This class is for beginners to advanced students and is intended to introduce the basic materials and processes of jewelry making. This class is for a maximum of 6 students. Advanced students are welcome to use time for individual projects while overseen by instructor. Learn the technical and problem solving skills necessary to create your own jewelry designs from drawings to finished pieces.
Beginners will move through a series of seven core projects: Piercing by Sawing, Texturing, Bezel Setting, Soldering, Appliqué Jewelry, Cold Connection, and Hollow Forms. Findings will be covered throughout the series. These projects will take 2-3 nine week sessions to complete. Upon completion, a curriculum will be created specific to your design style and technical direction.
Intermediate students entering the class will have a curriculum created specific to their needs.
New! Can't commit to the 5 week session due to obligations? Enroll only for the dates you would like to attend. Select class option- full session or individual class and add to cart. Enter each date of class you plan on attending on the registration form in the designated box. You must complete dates at time of registration. You may not register for multiple class days and times. If you have selected the Tuesday class please only select Tuesday dates. You must purchase a minimum of 5 individual classes. Individual classes are $50 each. PLEASE be advised that you will be notified prior to the start of class which dates have been accepted. Priority enrollment is given to those who have enrolled in more classes.
Each class session does have a make up class following the last class. Those who purchase individual dates are not entitled to the make up. The make up class is only for those enrolled in a full session. No make up will be provided for individual class packages.
Price does not include the cost of basic tool kit and materials. A confirmation email will be sent upon registration with a supply list. Once basic tools are purchased you can purchase tools a la carte. Material costs will vary based on the type of metal and materials you choose to work with such as brass, copper, sterling silver, stones etc.
Tuesday, 6:30pm-9:00pm July 3rd - July 31st (5 week session) $245