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Silversmithing 101: Sterling Silver Necklace

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Saskatoon Makerspace

209 Avenue D South

Saskatoon, SK S7M 1P8

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Have you ever thought about learning to make your own jewellery? Now is the perfect chance! All skill levels welcome!

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Have you ever thought about learning to make your own jewellery? Now is the perfect chance! Never made jewellery before? All skills are welcome!! In this class you will receive instruction from a local goldsmith with over 20 years experience in the jewellery industry. You will receive step by step instruction on how to create your very own sterling silver (.925) necklace accompanied with an 18" sterling silver chain. We will guide you through the process of creating your own raindrop inspired pierced pendant.

In the process we will discuss the different properties of metal. As well as how to care for your new sterling silver piece of jewellery. Class instruction will include beginner sawing and piercing techniques, metal surface treatments and textures. Students are encouraged to bring any crafting pliers they may have, but extras will also be provided.

Skills covered in the class:

- basic hand sawing techniques

- beginning filing and finish work

- opening and closing jump rings properly

- sterling silver storage and treatment knowledge

- surface texturing and metal manipulation skills as well as final brushing and finishing techniques

Instruction provided by Rhythm Jewelry!

Tasha from Rhythm Jewelry has over 20 years of experience in the jewelry industry, and over 12 years of experience as a bench goldsmith. She has multiple certificates in Goldsmithing, stone setting, jewelry design and jewelry CAD. She has spent a significant amount of time training/mentoring under several goldsmith's and current mentors and teaches goldsmith classes. We're so excited to have Tasha teach and mentor at Saskatoon Makerspace!

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209 Avenue D South

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