Metalsmithing

10 weeks.  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

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Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making

Kristin Landon
Tuesdays, September 9 – November 11
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

Designed for students who have completed Beginning Jewelry Making, this class will teach students more advanced techniques, such as chain and clasp making, hollow-form beadmaking, and advanced soldering.

e_some_experience i_intermediate

Forging and Forming Techniques

Caryn L. Hetherston and Kristin Landon
Tuesdays, September 9 – November 11
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

Make metal move in unusual ways! Students will learn how to work copper and aluminum rods into different shapes, tapers, and spirals while also experimenting with anticlastic forming.

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Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making

Caryn L. Hetherston
Tuesdays, September 9 – November 11
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

See above for description.

e_some_experience i_intermediate

Beginning Jewelry Making

Karyn Warner Hammock
Wednesdays, September 10 – November 12
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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Beginning Jewelry Making

Traci Parman
Wednesdays, September 10 – November 19 (no class Sept. 17)
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

See bottom left for description.

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Texture and Dimension

Caryn L. Hetherston
Thursdays, September 11 – November 20 (no class September 25)
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

Add texture and dimension to your flat jewelry designs by stamping, roll printing, and fabrication.

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Solder Centric

Karyn Warner Hammock
Thursdays, September 11 – November 20 (no class September 25)
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

Students will have the opportunity to improve basic soldering skills with specific projects, such as prong setting, classic loop-in-loop chains, and hollow-formed pendants.

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