Mixed Metal Etching

Etching is the act or process of making designs or pictures on materials such as metal or glass. This technique has been used for hundreds of years and is just as popular today.
Learn from the leaders.
Register for this workshop today.



  • +$40
    Additional Etching Kit Fee
  • 1-day Workshop
    Price includes all days, materials, tools
  • 10am - 5pm
    Each day
  • Elizabeth Lyne
  • Dates Offered

Call to register for this workshop (919) 732-9702 or register online.

Students will learn a variety of methods for creating patterns and images on metal without expensive equipment!

The link bracelet project will use a variety of resist methods and there will be time for creating a cuff or pair of earrings.

Topics covered will include safety, acid etching, electroetching, and how to make your own pattern plates for the rolling mill.

The class level is suitable for beginners. Students will learn to use a jeweler's saw and metal files appropriately and effectively.

Tools & Supplies

Your additional etching kit fee includes everything needed to continue metal etching at home and is payable to the instructor in class. Other basic tools for each student will be available for use through OQZO Metalsmith. If you bring any of your own tools, please mark them with your name!

Students Should Bring

  • Close-toed shoes

    Very important!
  • Sketchbook and pencil/sharpener

  • Small rubber stamps of choice

Metals Provided

Metal is included in cost of workshop to make one project. Extra metal can be purchased through OQZO Metalsmith.

The Studio

Take a Class • Teach a Class • Open Studio Time Available

OQZO Metalsmith is located in the beautiful and quiet woods of Hillsborough, North Carolina and provides a well-lit, well-equipped studio enviroment perfect for teaching and creating handmade sterling silver jewelry.

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