Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series (incl. Bill Snider)

The BOMBAY SAPPHIRE ARTISTS SERIES is a national juried competition of contemporary artwork. As part of this series a regional show will present thirty pieces from regional artists at SPACE GALLERY in Denver from September 26 to October 5. Local artist Bill Snider’s painting below has been selected to participate in this show. The opening […]

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Lapidary Inlay: 101 to Advanced

Lapidary Inlay: 101 to Advanced with John F. Heusler, G.G. Saturday and Sunday, September 22 & 23, 2018 Make a multistone pendant and learn the secrets of inlay. If you’ve never cut a stone, this class is for you, too.

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Lapidary Basics and Beyond

Lapidary Basics and Beyond with John F. Heusler, G.G. Wednesday and Thursday, September 19 & 20, 9am-5pm Learn to cut your own stones from slab with professional instruction from Graduate Gemologist John Heusler. This class always sells out.  

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Surface Design for Metalsmiths

Surface Design for Metalsmiths with Karen Christians Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 14, 15 & 16; 9am-5pm Learn acid and electro etching, distress common hardware hammers to create a texturing hammer and push the limits of what a rolling mill can do. Explore pattern, text, colored Prisma Pencils and patinas to add a personal narrative […]

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BoMA Equipment Sale

BoMA currently has for sale: Polishing Cabinet Foredom Flex Shafts Mold Frame and Vulcanizer Veriflow Blowtorch Victor Welding Torch Email info@bouldermetalsmiths.com if you’re interested in any of these items.

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Brad’s Bench Tip of the Month

SETTING A RIVET Riveting is usually done with a cross peen hammer, but I’ve found it’s a lot easier for me to hit the rivet wire when using a small ball peen – and the smaller the better. Shown here is one I typically use. It’s about 3/8 inch diameter on the back of a […]

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Handmakery Wednesdays

Stitch, bitch, paint, collage, journal, bead, or build in community!  Every week there will be a prompt at 5:30 which you may follow or work on a project of your choosing.  You will have complete access to our awesome materials and work spaces. We are into stitching and will provide some guidance and books for […]

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