0918 • Wide Band Ring with Stone

Wide Band Ring
Instructor: Mandi Wirtanen
Ages: Adults 16+
Time:  5:00pm – 8:30pm
Day(s): Monday
Date(s): September 18, 2023
Member Fee: $55
General Fee: $65
Location: Sierra Arts Academy • 1995 Dickerson Rd, Reno
Workshop Description:
A hands-on workshop where you learn to shape, hammer, and solder sterling silver sheet metal to create statement, wide band ring. You will also be able to solder a premade bezel to your ring and set a gemstone for a pop of color.
You will understand how to make a wide band ring from scratch using Sterling Silver Sheet metal and using techniques such as annealing, hammering and soldering and setting a stone into a bezel cup.
Instructor Mandi Wirtanen‘s designs timeless pieces for authentic individuals who wish to celebrate themselves and not chase trends. With a passion for design, craftsmanship, gemology and metallurgy her jewelry is not based on a particular theme but has been a natural development of a variety of interests.  For more information about Mandi, click here: Artist Bio
Materials Fee:  $75-$85 materials fee due at the beginning of the workshop.  The instructor will provide all the materials, silversmithing tools and equipment. Other materials may be purchased from the instructor.
For more information about this class or the registration process, please contact Tia Flores (tia@sierraarts.org).

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