THURS FEB 22ND 6:30-9:30PM
In this three hour workshop you will learn how to make your very own set of brass statement earrings. You will be able to design a unique pair with a combination of existing metal pieces that are provided and shapes that you will create during the workshop. You will be able to create basic shapes in brass with the disc cutter and shear and you will be introduced to different hammering and stamping techniques that will add character, texture and personalization to your metal pieces.
In this class you will learn:
-How to stamp and hammer on metals
-How to use a disc cutter to create perfect circles in metal
-How to drill holes in metal
-How to finish metal with files and sandpaper
-How to work with pliers and findings to assemble your brass pieces into finished statement earrings
No previous jewelry making experience required. All supplies will be provided.
Gillian Johnson, Designer and Founder at Hawkly
Gillian has taken many metalsmithing courses in Toronto, Santa Monica and San Miguel d’Allende and has been running jewelry and accessories businesses for over 10 years.