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Introduction to ‘Magical’ art of handmade jewelry
Evdomi Aisthissi |

Cycle A Beginners

In the first round of seminars will be taught the basic and most important silversmith techniques . The acclaimed designer jewelery Vally Kontidis (Bio: www.vallykontidis.gr) will teach handmade jewelery helping to showcase creativity and expression of each student and why rather than the opening of a new professional horizon . In the same time with the technique will be taught the history and tradition of jewelry , the properties of metals , the importance of design, methodology, process thinking to implement a design. We will provide all the important information to create and equip a small laboratory and safety rules thereof. The course will proceed with small projects , each of which corresponds to a technique. At the end of the course students will have completed a small collection of experimental jewelry on their proposals and will have learned how to transform an idea into a well crafted jewelry . They will be shown and discussed many photos of jewelry and present artists from around the world and in all seasons. In particular you will learn the following techniques in silver, brass , copper and gold . Jigsaw, filing, finishing (polishing the different textures), patina , forging, extrusion and plating , silver solder , gold solder , placing stone clasps . You experiment and many other techniques depending on the needs of each individual project.

10 three-hour lessons, 30 hours in total

cost 310,00 euros (10,33 euros/hour)

every Monday afternoon 17:30 to 20:30

Starting on Monday, 10 February 2014


77 Harilaou Trikoupi str.

Athens 106 81

tel. 210-3811418

e-mail: evdomiaisthisi@gmail.com

nearest metro station: Panepistimio


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