Primitive Bronzesmithing:

Singing Bowls

Primitive Bronzesmithing: Singing Bowls

The Hand Hammered Standing Bell

Learn to forge bronze into beautiful standing bell.  One of the first musical instruments, standing bells have been used for healing, ceremony, and beauty for millennia.   Rediscover the ancient art of the hand hammered singing bell.

Single Day Bronzesmithing & Forge Building Class

Join us this introduction to Bronzesmithing class.  Students will first learn to build their own ground forge and then fire it up and hand craft a bronze standing bell, or singing bowl. In this workshop, you will:

  • Construct your own primitive ground forge
  • Learn to cold forge non-ferrous metals
  • Understand the principles of work hardening and annealing bronze
  • Explore how sound is affected by heat treatment, and mechanics of metal

*Children 12 and under may share a project with a registered adult at a reduced price.

Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA

Schedule: Saturday (10am – 5pm)

Early Bird ……………………………………………… $55

Standard Registration .………………………….$65 Children 12 & under (with registered adult) …………………………………….………………………….$30
Materials Fee …………..………………………….…$25

Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA

Schedule: Friday (10am – 5pm)

Early Bird …………………….…… $55

Standard Registration .……..$65

Children 12 & under ………….$30

Materials Fee …………..……..…$25

Feb 23rd, 2019 (early bird ends 9pm, Feb 17th)

This class is included in the Ancient Metalsmith series.

2018 Metalsmithing Schedule

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