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Silversmithing Bolos and Bluegrass – G200525

Workshop ID: G200525
Dates: May 13 - May 17
Price: $495.00 - $1,055.00

Construct your own bolo tie to commemorate the Ghost Ranch Bluegrass Festival. Learn basic silversmithing skills and create a bolo tie from sterling silver and semi-precious stones. For beginners and advanced students ages 16 and up.

All tools and supplies will be provided; a small fee for the silver used in class will be added.


Package Price
Camping w/Electricity$610.00
Camping RV$620.00
All Inclusive, Double Occupancy: Communal Bath$715.00
All Inclusive, Double Occupancy: Shared Bath$1,055.00
Jamie Halpern

Jamie Halpern is an accomplished silversmith, lapidary artist and metalsmith instructor. His work reflects southwestern art and jewelry-making styles and is influenced by travels throughout the United States, the South Pacific and Europe. Working with


Click to download PDF flyer: 2020 Bolo Silversmithing Flyer

Please note that our workshop price structure packages your tuition, course materials, lodging and meals together in a single rate. Prices are presented for each of the types of lodging available for the workshop you select. Some art workshops will have an additional list of course materials and supplies that can be purchased or you will be asked to bring with you.
  • Note: Some courses (especially studio courses and plein air painting courses) can carry an additional material list or expense.
All rates are Per Person, Double Occupancy unless otherwise specified. Single Occupancy: Single occupancy rooms may be reserved for an additional $50 per night for rooms with communal bath, $100 per night for rooms with private or shared bath when space is available. The fee will be charged when space is confirmed. Single occupancy lodging is generally not available during June and July. If you are a single person and do not specify a roommate, a roommate of the same gender will be assigned to share your lodging space. For more information or if you would like to attend this workshop, but do not need lodging, please call the Registrar's Office at 505.685.1017 ext 4155 or toll-free at 877.804.4678 — available Sunday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. MST.

Three ways to register:

  1. Download printable registration form and mail to: Ghost Ranch Registrar, 280 Private Drive 1708, Abiquiu, NM 87510. OR scan and email your completed form to:
  2. Register by telephone at 505.685.1017 or toll-free at 877.804.4678 — available Thursdays - Mondays, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. MST.
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