Jewelry

Explore basic braiding to create one-of-a-kind Kumihimo jewelry. Learn the basics of braiding and beading. $40 material fee paid to teacher on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Fin McNiel
    Fee: $150.00

Learn to add surface designs and color to metals using the ancient art of enameling. Enameling fuses particles of glass to the surface of metal to create a wide range of color and pattern effects. In this beginners course, you will explore the the possibilities of enamel and create beautiful pieces of jewelry and or pieces of art to enjoy yourself or give away as gifts.
Techniques covered in this class include but are not limited to:

• Preparing metal for enameling
• Stenciling techniques and sifting
• Enameling onto copper and silver blanks
• Learn to enamel using both a torch and a kiln

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  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30-3 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $188.00

Learn to fuse glass to copper or silver to create luminous permanent color for your jewelry and small sculptures. Some of the design techniques taught include cloisonné and stenciling. Demonstrations and individual attention are given to develop personal creativity.
Material fee paid to instructor. Term 3: $50, Term 4: $45, Term 5: $32

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $225.00

In this course you will build upon your existing jewelry making skills, by learning detailed and advanced techniques and practices such as faceted stone setting, chasing and repose, torch fire enameling, metal stamping and rolling, cold connections and more. Students are welcome to work on their own individual projects, be it jewelry or other metal works. $50 materials fee paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $225.00

Open new doors to your imagination creating stunning metal jewelry using a fascinating new material easily worked with your hands and clay carving tools. Often called a magical substance, Art Metal Clay is made from precious metals combined with a special clay that, when heated, burns to leave the precious metal. The soft clay is pliable, providing great ease in carving, molding, stamping, and designing. Start with bronze metal clay. Silver metal clay can also be used. New students: $55 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 26, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of techniques, such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Create your own designs and jewelry as you learn new techniques. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. $45 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $188.00

This course is for the serious jewelry student who has completed at least two previous courses in jewelry fabrication and wants to pursue more advanced techniques. Projects may include making settings for faceted stones, making domes, constructing hollow beads, inlaying wire in metal, wood and stone, reticulation, etching of metal, and roller printing. $35 material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00

Explore the use of wood, leather, plastics, and found objects to create unique expressive jewelry. Create your own designs and jewelry as you learn to use new materials and techniques. $35 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 26, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00