JEWELRY

Intro to Wire Weaving: Wire Wrapped Rings

Learn the basics of wire weaving; it s a great way to provide support, style, and structure to handmade jewelry! Through demonstration and discussion you will become familiar with some popular weaving techniques found in the field of wire jewelry by creating both simple and complex ring designs. With practice, you will learn to execute these styles with ease. All materials will be provided with additional materials are available for purchase.

Leather For Jewelers (714)

Tracy Bell, Jewelry Studio
Saturday, November 2
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.

Intro to Hydraulic Press (715)

Tracy Bell, Jewelry Studio
Saturday, November 16
10 am-4 pm/One day

$95/Members: $75
Learn to manipulate metal with the force of a 20 tons on the hydraulic press in this condensed introductory workshop. Techniques covered will be using pancake dies, puffing, and forming using silhouette die shapes. We will also use the rolling mill to pattern metal for a more interesting surface. Materials provided with additional available for purchase. All materials provided with additional materials available for purchase.