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SILVER SMITHING

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VIEW OUR CALENDAR SCHEDULE ONLINE.

You may register online for the next date this class is offered.   
Add course to your shopping cart, then continue with the checkout process.
Select the WILL PICK UP AT BE DAZZLED shipping otpoin.
After you register, we will send you an email confirmation.

You may also register 
- by phone (615-292-0610), or 
- in person at Be Dazzled Beads, 718 Thompson Lane, Ste 123, Nashville, TN 37204.
 

 

Silversmithing involves using metal wire and metal sheet to create objects held together in full or in part with the use of solder and a torch.

 

Students are taught, in both Nancie Roark' and Don Norris' beginning classes:
1) about silversmithing equipment, tools and techniques
2) how to solder using a torch
3) how to make 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional pieces, including ring, pendant, and bracelet
4) how to create a bezel setting for a stone, and how to set a stone

 

BEGINNING SILVER SMITHING
with NANCIE ROARK

Nancie teaches locally with 1 or 2 students at a time.
This class is typically four 3 hour sessions spread out over 2 weeks.
Scheduling is a matter of finding a convenient time between student and teacher,
and usually, we need about a 6 week advance time to find open, convenient dates.

 

Instructor: Nancie Roark
$400 fee/ $300 deposit 
plus,
$55.00 Kit Fee (kit includes ss round wire, ss square wire, ss sheet, jump rings, solder, cabochon)
plus, 
$15.00 Studio Fee
Four 3-hour sessions spread out over 2 weeks

 

Students are taught:
1) about silversmithing equipment, tools and techniques
2) how to solder
3) projects:

 

Call (615-292-0610) or Email (warren@landofodds.com) to begin the process.

 

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Students in this workshop will be introduced to the basics of silversmithing, including cutting and sawing, bending, piercing, filing, forming and texturing techniques, making clasps and jump rings, soldering, patination, bezel making and stone setting.

1. Link necklace -- hammering, sawing, filing, jump rings and clasps, polishing, use of flexshaft tool, soldering

2. Cuff bracelet or pendant -- Filigree, bending wire, hammering, forming, soldering, polishing.

3. Ring with cabochon setting - texturing with rolling mill, soldering, forming, bezel making, stone setting, polishing, patination

4. Independent study project

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Students are taught:
1) about silversmithing equipment, tools and techniques
2) how to solder
3) how to make 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional pieces, including ring, pendant, and bracelet
4) how to create a bezel setting for a stone, and how to set a stone

 

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VIEW OUR CALENDAR SCHEDULE ONLINE.

You may register online for the next date this class is offered.   
Add course to your shopping cart, then continue with the checkout process.
Select the WILL PICK UP AT BE DAZZLED shipping otpoin.
After you register, we will send you an email confirmation.

You may also register 
- by phone (615-292-0610), or 
- in person at Be Dazzled Beads, 718 Thompson Lane, Ste 123, Nashville, TN 37204.

  

 

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