We are not just a bead store – we also have metalsmithing studio where you can actually where you can hammer, saw, cut, file, enamel, and solder, and make jewelry without terrifying your condo neighbors!
Metal Studio Rental/Metal Studio Equipment:
Renting the metal studio gives you access to micro-torches, Foredoms, JoolTool, a rolling mill, pickle pot, tumblers and a large variety of hand tools from hammers to files. You are also welcome to bring your own tools.You will have to supply your own consumables, i.e. metal, wire, solder, etc. Sterling silver wire is available for purchase in the store as well as some copper sheet, blanks and wire.We also have texture plates, stamps and rollers for metal clay in it’s clay form.
If there is a product you’d like us to carry for you on a regular basis, please do let us know.
Metal Studio Safety:
For safety reasons and because you will be working unsupervised, we ask that you have either taken a course from us or else have taken courses from an institution like George Brown College or the Toronto District School Board so you understand how to work with jewellery making tools and supplies and be safe. Safety glasses and face masks are available for use.
Availability:The metal working studio is available during store hours excepting when there is a class scheduled. Please phone ahead to confirm availability and to book space. 1-877-473-2323 or 416-751-1911.
The rate is $15.00 hour.