Silver Passport Workshops


In this Silver Passport Workshop we will explore the technique of acid etching metal. Traditionally a printing method, images are transferred to metal creating a relief.

What we will cover in three hours:

    The basic steps of etching

    Doodle (illustrative) etch vs. Photo etch

What you will walk away with:

    One metal blank with your finished design etched in it. You can then take this etched image and incorporated it into your jewelry designs in Open Studio.

Material Fee: $15.00

  1. one copper blank

  2. resist paper for image/photo



3 hour workshop $95

all day class $195

(see instructions for the class here)

Photo etched bracelet using a 1964 ticket to a Beatles concert.

Doodle for etching

Come into the studio for your Silver Passport and keep a log of all that you have accomplished in your artistic journey!


etched silver bracelet from doodle.

etched copper bracelet from doodle.

The Workshops:

  1. Etching (etched panel for future creations)

  2. Chasing/Repoussé (pendant)

  3. Metal inlay (inlayed panel for future creations)

  4. Textures w/Flexi Shaft (periodic table of textures)

  5. Keum Boo (24k gold gilding)

  6. It’s Riveting! (cold connections)

  7. The Chain (three chain samples)

  8. The Art Of The Saw (precision sawed piece)

  9. Charcoal Casting

  10. Fold Forming (sample tiles of the technique)

  11. Findings (hooks, toggles, earwires, pin backs)

  12. Married Metals

  13. Patinas

  14. Perfect Polishing

  15. Hinges

  16. Flush Setting Faceted Stones

  17. Painting With Fire NEW!