Course Overview

Prepare to be adorned! In this beginning course you will learn the fundamentals of the design and creation of handcrafted jewelry, and how to work lavishly within a budget. Beginning with a series of sterling silver rings, you will learn how to size, texture, chase/stamp, file, form, silver solder with an acetylene torch, saw, pierce, drill, oxidize, hand-polish, high-polish with a buffing machine, and follow safe studio practices. You will also fabricate a bezel cup and set a cabochon stone. Sterling silver, fine silver, copper, brass and semi-precious stones will be used. Local supply sources and discounts through Diener Studio will be addressed.

Note: A $125 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to four students.


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Section Title
Beginning Jewelry/Small Metals/Silversmithing & Bench Skills
Partner Affiliate
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Nov 10, 2020 to Dec 01, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $250.00
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 07, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 07, 2020
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 19, 2021
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