THE WEDDING BAND WORKSHOP

A Labour Of Love

In this single six hour workshop you and our partner will make each others wedding bands from scratch in silver, white gold, rose gold or yellow gold. Measure, cut, shape and polish your rings to perfection.

Come in for a consultation and fitting to choose your styles. You can even have stones set into the ring after it is finished.

Spots are always available for this workshop however we ask that you please try to book at least 2 months in advance when possible. Please note that this class books up even more quickly during the spring/summer months!

Workshops are held from 11am to 5pm on Sundays but feel free to ask about alternative dates.

Once we have you booked online we will send you a follow up email asking you to choose your Sunday.

$320 Per Couple + the cost of Materials

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Intensive Silversmith for Beginners

Make one ring and set a cabochon stone in a setting in 2 days!

In this 2-day, 10 hour workshop, you will learn how to shape and solder a band ring. You will also make a bezel setting for a cabochon stone and finally set the stone in the setting.

Materials are included in this class. We have a selection of sterling silver stock wire for band rings and round cabochon stones to choose from. 

Saturday October 21st, 2017 and Sunday October 22nd, 2017 from 10am - 4pm each day. (1 hour break for lunch).

$220 per person

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Silversmith for Beginners

Cut, Forge, Solder & More!

In this 6 session (18 hours total) workshop you will learn how to make a sterling band ring and then set a cabochon on it with a bezel setting.

Students will typically complete one or two projects in addition to the ring.

Sessions are held on Fridays from 6pm to 9pm and our next workshop begins on Friday September 22nd, 2017. 

$320 per person, 10 grams of silver are included, brass and copper are free.

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3 of 6 spots are currently available in this workshop.

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Advanced Silversmith

Level Up Your Silversmithing Skills

In the 6 session (18 hours total) Advanced Silversmith workshop you will build on what you learned in the Silversmith for Beginners workshop by trying out more complicated joining techniques and advanced stone setting methods.

Hinges can be useful for attaching parts of your project that will move or latch, and rivets are great for “cold joining” your projects parts and it is a useful and practical technique for projects at home.

You will also have the opportunity of learning more advanced stone setting methods like double bezels for faceted stones and flush mount setting (embedding stones).

As an alternative to the above, you will have the option to use your workshop time to further develop your craft and work on skills that interest you the most while receiving some tips and guidance from your instructor.

Silversmith for Beginners is a pre-requisite for this workshop.

Sessions are held on Thursdays from 6pm to 9pm and our next workshop begins on Thursday September 7th, 2017. 

$320 per person, 10 grams of silver are included, brass and copper are free.

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4 of 6 spots are currently available in this workshop

 

 
Lost Wax Casting

Carve & Cast It Yourself!

In this 6 session (18 hours total) workshop you will learn how to sculpt three-dimensional shapes out of wax and then transform them into silver jewellery or miniature sculptures using the ancient technique of “Lost Wax Casting”.

Your first project in this workshop will be a simple 3D ring and then the possibilities are endless.

10 Grams of silver included but students are also welcome to bring in their old silver or yellow gold to melt down into jewellery for our Lost Wax Casting workshops!

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$320 per person, 10 grams of silver are included.

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Advanced Lost Wax Casting

Expand Your Lost Wax Casting Know-How

In the 6 session (18 hours total) Advanced Lost Wax Casting workshop you will expand on what you learned in your first Lost Wax Casting workshop and have the opportunity to add new techniques to your répertoire such as stone embedding, multiple metal casting and more advanced carving.

10 Grams of silver included but students are also welcome to bring in their old silver or yellow gold to melt down into jewellery for our Lost Wax Casting workshops!

Lost Wax Casting is a pre-requisite for this workshop.

Sessions are held on Tuesdays from 6pm to 9pm and our next workshop begins on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017.

$320 per person, 10 grams of silver are included.

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5 of 6 spots are currently available in this workshop.

 

 
Metal Printmaking

Experiment With Images & Print On Metal

In this 6 session (18 hours total) workshop you will have fun and experiment while you learn to etch your own design onto a steel plate and then use a “Roller-Print” method to transfer your etching onto a silver or copper plate. Use your steel plate again and again for multiple projects.

You will also learn and practice other surface techniques such as Paper Stamping, Photo Etching and more.

Our next session will be held on Thursdays from 6p-9p. Our next Metal Print Making class will be held on Thursday October 26th, 2017! 

$320 per person, 10 grams of silver are included, brass and copper are free.

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6 of 6 spots are currently available in this workshop.

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Wire Working Basics

Make Fun & Trendy Accessories With Sterling And Plated Wire

In this popular 2 hour workshop you will learn how to form wires with ease. You will complete a pair of stiletto earrings, tied chain drop earrings and a fabulous wire wrap ring.

In this workshop students are encouraged to bring their own beads as individual tastes may vary (BYOBeads). A selection of very inexpensive beads will also be available to purchase during the workshop.

Book a Bead Working Basics workshop on the same day and receive $12.00 in bead credit for your classes!

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$60 per person, all stringing materials and findings are included.

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6 of 6 spots are currently available in this workshop.

 

 
Bead Working Basics

A Great Starter Workshop For New Jewellery Makers

In a single 2 hour workshop you will learn how to use basic stringing material called “Tiger Tail” along with “Crimp Beads” to properly attach claps. You will complete a bracelet, a floating necklace and a fun pair of hoop and bead earrings.

In this workshop students are encouraged to bring their own beads as individual tastes may vary (BYOBeads). A selection of very inexpensive beads will also be available to purchase during the workshop.

Book a Wire Working Basics workshop on the same day and receive $12.00 in bead credit for your classes!

Please call for the next date!

$60 per person, all stringing materials and findings are included.

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1 of 6 spots are currently available in this workshop.

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Glass Fusing

Make 3 Dazzling Pendants In Just 2 ½ Hours! All Materials Are Included.

In a single 2 and a half hour workshop you will make 3 dazzling pendants out of fused glass, and can try hand painting your work for a different effect!

Materials for your pendants and 3 different kinds of necklaces to hang your pendants will be included.

Work must be cooled slowly in an annealing kiln for several hours and we will call you when your finished pieces are ready for pickup.

The next class will take place on Saturday November 4th, 2017 from 12:00pm - 2:30pm. 

$90 per person, all materials are included.

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6 of 6 spots are currently available in this workshop.

 

 
Self Directed Open Studio

Catch Up On Your Personal Projects!

Join our Self Directed Studio if you’ve completed Silversmith for Beginners and Advanced Silversmith or the equivalent and want to do more but aren’t quite ready to go it your own!

Use all of the knowledge you have already learned and apply it to your own designs. An instructor will be present to assist you and teach you new techniques when you need it.

The next Open Studio will be held on Tuesday August 15th from 6p-9p.

$55 per person

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BRIDESMAID JEWELLERY &

GIRLS NIGHT OUT PARTIES

Book Your Free Consultation Today!

Book a free consultation with us to choose styles and colours for your bridesmaid jewellery and then choose a Friday evening for all of the girls to come in and learn how to make their own jewellery for the special day. Or just get together and have a beading bee party!

Each workshop will be customized to meet your needs and prices will vary accordingly. Group discounts are not available for this workshop.