Learn how to work with three different types of wire and add geometric elements to create one-of-a-kind sterling silver stacking rings!
At the end of class students will have at least 5 stacking rings (more if time permits) made from sterling silver square wire, half-round wire, and round wire with a geometric element. The other two stacking rings will be made from 14K gold filled round wire and 14K gold filled beaded wire.
We will cover:
- Ring sizing
- Soldering different types of wire
- Learning how to work with 14K gold filled wire
- Sweat soldering onto a ring
- Hammer texturing and stamping
- Filing and sanding
- Patina options
- Polishing and finish work
Class Duration: 6 hours with a 30 minute break for lunch
Prerequisite: students must know how to safely use a torch and know how to solder.
Last day to cancel for a full refund is December 3, 2022. Please review our FAQ page for directions and dress code. By registering for the class you agree to our policies and dress code.
Tools and Materials
Tools needed: You will need to bring your own KN95 or N95 mask to use while polishing. If you do not have one, we have them for sale for $5 (limit 1 per person).
Materials kit: $40 (silver, solder, gold filled wire, flux, saw blades, and use of all tools and equipment)
About the instructor, Kenzie Nelson