Forging a Flanged Celtic Torc

WORKSHOP MAY 9 -13 2013

Brian Clarke of Ireland will lead the workshop teaching how to make a Silver Flanged Torc Bangle.  Starting with a practice piece of copper he will demonstrate and teach the technique.  Participants will practice the control necessary to proceed to a successful piece in fine silver.

Tools and equipment are supplied.
Materials extra.

May 9 through May 13th
local bed and breakfast accommodations are available.

David Ivens studio is located on the Pine River in the Mulmur Hills hamlet of Kilgorie 1 hour north of Toronto on the Bruce Trail.

David Ivens


MAGC Pre-Conference Workshops


Metal Arts Guild of Canada (MAGC)

MAGC will hold a series of pre-conference workshops in conjunction with Meta-Mosaic. MAGC will also host its biennial members exhibition and an event to welcome all Canadian attendees to the 2013 SNAG Toronto conference.

MAGC is the member-based organization for silversmiths, goldsmiths, jewellers and metal artists in Canada. Since 1946, this charitable non-profit organization has been committed to encouraging the appreciation of Metal Arts through the exchange of information and ideas.

Workshop: Fold-Forming
Instructor: Charles Lewton-Brain
Date: Monday, May 13 & Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Time: 8:30am to 3:30 (13 hours total)
Location: George Brown College (Casa Loma Campus)


Workshop: Green Studio Techniques
Instructor: Christine Dhein
Date: Monday, May 13 & Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Time: 8:30am to 3:30 (13 hours total)
Location:  George Brown College (Casa Loma Campus)


Workshop:  Persian Filigree (Malileh) and Contemporary Art Jewellery
Instructor:  Amir Sheikhvand
Date:  Monday, May 13 & Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Time:  8:30am to 3:30pm (13 hours total)
Location:  George Brown College (Casa Loma Campus)



Workshop: The Creative Process of Developing an Artistic Identity
Instructor: Michael David Sturlin
Date:   Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 12, 2013
Location:  Harbourfront Centre

DMS Neckpiece

Michael David Sturlin: Neckpiece


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