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Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry

Learn the basics of handcrafting jewelry. Through demonstrations and discussions become familiar with layout, piercing, filing, texturing, basic roller embossing, soldering, forming, finishing and polishing. With practice 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 (730)

Amelia Falk Wagner, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
1:15 - 3:45 pm/6 weeks
$170/Members: $150
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Intermediate and Advanced Jewelry (732)

Michael Nashef, Jewelry Studio
Mondays, April 20 - May 18
12 - 3 pm/5 weeks
$170/Members: $150

Prerequisite: Beginning/Intermediate jewelry or equivalent experience
Advance your skills in this course with a focus on fabrication and finishing skills (hinges, mechanisms, box making, etc...) Apply comprehensive soldering processes, tighten-up their basic skill set through implementing classic jeweler s positioning and handholds, learn basic metallurgy theory, and take a detailed look at surface finishing and polishing techniques. Independent studio time is available. Some materials provided with additional available for purchase.

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Stone Setting Independent Study (734)

Amelia Falk Wagner, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 18
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$190/Members: $170

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
In this self-directed course, bring your own stones and be directed through the best course to set them. Odd shapes and faceted stones will be discussed with standard settings for faceted stones utilized for demonstration. This class will include demonstrations done in silver so students can become proficient using it as setting material. Most materials provided with additional available for purchase.

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Introduction to Lapidary Stone Cutting for Cabochons (736)

Dawn Coeur, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 20
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$180/Members: $160

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.

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Intro to Silver PMC Jewelry (738)

Kathleen DeVries, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
2 - 4:30 pm/6 weeks
$200/Members: $180

Discover how easy it is to create custom sterling silver jewelry with EZ-960 sterling silver clay and PMC3 fine silver clay. This project-based course will acquaint students with the media and basic skills for working with it such as texturing, stone setting and various firing processes that take PMC to solid sterling silver. All materials will be provided with additional materials available to purchase.

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Cuttlefish Casting (740)

Jeannette Maxey, Jewelry Studio
Saturday, May 2
9:30 am - 12 pm/One day
$65/Members: $45

Over 5000 years metalsmiths have been using the lowly cuttlefish to cast metal objects. Join us in the jewelry studio to explore this direct technique and create a one-of-a-kind bronze pendant to take home with you. Learn how to carve the soft skeleton of the cuttlefish to make a mold where we will pour bronze to make a pendant for you to finish later. Bronze supplies provided with silver available for purchase.

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Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry (731)

Danny Giancaspro, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$170/Members: $150
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Cold Working for Jewelers (733)

Emily Wohlscheid, Jewelry Studio
Tuesdays, April 21 - May 19
9 am - 12 pm/5 weeks
$170/Members: $150

Prerequisite: Beginning/Intermediate jewelry or equivalent experience
Many materials require creative thinking when incorporating them into finished jewelry and sculptural pieces to prevent damage. Focus upon various traditional metalsmithing techniques to help troubleshoot through your mixed media projects that need to avoid the torch s flame. Techniques to be covered include cold setting objects, scoring and folding, hinges, rivets, patina, pattern, and more! All materials provided with additional available for purchase.

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Intermediate Jewelry (735)

Linda Kekic, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 20
1 - 3:30 pm/6 weeks
$195/Members: $175

i]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 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.

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Bezels, Bezels, Bezels (737)

Lauren Tripp, Jewelry Studio
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
10 am - 1 pm/6 weeks
$195/Members: $175

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
Want to learn the art of bezel setting? During this fun class we will set stones, set more stones, and then set stones. This is an intensive class that will show you how decide and execute the proper setting to showcase your stones. Independent studio time is available and some materials are provided, such as bezel wire and stones, with additional materials available for purchase.

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Intro to Wire Weaving: Beginner Pendants (739)

Alex Menzor, Jewelry Studio
Friday, April 17
5 - 8 pm/One day
$65/Members: $45

All skill levels
Are you new to wire wrapping and looking to graduate up from simple twists? This is the workshop for you! Through demonstration, you will learn to apply simple wire weaving techniques to your pendant making process, as well as the basics of setting stone cabochons. Through practice you will learn to execute these styles with ease. All tools and materials will be provided with additional materials available for purchase!

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Tiny Stamped Solder Books (741)

Tracy Bell, Jewelry Studio
Saturday, May 9
10 am - 4 pm/One day
$80/Members: $60

Using leather, rivets, solder, acid free paper, and waxed linen, we will create little books that are a great size for hanging on a necklace. Using unconventional plumbers solder, stamping designs into the hot metal we will create fun metal textured book covers. Learning an old book binding technique we will then stitch the books together. Materials provided with additional available for purchase.

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