Anticlastic Bracelets & Earrings

Some Experience Required
April 20 & 27, 2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm View in Your Timezone

Explore an ancient Irish metalworking technique over 2500 years old! Discover how to add three dimensionality to your creations. Learn to craft elegant, lightweight anticlastic cuff bracelets and matching earrings using simple steps and practices. Anticlastic forming is a technique in which metal is shaped by hammering into curves that have opposing curvature on two axes. This creates graceful, three-dimensional shapes that are visually striking and comfortable to wear. Dive into the history and essential tools for this traditional craft, enriched by the instructor’s personal research and experience in Ireland.




All of our online workshops are recorded and, with purchase of the seat in the class, you have access to the recording(s) between workshop sessions as well as for 45 days after the workshop ends.


Meet the Instructor

Pattie Parkhurst

Pattie Parkhurst’s passion for metalsmithing has led to an obsession over the finer points of her technique and craft. Whether anticlassically hand raising metal, lapidary (stone cutting), casting, or stone setting, all are composition aspects that enhance and bring her imagination to life with exquisite detail in each piece. For Pattie, knowing an array of…


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