Beginner Silver Forging One: Viking Money Rings

Dates:
October 26, 2020  Check for other dates
Meets:
M from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM, 1 session
Hours:
3.50
CEUS:
3.50
Location:
25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
Instructor:
Louis Garcia
Fee:
$100  Fee Breakdown
Notes:
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.

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Course Description

In this dynamic workshop, you'll focus on learning the first skills needed for forging fine silver from raw material to finished piece. Learn to pour a simple silver ingot, basic forging techniques including annealing and proper tapering, and use these skills in the manufacture of a Money Ring, a form of currency from the Viking Age.

This workshop is limited to 6 students.
Jewelry/Metals 1, Basic Blacksmithing or Dept permission required.

Due to the volatility of the silver market the material cost will be determined one week before the workshop. Additional materials will be available for purchase during class.

Fee Breakdown:
Student Fee: $75.00
Studio Fee: $25.00
Materials Fee: TBD

Re-Opening Guides for Students

All registrants are asked to review the Craft Center's COVID-19 Response page for guidance on the measures we are taking to re-open our studios safely and the policies we are asking all students to abide by in our combined efforts to maintain a healthy work environment. Please review this information on here.

Cancellation Policies

Effective August 1, 2020, the Craft Center will have updated policies regarding Refunds and Cancellations for Adult and Youth In-Studio Course, Adult & Youth Online Courses, and for Cancellations due to illness as it pertains to all programming schedule for Fall 2020 onwards. Please read through these policies carefully on our website's policy page

Craft Center Re-Opening Policy Acknowledgement & Release of Liability

Every registrant will be expected to complete an electronic form included in their registration receipt acknowledging that they understand and agree to comply with the policies outlined, and that they thereby release the Worcester Center for Crafts and Worcester State University of any liability. This form must be submitted no less than 48 hours prior to the start of the first class.

To access the form, click here or please refer to your emailed registration receipt.

Inclement Weather Policy

For information on the Craft Center's inclement weather cancellation policies, please visit our website's policy page. Students are encouraged to also check our homepage and our Facebook page for status updates and closure announcements.

Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301



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