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Metalsmithing at Home

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Solder rings, bracelets and earrings in Metalsmithing at Home with accomplished metalsmith Kate Richbourg.

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What You Get

  • 11 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials list with tools & supplies recommended by Kate
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Kate Richbourg
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Solidify your jewelry making skills by learning to solder copper, brass and silver into industrial chic adornments in Metalsmithing at Home. You'll instantly take a shine to Kate Richbourg's edgy style and warm instruction as she guides you through the detailed properties of jewelry making metals, soldering safety and four unique metalsmithing projects. Whether you want to create curvy copper earrings or chunky silver stack rings, you'll walk away knowing how to manipulate your metals with heat, a wide variety of tools and fun finishing techniques. Fire up your micro torch today and enroll in Metalsmithing at Home!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet your instructor, Kate Richbourg, and learn about the projects and techniques she'll teach over the course of this class.
2. Metalsmithing Tools
3. Materials
4. Safety & Setup
5. Earrings
6. Soldering Your Earrings
7. Stack Rings
8. The Bangle Bracelet
9. Flower Pendant with Tube Setting
10. Conclusion
11. Bonus - Earring Wires

Recommended with this class

  • Butane torch and fuel
  • Soldering surface (kiln brick, Solderite board or charcoal block)
  • Flame-retardant solder surface (metal sheet, jelly roll pan)

Taught by

Kate Richbourg
Kate Richbourg
Kate Richbourg is the popular instructor of three Craftsy classes. She has led jewelry-making workshops around the world for twenty years, and her designs have appeared in numerous publications, including Bead & Button, Art Jewelry and Beadwork. Kate is the author of Simple Soldering: A Beginner's Guide to Jewelry Making, as well as the Design Team Lead at Gaston Collective.

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