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10:00 am
Cdn $60.00

Spend a Day in my Parallel (Chainmaille) Universe!

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: This full day class will offer an in-depth look at using the classic Parallel (or Helm) weave. Students will gain more lasting value than a short class to make a piece of jewellery from a kit. Marilyn's mantra will be Learn, Design, Apply, and Share. The classic Parallel weave is a valuable one to learn because of the many variations, combinations with other weaves, and the possibilities it offers for future jewellery projects. Make it with either Argentium sterling, Jewellers Bronze or with copper rings. In class you will have the option to learn and/or practice the weave, …

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10:30 am
Cdn $55.00

Hot Connections 1: Intro to Soldering

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Iris Rogers Melamed

Course outline: Learning to solder silver is your gateway into the world of fine metalwork. In this class with instructor Iris Rogers Melamed you will learn how to solder circles of heavy gauge silver wire and transform them into earrings and stacking rings. We will begin with an overview of soldering tools, materials and techniques. Then we will fuel and fire up our butane torches and learn how to solder jump rings. Next we will discover how to create earrings and stacking rings by forming and soldering larger circles. Some metalwork finishing techniques will be discussed. Time permitting, one set …

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How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.