JEWELRY

FREE DEMONSTRATIONS

Lapidary Demo: Our new Flat Lap!
Dawn Coeur, Jewelry Studio
Friday, February 9
6 - 7:30 pm, free

Check out our new flat lapidary machine and all of its possibilities! Dawn will demonstrate various lapidary techniques that will be taught in her Intarsia workshop this winter!
If you would like to attend, email Dawn at jewelrymetalskia@gmail.com

Fold-forming Demo
Lauren Tripp, Jewelry Studio
Friday, March 9
6 - 7:30 pm, free

Come join Lauren for a free fold-forming demo. During this demo Lauren will cover some of the basic techniques of fold-forming in addition to hammering and annealing techniques. If you would like to attend, email Lauren at jewelrymetalskia@gmail.com.

Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry (720)

Holly Northrup, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, January 9 - March 27
10 am - 12:30 pm/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Learn the basics of handcrafting jewelry. Through demonstrations and discussions you will become familiar with layout, piercing, filing, texturing, basic roller embossing, soldering, forming, finishing and polishing. With practice you will gain knowledge and confidence in jewelry making skills. Independent studio time will be available. All materials will be provided and additional materials are available for purchase.

Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry (721)

Emily Wohlscheid, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, January 11 - March 29
6:30 pm - 9 pm/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Learn the basics of handcrafting jewelry. Through demonstrations and discussions you will become familiar with layout, piercing, filing, texturing, basic roller embossing, soldering, forming, finishing and polishing. With practice you will gain knowledge and confidence in jewelry making skills. Independent studio time will be available. All materials will be provided and additional materials are available for purchase.

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Introduction to Lapidary Stone Cutting for Cabochons (722)

Dawn Coeur, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, January 11 - February 15
2 "4:30 pm/6 weeks
$135//Members: $115

Learn how to cut your own stones to use in your jewelry and metal work designs. Students will be introduced to cutting, grinding and polishing stone slabs into a variety of shapes including calibrated and free form cabochons. Students with previous lapidary experience can practice and refine their technique. Independent studio time will be available.

Intarsia (723)

Dawn Coeur, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, February 22 - March 29
2 " 4:30 pm /6 weeks
$135/Members: $115
Prerequisite: Intro to Lapidary or equivalent

Stone Intarsia is the art of fitting stones together to form a picture or design. Students will learn how to create a geometric shaped picture from various stones using lapidary equipment. Independent studio time is available. Most materials are provided with additional available for purchase.

Off the Body (724)

Holly Northrup, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, January 9 - March 27
1 - 3:30 pm/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Pre-requisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Take your metalsmithing skills off the body and create some non-wearable metals items. In this class we will explore the techniques we have learned to create small sculptural pieces. The basic hollow form will be used and applied to these items and the types of connections and movement of the pieces will be discussed in regards to their purpose or functionality. Wall pieces, desk sculptures, boxes, the sky s the limit so bring your imagination.

Social Media for Jewelry Makers (725)

Emily Wohlscheid, Jewelry Studio
Mondays, February 19 - March 26
10 am - 12:30 pm/6 weeks
$135/Members: $115

Jump into social media promotion for your jewelry venture! Class participants will leave with a working knowledge of how to make Facebook and Instagram work for their business with introductions to other social media tools and apps. Existing accounts will be optimized and new accounts will be created with the instructor's guidance. Emphasis will also be placed on creating relevant and meaningful content through photographs, and videos with hands on experience. All materials provided.

Intermediate Jewelry (726)

Linda Kekic, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, January 10 - March 28
1 - 3:30 pm/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Pre-requisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Explore jewelry making with in-depth instruction and techniques using a variety of hand tools and equipment. Through individual help and demonstrations, learn a variety of techniques to enhance your skills in soldering, texturing, embellishments, stone setting, project design, finishing & polishing. Create with a variety of metals including sterling silver, brass, copper & bronze. Independent studio time is available. All materials provided with additional available for purchase.

Bench Challenge (727)

Kelli Jackson, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, January 10 - February 14
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$135/Members: $115

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Sharpen your metalsmithing skills with this project-heavy course. Through 6 weeks of in-depth instruction, gain confidence in the techniques and equipment most often used at the bench and in the studio. Through individual help and demonstration, filing, sawing/piercing, and soldering will be practiced. Emphasis on attention to detail, precision and measuring with various gauges will be covered. Materials are provided.

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Lost Wax Casting (728)

Amelia Falk, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, February 21 - March 28
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$135/Members: $115

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Add lost wax casting to your jewelry-making skill set! Learn to carve a pair of earrings or a pendant through carving wax to be cast for a total of at least two finished products. Basic finishing skills are required to take this class. Bronze will be provided for casting with sterling silver available for purchase. Independent studio time is available for carving.

Self-Directed Independent Study (729)

Lauren Tripp, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, January 11 - March 29
10:30 am - 1 pm/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry AND Beginning/Intermediate jewelry OR equivalent experience
We all have projects sitting on the bench unfinished. Now you have the chance to complete them! Although this weekly course is self-directed, the instructor will be available to help trouble shoot and assist you in finishing those out-standing projects. Students will only be able to work with equipment they already have had past experience with. Additional independent studio time is available. Some materials are provided with additional materials available for purchase.

Water Casting (730)

Holly Northrup, Jewelry Studio
Saturday, January 27
10 am - Noon/One day
$80/Members: $60

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Water casting is an amazing way to create more abstract solid forms. With no molds or difficult casting equipment this method can be done easily at home. In this quick class you will learn how to water cast using silver including all equipment needed to get set up at home, each student will cast one to two pieces. After the casts are done we will discuss ways they can be incorporated into your jewelry.

PMC Precious Metal Clay/Fine Silver (731)

Linda Kekic, Jewelry Studio
Saturday & Sunday, February 10 & 11 10am - 3pm/Two days
$180/Members: $160

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Explore Precious Metal Clay and make a variety of beautiful pieces of jewelry. PMC is fine silver mixed with an organic binder that is shaped by hand and fired in a kiln or with a torch. In this class we will create several pieces of jewelry including earrings, necklaces, beads and bracelets using both firing techniques. We will also create individual molds to make multiples and learn how to set a small stone. All materials provided with additional available for purchase.

Electroforming (733)

Lauren Schildberg, Jewelry Studio
Saturdays, March 10 & 17
10 am - 1 pm/Two days
$95/Members: $75

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent.
Explore the wonderful world of copper plating with an Electroforming workshop! Through individual help and demonstrations, you will learn all the necessary steps, skills and equipment to create electroformed jewelry at home or in the studio. Materials will be provided with additional materials available for purchase. Independent studio time will be available for the two days of class.

Powder Coating (732)

Holly Northrup, Jewelry Studio
Saturday, February 24
12 - 5 pm/One day
$75/Members: $55

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience.
Learn powder-coating methods that you can do at home. You will learn how to dip, sift, fill and mask your materials for powder coating. We will review finishing techniques that can be used once the powder coat has been applied. These alternative powder-coating methods will be easy to use at home once you learn them. Materials will be provided with additional materials available for purchase.