▪ Intermediate Metalsmithing ▪

In this intermediate level Metalsmithing class, you'll be introduced to technique-based projects designed to increase confidence with the torch and expand your jewelry fabrication skill set. With a focus on torch control and more advanced stone setting techniques like tube and unusual bezel settings, you'll continure to hone and expand your jewelry making skills!

Basic metal fabrication skills is a must! This class builds on the skills learned in the introductory Fundamentals of Jewelry Fabrication I and II classes or equivalent and is appropriate for advanced beginner to intermediate metalsmiths.

Recommended tools to bring to the class:

  • Round nose pliers
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Flush or semi-flush cutters that will cut up to 12 gauge wire
  • Ball peen or chasing hammer
  • Mandrels of different sizes (knitting needles and round writing pens work well for this)
  • Needle files
  • 6 inch ruler
  • Soft tape measure
  • Steel bench block
  • Sharpie® or other indelible pen
  • Hand towel
  • Polishing cloth
  • #000 Fine steel wool

Some tools will be available to borrow; however, I highly recommend bringing your own tools if you have them. I typically have quality tools available for purchase.

A separate materials fee will include the necessary supplies to complete all class projects. A variety of supplies will also be available for purchase. And, of course, you may bring your own. You'll also take home a complete written tutorial.