What You'll Do
Hunting store windows for stylish rings and accessories is one way to get fashionable jewelry, but handcrafting your own pieces is an autonomous and completely customizable way to get just the look you want. Pick up the basics of metalsmithing alongside a lifelong fine jewelry maker and metalworking expert, Sarah Abramson. Sarah provides safety equipment and guides you through the process of measuring your fingers and bending sterling silver before you solder, clean, and forge decorative textures along three stackable rings.
Handcraft Three Silver Rings
Uncover the process of jewelry making as you create rings that can be stacked or worn independently, and wear your work home with you
Gain an Appreciation of Metalsmithing
Get hands-on as you pick up the fundamentals of handmaking jewelry and understand the labor and precision behind the art
The experience lasts four hours. Each event is capped at 12 participants; each event requires a minimum of 5 participants in order to take place.
Fine Jewelry Maker
Sarah Abramson has been immersed in the world of making jewelry since she was a child, eventually earning a master’s in metal and jewelry from SUNY New Paltz. For the last six years, she’s been sharing her love of handcrafting jewelry with others, giving newcomers and jewelry aficionados alike the tools and confidence they need to create their own beautiful pieces. Passionate about creating stylish and innovative pieces, Sarah gets no greater joy than wearing, and seeing others wear, her artwork.
Where You'll Meet
Gold, silver, and other metals transform into works of art within the confines of Brooklyn Metal Works. The rentable studio space encompasses work tables, a wide selection of tools, and areas for soldering. But its most important feature remains collaboration. Here, artists who practice metalsmithing can experiment with different techniques, share their work, and trade constructive critiques. The studio also houses a gallery space and teaches classes in areas such as jewelry and sheet metal.