ADULT JEWELRY/METAL CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

This studio is equipped with everything you need to create beautiful jewelry. We have all the tools to create sterling silver or copper bracelets, earrings, and pendants by soldering, sawing, piercing and folding.

Pre-registration is required three days before the start of a class or workshop. You are not registered unless paid in full.
If you are a Clemson resident your discount will be applied before you pay.

Material fees are included in the tuition pricing. You do not need to bring any materials. 

Need help registering?
Call or email jphillips@cityofclemson.org

Torch Enameling Workshop

This three-hour workshop will cover the basics of torch enameling. Students will learn how to fuse hard enamels to copper using an acetylene torch. All materials will be provided, and no experience is necessary. Students will take home several completed small enamel pieces. No prior enameling experience is necessary. Please wear close toe shoes, non-synthetic fiber clothing, and long pants to this class. Long hair must be tied back for safety.

September

Torch Enameling w/ Trish Stalb - Sunday, 9/26 from 2-5 pm

Residents $35
Non-Residents $50

Introduction to Metalsmithing

During this four-day course, students will use basic jeweler’s hand tools to fabricate several jewelry pieces. We will use hammers, files, drills, polishing equipment, and acetylene torche, among other tools. The class will work on a brass and copper bracelet project to familiarize themselves with the tools and the workspace, and then students can use their new skills to create their own designs and work at their own pace. No prior metalsmithing experience is necessary, however, students will need good eyesight or magnification, and good hand strength and coordination. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes to this class. Long hair must be tied back for safety.

October

Intro to Metalsmithing w/ Trish Stalb - Tuesdays/Thursdays, 10/12, 10/14, 10/19, 10/21 from 6-9 pm

Residents $100
Non-Residents $115

 

Kiln Enameling Workshop

This three-hour workshop is an introduction to enameling with a kiln. Students will learn how to form and clean copper pieces, apply the powdered vitreous enamel, load the kiln and fire their pieces. All materials will be provided, and students will take home several completed enamel pieces. No experience is necessary. Students must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants, and non-synthetic fiber clothing in this class, and long hair needs to be tied back.

November

Kiln Enameling Workshop w/ Trish Stalb - Sunday, 10/17 from 2-5 pm

Residents $35
Non-Residents $50