Rings: Sculptures for Your Fingers!

June 25-26, 2020

Schedule: Thursday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Instructor: Sarah Mann

Registration Deadline: June 15

Description

We will be exploring the components of making a beautiful ring – proportion, size, balance, design, materials, and comfort – add your creativity and inspiration to fashion a piece of art for your finger! All rings will be hand-fabricated/smithed using studio tools including hammers, drills, saws, soldering torch, and rolling mill. We will focus on process from concept to construction to aesthetic details. Students will complete one or more rings during the workshop. Soldering experience required.

Level Intermediate and above

Class Size 12

Instructor Sarah Mann

Student Supply List
20g sterling sheet, approximately 3″ x 6″
20g copper (or other non-precious metal) to practice with 6″ x 6″
16g-12g sterling wire for ring bands, approximately 6″
Medium and easy solder

Optional:
-Favorite tools, such as hammer, textured hammers, files, stamping tools, etc.
-Alternative metals/objects, you’d like to incorporate into your rings
-Designs/inspirations you’d like to see come to life

  • Tuition $240

Instructor

Photo of Sarah Mann

Sarah Mann

Sarah Mann is a professional jeweler of over 20 years. She studied jewelry design under Heikki Seppa at Washington University in St. Louis and at the Fuji Studio in Florence. Her work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions and is represented in galleries across the country. Sarah lives and works in Milwaukee, where she creates stunning sterling silver jewelry.…Read More

Sarah Mann is a professional jeweler of over 20 years. She studied jewelry design
under Heikki Seppa at Washington University in St. Louis and at the Fuji Studio in
Florence. Her work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions and is
represented in galleries across the country. Sarah lives and works in
Milwaukee, where she creates stunning sterling silver jewelry.

Instructor Website

Workshops

Rings: Sculptures for Your Fingers!

Chain: Expand Your Horizons

Registration Policies & Waiting Lists

Class Confirmation
You will receive a registration confirmation via email. If you do not have an email address, you will receive a snail-mail confirmation.

Please read your class confirmation carefully as it may include a supply list and other important details.

Materials Fees
Many classes have materials fees in addition to the tuition. These are identified in the class listing and are usually paid with the tuition payment, however in some cases materials fees are paid directly to the instructor at class time (check the class listing).

Cancellation Policy
While we recognize that life intrudes and plans change, in consideration of the time and energy instructors invest in preparing for classes, we must adhere to the following cancellation policies:

Student cancellations

> Cancellations made 31 days before the published registration deadline date for any given workshop are eligible for a full refund less 25% of the workshop fee OR a gift certificate in the full amount of the workshop fee. The gift certificate can be applied to workshops or lodging through Dec. 31 of the following year and is transferable.

> Cancellations made 30 days or less than the published registration deadline date for any given workshop are not eligible for refunds. We encourage all students to purchase trip insurance.

> Cancellation requests must be made by calling our office at (608) 987-3292.

> If you have booked lodging with Shake Rag Alley in conjunction with your class, please refer to our lodging page for the lodging cancellation policy.

Cancellations by Shake Rag Alley

> If Shake Rag Alley must cancel a class you will be notified immediately via email or phone and will receive a full refund.

> If a class does not meet a minimum number of students, it may be cancelled. A decision to cancel a class due to under enrollment will be made on the day following the published registration deadline.

> If you have booked lodging with Shake Rag Alley in conjunction with a class cancelled by Shake Rag Alley, you may receive a full refund on lodging should you wish to cancel the lodging. Please call the office at (608) 987-3292.

Waiting Lists

If a workshop you are interested in is sold out, please fill out this waiting list form. We will contact you if a spot becomes available. The class code requested on the form is the Workshop ID shown at left, beneath the Add to Cart button.

Workshop ID 20R177J Catalogs ,

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