• Metalsmithing Basics: Day 1
    May 23, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Metalsmithing Basics: Day 2
    May 30, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Instructor: Jessica Keemer

Skill Level: Beginner

In this 2-day evening workshop, students will learn fundamental metalsmithing techniques to help begin their journey of metalsmithing and creating bench fabricated jewelry! Over the course of the two sessions, students will learn how to create prong and bezel stone settings, solderings, and finishing techniques. For the first project, instructor, Jessica Keemer, will show students how to create a custom prong setting using sterling silver wire and sterling silver tubing to create a one of a kind setting for a quartz drusy stone. The second project will be focused on forming and stamping techniques to create a unique bangle with a bezel set stone.

Tools and machinery used will include jewelers saw frame, Acetelyne/air torches, Foredom flex shaft, metalsmithing hammers, mandrels, and polishing equipment.

Copper sheet metal will be provided for test pieces. Sterling silver and stones for the final projects are included in the tuition.

**Please note: This workshop takes place over the course of two Wednesday evening sessions**

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Venue Phone: 717-431-8706

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335 N Queen St, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17603, United States

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