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. Sun, 3/17/2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sun, 3/17/2024

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Type:
Class, Has Prerequisite

Location:
Jewelry & Fine Metals Studio

Interests:
Jewelry Making, Jewelry Torch

About

Gain confidence using the jewelers torch while learning new skills and techniques. 

You'll learn through instructor demonstration and guided, hands-on practice exercises. Using the the jewelry industry standard Smith® Little Torch and a propane/oxygen torch, you'll practice a variety of soldering techniques, tips, tricks and tools of the trade.   

You'll take home your soldering sample exercises and handouts for future practice and revision.

Details

  • Experience level: Beginner to intermediate
  • We'll take one 15- to 30-minute break if you want to bring food or snacks. BARN has a refrigerator and microwave on the lower level.

Materials

  • A $30 materials fee, included in the cost of the class, covers needed class materials.
  • You should bring a cotton apron and a hand towel.

Prerequisites

Class Policies

Ages 14 and up are welcome.

BARN Policies

Instructors or Guides

Sarah Jones

Sarah 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 www.foggyroaddesigns.com.

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