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Metalsmithing 1: Multi-Finger Ring

A project-based experience with precious metals

  • 115 US dollars
  • The Yard on Santa Fe

Service Description

INSTRUCTOR: Liz In this project-based classes, you will spend 2.5 hours learning to shape and solder silver and copper/brass to create this amazing multi finger ring (see picture)! You'll learn simple soldering, forming, filing, patina and finishing techniques and leave with something beautiful! This class is a great chance to explore the basics of metalsmithing. LEVEL: Beginner PRE-REQUISITES: None OPEN STUDIO QUALIFIER: Yes DURATION: 2 hours (approx.) CAPACITY: 8 people OUR GUEST INSTRUCTOR: Liz honed her skills while earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in small metals and sculpture. Inspired by the world around her, she continued her education with a Masters in Cultural Studies. Liz’s extensive experience in metal work includes welding, blacksmithing, and a career in sculpture conservation, including working at the Smithsonian. Her teaching background ranges from first grade art classes to private jewelry lessons and has spanned over a decade. Liz is the owner and creator behind Covert Metals, a one-woman, LGBT+ metalworking studio located in Denver, Colorado that has roots reaching from New York to Texas. Covert Metals emphasizes unique one-of-a-kind design that melds contemporary styling with hand-forged detailing. You can find her work at or on Instagram and Facebook @covertmetals.

Upcoming Sessions

Rules and Policies

For specialty classes, cancellations must take place at least 48 hours in advance for a full refund. No exceptions. This class is held irregularly, and therefore rescheduling will not be available. This class has a 3 person minimum to meet our costs. We reserve the right to cancel this class at any time. A full refund will be given to all persons that have signed up for a class that has been cancelled.

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