Intro to Jewelrymaking

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Lindsay Huff
June 25 - August 13
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$ 235 members / $260 non - members

Learn the fundamentals of metalsmithing and enameling in this new project-based course. Students will acquire a wide range of skills by learning basic forming and construction techniques using stakes and hammers, sawing, riveting, bezel and tab setting, annealing and soldering. Students will also learn to add textures by embossing, and add color and finishes with the use of enamels, patinas and polishing techniques. This class will emphasize experimentation and play as we create bracelets, rings, pendants, earrings, and brooches. Metals may be purchased from instructor for a fee of $30 or less.