Jewelry

Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of metalsmithing through instructor demonstrations, one-on-one instruction, and hands-on experience with hand tools, flex shafts, and torches. Each student will learn to design, pierce, drill, solder, and set a cabochon stone, as well as use cold connections, such as rivets. Students will work…

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3D Printing and Jewelry Making

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

The first part of this class will focus on 3D modeling techniques using an online platform to print jewelry. Using repetition, multiples, and various surfaces, an abstract or representational object will become a fun piece of adornment. The second part of this class will teach students how to use jump…

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Seashells, Sea Glass, and Pearls! Oh My!

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

Students will transform their collection of seashells and sea glass into beautiful jewelry. During this class, students will learn how to incorporate their beach goodies into their jewelry designs by drilling and making chain links as well as other connections. Students will also dive into the proper technique of pearl…

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Mini Radical Jewelry Makeover (RJM) Class

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

Due to the fun and success of The Radical Jewelry Makeover (RJM) event last year, Lighthouse ArtCenter has decided to bring it back. The theme is the same, upcycle old or broken jewelry into fabulous pieces of adornment. This will be a class dedicated to the RJM project and Lighthouse…

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Intermediate to Advanced Jewelry & Metalsmithing

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

Students will be introduced to intermediate and advanced techniques of metalsmithing through instructor demonstrations and one-on-one instruction. With 30+ years experience, Gustavo Hoefs will take students on a journey of more complex soldering and fabrication, faceted stone settings, and hammer forming (anticlastic and synclastic) to create beautiful, wearable jewelry. Moving…

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Creative Wax Carving & Casting

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

In this class, students will learn to apply basic wax carving and construction methods to develop a beautiful ring and pendant. While using the wax, the class will focus on use of positive and negative space, surface texture, transferring images, experimental processes, and converting wax weight to sterling silver. After…

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Independent Study: Metalsmithing & Stone Setting for Beautiful Jewelry

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

Turn sketches into reality. Tracey will guide students through their own designs, or hers, using silver, gold, copper, brass sheet, wire, and tubing. Learn more about design, soldering, forming, and metal polishing. Some of the many available techniques during this independent study include making bezel, tube and prong settings using…

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Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of metalsmithing through instructor demonstrations, one-on-one instruction, and hands-on experience with hand tools, flex shafts, and torches. Each student will learn to design, pierce, drill, solder, and set a cabochon stone, as well as use cold connections, such as rivets. Students will work…

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Glass Jewelry

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October 27 @ 6:47 pm

Learn how to create beautiful stone-like elements out of glass for making a pendant or a ring. The first half of the session will be spent developing glass pieces, using various techniques and fusion processes. The second half of the session students will create tab and alternative prong settings to…

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