Learn how to cast silver and make jewelry!
Casting goes as far back in time as the Bronze Age and not much has changed. Metal is heated up to melting temperature then poured into molds containing negatives of what was to be cast. For ages jewelry was made this very way. In this class students will follow this tradition in the completion of a ring. Students will design a ring then make a mold so that it can be cast in silver. Students will then proceed with the cleaning and the polishing of their piece. No previous knowledge is necessary to take this class.
About the Instructor: Classes taught by Kenneth of Fire & Brimstone Forge
Age: there are no age restrictions to the class. Please read carefully the disclaimers and guidelines
What to wear: At RMM, you must dress safely and appropriately. Arrive for class in all-natural fiber clothing (100% cotton), long pants, and closed-toe, closed-heel shoes with socks that protect up to the ankle. Long hair must be tied back. Nylon, polyester, spandex, or other synthetics are not allowed around machines, equipment, or processes that can produce hot fragments, sparks, or flames. Additional protective gear will be provided as needed. The CDC has a guide to acceptable cloth masks that help prevent the spread of infection.
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