Give form to your artistic vision through the creation of jewelry, functional objects and sculpture.

Students are introduced to basic issues and techniques unique to jewelry making as a creative and expressive medium. Techniques covered include: basic fabrication (cold-joining, sawing, soldering, and finishing), lost wax casting, and stone setting. Projects use precious metals as well as common materials. Traditional and contemporary attitudes toward body adornment … Read more

Start Date

01/27

Meeting Day

Monday

End Date

05/11

Faculty

Kelly Conroy

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Transform gravel into bling. Learn to cut, shape, carve and polish ordinary rocks into custom forms that can be set in jewelry.

Start Date

02/08

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

02/08

Faculty

Peter Evonuk

Time

9:30am–5:30pm

Credits

0

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Learn to size, fabricate, and finish a classic silver ring band; then saw, file, solder, polish, and bezel-set a gemstone to cap it off.

Start Date

02/09

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

02/09

Faculty

Peter Evonuk

Time

9:30am–5:30pm

Credits

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Explore the ancient art of Coppersmithing. Students will use a variety of specialized hammers and tools to form simple, elegant copper bowls. The class will cover sinking, raising, and planishing techniques that have been in use for thousands of years. Warning: Side effects may include heady feelings of DIY induced … Read more

Start Date

02/29

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

02/29

Faculty

Peter Evonuk

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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