Silversmithing  specializes in metal work especially silver but also gold, copper, or brass.

These metals are very malliable and can be easily sawed, cut, bent, twisted, or soldered into patterns used in jewellry such as earrings, rings, or pendants.  Classes usually involve 6 to 8 sessions of three hours each, usually one a week.  This are is one of the basics of jewellry making.

Examples are shown below.