Gather together with makers of all levels to learn new skills and celebrate traditional crafts and regenerative living. Whether you're interested in half-day workshops or multi-week courses, there's something for everyone! Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, we offer hands-on experiences in a variety of subjects, all taught in either the beautiful studios at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) or one of our partnering locations.

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Craft Your Own Sterling Silver Ring – Mackenzie Russell

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$89.00 – $119.00
A view of a work bench. There are pieces of metal on it along with some tools for jewellery-making.

ONE-DAY WORKSHOP – January 20, 2023 | 9 am – 4 pm

Discover the joy of creating a personalized silver band ring that fits your finger perfectly. In this workshop, you’ll learn the essential techniques of sawing, soldering, measuring, filing, buffing, shaping, and annealing sterling silver. These skills provide a solid foundation for your future creative adventures in jewelry and metalwork. Leave with your beautiful ring and the confidence to explore your independent creativity in these art forms.


Regular ticket price (December 1st, 12pm – January 12, 11:30pm): $119

NBCCD staff, faculty, and current students receive 20% off regular ticket sales while supplies last. Find the NBCCD Discount ticket below.

Additional material fee: $35+ Participants must purchase a material kit from the College Store before the class. Prices may vary, depending on the thickness and size of the sterling silver.

Additional Instructions: Please wear short-sleeved shirts, full leg coverage (pants/long skirt), no dangling jewelry, long hair tied back or covered, closed-toe shoes, and safety glasses if they prefer their own (if not, they will be provided). 

FAQ and refund information can be found at the bottom of this page.


Mackenzie, the Jewellery/Metal Arts Studio technician for NBCCD, ensures the smooth operation of the studio. He actively orders materials, organizes the workspace, and maintains its efficient functioning. An aspiring alchemist and armchair philosopher, Mackenzie draws inspiration from liberal pursuits, seeking to translate conceptual ideas into visually captivating pieces of art.

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January 20
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$89.00 – $119.00
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New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street,
Fredericton, NB E3B 1B7 Canada
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If a request for a refund is submitted at least 14 days before the course begins, you will be eligible for a 94% refund. A 6% deduction will cover the administration costs and stripe service fee. For refund requests made between 8 and 13 days before the course begins, a 75% refund will be granted. If a refund request is received within 7 days or less before the course start date, a refund will not be issued unless we can fill your spot with another participant. In the event that a participant cannot attend an in-person course due to illness, they can receive a Honeybee voucher for 75% of the value of their course that can be paid towards another class in the future. The participant will need to notify the Honeybee Coordinator before the course begins.


If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the instructor facilities or low enrolment, a 100% refund will be granted to registered participants. If class is cancelled due to weather, the course will be moved to the following weekend (unless otherwise specified). If you cannot attend the new scheduled time, you will be granted a 100% refund.

For more information regarding cancellations, refunds, and our policies, please refer to our frequently asked questions.