3 Day Silversmithing Training
September 17th-19th, 2019
Our Jewelry Workshops are designed for art and adventure lovers too!
During the training, students will learn silversmithing, metalworking, sawing, ring fabrication and stone setting and leave with 5 stackable rings, each with a different texture, and a hand fabricated gemstone ring. Classes are held from Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, September 17th, 18th and 19th from 9:00-11:30 am and 4:30-7pm (total 15 hours)
This schedule gives students the opportunity to take advantage of all the outdoor activities in our beautiful valley. The whole afternoon is available for biking, hiking, or strolling Elk Ave's cafes and boutique shops. After the evening session, students can enjoy dinner at one of our many delicious restaurants.
Crested Butte, Colorado
If you love to...
explore cute mountain towns,
try new experiences,
and love jewelry and design...
then this workshop is for you!
I'm Meaghan Young, and as your instructor I provide a fun and creative environment to learn jewelry making. No experience is necessary and you can go on to make jewelry from your own home studio, or simply have a great experience and leave with 2 different and amazing pieces of jewelry!
But don't take my word for it...read our student testimonials here.
The tuition price includes:
All project materials and tax,
Use of tools and equipment,
Resource and instruction packets
An exclusive link for discounts on tools, metals and supplies from Rio Grande Jewelry Supply.
6 additional FREE online jewelry trainings
Access to purchase both classes in their online format (lifetime access + 3 additional FREE trainings)
Entrance to our exclusive artisan community, The Silversmithing Club!
**Due to class size and time limits, each session must be attended. There are no refunds and no class makeups available.
The following projects are scheduled for the workshop:
INTRO TO SILVERSMITHING: STACKABLE RINGS
In our most popular class, learn to create a set of 5 stackable sterling silver rings, each with its own texture, from a 1 foot piece of sterling wire. Techniques learned are: annealing, soldering, metalworking, filing, chasing, polishing, as well as correct handling of a jeweler's torch, ring mandrel, hammers, drill and flex shaft. Take home an info packet and a list of resources for tool and metal purchase.
Advanced Silversmithing: Stone Setting
Learn hand fabrication by building your own cabochon gemstone ring from sterling wire and sheet metal. Learn sawing, hand fabrication and stone setting. Each student will leave the workshop with all of the skills, support and confidence to continue silversmithing at home.
In the heart of a Colorado Creative District
I am thrilled to offer this fun and engaging course in downtown Crested Butte, a half block off of Elk Ave. above Marchitelli's Gourmet Noodle.
Our classroom is located in the heart of 1 of 21 Colorado Creative Districts, where culture and creativity thrive.
I sincerely hope you make the adventurous trip to participate in this unique and creative opportunity!
Register through the link above and don't hesitate to reach out with any questions. I can be reached...
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
by phone at 970-596-9826
I look forward to hearing from you!