Jewelry and Metalsmithing Workshops

 
Wednesday 1:30-4:30
05/02/2018 to 05/09/2018

If you have some jewelry fabrication experience, but you want to expand your stone setting capabilities, this is the workshop for you. We will cover strategies for large stones, irregular objects, and problem solving. Sawing and soldering experience required.

 
Wednesday 1:30-4:30
05/16/2018 to 05/23/2018

In this class we will be making, you guessed it, earrings! Covering basic wirework, enameling, forging, forming, texturing, soldering, and more. We will be making earrings each week with a new technique.

Enameling
Workshop Canceled
Wednesday 6:30-9:30
04/18/2018 to 05/09/2018

Learn the fundamental skills and techniques of fusing colored glass to metal. Create colorful pieces with copper and lead free enamels to use in jewelry or wall art. We will explore sifting, stenciling, wet packing, and foils to create your images.

Photo: Mauro Cateb, Brazilian jeweler. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported
 
Sunday 5:00-8:00
04/08/2018 to 05/13/2018

Explore the technique of lost wax jewelry casting. Create models in wax, then, using the vacuum casting method, turn them into pieces of metal jewelry or tiny sculpture. Lots of individual attention. No experience required.

Continuing Fabrication
 
Tuesday 6:30-9:30
04/10/2018 to 05/15/2018

Learn the fundamental skills for creating beautiful jewelry and metal work. Fabrication techniques will include design, cutting, filing, soldering, and finishing.

 
Monday 6:00-9:00
04/09/2018 to 05/14/2018

Bring your projects, problems, and questions to this collaborative workshop. Expert advice and supervision can make your artwork shine! This workshop is designed for those who have some previous experience in jewelry fabrication, casting, or both.

 
Tuesday 6:30-9:30
05/29/2018

Make a simple silver ring quickly and efficiently enough to wear it home. The basics of soldering, shaping and sizing will be covered. 

 
Monday 6:30-9:30
05/21/2018

Make a simple silver ring quickly and efficiently enough to wear it home. The basics of soldering, shaping and sizing will be covered. 

 
Tuesday 6:00-9:00
04/03/2018

Make a simple silver ring quickly and efficiently enough to wear it home. The basics of soldering, shaping and sizing will be covered. 

 
Tuesday 6:30-9:30
05/22/2018

Make a simple silver ring quickly and efficiently enough to wear it home. The basics of soldering, shaping and sizing will be covered. 

 
Wednesday 6:30-9:30
05/16/2018 to 05/23/2018

Paint on metal using ancient techniques. No experience required. Materials provided.