Skillful Upcycling: Coal to Diamonds

All Levels
June 26 - June 30, 2023

Students will create a personal object combining found objects in a masterful, thoughtful manner. Bob & Boris will assist you in exploring and extracting the special qualities possessed by your unique objects and explore ways to convey your narrative through cleverness, skill and design. Using mostly non-ferrous metals, including silver, we will cover fabrication techniques, cold joining, soldering, forming, stone setting, finishing and more.

Meet the Instructor

Bob Ebendorf & Boris Bally

Boris Bally Bally is a Swiss-trained goldsmith working as a contemporary metalsmith and designer in Rhode Island, where he maintains his studio business, Bally Humanufactured. His work is a disciplined body of objects which vary from eccentric through formal to humorous, provoking thought and reflecting on some of the distortions of our ordered world. His…


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