Forging Viking Armbygels

October 25 - December 6, 2019  Check for other dates
F from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, 6 sessions
25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
Louis Garcia
$304  Fee Breakdown
Note: No class will be held during the week of November 25th.

For safety reasons we ask everyone to comply with the dress code policy in the Metals Department: Closed-toe footwear (no high heels), pants/shorts must go below the knee, long hair must be pulled back from the face and secured.

If your class is scheduled to occur in the evenings after 5PM or if you arrive on a weekend before 10AM, please enter the facilities through our rear, handicap-accessible Studio Entrance across from the Parking Lot. The front entrance and offices lock at 5PM. As you enter through the Studio Entrance, please take a right if you are looking for the Ceramics Studio. Please take a left if you are looking for the Metals Studio or the Multimedia Studio.

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Course Description

During this 6-week class students will learn the basic history and typology of Viking Armbygels (heavy, decorated bracelets). Design your own piece using medieval work as examples. You'll make two steel stamps that fit your design and forge an armbygel after casting a fine silver ingot. Each student will take home a unique finished piece.
Pre-requisite: Jewelry 1 and 1.5 required or Department Permission (Please email

Fee Breakdown:
Student Fee: $204
Studio Fee: $40
Materials Fee: $60

Refund Policy

A refund is given upon request in writing at least two business days prior to first class meeting. No refunds or credits are given for student absences.

When course or workshop is cancelled by the WCC, a full refund will be issued. Email

The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University inclement weather policy relative to building closing and class cancellations, however there are times that evening classes, and weekend workshops differ from the Worcester State University weather policies. Click here for cancelations The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes.

Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301

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