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Jewelry Studio Director
Patricia Stalb

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Patricia has been designing jewelry for 25 years. She graduated from Clemson and has continued to further her education through jewelry arts at the Greenville (SC) County Museum of Art, Penland, the Folk School, and Earthspeaks Arts in Asheville. The range of her work includes enameled glass on metal and copper.

 

 

 

August

 

Torch Enameling Workshop with Patricia Stalb
Monday, August 21 10am-1pm
This three hour class is an introduction to torch enameling.  Students will learn to fire glass enamels onto copper forms using open flame.  Beginners welcome.  Please wear closed toe shoes to this class.
Cost $55.00 (tuition $48.00; materials $7.00)

 

 

September

Woven Necklace and Earring Bead Extravaganza with Summer Stanley

Tuesday and Thursday, Sept 5 and 7,  6-9pm 
Students will learn the intricate and fascinating technique of weaving X beads to form a woven bead and woven earrings.  Beginners welcome!  Good eyesight or magnification is necessary for this class.
Cost $85.00 (tuition $65; materials $20)

 

 

Jewelry 101 with Patricia Stalb
Mondays, September 11-October 2 6-9pm
This four-session class will focus on basic metalsmithing tools and techniques used in making jewelry.
  You will learn how to design, saw, forge, and solder brass and copper to create several completed jewelry pieces.  Beginners welcome! No experience needed.   Good eyesight or magnification is necessary.  Please wear closed toe shoes and long pants to this class.
Cost $140.00 (tuition $120; materials $20)

 

Prong and Bezel Enameled Pendant Set with Patricia Stalb and Beth Gautsch
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 19-26 6-9pm
The first evening of this three-session class will be spent enameling powdered glass enamel onto copper pieces.
  The following two evenings will focus on various setting methods for you enameled pieces.  Please wear closed toe shoes and long pants to this class.

 

Herringbone Stitch Bracelet with Summer Stanley

Saturday, September 30, 10am-2pm  
Learn the Herringbone stitch and create your own bracelet using beautiful seed beads.  Beginners welcome!  Good eyesight or magnification is necessary for this class.  Please bring a bag lunch.
Cost $65.00 (Tuition $45; materials $30)

October

Peyote Stitch Beaded Ring with Summer Stanley

Tuesday and Thursday, October 3 and 5, 10 am-1pm  
Learn the versatile Peyote seed bead stitch, and makes several complete rings during this two-day class.  Beginners welcome!  Good eyesight or magnification is necessary for this class.

Cost $80.00 (Tuition $65; materials $15)

 

Torch Enameling with Patricia Stalb
Tuesday, October 10 10am-2pm
Torch enameling is a fun and basic way to enamel colors onto a metal surface with a torch flame.
  Beginners welcome!  Please bring a bag lunch and wear closed toe shoes and long pants to this class.
Cost $60.00 (tuition $45; materials $15)

 

Jewelry Basics with Beth Gautsch
Tuesday & Thursday, October 24 & 26 6-9pm
Learn jewelry making basics in this class.
  We will be sawing and soldering sterling silver metal to create a finished sterling silver cuff bracelet you will be able to wear home.
Cost $120.00 (tuition $65; materials $55)

 

 

November

Non-Soldering Bracelet Project with Beth Gautsch
Saturday, November 4 10am-4pm
Work at your own pace to create an elegant non-soldered bracelet that can be as simple or as complex as you want to create.
  This class is perfect for beginners and advanced students.  No metalsmithing skills required.  Bring a lunch and wear closed toe shoes and long pants to this class.
Cost $105.00 (tuition $65; materials $40) Additional materials fee for sterling silver to be paid to instructor.

 

Jewelry 101 with Patricia Stalb
Mondays, November 6-27 10am-1pm
This four-session class will focus on basic metalsmithing tools and techniques used in making jewelry.
  You will learn how to design, saw, forge, and solder brass and copper to create several completed jewelry pieces.  Beginners welcome! No experience needed.   Good eyesight or magnification is necessary.  Please wear closed toe shoes and long pants to this class.
Cost $140.00 (tuition $120; materials $20)

 

Copper Enameling Ornaments & Christmas Gifts with Patricia Stalb
Tuesday & Thursday, November 7 &9 6-9pm
Make your own ornaments and presents this year!
  Learn how to fuse vivid enamel colors onto copper in a small electric kiln.  You’ll try several different enameling techniques to complete several pieces.  Beginners welcome!  No experience needed.  Please wear closed toe shoes and long pants to this class.
Cost $80.00 (tuition $65; materials $15)

 

December

Netted Beaded Ornament with Summer Stanley

Saturday, December 2  10am-2pm.  
Make a personalized ornament perfect as a holiday gift or as a statement ornament for your tree!  Beginners welcome.  Good eyesight or magnification is necessary for this class.  Please bring a bag lunch.
Cost $55.00 (Tuition $45; materials $10)

 

Torch Enameled Christmas Ornaments with Patricia Stalb
Tuesday, December 5 10am-2pm
Spend a fun morning making colorful enameled Christmas ornaments to keep or give.
  We’ll be fusing vivid glass colors onto copper using a torch.  Beginners welcome!  No experience needed.  Please wear long pants and close toe shoes to this class.
Cost $60.00 ($45; materials $15)

 

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