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Classes Offered

  • Rockin' Eye Candy Rockin' Eye Candy

    Details

    Level: Beginner      Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Soldering, ring making, setting stones, wearable art. What more could you want from a class? Jump into metal work with this eye catching project, perfect for any level student.
     
  • Filigree 101 Filigree 101

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Create delicate works of art with filigree. We will bend, twist and turn sterling silver stock to create an intricate pendant. Students will be challenged to put their creativity into action while continuing to fine tune their skills. Pre-requisite: Must have soldering experience and wire working experience.

  • Chroniker Chroniker

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Get started in Metalworking with a timely fashioned pendant. Using mixed metals, you will be introduced to sawing, soldering, and stone setting. Adventurous students will be also be able to put their signature on the piece to create their own flare.  Learn how to solder mixed metals without a mess. Sweat soldering will reduce bleeding of solder onto mixed metals. Additionally, you learn how to cut, shape and forge sterling silver. Put all the pieces together to create these distinctive earrings.
     
  • Contemporary Earring Jackets Contemporary Earring Jackets

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 4 hours

    Project Overview

    Earring jackets are back in fashion and we have given them a contemporary makeover. No longer reserved for just diamonds, you can use anything from crystals to pearls to silver for studs. Bring your own inspiration to class to design you own jackets.
     
  • Harmonizing Metal Harmonizing Metal

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Construct harmonic mechanical orbs by assembling hollow forms that chime as they are worn. Every piece will resonate a unique tone depending on its maker. 
     
  • Embossed Enamels Embossed Enamels

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Whether you are continuing your exploration in enamels or just starting out, this twofer will add to your repertoire of skills. First, you’ll learn how to cut and emboss metal for texture and depth. Then, you’ll learn how to enamel it to add color and pizazz on your boring metal.
     
  • Silver H2Oh! Silver H2Oh!

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Create nature-inspired pieces for one-of-a-kind pendants, rings, earrings and more! This free-form technique is fun, easy and foolproof. No piece could ever be wrong! In addition to completing the pendant shown, students will have the opportunity to make several pieces that may be used after the class. Students will finish the project in class.
  • Spinning Rings Spinning Rings

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Create flare and movement with this class. Students will learn to shape and form a brass ring or copper ring and then lock an inner ring that will spin.
     
  • Enamels To Flight Enamels To Flight

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    Take enamels to new heights with separation enamel. Through a series of layers and firing, students will learn to transform copper and transparent enamels. (A variety of enamel colors will be provided to share.)
  • Set for Royalty - Intro to Bezel Setting Set for Royalty - Intro to Bezel Setting

    Details

    Level: Intermediate        Sessions: 1        Hours: 4-6 hours

    Project Overview

    Create a setting fit for royalty. This introductory stone setting class will add another dimension to your glasswork or any stone. Students will have the opportunity to customize a pendant design to their liking. (Dichro cabachons will vary.) .

  • Pearls Apart Pearls Apart

    Details

    Level: Beginner      Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    This ring might look simple, but the challenge for this project will be soldering one part of the ring without melting another. We will work through the difficulties of soldering small parts in place while managing not to melt the entire unit. Students much know how to solder silver and make simple rings.
     
  • Twinkle Twist Twinkle Twist

    Details

    Level: Beginner        Sessions: 1        Hours: 3 hours

    Project Overview

    In this class, we will make a twist and add a twinkle to create stacking bracelets. You will learn to solder, forge and twist sterling silver.
     

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Chroniker – Intro to Metalworking Wednesday 8/15 8:30-11:30
Filigree 101 - Pendant  Wednesday 8/15 1:00-5:00
Twinkle Twist Bracelet Thursday 8/16 8:30-11:30
Pearls Apart – Bending Tubes Thursday 8/16 1-4pm
Contemporary Earring Jackets Thursday 8/16 5:30-8:30
Harmonizing Metals Friday 8/17 8:30-11:30
Rockin’ Eye Candy – Intro to basic soldering Friday 8/17 1:00-4:00
Embossed Enamels Friday 8/17 5:30-8:30
Enamels to Flight Saturday 8/18 8:30-11:30
Spinner Rings Saturday 8/18 1:00-4:00
Silver H2Oh! – water casting Saturday 8/18 5:30-8:30
Set for Royalty- Introduction Bezel Setting Sunday 8/19 8:30-4:00