Are you ready to dive into the exciting world of metalworking?
Students will purchase their own supplies and tools necessary for the basics of metalworking. You will learn to use your tools during class to make your own pair of earrings. Then you will have a foundation of tools to explore metalworking further!
Students will complete a pair of earrings.
No previous experience required, no torches used.
Students will receive 2.5 hours of live jewelry instruction over Zoom during the class. A recording of the class will be made available to all students for future reference for you to keep.
Students to purchase materials separately from the list below. This list will also be emailed to you upon registration.
Purchase these items from Otto Frei using the links below. A discount code to use on the Otto Frei website will be sent to you upon registration.
Purchase your metal from Rio Grande using the links below. You may purchase copper or brass sheet in 20 gauge to be used instead of sterling. However please purchase only sterling wire.
Silver sheet (#100398) https://www.riogrande.com/product/Sterling-Silver-1-Strip-20-Ga-Dead-Soft/100398 - At least 2"
silver wire (#100320) https://www.riogrande.com/product/Sterling-Silver-Round-Wire-20-Ga-Dead-Soft/100320 - Up to 4"
About your instructor:
Sharon Zimmerman designs and makes jewelry with expressive force and badass execution. With more than 15 years of experience in jewelry and metalsmithing, she encourages creativity and personality in all of her classes. The designer and maker behind Sharon Z Jewelry, based in San Francisco, she has her work in stores across the country. Sharon Z Jewelry is a certified SF Green Business.
Learn more at https://www.sharonzjewelry.com/
Follow Sharon at https://www.instagram.com/sharonzjewelry/