Beginning Silver Work

with Nancy Hoover

Learn to use pattern stamps to texture silver. You will cut, file, and sand shapes to be a focal point on a gemstone bracelet. For those who wish, ball peen hammer texture will be shown. Stringing, design and how to finish stringing ends will be covered. Learn to “antique” silver for contrast.

A $45 materials fee is payable to instructor on day of class.

If you've taken a previous silver workshop with Nancy, please bring your own tools and sanding stick. 

Saturday, March 11

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Fee: $40 plus $45 materials fee

Stamp Texture and Stringing --

Silver and Gemstone Bracelet

If you have questions about these workshops feel free to e-mail Nancy Hoover at

*Basic Jewelry Tool Kit is $11 and can be pre-ordered by e-mailing Barbie Koncher at at least two weeks in advance, then pay her for it in class.

**Copper wire will be provided for free in class. If you'd like to carry out your designs in sterling silver wire in either 14 or 16 gauge, you can pre-order it by e-mailing Barbie Koncher at at least two weeks in advance, then pay her for it in class. Sterling silver wire in 14 gauge is $6 per foot. Sterling silver wire in 16 gauge is $5 per foot.  One link uses approximately 6 inches of wire.  You will make between 6-8 links and one clasp.

Jewelry Design

for Adults