Jewelry Workshops

Earrings with Lisa Johnson

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

During this workshop, you’ll learn how to make beautiful, stylish earrings! Students will learn how to solder a sterling silver post and make a French ear wire in addition to various texturing techniques to non-ferrous metals including silver. All materials are included! No experience is necessary. Registration deadline June 5

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Torch Fired Enamels with Lisa Johnson

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

Learn how to make a colorful pendant and pair of earrings using fused glass on metal! Patterns will be developed through sifting, stenciling, and graphite techniques. In this workshop, we will build enameled surfaces on nonferrous metal to make a beautiful jewelry pieces. No experience necessary! Summer B: Members $75,…

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Silver Clay & Glass Pendants with Carolyn Austin and Marthe Harwell

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

In this 2-day workshop, students will learn how to make pendants using fused glass cabochons and silver clay that they create and fuse. Day 1:  Students will explore how heat and gravity are used to develop round or other shaped cabochons for jewelry.  Students will learn glass-cutting skills and have…

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Inventive Silver Clay with Marthe Harwell

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

Silver metal clay (also known as Precious Metal Clay) is a clay material created by mixing microscopic particles of pure silver in an organic matrix (binder) with water that can be shaped into infinite designs to create unique fine silver jewelry.  Using molds and tools to create shapes and impressions,…

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Keum-Boo with Marsha Levey Blandy

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

In this workshop, we will use an ancient Korean gilding technique, Keum-boo, that applies thin sheets of gold (23.5k) to argentium for a beautiful finish. This is the perfect way to achieve using gold on your work without the expense of solid gold. Fused instead of soldered, students will make…

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Enameled Abstractions with Nancy Costello

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

Learn how to apply and fire powdered glass (enamel) using sifting and painting techniques. Each student will understand how to use both opaque and translucent colors through layering methods.  You will also have access to fusing millefiori beads and lusters to add a decorative surface.  Everyone will make either a…

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Setting Challenging Shaped Cabochons & Stone Setting Bench Tricks with Wayne Werner

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

Have you ever purchased a stone and just did not know how to capture it in a traditional way? In this workshop we will explore different ways to build bezels and think outside the box. Students are encouraged to bring in cabochon stones and discuss how to access different ways…

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Images on Enamel with Nancy Costello

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

Include cool graphics on your enameled jewelry for a more contemporary look! In this workshop, we will fire opaque enamels with decals. Students will walk away with a unique one-of-a-kind enameled pendant and/or pair of earrings. No experience is necessary. Select your imagery from a wide selection of decals.  Enamels,…

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Pearl Stringing & Knotting with Tracey Roedl

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March 3 @ 9:52 am

Create your own freshwater cultured pearl bracelet with a sterling silver clasp! Students will learn the proper technique of pearl stringing and knotting using sterling french wire, diamond drill bits, and silk cord. You can also use this technique to repair any broken strands you might have. All materials are…

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