In this class we will practice primary techniques to complete two to three stacking rings, set with stones. We will practice measuring, cutting, forming, soldering rings and bezels, setting cabochon design, textures and finishing. This is an excellent class if you have never taken a jewelry course or would like to brush up on your jewelry skills.
This class meets on four consecutive Tuesday evenings, March 5/12/19/26 from 6-9 pm.
About the Instructor
Chapin Dimond is a full-time professional metalsmith and jeweler. In 2003 he discovered the magic of metalsmithing. From Metropolitan State College of Denver, he earned a BFA in Art: Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing. Chapin is a Colorado native inspired by nature and the
magic of metals. Metalsmithing is the process of telling stories through metal, releasing the inner “feeling” of what metal wants to be. Swing that hammer, light that torch, and see that magic happen. To see Chapin’s work, visit his website, www.cdimond.com .
Cost: $245 for members, $295 for non-members. Material kit fee $50. Non-member difference and materials kit fee will be collected in class.
Tools and equipment students should bring
Any jewelry tools you currently have in your toolbox (optional)
Cash or check made out to Boulder Metalsmithing Association for materials kit*
Materials kit* $50
Tools and equipment instructor will supply
Flex shaft mandrels
Sterling Silver Tube
12g Sterling Silver wire
20g Sterling Silver wire
Sand paper, sanding sticks
*Materials kit purchase is required for all BoMA workshops. The kit insures all students have the same tools and materials require to learn the technique and allows the instructor and the students to focus on the technique rather than the materials.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 6. Students will be required to sign a waiver. Participants must be 18 or older.
You may cancel up to 14 days prior to the start of the class and receive a full refund, less $25 processing. To cancel, send an email to [masked].
Cancellations less than 14 days prior to the start date will not be refunded,
In the event we have to cancel a class, you will be notified prior to the start date and will be issued a full refund.
Registration is not transferrable. You may not sell your seat to another student.