Sat, Jun 1
10:30am - 1:00pm
Meets 2 Times
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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.
Saturday Jun 1st, 10:30am - 1pm(2 sessions)
This exciting Three day class teaches proper jewelry making techniques for beginners. Students will learn the correct way to file, saw, form, forge, solder Sterling Silver as well as make a stone setting and set stones, in an intensive workshop held in our beautiful studio, each student will create a minimum of (4) pieces of Sterling jewelry seated...
Saturday Jul 13th, 9am - 5pm(3 sessions)
Explore further the techniques introduced in Metal I. Forging, fusing, hollow forms, and advanced stone setting are the focus. All Metal II students learn to flush set faceted stones. Practice heavy bezel settings with hammer and punch. Fabricate hollow rings, Develop and create your own ideas. Metal II students are encouraged to attend open studio...
Friday Aug 2nd, 9am - 5pm(3 sessions)
In this workshop you will learn how to solder sterling silver correctly and with confidence. Students will be soldering sterling silver utilizing tension, sweat, and pick methods. Using Oxygen/Propane little torches students will learn the proper way to protect their metal from oxidation. Students will spend the day practicing the various techniques...
Saturday Aug 10th, 9am - 4pm
In this beginning level jewelry making class, learn the basic techniques of metalsmithing. During the eight week course you will create a minimum of four professionally finished projects (for example, rings, earrings, pendants or bracelets) in sterling silver while learning layout, sawing, forging, texturing, filing, polishing, soldering, and basic...
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 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. ...
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.
Take your jewelry to the next level with advanced fabrication and more stone setting techniques. Focusing on precision stone setting the Winter 2019 session of Metals III is led by Daniel Valencia and will involve some very exciting projects including scoop and split, and thread setting , flush setting of faceted stones. These techniques will be demonstrated...
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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 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.
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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...
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...