Wed, Sep 11
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Meets 3 Times
1 classes have spots left
Create wonderful, wearable jewelry using copper, brass, silver, or other metals. Learn or improve your skills in the techniques of sawing, drilling, piercing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, basic forging, milling, and polishing. Learn to set gemstones into pendants, rings, or bracelets. Small class size ensures one-on-one instructor guidance. ...
Wednesday Sep 11th, 7pm - 10pm(3 sessions)
Rings are the symbol of eternity. Create your own sterling silver and bezel-set gemstone ring. Make a ring shank from silver, create a bezel, and solder together; then set the stone. Preparations: Be in close-toed shoes. Tie back long hair.
Create a personalized pendant using stamps on copper in this one-hour workshop. Perfect for kids of all ages (under 12 must be accompanied by an adult). Bring a friend and enjoy this activity together! Preparations: Be in close-toed shoes. Tie back long hair.
Create a colorful enameled ring custom fit to your size. In this workshop, you will texture and patina metal, cut copper circles, form metal with dapping tools, and kiln-fire opaque or transparent enamels. Assemble this ring with cold connections and minimal soldering. Experiment with a multitude of colors and textures for endless variations. ...
Create a colorful enamel pendant by firing enamel onto copper. Learn how to drill a hole (for wearing), clean the metal, apply enamel by sifting, and kiln fire. Go home with a finished pendant in just three hours! Preparations: Be in close-toed shoes. Tie back long hair.
Create a pendant and pair of earrings using copper or brass. Learn the techniques of: sawing drilling filing riveting texturing milling using patina Small class size (max 5) ensures one-on-one instructor guidance. Preparations: Be in close-toed shoes. Tie back long hair.
Create a hand-crafted gift, made by YOU, for a special Mom in this one-hour workshop. This family time project is geared for younger jewelers from 6 years old and up. Adult and child will work closely together to make a hand-stamped pendant. Preparations: Be in close-toed shoes. Tie back long hair.
Rings are the symbol of eternity. Begin, expand, or perfect your ring-making skills with a focus on metal working. Learn appropriate wire shapes and sizes for ring shanks and saw, hammer, and solder your own. Make stackable rings with bezel-set cabochons. Advanced students can secure gemstones in tube and irregular settings. We will be working...
In this class, you will learn to texture metal using the rolling mill, create a volumetric form with the hydraulic press, apply transparent enamel to the form, fire, and finish. All materials included. Sawing skills required.
This workshop will cover preparation of framework (no soldering required); proper preparation and application of the enamel; special procedures for successful firing; and methods of finishing the work. Piercing/sawing experienced required. All tools and materials provided. Preparations: Be in close-toed shoes. Tie back long...
Powder coating is an exciting method of applying bright colors and textures to metal. The process uses an electrostatic charge to adhere powder to metal and the powder is then cured under heat to form a tough, durable skin. This typically industrial process produces smooth color surfaces that last longer than paint or patina. In this workshop, you...
Create gold and silver earrings using the ancient Korean technique of Keum-boo, which uses heat and pressure to bond pure 24k gold to silver. In this workshop, you will make your own 24k gold foil, prepare fine and sterling silver metals, learn foil cutting methods, texture and saw silver, and apply patina to your design. Assemble these earrings with...