Silversmithing Visiting Artist Workshop
Silver Skills - Cold Connections - Rivets, Tabs, Stitches and Prongs
May 12 - 13 | sat + sun | 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Brass and copper included with an extra charge of silver. Estimate - $5-$25
Step into the world of connecting metal without the heat of a torch. Learn the tiny hardware techniques of rivets and tabs. you will also learn stitching together your work with wire straps. Also, we will cover rustic prong settings for your favorite found stones. "Cold connections" are fundamentals in metal and open your eyes to a world of a new possibilities.
Instructor: Isabel Rucker
Isabel Rucker has been metalsmithing for over 20 years beginning with a Fine Arts degree from the University of Oregon. She runs her jewelry business Isabel Jewelry from her studio in Pinedale. From 2010-2016 she had a storefront in Pinedale where she sold her jewelry and exhibited contemporary Wyoming artists. Years of practice, travel, and art viewing have led her to experiment in a wide variety of ways and she truly loves sharing her knowledge. Her artwork and metalwork can be found at: