Silversmith+Jeweler

A Blog for the Silversmiths + Jewelers.

We have some great classes scheduled to start in the next couple weeks!  Click on the class to register or for more information. Also, the studio will be closed this Wednesday, January 21 and will be open on Thursday from 12-3pm. Spinner Ring - Saturday January 17th 1-4pm Stone Setting - Tuesday 6-9pm - Begins January 20th Jewelry 1 - Friday's 12-3pm - Begins January 23rd Cloisonne - Saturday and Sunday January 24 and 25,  9-5pm ...
Michelle Startzman ran two amazing workshops at the studio last weekend: Drawing with enamel  It was a workshop where we drew a design onto metal, then fired enamel over it. I had a couple of ladies say that they were concerned about their drawing abilities in this workshop. As you can see, they all turned out really good! I especially like the yellow ones. There is just something about the color that does it for me I guess. Photo Decal Students had a photo to use or bring in, and transferred it over with enameling and a printer.  I absolutely love the results! Especially the bike. I'd like to do a vintagy one next time, something like a chair or an old timey side profile of a face. What would you use? ...
We have a new and fun Make and Take earring workshop at the studio! Learn how to drill holes, roll out different shapes from the disc cutter and have them enameled with color to create your very own pair of earrings in this 1.5 hour workshop! The best part is that it's only $38. We offer the Make and Takes on Fridays and Saturdays so call or email to setup a time to make them today! Also, if you're interested in an in depth class on enameling, we have one coming up in June with Michelle Startzman! What do you think?...
We had a great workshop last week with Michelle Startzman on torch enameling. Above are a few examples of pieces worked on in the class. We learned quite a few new techniques including basic sifting, sgrafitto and stenciling with multi-colors. Below are a couple examples of Michelle's work. Can't wait to have her back in the Spring! ...
We recently had a contest on Facebook for the next 30 people to like our page. Well, we've got a winner and they got $30 toward studio time and classes or workshops at the studio! Thanks to everyone who has liked us. Be on the lookout for our next contest. We'll be giving away The Art of Enameling in conjuction with our Enameling workshop at the studio. ...