Jewelry

Gold Jewelry with Miguel Monzon

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

Develop the skills to construct fine jewelry using gold wire and gemstones with precise sawing & soldering methods. Everyone will create gold cage forms for rings. Wire forms give your design more volume with the use of lines and less weight than sheet metal.  Basket settings for gemstones of all…

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Casting with Lisa Johnson

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

Students will wax carve a pendant or ring that they will learn how to sprue and invest for centrifugal casting.  Casting organic matter such as a leaf, bug, branch, etc…will also be introduced. Cleaning up your object and finishing techniques will be demonstrated. You will need to purchase sterling silver…

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Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing with Taylor Gigante (Tuesday)

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

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. Students will work with sterling silver, brass, and copper throughout this course…

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Enameling: Fused Glass on Metal with Michel McNabb

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

During this class, students will learn how to fuse powdered glass (vitreous enamel) onto nonferrous metal to create small decorative objects and/or jewelry.  Demonstrations will include sifting & stenciling, layering translucent & opaque colors together harmoniously, and using crackle and luster enamels for added texture and shine. Everyone will develop beautiful…

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Casting with Lisa Johnson

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

Students will wax carve a pendant or ring that they will learn how to sprue and invest for centrifugal casting.  Casting organic matter such as a leaf, bug, branch, etc…will also be introduced. Cleaning up your object and finishing techniques will be demonstrated. You will need to purchase sterling silver…

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Fine Jewelry with Miguel Monzon

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

Develop the skills to construct fine jewelry using wire, gemstones, and precise sawing & soldering methods. Everyone will develop techniques to construct cage forms for rings, earrings, and/or bracelets. The use of gold or sterling silver wire creates volume and an interesting design. This also means less weight to your…

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Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing with Lisa Johnson

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

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. Students will work with sterling silver, brass, and copper throughout this course…

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Forming Metal with Lisa Johnson

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

Students that have taken a beginning jewelry & metalsmithing class will enjoy learning new techniques in this course.  Demonstrations will include a hollow construction using a press die of your own creation and anticlastic/synclastic hammer-forming methods to make earrings, rings, and/or a cuff. Finishing techniques using a variety of patinas…

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Forming Metal with Lisa Johnson

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

Students that have taken a beginning jewelry & metalsmithing class will enjoy learning new techniques in this course.  Demonstrations will include a hollow construction ring, synclastic and anticlastic earrings, and/or cuff to give your work more dimension. Finishing techniques using a variety of patinas such as Tiffany green, light green,…

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Metal Clay Jewelry with Marthe Harwell

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November 28 @ 11:32 am

Enjoy working in clay? You’ll love creating beautiful pieces out of metal clay! During this class, students will learn additive and reductive techniques of working with metal clay by developing textures, various forming methods, and press molds. This natural binder will burn out and leave a completely intact bronze jewelry…

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