Romantics Workshops

 

tapered facet workshop

Create a tapered bezel with a facetted stone for a stunning ring or pendant. Using your acquired skills of sawing, forming, soldering, stone setting, and finishing, you will be guided through the steps to complete a finished project. Must have completed Discover Silversmithing 1 & 2 or equivalent. Min age 13. Mat fee based on choice of project and stone.


unique stone prong workshop

Do you have a collection of beach glass or beautiful rocks that just don’t fit into a regular bezel? Learn to create a prong setting for an odd shaped stone in this workshop. You will complete a uniquely designed and finished pendant. Must have completed Beginning Silversmithing or equivalent Minimum age 13. Mat fee based on individual’s choice of project and stone.


perfect pearl pendant workshop

Enjoy designing and creating a domed silver pendant and bail with the added contrast of a delicate pearl. To carry out your design, you will combine skills of sawing, doming, texturing, and learn how to set a pearl. Must have completed Discover Silversmithing 1  or a Silver Saturday. Minimum age 13. Material fee $20


groovy geometric beads workshop

Craft sterling silver beads to wear on a cord or wire. You will learn the process of making hollow spheres and cylinders. Make the beads uniquely yours with texturing techniques. Skills used will be sawing, texturing, drilling, forming, soldering or finishing. Must have completed Silversmithing 1 and 2 or Silver Saturday 1 and 2. Material fee $20. Minimum age 13.


silver wire crochet workshop

Learn the art of crocheting wire. This wonderful technique for transforming wire is surprisingly straightforward with beautiful results that look deceptively intricate. During the workshop, you'll learn the basics of the technique. Then you'll gain experience by creating your own wire crochet necklace and wire crochet cuff. You'll even custom-make the clasps for each piece. No experience necessary. Minimum age 13.


chainmaille basics workshop

Learn the ancient art of Chainmaille weaving. At the completion of this introductory course, students will be able to complete the Byzantine weave to make bracelets and necklaces. Students will also have an understanding of basic chainmaille weaving techniques and how aspect ratio is key to creating pieces.


the beautiful hammered cuff

This age old technique is done with hammers and stakes. Both Synclastic and Anticlastic bracelets will be practiced in brass, teaching the basics of anticlastic forming. Then you will complete one Anticlastic silver cuff.




SilverWorks The Romantics

Express your feminine side with these beautiful project-specific workshops!