Traditional D-shape Ring
During this workshop you will make one traditional ring.
Approximate time: 2-3 hours
After a health and safety discussion, you will be introduced to the tools to be used and receive a demonstration on the various methods of silversmithing
You will learn
To cut a length of silver with a piercing saw
How to anneal the silver with a gas torch, allowing you to add shape and texture
Form the silver into a ring shape and size it to your finger
File the ends and edges of the silver ready for soldering
How to solder the join to create a continuous round ring shape
You will then polish your ring to a mirror finish ready to wear with pride!
Skills to be covered:
- Hammering – optional
Workshops are held at our studios at 26 Main Road Sheepy Magna Atherstone Warwickshire CV9 3QR
Refreshments will be provided.