SILV03 Course: Make a Spinner Ring (5 hours)

$695.00$1,444.00

Make a Spinner Ring (5 hour Session)

The Spinner or Meditation ring is a very interesting project both for the experienced maker or total beginner beginner.

Learn all skills involved in making this amazing project!

Learn in a supportive, friendly environment, from an experience teacher.

The cost of the silver is in addition to the session.

Approx. 16grams of silver will be needed for a larger size ring. We can supply this at the current price of silver. Please contact us for the current price.

 

Duration: Typically 5hrs

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Make a Spinner Ring

The Spinner or Meditation ring is a very interesting project both for the experienced maker or a beginner. No previous experience is required as we will walk the participant through all the techniques necessary to complete the work. Learn in a supportive, friendly environment, from an experience teacher.

For those interested in turning an interest into course of study this is a very useful starting point as the techniques learned have many applications in future projects. This is also a great project for those who would just like to experience a day at a jewellery making studio and would like to own a high quality piece of handmade jewellery. The knowledge that it was made with your own hands is one of the great feelings of satisfaction that creativity brings

 

  • One piece Sterling Silver plate 100mm X 15mm will be required
  • Sterling Silver Wire 100mm x approx 3mm will be required
  • More silver can be purchased from us on the day should it be required
  • Techniques learned in making this ring will have future applications in jewellery making
  • Working silver sheet and wire and dimensioning the silver to your finger size.
  • The importance of annealing (softening) silver to a workable state
  • The use of pickle to remove oxidation
  • Techniques to help prevent fire stain
  • Working the sheet and wire into a circular shape
  • Selecting to correct grade of silver solder and joining the silver into a ring using an oxy/acetylene jewellers torch
  • How to set the correct flame on the Oxy/acetylene torch
  • The correct use of both the jewellers saw and filing techniques
  • How to obtain a very high polished finish free of fire stain with the use of appropriate abrasive paper and polishing techniques
  • The selection of planishing hammers and the techniques of applying a planished surface to the silver
  • The technique of flaring the silver ring into the characteristic spinner ring shape

 

Duration: 5 hrs typically

 

Price: Variable, depending on group size (see pricing below)

 

The cost of the silver is in addition to the session.

Approx. 16grams of silver will be needed for a larger size ring. We can supply this at the current price of silver. Please contact us for the current price.

 

Availability: On selected days to be arranged on booking Week days for 1 to 2 participants and Weekends for 3 to 4 participants. Please contact to arrange a suitable time.

Class sessions must be booked in advance. Sorry there are no refunds but the class can be deferred to an alternative mutually agreed time provided we have at least 12 hours notice.

 

Additional information

Number of students (more students lower rates!)

1 to 1 tuition (1 Student), 2 Students, 3 Students, 4 Students