Course curriculum

  • 1

    Start Here

    • Welcome to Artist Jeff Fulkerson's Silversmithing Learning Library!

    • Helpful Links

  • 2

    Tools & Techniques

    • Design Principles

    • Dopping

    • Finishing (Part 1)

    • Finishing (Part 2)

    • Intarsia Cab

    • Intro to Basic Tools

    • Intro to Soldering (Part 1)

    • Intro to Soldering (Part 2)

    • The Little Torch

    • Polish with the Flex Shaft

    • Sharp Corners

    • Texturing

    • Wire Twisting

  • 3

    Projects

    • Boho Earrings (Part 1)

    • Boho Earrings (Part 2)

    • Boho Earrings (Part 3)

    • Bolo Tie

    • Bowtie Shank

    • Diamond Marie Ring

    • Fold Form Earrings

    • Keum Boo Earrings

    • Neck Collar

    • Post Earrings

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Rox Ring

    • Wire Bling Earrings

  • 4

    Bangles Course

    • Tools and Materials

    • 1. Introduction to Bangle Making

    • 2. Making a Basic Bangle

    • 3. Making Bangles out of Pattern Wire

    • 4. Twisting Wire to Make Bangles

    • 5. Stamping

    • 6. Triple Loop Bangle

    • 7. Adding ‘Bling’ to your Bangles

    • 8. Forging Bangles

    • 9. Finishing

  • 5

    Concho Belt Course

    • Tools and Materials

    • [Copper] 1. Equipment

    • [Copper] 2. The Press

    • [Copper] 3. Stamping

    • [Copper] 4. Cutting

    • [Copper] 5. Soldering

    • [Silver] 1. Cutting Disk

    • [Silver] 2. Forming

    • [Silver] 3. Stamping

    • [Silver] 4. Sawing

    • [Silver] 5. Soldering

    • [Silver] 6. Patina

    • [Silver] 7. Polishing

    • [Silver] 8. Assembly

  • 6

    Making Rings Course

    • Tools and Materials

    • 1. Ring Examples

    • 2. Picking Cabochons

    • 3. Ring #1

    • 4. Making Raindrops

    • 5. Cutting Backplate

    • 6. Ring #2

    • 7. Soldering Back Plate

    • 8. Ring Shank Introduction

    • 9. BowTie Top

    • 10. BowTie Bottom

    • 11. Wire Shank

    • 12. Polishing

    • 13. Setting Stones

  • 7

    Q&A Sessions

    • Zoom Details for Monthly Calls

    • Q&A Session - August 22, 2020

    • Q&A Session - September 19, 2020

    • Q&A Session - October 24, 2020

    • Q&A Session - November 21, 2020

    • Q&A Session - April 24, 2021

    • Q&A Session - May 29, 2021

    • Q&A Session - September 4, 2021

  • 8

    Member Bonuses

    • Discount Code

    • Stamping Primer eBook

Instructor(s)

Jeff Fulkerson

Fulkerson began teaching silversmithing and jewelry making at the age of 18 when he taught summer classes at the San Diego Museum of Man. Since then, he has gone on to teach all across the United States from San Diego to Philadelphia, including Bead Fest, Bead and Button, Art Unraveled, Art Retreat in the Desert and Jewelry Craft Expo as well as a number of private studios and clubs.