Albuquerque Silver and Stone Academy 10900 Menaul Blvd NE Suite B Albuquerque NM 87112 505-377-6415

Silversmith Classes

Contact Us For Available Beginning Class Dates


  All tools and equipment are supplied.  Only 6 artists per class.  To enroll in your preferred date and time, registration and payment must be made in advance. Schedule of starting times at bottom of page.

Albuquerque Silver & Stone Academy

abqsilverstoneacademy@hotmail.com

505 377-6415


Silversmith I      Beginning


Beginning silversmith I class teaches basic cutting, stamping, soldering and finishing techniques, along with practical information for the beginning silversmith.

Everyone will begin in Silversmith I regardless of past experience.

3 Consecutive, Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$ 160.00+tax  Class fee includes silver and materials


Silversmith II      Bezel Basics


Expand and build on skills learned in Silversmith I with a focus on bezel construction, soldering and basic stone setting. 

Learn how to cut, solder, attach and finish several different kinds of bezel.  Cabochons will be available for purchase or bring 2-3 of your favorites.

Prerequisite Silversmith I.  4 Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$195.00+tax  Class fee includes silver and materials


Silversmith III      Beyond Bezel Basics


Learn more complex bezel construction and stone setting with an emphasis on using gallery wire and bezels. 

Cabochons will be available for purchase or bring 2-3 of your favorites.  Prerequisite Silversmith I & II.  4 Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$ 205.00+tax   Class fee includes silver and materials


Silversmith IV      Hinges & Clasps

Make closures and clasps from basic to complex.  You will also explore a variety of hinged designs in this advanced techniques workshop.

Prerequisite Silversmith I, II & III.  4 Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$ 210.00+tax   Class fee includes silver and materials


Silversmith V      Rings


Learn to make rings and ring shanks, basic to complex, regular and adjustable.  Prerequisite Silversmith I, II & III.  4 Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$160.00+tax Class & Consumables

Artists responsible for supplying your own silver, solder and other.


Silversmith VI      Bracelets


Make a variety of bracelets, wire or cuff, plain or with stones.  Prerequisite Silversmith I, II & III.  

4 Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$160.00+tax Class & Consumables

Artists responsible for supplying your own silver, solder and other.


Silversmith VII      Shadow Box


Shadow box styles and frames are the focus of this workshop.  Prerequisite Silversmith I, II & III. 

 4 Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$160.00+tax Class & Consumables

Artists responsible for supplying your own silver, solder and other.


Silversmith VIII      Southwestern Design & Techniques


Make flowers, leaves, feathers and filigree for embellishment in southwestern style jewelry.  Prerequisite Silversmith I, II & III.   4 Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$160.00+tax Class & Consumables

Artists responsible for supplying your own silver, solder and other.


Silversmith VIIII       Personal Projects


This workshop is for students wanting to design & create personal projects with the help of the instructor.  Prerequisite Silversmith I, II & III.   4 Weekly Sessions of 3 hours.

$160.00+tax Class & Consumables

Artists responsible for supplying your own silver, solder and other.



Schedule of Class Dates & Times

 2018

Check back in January for the rest of 2019 class schedule


Class openings may not be available for all class dates and times.
Beginning classes start 2nd week of scheduled classes.

Wednesdays

Silversmith Session 1

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm


November 7, 14, 28 & December 5
January 9, 16, 23 & 30


Silversmith Session 2

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


November 7, 14, 28 & December 5
January 9, 16, 23 & 30

Thursdays

Silversmith Session 1

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


November 8, 15, 29 & December 6
January 10, 17, 24 & 31

Silversmith Session 2

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


November 8, 15, 29 & December 6
January 10, 17, 24 & 31

Saturday

Silversmith Session 1

9:30 am - 12:30 pm


November 10 & December 1, 8, 15
January 12, 19, 26 & February 2


Contact us for Beginning Silversmith class Availability


Beginning Silversmith classes are 3 weekly sessions of 3 hours each, all others are 4 weekly sessions of 3 hours each.  All tools and equipment are supplied. Subject to availability.  Contact us for times & dates. To reserve your class, registration and payment must be made in advance.


Albuquerque Silver & Stone Academy

abqsilverstoneacademy@hotmail.com

505 377-6415