Coming Events

Looking forward to a great year with some great classes and projects being planned!

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For information about our guild please contact us at:
patuxentinfo@gmail.com

The club shop supervisors can be contacted at:
shopsupervisors@gmail.com

September 2017

Here’s a list of the classes scheduled for September 2017. Please scroll down if you’d like to see the flyer containing details for a particular class. The fliers appear in the same order as the list.

3 September – Twist bracelet – register by 20 August

10 September – Silver lined ring – register by 1 September

30 September – Filigree pendant or earrings – register by 14 September

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Bracelet (10)

 

Twist Bracelet

Dates: Sunday September 3rd, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm We will break for lunch

Location: PLG workshop, 169 Defense Highway (lower level) Annapolis, MD.

Description:  No silversmithing experience is required. This class is for beginners with basic skills or a refresher for everyone.  Students will make 1 Twist Bracelet with your own design in a cuff style.

Fees: Class fee $60.00 members, $80.00 non-member, payable to the PLG in cash or by check.

Materials fee: (Materials fee pay to the instructor)

Option #1: Women’s Silver kit is $39.00 and includes 6″ of 4 gauge sterling square wire and 1 package of #2/0 saw blades. (As shown above)

Option #2: Men’s Silver kit is $48.00 and includes 8″ of 4 gauge sterling square wire and 1 package of #2/0 saw blades.       

Option #3: Women’s Silver kit is $25.00 and includes 6″ of 6 gauge sterling square wire and 1 package of #2/0 saw blades. (A little finer for child or small women)                                                                                                       

Contact the instructor for details if you would like to bring your own materials.

Please note: material fees may fluctuate due to rising and lowering of silver costs at the time of ordering.

To register for this class: call or email the instructor, Donna Madej, at littlewings@mdonline.net or 410-215-1774.  No deposit is necessary, but be prepared to pay at the start of the class. A minimum of 3 students is required for this class to run, and class size will be limited to 12 students.  Please sign up BEFORE August 20th so your materials can be ordered. If you cancel or do not show after August 20th you will still be obligated to purchase your kit. Your place will be reserved when you contact the instructor and receive a reply.

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Donna's ring

 

Silver Lined Ring

Date:   Sunday, September 10th, 2017, from 10:00 am to 4:00pm (1 hour lunch break)

Location: PLG workshop, 169 Defense Highway (lower level) Annapolis, MD.

Description:  Students will make a silver lined wide band ring. Students will work on jeweler’s saw skills, hammering and stamping techniques, and finishing techniques. Students may bring their personal tools if desired. Some Silversmithing experience is helpful but not required. This class is intensive, please be prepared to focus and work hard. The image above is intended as a sample only – students will create their own designs.

Fees: Class fee $90.00 members, $110.00 non-members, payable in cash or by check made out to the PLG.

Materials fee:  $35.00 includes 22 gauge sterling sheet, copper and brass for outer band, saw blades, solder and patina

Please note: material fees may fluctuate due to rising and lowering of silver costs at the time of ordering.

Requirements: Students are encouraged to bring a notebook and an Optivisor if they own one.

To register for this class: call or email the instructor, Donna Madej, at littlewings@mdonline.net or 410-215-1774.  No deposit is necessary, but be prepared to pay at the start of the class. A minimum of 3 students is required for this class to run, and class size will be limited to 7 students. Please sign up by September 1st so your materials can be ordered. Your place will be reserved when you contact the instructor and receive a reply.

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filigreeprojects

 

Silversmithing: Filigree Pendant with a Stone Or Earrings

Date: Saturday September 30th, 2017 From 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
We will break for lunch. Bring lunch or buy nearby.

Location: PLG workshop, 169 Defense Highway (lower level in back) Annapolis, MD.

Description:  Some silversmithing experience is helpful but not required. This class is intensive, please be prepared to focus and work hard. Students will make 1 filigree pendant with a cabochon or faceted stone. The images shown are just a sample, students will create their own design. Students may bring personal tools if desired. Please contact the instructor with any questions.

Fees: Class fee: $120.00, non-members $140.00, payable in cash or by check made out to the PLG.

Materials fee:

Pendant: Sterling silver kit is $55.50 ($47.00 without a charcoal block) which includes, easy solder pallions, 2 feet filigree wire, 2″ x 2″ sterling silver 22 gauge, 1 foot 1mm (16 gauge) round sterling silver wire, medium solder, cabochon, saw blades and a charcoal block.

Earrings: Silver kit is $23.00 ($15.00 without a charcoal block) which includes, Solder, 3 feet filigree wire, 1.5 foot 1mm (18 Gauge) round sterling silver wire, pair of ear wires, brush and a small charcoal block.

Please contact the instructor for details if you would like to bring your own materials.

To register for this class: Email the instructor, Donna Madej, at littlewings@mdonline.net  or call 410-215-1774. Please notify Instructor by September 14th so materials may be ordered. No deposit is necessary, but be prepared to pay at the start of the class. Class size will be limited to 8 students. Your place will be reserved when you receive a confirmation email from the instructor.