Intro to Metalsmithing: Let’s Make Earrings (Age 16+) – June 22, 2024

Jun 22, 2024 10:00AM—3:00PM


Marine Mills Folk School, 550 Pine Street,Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Cost $100.00

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In this class, you will learn two fundamentals of metalsmithing — piercing and riveting — as well as how to properly use a jeweler’s saw and hand drill, set a basic non-ferrous rivet and learn design skills that work for the technique. You will leave the class with all of these skills along with a pair of Earrings!

Materials that the instuctor will provide:

  • 20 gage copper and brass wire
  • 16 gage copper and brass wire
  • #55 drill bits
  • limited 20 gage sterling silver wire
  • glue stick
  • tracing paper
  • sandpaper
  • saw blades if necessary (size 2/0)

Materials that students will need to provide: 

  • Pencil for sketches
  • Sketching paper (nothing fancy)
  • Personal safety glasses
  • Lunch: Since your class is scheduled over a lunch hour, we highly recommend you bring a lunch or click here to learn about local eating opportunities in the area

Skill Level:

  • No experience required.

Age requirement:

Location Details:
Marine Mills Folk School
550 Pine St., Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

Tuition: $90
Materials Fee: $10
Total: $100

NOTE: Be aware we may cancel class if a minimum number of registrations is not reached. We work to balance teachers’ need to plan for a class with students’ busy schedules — not an easy task. Please register as early as possible!

CANCELLATIONS: Please find our cancellation policy here.