Fabricating and Engraving Western Wear

If you feel like you've been in an engraving slump, it's time to take a step beyond your comfort zone and take this fast-paced course with Jeremiah Watt. Learn to combine fabrication and engraving with three hands-on projects. Students will create a pair of earrings, a narrow bracelet, and a simple buckle for a 1" and embellish them with different engraving styles.

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Course Info

Jeremiah Watt
2024 Date(s)
Skill Level
Intro Intermediate
Enrollment Type
Open, see prerequisites


  • Proper Sawing Methods
  • Soldering and forming
  • Polish and cleanup of projects
  • Decorative engraving on projects
  • Implementing new and different designs
  • Copper bracelet
  • Pair of earrings
  • Simple buckle

Class Project(s)

Pair of earrings
Narrow bracelet
Simple buckle for a 1″ belt (common unisex buckle size)


Completion of a GRS Basic Course or instructor approval is required, as well as an understanding of proper tool sharpening and basic engraving techniques.

Graver Sharpening Knowledge:
Understanding of sharpening commonly used v-gravers and flats

Other Skills Required:
Some experience soldering silver is ideal, experience with jewelers saw, flex shaft and files

Cancellation/Transfer Policy

We reserve your seat upon receipt of course deposit. To transfer or cancel your reservation, notify GRS at least 30 days before the class start date to transfer deposit or receive a refund, less $50. Deposits are not transferrable or refundable less than 30 days before the course start date. If you have any questions about this information, please do not hesitate to call us! We would be glad to help you. Call 800-835-3519, Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

Please note: Course information subject to change without notice. Example images may not show exact techniques, methods, designs, etc., taught or demonstrated in course.

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