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Jewelry Workshop – Basalt Stone Drilling

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bracelet with copper rings and basalt stones


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Jewelry Workshop - Basalt Stone Drilling - July 30, 2023
$ 134.00
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Jewelry Workshop – Basalt Stone Drilling

Cost: $134.00

Start your journey into silversmithing by learning to drill holes in beach glass and pebbles then combine it with soldering basics to create a beautiful beachy jewelry (earrings, bracelet or charm).

See the tabs below to learn more about this workshop.

Lissa Flemming, owner of Silverwaves Jewelry and Workshop 46.8°N, is an art jewelry maker, torch slinger and anvil striker. She LOVES to share her jewelry knowledge and inspire creativity in a safe and inspiring atmosphere.

Even if you think you don’t have a creative bone in your body, Lissa will teach, challenge and empower you to find that creativity and make something glorious using the skills she shares during the workshop.

Lissa started her teaching career tutoring Biology during college and later continued coaching kayaking classes and later educating about the natural history of whales and ocean biology during mulit-day kayaking and whale watching adventure trips in Baja’s Gulf of California.

Now she splits time between creating jewelry for her gallery (Silverwaves Jewelry) and teaching at her dedicated jewelry studio (Workshop 46.8°N). She’d love you to join her as she assists you in opening your eyes, hands, and souls to the wonders of jewelry and metal.

Instructor - Lissa Flemming in the workshop

– Learn to drill holes in beach glass and pebbles using diamond drill bits, drill press and water bath

– Create large rings/ circles to form links for earrings or bracelet

– Texture using hammers and metal stamps

 – Safely use a butane torch to solder jump rings

– Use of sandpaper, metal files and liver of sulfur for finish work

– Enthusiasm and patience (remember you will be learning a billion new and fun skills for the first time—enjoy the moment and BREATH)

– 100% cotton apron (I will also have some to borrow)

– Close-toed studio shoes to wear during workshop. Studio space is very slippery with wet shoes so we recommend leaving those at the door.

– Reading glasses or magnifiers

– Headband, clip or holder to keep your hair back when soldering

– Your own hand tools, drilling station, soldering station, etc if you wish (a lot of people prefer to use their own; I know I do!)

– Notebook and pen/pencil to jot down important ideas, thoughts, etc.

– There will be a tea kettle and complimentary assorted RISHI teas available throughout the workshop.

– We also have sparkling botanicals available for purchase.

Click the link below for some ideas on where to stay during your visit to Bayfield.

Lodging Ideas

CLOSEST AIRPORTS: Duluth, MN (2 hour drive); Minneapolis, MN (4.5 hour drive)

Silverwaves Jewelry Makers Mark

Cancellation Policy:


25% of fee is considered non-refundable in cases of withdrawal for all students up to 60 days before the workshop. In other words, think carefully before reserving your spot!


Course fee is non-refundable within 45 days of the workshop unless we are able to fill the student’s spot, in which case the 25% fee still applies.


If we cancel a workshop, then 100% of your fee will be reimbursed.


Extra events planned within workshop are nonrefundable.


By signing-up and paying for a workshop, we assume you agree to the cancellation policy listed above.


If you need closer parking due to different abilities, or if you have a question about this workshop, please contact us:


Call the gallery:
(715) 913-0256

Lissa's Mobile:
(414) 550-7015


Workshop 46.8 degrees North. 40 S 2nd St. #105 in Bayfield, WI.

If you are driving North on Hwy. 13, come all the way in to Bayfield and take a right on Manypenny Ave (Blue Tourist Information sign). Drive 4 blocks down (you’ll see Lake Superior ahead) and take a right on 2nd Street to park.

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July 30
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Workshop 46.8 N
40 S 2nd St. #105
Bayfield, WI 54814 United States
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