Learn the art of metalsmithing here in Mid-Town Wilmington NC From jewelry and metal artist Chelsea Lea Visiting metalsmiths and enamelists will join the studio after the Global Pandemic Covid 19 Currently Space is limited to 2- 4 people at a time
Lost Wax Casting: 2 day class a weekend workshop on Saturday and Sunday from 12-5pm both days Learn to carve, or form your own wax then cast in sterling silver, gold, or bronze, finish the metal jewelry on the second day of class. Includes all tools, instruction, inspiration and advice. Want to melt your old wedding band? This could be a great class for that! Cost is $350 + additional metal
Cuttle Fish Bone Casting: a one day 3 hour class Learn the primitive casting technique of cuttle fish bone casting. The metal is a separate fee, Schedule is flexible for the 3 hours of the day. Preference for 1PM-4PM or 10AM-1PM, Please specify which day of the week you prefer. Cost is $125
Hot Date Night : a 3 hour class Learn the basics of forging copper and make yourselves some hand stamped bangles with endearing text. Learn hammering technique and how to alter the cross section of the piece you forge. Learn soldering and metal forming. Champagne, beer, or wine afterwards with an hour of socializing in the metal studio. 3 hour class $300 per couple (Includes drink of choice & small charcuterie board please specify drink/vegan/meat)
Metal Fabrication Private Lesson Need some help with metal fabrication or want to go over the basics again? We can go over soldering techniques, stone setting, forging, metal forming, and fabrication tricks and tips. Smith Mini Torch (Oxygen & Propane) or Acetylene torch available. Private lessons range from $60 per hour. Please specify what project you have in mind. Some copper and brass will be provided. Sterling Silver is an additional cost.
Contact: ChelseaLeaMetals@Gmail.com to set up your metal class