Jewelry Soldering: Skills Class

Jewelry & Fine Metals

Jewelry Soldering: Skills Class

Learn how to solder earring posts, chain links, bails, joints, and mixed metal to hone your torch skills.

Meeting Times
  1. 09/16/2023 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM



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Class, Has Prerequisite

Jewelry & Fine Metals Studio

Jewelry Making, Jewelry Torch


Designed for students who have taken Introduction to the Jeweler's Torch and Introduction to Jewelry: Skills classes. The skills learned in this class, with practice, will help you feel more confident and ready for project classes.

Each student gets to take home their soldering sample exercises and handouts for future practice and revision.

You will learn through instructor demonstration and guided, hands-on practice exercises. And you'll get the opportunity to work with the jewelry industry standard Smith® Little Torch and a propane/oxygen torch.


  • Experience level: Beginner to intermediate
  • A $30 materials fee, included in the cost of the class, covers all materials needed. Students can bring a couple things (listed below), too.
  • We will take one 15-30 minute break if you want to bring food/snacks. BARN has a refrigerator and microwave on the lower level.


  • Please bring a cotton apron and a hand towel.


Class Policies

  • Ages 14 and up are welcome.

BARN Policies

Instructors or Guides

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones is a Bainbridge Island artist and teacher with experience in fine metal arts, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, stained glass, and photography. She is a BARN founding member and Jewelry Studio programming and steering committee member.

Because Sarah is a visual and tactile learner herself, her classes typically involve a lot of hands-on learning and printed information.

Sarah’s art has been displayed in the Seattle Metals Guild and Bainbridge Arts & Craft exhibitions. Her work is sold at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. To view her recent work, visit

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