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

Twisted Wire Bracelet w/ Beth

This is a great 2 night class for beginners interested in creating unique pieces of jewelry.  We will twist and solder sterling silver and copper wire together to create a beautiful mixed metal bangle. Bring eye magnification if needed. Closed toed shoes and long pants are required. 

January 13 (Thursday) & 14 (Friday), 6 - 9 pm

Residents: $60
Non-Residents: $75

 

Setting Stones w/ Beth

Do you have cabochons you’d like to turn into earrings you can wear? Learn to bezel set your stones or cabochons with integrated ear wires. You are welcome to bring any cabochons or stones you have for design consideration, or you are welcome to purchase items from me. Your cabochon should be somewhere between the size of a dime or nickel. It can be round or oval shaped. Remember you don’t want the stones to be too large as they would be uncomfortable to wear. Bring eye magnification if needed. Closed toed shoes and long pants are required.

February 3, 7, 8, & 10, 1- 4 pm

Residents: $99
Non-Residents: $114

 

Basic Skills For Metalsmithing w/Beth

This is the opportunity to learn or brush up on basic metalsmithing skills. During this four-session workshop we will focus on using the jeweler’s saw and soldering. You will practice both skills to make multiple elements that can be turned into earrings or a bracelet. We will also work on proper filing techniques and texturing our metal. Bring eye magnification if needed. Closed toed shoes and long pants are required.

February 3, 7, 8, & 10 from 6-9 pm

Residents $110

Non-Residents $125

 

Tubing Fun w/ Beth

Let’s have some fun with copper tube stock typically found in your local hardware store to make jewelry. You will be able to make different elements using the copper tube as your metal. We will compress the ends, drill, and form the tube in creative ways to come up with unique designs you will enjoy wearing. Bring eye magnification if needed. Closed toed shoes and long pants are required.

March 7, 8, & 10,  6 - 9 pm

Residents: $67
Non-Residents: $82

Flex Your Creative Muscles w/ Beth

This 6 night course is for those of you who have basic metalsmith fabrication skills. This means that you know how to solder, use a jeweler’s saw, and bezel or prong set stones. This is an opportunity to work on developing your creative thinking skills. We will create paper models, provide actionable critique and inspiration. You will then re-create your model in sterling silver or copper. Bring eye magnification if needed. Closed toed shoes and long pants are required.

March 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, and 24, 6 - 9pm

Residents: $162
Non-Residents: $177