Jewelry

Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing with Lisa Johnson

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May 26 @ 8:05 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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May 26 @ 8:05 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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Seashells, Sea Glass, and Pearls! Oh My! with Tracey Roedl

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May 26 @ 8:05 am

Students will learn the proper technique of pearl (and bead) stringing and knotting, drilling sea glass, and seashells. Then students learn how to make the chain links from wire and connect them together into their one-of-a-kind necklace. Pearls and stringing materials are included in the tuition. Sterling silver, if needed…

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Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing with Taylor Gigante (Thursday)

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May 26 @ 8:05 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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Settings for Interesting, Unique Cut Stones with Lisa Johnson

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May 26 @ 8:05 am

How can we capture stones, rocks, minerals, crystals, etc. that is not a typical cabochon or faceted cut? In this class, we will review a few ways to include your unique gem into a ring, pendent, and/or bracelet. Demonstrations on tension settings, prongs, and hammered bezels will be covered. We…

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