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

Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making

Kristin Landon
Tuesdays, January 10 – March 14 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

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Designed for the student who has completed Beginning Jewelry Making or simply needs a refresher, participants will see their skills advance as new techniques are added and old techniques are refined. Projects will change each semester.

e_some_experience i_intermediate

Designing Functional Jewelry

Caryn L. Hetherston
Tuesdays, January 10 – March 14 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

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Durability, comfort, weight, and balance should all be taken into consideration while designing functional jewelry. This 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 of crafting metal beads.

i_intermediate a_advanced

Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making

Caryn L. Hetherston
Tuesdays, January 10 – March 14 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

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Designed for the student who has completed Beginning Jewelry Making or simply needs a refresher, participants will see their skills advance as new techniques are added and old techniques are refined. Projects will change each semester.

e_some_experience i_intermediate

Beginning Jewelry Making

Karyn Warner Hammock
Wednesdays, January 11 – March 15 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

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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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Chasing and Repoussé

Caryn L. Hetherston
Wednesdays, January 11 – March 15 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

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Students transform flat copper sheets using chasing and repoussé techniques making them into eye-popping and dimensional artworks. An introduction to toolmaking will be included in this course.

e_some_experience i_intermediate a_advanced

Beginning Jewelry Making

Traci Parman
Wednesdays, January 11 – March 15 | 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

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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.

b_beginner

Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making

Karyn Warner Hammock
Thursdays, January 12 – March 16 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

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Designed for the student who has completed Beginning Jewelry Making or simply needs a refresher, participants will see their skills advance as new techniques are added and old techniques are refined. Projects will change each semester.

e_some_experience i_intermediate

Hinged Bangle Bracelets

Kristin Landon
Fridays, January 13 – March 17 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$305 Members, $330 Non-Members

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Form and shape a bangle bracelet while learning the hinging process. Students will carefully design their own piece and end up with a wearable work of art.

i_intermediate a_advanced