CGD Instructor: Marilyn O'Hara
Discover how to use this innovative new metal in your work. Argentium Sterling is an alloy that is at least 92.5% pure silver. This material does not firescale, is highly tarnish resistant, is more malleable and ductile than traditional sterling, fuses, welds, and granulates more easily than traditional sterling or fine silver, and can be hardened using a kitchen oven or kiln. During this course you will learn a variety of techniques including annealing, fusing, granulating, and hardening Argentium Sterling Silver sheet and wire.
This class is appropriate for students with basic metalsmithing skills, as well as professionals. Students must know how to use the torch without instruction. Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced.
Workshop Fee: $115
Students may purchase the following kits from instructor with advanced notice, payable to the instructor at the beginning of the workshop.
Argentium Kit Fee: $25, which includes:
1.5" x 2” 22ga Argentium sheet
4ft 20ga Argentium wire
Material Kit Fee: $20, which includes:
5/0 red sable brush