JEWELRY

In addition to providing basic bench tools and soldering stations the jewelry studio has vacuum and centrifugal casting, sand blasting, roller printing, etching, hydraulic press forming/fabrication, chasing & repousse, raising, kiln enameling, torch enameling, and powder coating -- along with a wide array of lapidary equipment in our flat lap, stone saw, and polishing machines.

Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry

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 (720)

Emily Wohlscheid, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, January 8 - March 26
9 - 11:30 am/12 weeks
$270/Members: $250
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Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry (721)

Amelia Falk, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, January 8-March 26
6:30pm - 9pm/12 weeks
$270/Members: $250
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Casting (724)

Amelia Falk, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, January 8 - March 26
1:15-3:45 pm/12 weeks
$280/Members: $260

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent/
basic finishing skills

Explore the art of casting. An expanded
class structure will bring your design
process to the next level by exploring the
different avenues of casting. We will include
the different types of wax and natural
substances that you can use in lost wax
casting as well as explore free form casting
techniques. Bronze is provided for casting
with sterling silver available for purchase.
Independent studio times are available.

Prongs, Prongs, Prongs (726)

Amelia Falk, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, January 9 - March 27
6:30 pm - 9 pm/12 weeks
$270/Members: $250

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
This class is all about prongs! You will learn
the many ways you can integrate prongs
into a piece of jewelry, including setting
uneven stones, tab settings, partial prongs
and a variety of ways to make settings that
will allow you to work with any stone in your
collection. Soldering skills are required.
Independent studio time is available. All
materials provided with additional available
for purchase.

Guided Independent Study (728)

Emily Wohlscheid, Jewelry Studio
Fridays, January 11 - March 29
11 am - 1:30 pm/12 weeks
$270/Members: $250

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Have the opportunity to complete projects
sitting on the bench unfinished in our
well-equipped studio! Although this weekly
course is self-directed, the instructor will
be available to help troubleshoot and
assist you in finishing those incomplete
projects through creative problem solving
and demonstrations as needed. Additional
independent studio time is available. Some
materials are provided with additional
materials available for purchase.

Leather For Jewelers (730)

Tracy Bell, Jewelry Studio
Saturday, March 23
10 am - 4 pm/One day
$95/Members: $75

Are you curious about working in leather?
This class will cover basic terminology,
principles, and types of leather and how
they apply to jewelry making. Students will
go through all the steps necessary to create
a handmade bracelet. Dyeing techniques
for leather will also be covered. Please
bring any questions and photos of items
you would like help creating to class. All
materials provided with additional materials
available for purchase.

Introduction to Lapidary Stone Cutting for Cabochons (722)

Dawn Coeur, Jewelry Studio
Mondays, January 7 - February 25
6:30 pm " 9pm/8 weeks
$210/Members: $190

Learn how to cut your own stones to use in
your jewelry and metalwork 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.

Lapidary Lab (723)

Dawn Coeur, Jewelry Studio
Mondays, March 4 - March 25
6:30 to 9 pm/4 weeks
$120/Members: $100

Prerequisite: Intro to Lapidary Stone Cutting or
equivalent

Unfinished cabochons? Need help with an
interesting material? This a great class for
students who have started honing their
skills in lapidary work and are in need of
guidance or studio time for self-directed
work. During this self-directed class, the
instructor will be available to guide you
through your lapidary projects and ideas with
technique demonstration and individual help.
Independent studio time will be available.
Most materials are provided. Additional
materials are available for purchase.

Intermediate Jewelry (725)

Linda Kekic, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, January 9 - March 27
1 - 3:30 pm/12 weeks
$280/Members: $260

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, learn
a variety of techniques to enhance your
skills in soldering, texturing, riveting and
embellishments including a variety of stone
setting processes 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. All materials provided with
additional available for purchase.

Building Hollowforms (727)

Lauren Tripp, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, January 10 - March 14
10 am - 1 pm/10 weeks
$280/Members: $260

Prerequisite: Beginning jewelry or an equivalent
Learn how to take your jewelry designs
to the next level by building Hollowforms.
Hollowforms allow you to add depth and
design to pieces without adding a ton of
material weight. Independent studio time
is available. All materials are provided with
additional materials available for purchase.

PMC/Precious Metal Clay/Fine Silver (729)

Linda Kekic, Jewelry Studio
Saturday and Sunday, February 23-24, 2 days
Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm
Sunday, 12 " 5 pm
$145/Members: $125

Explore Precious Metal Clay and make a
variety of beautiful jewelry pieces! PMC is
fine silver mixed with an organic binder that
is shaped by hand and fired in a kiln or with
a torch. Students will have the opportunity
to create several pieces using both firing
techniques. Students will also create molds
for making multiples and learn how to set
a small stone. All materials provided with
additional available for purchase.

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