Beginner Silversmith 102- Evenings

Take beginner skills to the next level with more in-depth training.

  • Starts May 25
  • 495 US dollars

Service Description

This in-depth 6-week silversmith course is designed to piggyback our 101 class and will help students who want to crank their soldering and forming skills up a notch. Instructor, Melissa Kay-Steves will help students improve their fabrication skills and delve deeper into soldering and stone setting techniques. Most students will complete 3 projects; a pendant with bail, a gemstone ring, and a pair of earrings. Perfect for those who have want to develop a more solid foundation in the art of metalsmithing. NOTE: The price of silver is rapidly climbing and is now more than $27 per ounce. Kit fees may rise and fall with the price of silver. Kit Fee = $55 due to instructor the first day of class and includes 20 gauge sheet silver, bezel wire and an assortment of wires, saw blades and cabochon gemstones as needed for project, use of all tools needed, solder, patina and torch setup. *Due to limited bench space we can only hold your seat upon full payment. **This class will serve as a prerequisite for our more advanced classes and for open bench time. ***This class requires a 3-week cancellation minimum. Should you cancel any time after the 3 week mark you will lose 1/2 of your payment. However, it is transferable and you will be able to use that (minus a $50 cancellation fee) towards another class/workshop. ****If you miss a class there will be one make-up class at the end of the 6 weeks.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Workshops & Classes: Due to very limited space (4 bench seats) you will be charged a $50 fee if you cancel 8 days or more before a class or workshop. There is no refund if you cancel less than 8 days before a class or workshop. However, you will receive a credit (minus the $50 cancellation fee) to use towards another class/workshop at a later date. For workshop cancellations please call us 10 days before your workshop for a full refund. There is no refund if you cancel within 48 hours of an Open Studio or Bench Time with Donna or Bench Time with Melissa session. However, you will receive a credit, minus $25 cancellation fee. Retreats: *Chesapeake Bay Beach Retreat 2021 Cancellation Policy We reserve the right to cancel the retreat at any time due to unforeseen circumstances and students will receive a full refund. **Due to very limited bench seats, we can only hold your spot with a deposit of $587.50 If a student should need to cancel their seat at the retreat you may do so up until June 1, 2021 for a refund minus a $100 cancellation fee. If you should need to cancel after June 1, 2021 it will be your responsibility to fill the seat. If you cannot fill your seat you will lose your deposit (less the $100 cancellation fee) and not be issued a refund. However, you will receive a credit to be used for any other workshop or class at the studio, minus the 100 cancellation charge. ***A 2.9% convenience fee will be added to all transactions that pay with a credit card. To avoid this charge you may pay with check or by calling the studio at 443-249-3338.

Contact Details

  • 1200 Butterworth Court, Stevensville, MD, USA


1200 Butterworth Court, Suite E6 (upstairs) 

Stevensville, MD 21666

Studio Entrance on Marion Quimby Drive.


    We are a handicap accessible studio. 

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