additional project starts at $30. Sterling silver is $5/g
Description:In this workshop students are given a strip of sterling silver and are guided by our in-house goldsmith through the process of making a simple silver band ring. Sterling silver is awhite metal that is easy to work with and a great medium to begin your explorations into working with fine metal. Silver is very conductive, which means it transfers heat very easily. It is so fun finding out what the benefits and challenges associated with every kind of metal are!
Choose between making a wide or thin band, hammered texture or non-textured surface. At the end of this session you will have gained basic knowledge of industry nomenclature and will have a better appreciation for the process involved in making Jewelry from fine metal.
Your hands and eyes will be trained to do things a whole new way. Pay attention to the fine details that make a well-made piece of Jewelry like: even metal thickness, quality of the polish, proper solder seams. You will start to notice things about Jewelry that you had never seen before. We will teach you the right way to achieve a quality silver ring that won’t break.
We encourage you to pick up some tools and let us show you how to make a lasting piece of art you can be proud of.
Aprox Retail Value: $400.00