Morning  Sherrod

Morning retired as the owner/operator of a home interior and designer of window treatment business in 2005. The next year she took her first silversmith class at William Holland and discovered a new medium to express her creative energies. Since this time Morning has attended over 30 classes a William Holland and Wild Acres Retreat. She has earned a level 4 certification in PMC under the tutelage of Teva Chaffin. Morning recently studied chasing and repousse at William Holland and Wild acres under Tom and Kaye Benham. Mornings creations have won many awards at the juried art shows in the past 9 years she attended in the southwest. Her designs often combine several disciplines in one piece. She served as president of Montgomery Gem and Mineral Club for 3 years. She also teaches privately in shops in Millbrook, AL and Wild Acres.

Class List

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Chasing and Repousse - Morning Sherrod
In this class students will learn the ancient art of moving metal into a three dimensional shapes. This is accomplished using a set of tools called chasing liners and repousse punches. Planishing tools for smoothing and texture punches for pattern background finish off the process. All this is performed on a bowl of warm German red pitch. Lab fees include the use of all tools and materials. We will learn on copper. As you become more confident in your skills you may purchase silver sheet form the instructor or bring your own. 22 gauge, 24 gauge if fine for sheet metal.

Lab Fee: $165.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $0-$200
Prerequisites: None

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Silver I - Morning Sherrod
In this class students will be taught the fundamental skills needed for them to advance in the art of silver jewelry fabrication. Everyone will first learn to safely use the torch and flex shaft. Skills taught will include various soldering techniques, proper sawing, filing and hammering for texture. Lastly polishing and patina if desired will put the finishing touch on your pieces. The first 3 projects are covered by the class fee. These are a ring with bezel set stone, pendant with bezel set stone, and a pick soldered chain bracelet. Silver and cabochons will be available to purchase for additional projects. I will have tools and expendables available for you to use and the school supplies a basic tool kit. Feel free to bring your own tools if desired. Optivisors are very helpful and closed toed shoes are a must! Long hair should be worn back. This class is about learning and having fun in a pressure free and self-paced environment.

Lab Fee: $150.00
Estimated Materials Cost: 50.00-200.00
Prerequisites: None

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Silver I - Morning Sherrod
In this class students will be taught the fundamental skills needed for them to advance in the art of silver jewelry fabrication. Everyone will first learn to safely use the torch and flex shaft. Skills taught will include various soldering techniques, proper sawing, filing and hammering for texture. Lastly polishing and patina if desired will put the finishing touch on your pieces. The first 3 projects are covered by the class fee. These are a ring with bezel set stone, pendant with bezel set stone, and a pick soldered chain bracelet. Silver and cabochons will be available to purchase for additional projects. I will have tools and expendables available for you to use and the school supplies a basic tool kit. Feel free to bring your own tools if desired. Optivisors are very helpful and closed toed shoes are a must! Long hair should be worn back. This class is about learning and having fun in a pressure free and self-paced environment.

Lab Fee: $150.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $50 to $200
Prerequisites:

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