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How to Take Your Silversmithing to the Next Level
How to Take Your Silversmithing to the Next Level

Beyond the Basics: How to Take Your Silversmithing to the Next Level!

with Jan Harris Smith

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  • 10+ Video lessons in HD
  • Exclusive bonus content
  • 30-day access to instructor
  • Over 10 hours of in-depth instructions
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What you will learn


Class 1:

  • Intro and bio
  • Class outline and expectations
  • Tools & Materials
  • Keeping a design journal
  • Building a design from a stone Refining the design

Class 2:

  • Creating structural elements
  • Creating patterns
  • Sawing pieces
  • How to ensure joins meet for soldering

Class 3:

  • Preparing metal
  • Soldering: BUTT JOIN
  • Soldering: SWEAT JOIN
  • Pick soldering

Class 4:

  • Standard bezel
  • Tube setting
  • Alternative bezels

Class 5:

  • Curved surfaces such as a ring or bracelet
  • Multiple layers

Class 6:

  • Stamping Metal
  • Charms

Class 7:

  • Cage with bottom
  • Cage to hold stone

Class 8:

  • Simple prong settings

Class 9:

  • Castings


  • Bonus class: How to Make a Metal Bead
  • Bonus class: How to Fuse Your Silver Scrap
  • Bonus item: Materials list

About the course

You've got your silversmithing basics down! You can make a ring, pendant and bracelet! Now what? This class will take you to the next level of jewelry making! In this class you will learn pick soldering, decorative techniques, how to make a cage, stamping, embellishing with one-of-a-kind added elements, simple prong settings and more! Please join me in this skill building class!

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Take Your Silversmithing to the Next Level

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:
Go beyond the basics with silversmithing.



About the instructor

Jan Harris Smith

Jan Harris Smith began working with metal in college and was hooked on making metal jewelry from Jan Harris Smith began working with metal in college and was hooked on making metal jewelry from the first class. She has since completed several college level classes and independent workshops in metal working on her path to becoming an artisan jeweler.

In 2005, Jan took her first class in glass fusion. She has completed several classes and workshops in glass and her primary focus in glass is the use of reactive art glass to create unique colors and reactions.

Jan’s education includes university-level fine art classes and numerous workshops taught by professionals in the silversmithing and glass field. She has also had her art published in magazines and books and won several awards for her work, over the years.

Teaching art has been her passion for over 20 years. She enjoys introducing students to working in art and engaging in the creative process. She has taught in various venues across the United States and Australia, including art retreats, art stores, and art schools.

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