Participants in this 3-hour workshop will create beautiful “Love Knot” rings in pure (.999 fine silver). If students finish the project early, they will learn how to make thin, hammered stacking rings:
Workshop will cover the following important metal-smithing basics:
· cutting and shaping wire
· ring sizing
· fusing precious metal
· finishing and polishing, optional patina (antique-ing)
The materials fee for this workshop is $30. Rings will be made in pure silver (.999 fine silver). Instructor will bring all necessary tools for use in class. Students may purchase pliers for $15 (returning students should remember to bring theirs).