Sorrel Van Allen

SorrelVan Allenis a Canadian jeweller witha background in industrial welding and artist blacksmithing. She is currently studying Jewellery Design and Metalsmithingat the Nova Scotia College of Art and Designin Halifax.During her time at NSCAD Sorrel Participated in an international exchange in Jewellery and Objects at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland

Current / Upcoming Courses

26. Stud

Make three pairs of unique silver stud earrings, while developing your own surface textures and patterns on metal. Students will learn the process of roller printing with natural and synthetic materials such as dried plants, sandpaper and lace. Discover how to create pattern by hammering and stamping with steel tools and letter sets, and the captivating process of reticulation, which leaves silver with a texture of tiny peaks and valleys. All skill levels welcome! Class breaks for one-hour at lunch.

27. Textured Ring

Learn to size, texture and solder a silver ring for yourself or as a gift! Students will use textured hammers and the studio rolling mill to create roller printed patterns from a variety of materials including moss, dried leaves, sandpaper, string, and lace to develop personalized ring bands in silver. Class breaks for one-hour at lunch.