METALS/JEWELRY STUDIO

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

Pre-registration is required three days before the start of class or workshop.

April

Torch Enameled Pendants on Copper with Patricia Stalb
Mondays, April 16-23 6-9pm
Learn how to fuse glass enamel onto copper to create colorful and unusual pendants. All levels are welcome. Closed-toe shoes and long pants are required.
Cost $75.00

Etching and Pattern Making with Beth Gautsch
Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 17-26 6-9pm
Design and etch your own metal plates out of brass. Using the rolling mill the metal plates will be used to create a sterling silver bracelet with multiple panels. Some soldering required.
Cost $165.00

May

Cloisonné Enameling with Patricia Stalb
Mondays, May 7-21 6-9pm
Learn the secrets of cloisonne enamel! Spend three evenings focusing on forming fine silver wire designs and fusing them onto an enameled background. You will fire these designs with rich colored enamel to create your own unique piece. All levels are welcome. Good eyesight and magnification are necessary. Closed-toe shoes and long pants required.
Cost $120.00

June

Hollowform Happiness with Beth Gautsch
Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 19-28 6-9pm
Students will learn how to create hollow shapes, know as hollow forms, using sterling silver sheet metal.  This technique allows the metal smith to affordably increase the scale of the piece or to create shapes that might otherwise be challenging.  In this class, students will create two hollow pendants or earrings.  Basic soldering and sawing experience is helpful but not necessary.  Close toe shoes and long pats are required.  Good eyesight and magnification are necessary.
Cost $ 175.00 (tuition $120; materials $55)

 

July

Chain Maille Weaving Workshop with Angela Morgan
Saturday, July 21 10 am-3 pm
Create two pairs of sterling siver earrings using basic Chain Maille techniques.  No soldering necessary.  patters will include byzantine and another pattern of the instructor's choice.
Cost $75.00 (tuition $60; materials $15)

Get Fired up for Enamel Pendants! with Patricia Stalb and Beth Gautsch
Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 10-19 6-9 pm
Students will spend two evenings learnign how to form and prepare copper, apply enamel adn fire the pieces in a kln to result in multipe copper enameled disks.   The other two evenings will be spent learning several different pron setting techniques to turn your colorful enamel disks into beautiful pendants.  All levels are welcome.  Close toe shoes and long pants are required.
Cost $160.00 (tuition $120; materials $40)