Beginning Metalsmithing: Creating Jewelry without a Torch


Learn how to make beautiful jewelry from copper, brass and silver and beads using cold connections, tab settings, rivets, hinges and more!! We will learn how to use a dapping block, disc cutter, drill, and other tools. Drill holes in glass, stone and shells! Learn to use low fire solder to create jewelry with glass and tubing and sheet metal. You will make earrings, bracelets, rings and pendants using methods that are easy and friendly to smaller work areas. The possibilities are endless!! Great online course on creating Jewelry without a Torch.

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Intro and bio
  • Class outline and expectations
  • Projects
  • Tools – a review of basic tools
  • Learning how to saw a shape using a jewelers saw
  • Bench pin and how to make your own
  • Using a Jewelers saw: How to load blade, How to start a cut, How to saw a straight line, How to saw a curve, How to pierce a design
  • Making a pierced pendant with pierced design

Class 02:

  • Texturing metal with hammers
  • Dremel/flex shaft texture
  • Dapping block
  • How to form metal into curved shapes with dapping tools
  • How to cut forms from a disc cutter

Class 03:

  • Working with mica

Class 04:

  • Drilling holes in stone, shell and glass
  • Resin
  • Patinas
  • Riveting

Class 05:

  • Tab settings

Class 06:

  • Making findings

Class 07:

  • Using soft solder with a torch

Class 08:

  • Using soft solder with a soldering iron

Class 09:

  • Soldering stones to metal


  • Bonus class: Making Bottle Cap Charms

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Time table:
9 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Jewelry makers, anyone who loves silversmithing, jewelry making, or want to start a new hobby or career

Main objective:
Learn how to make beautiful jewelry from copper, brass, and silver, in methods that are easy and friendly to smaller work areas.


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