Coming Spring of 2020, we will be offering an Air B&B Jewelry Making Experience in the Santa Fe area.
Santa Fe is the capital of silver and turquoise jewelry, as a matter of fact the state stone for New Mexico is, you guessed it, TURQUOISE. Turquoise comes in all shapes, shades and colors of blue and even our New Mexico sky is beautiful turquoise blue. There are so many stores, galleries, shops and even gas stations that sell turquoise jewelry it is almost impossible to find the piece that works and fits you best…
Why not make your own piece of real turquoise and sterling silver jewelry.
Turquoise and Silver Jewelry Making Class:
This class is designed for those who travel for the experiences that leave the lasting marks on them, you, who has colored outside of the lines. This class will teach you how to silversmith in 4 short hours. You will build either, a turquoise ring, a turquoise pendant or a pair of turquoise earrings, from the very start to the very finished wearable piece of jewelry. This class is conducted in a professional jewelry studio 30 minutes south of the Plaza in Santa Fe, in the artist community of Madrid on the Scenic Turquoise Trail . You will learn all of the necessary safety rules and guidelines, design your piece of jewelry, use a torch, wrap, cut and solder sterling silver bezel, size a piece of jewelry, set a piece of turquoise, polish your piece and finish it into a wearable one of a kind piece of jewelry you made!
All classes are taught by professional jewelers and artists with many years of experience. Certain classes are taught by Navajo silversmiths, check the schedule for availability. Classes are open to ages 16 and older, Parents are required with children under 18 years of age. Classes are limited to 5 people.