Silver I - Valerie Lamott
This class is for beginner and intermediate level silversmiths. We will cover safety in the studio, basic tool use, sawing, piercing, filing, and hammering /texturing, sweat soldering, bezel setting cabochons and finishing/polishing. There will be an emphasis on sawing/piercing design in this class and students will be able to work on their own design with guidance. The number of pieces finished will depend on complexity of designs chosen. Lab fee includes solder, flux, saw blades, sterling silver for first project copper for practice soldering and educational items. Silver and cabochons will be available for purchase at current market prices.