Metalsmithing

10 weeks. Supplies: Basic supplies provided; additional materials will be discussed in class. Knowledge of soldering, sawing, and bezel setting is required for some intermediate and all advanced classes.

Course Skill Level Key: See the symbol(s) at the end of each course description to determine the recommended skill level for students. Most classes are open to artists of all skill levels. Teenagers age 15 and up are eligible to register for adult classes.

b_beginner = Beginner
e_some_experience = Some Experience
i_intermediate = Intermediate
a_advanced = Advanced
l_all_levels = All Levels

Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making

Kristin Landoni_intermediatee_some_experience
Tuesdays, January 9 – March 13 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

Designed for students who have completed Beginner Jewelry Making or simply need a refresher, participants will see their skills advance as new techniques are added and old techniques are refined. Projects will change each semester.

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Designing Functional Jewelry

Caryn L. Hetherstona_advancedi_intermediate
Tuesdays, January 9 – March 13 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

Durability, comfort, weight, and balance should all be taken into consideration while designing functional jewelry. This class is an opportunity for students that have taken a number of basic jewelry-making classes and now want use those skills to design wearable art. This session will focus on crafting metal beads.

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Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making

Caryn L. Hetherstoni_intermediatee_some_experience
Tuesdays, January 9 – March 13 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

Designed for students who have completed Beginner Jewelry Making or simply need a refresher, participants will see their skills advance as new techniques are added and old techniques are refined. Projects will change each semester.

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Beginner Jewelry Making

Karyn Warner Hammockb_beginner
Wednesdays, January 10 – March 14 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools, machinery, and fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, earrings, and a bracelet.

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Beginner Jewelry Making

Traci Parmanb_beginner
Wednesdays, January 10 – March 14 | 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools, machinery, and fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, earrings, and a bracelet.

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Metal Clay Jewelry

Karyn Warner Hammockl_all_levels
Thursdays, January 11 – February 8 (5 weeks) | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$185 Members, $210 Non-Members

This class is a great introduction to jewelry design or as an opportunity to experiment with a new medium. Metal clay is easily molded and formed, turning into pure metal after being fired. Students will learn the basics in addition to making rings and setting stones.

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