JEWELRY & METALSMITHING

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SPRING

Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry (730)

Holly Northrup, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, April 10 - May 15
10am - 12:30 pm/6 weeks
$150/ Members: $130

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 with additional materials available for purchase.

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Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry (731)

Amelia Falk, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, April 10 - May 15
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$150/ Members: $130

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 with additional materials available for purchase.

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Intermediate Jewelry (732)

Linda Kekic, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, April 11 - May 16
1 - 3:30 pm/6 weeks
$155/Members: $135

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Explore jewelry-making with in-depth instruction and techniques using a variety of hand tools and larger equipment. Through individual help and demonstrations, you will learn skills in sawing/piercing, hammering, and soldering including bench techniques and bezel, prong and tube settings with at least one project completed in sterling silver. Stages of project completion will be addressed from design to finishing/polishing. Independent studio time is available. Project materials are provided with additional materials available for purchase.

Intarsia (733)

Dawn Coeur, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, April 11 - May 16
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$150/Members: $130

Prerequisite of Intro to Lapidary or equivalent experience.
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.

Piercing Perfection (734)

Lauren Tripp, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, April 12 - May 17
10:30 am - 1 pm/6 weeks
$150/ Members: $130

Have you always loved that nice pierced detailed jewelry? This is your chance to hone your sawing skills! During this course we will look at new ways to apply piercing to your jewelry, and practice this detail-enhancing metalsmithing skill. Piercing can be fun and exciting! Independent studio time will be available. Most materials provided with additional available for purchase.

Hydraulic Press Essentials (735)

Tracy Bell, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, April 12 - May 17
1:30 - 4 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

Manipulate metal with the force of 20 tons to give your designs dimension and volume. Techniques will include cutting your own die, doming, forming and bending using die shapes, bracelet formers, silhouette dies, synclastic and anticlastic bracelet forming in far less time than when using a hammer to get the same shape. Use the rolling mill to pattern metal for a more interesting surface. Materials provided with additional available for purchase.

Self-Directed Independent Study (736)

Emily Wohlscheid, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, April 12 - May 17
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$150/Members: $130

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry and Beginning/Intermediate jewelry OR equivalent
We all have projects sitting on the bench unfinished, and now you have the chance to complete them! 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.