Class meets 9:00 am to Noon, Wednesday mornings for 6 weeks.
OGMS instructor Jean pSmith leads this class. Adults, 18 years and older only.
Please note, Class is full at 8, registration will close when that number is reached.
Class Description and pertinent information for attendees, please read:
Learn the skills necessary to construct silver jewelry. Students will be introduced to the concepts of jewelry construction; design planning, sawing, forming, torch soldering, bezel setting and finishing.
A bezel set cabochon pendant project is taught. The equipment necessary to complete the basic project is provided by OGMS for students to use. Students are welcome to bring their own equipment- it should be clearly marked. Returning students may follow the project or work on their own projects with guidance from the instructor as time allows.
A safety orientation is conducted on the first day of class and cannot be made up if missed. The first 3 weeks of class impart key information and should not be missed by new students.
Student Silver Materials Kit– This fee varies due to market fluctuations, is estimated at $35-$40. Actual costs may vary by a few dollars. Only new students need to purchase a kit. Kits will be available on the first night of class and can be paid for in cash or by charge card, no checks please.
NOTE: The Silver Materials kit is sufficient to complete the beginning project, and if conservative at least one additional project. Returning students will need to source and purchase their own metals and stones for additional projects.
Classes are conducted by volunteer members of the Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society, under the the auspices of the City of Oxnard, Dept. of Recreation.
In order to complete registration you MUST be returned to the eventzlla confirmation page.
If you do not receive a confirmation email, you are NOT registered for the class.
You will have 20 minutes to complete the registration process. After that time, if registration is not completed, the ticket will be released to another applicant.
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