Beginning & Intermediate Silversmithing - Streaming
Beginning & Intermediate Videos -
This series was designed for the true novice with no experience, to take them to skill level that will allow them to create for the pure joy of it or on to becoming a selling Silversmith. Our Beginning Silversmithing Learning Series is 15 hours of hands on close up High Definition Video. It includes 7 full screen high quality videos and 1 data archive with lots of resources. They are available for online streaming, USB/Lightning Drive or in High Definition DVD format. You will gain the fundamentals and safety knowledge that will help you gain the confidence and experience to be comfortable creating without out the need for personal instruction. You start by doing exercises on copper so that you get torch control before you start on the more expensive Fine and Sterling Silver. It is not possible to learn all you need to know in one or two projects. Some of our projects are similar but you will learn a little more on each project. In this series you will focus on creating Southwestern and Contemporary Pendants.
The Intermediate Series will let continue your journey of enlightenment. Yes enlightenment. Once you master this art form it is an almost Zen like experience when you practice your art. In this 7 hour series your focus will be creating three Rings with three different types of Ring Bands, Single Band, Split Band and Wide Band. You will also create an interchangeable cuff bracelet with a step bezel cabochon mount and a split band bracelet. You will learn to saw including how to chose the correct blade. You will learn a few production techniques and how to create a bending jig. These videos teach you the fundamentals bending, shaping and sawing.
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Beginning Silversmithing Series Fundamentals & Pendants
Intro, Safety & Tool Information
Rectangle & Diamond Contemporary Pendants
Ropes, Balls & Embellishments
Bails & Polishing & Hummingbird Part 1
Hummingbird Part2 & Three Feathers
Things That Can Go Wrong &
Intermediate Rings & Bracelets Preview
Intermediate Silversmithing Rings & Bracelets
Intro, Safety & Tool Information:
Wide Band Ring
Bracelets Soldering Mount