Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • March 4 - April 15
    Taught by Judi Powers
    Your signature style is what differentiates your jewelry brand from the competition. It is what sets the tone for everything you design, fabricate, and communicate. With a clear description and […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    March 15 - May 17
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 8 week class. Get to know the studio and become familiar with the tools and equipment in this hands-on course. […]
  • March 16 - May 11
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    In this 8-session course students will learn a number of approaches to making hoop earrings. We will go over various versions of both hinged and tension posts, and the appropriate […]
  • March 16 - May 11
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    In this 8 session open level wax working class, you will learn to complete a set of designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start with carving […]
  • March 26 - May 14
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    In this 8 session introductory wax working class, you will learn to complete designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start by designing and carving a ring […]
  • March 26 - May 14
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Give shape to your designs by finessing wire in this 8 session metalsmithing course. From heavy gauge to very fine, learn how to draw down and forge wire into the […]
  • March 31 - May 19
    Taught by Rebekah Laskin
    This 8 session course explores various enameling techniques, which allow the artist to utilize the medium in a spontaneous, expressive and innovative way.  Beginning and advanced students will learn basic […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    March 26 - May 14
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 8 week class. Get to know the studio and become familiar with the tools and equipment in this hands-on course. […]
  • Goldsmithing
    March 25 - May 27
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Refine your jewelry making skills in this 8 session goldsmithing course. You will learn about the various alloys and their solders, what to watch out for when heating and cooling, […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    April 1 - May 27
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 8 week class. Get to know the studio and become familiar with the tools and equipment in this hands-on course. […]
  • April 20 - May 18
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    In this 5 session soldering intensive you will fully develop your understanding  of how solder behaves,  how to control heating, and how to troubleshoot problems before they arise. Creating various […]
  • February 3 - March 23
    Taught by Sasha Nixon
    In this eight week course students will be introduced to the theory and practice of making mounts and the unique challenges of mounting jewelry. Classes will progress from initial design, […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    February 5 - March 25
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 8 week class. Get to know the studio and become familiar with the tools and equipment in this hands-on course. […]
  • February 2 - March 22
    Taught by Odette Channell
    This class has sold out! Consider signing up for the Wednesday evening section of Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry, Soldering Intensive, or Welcome to BKMW: Vessels. You can also email us […]
  • February 5 - March 25
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    In this 8 session open level wax working class, you will learn to complete a set of designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start with carving […]
  • January 22 - March 18
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    This class has sold out! If you would like to be put on the wait list please email info@bkmetalworks.com. As an alternative please consider taking Jewelry Focus| Attachments . Whether […]
  • January 21 - March 10
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    Learn how to work with non-ferrous sheet metal to make hollow formed objects in this introductory class. Students will cover basic metalsmithing skills and techniques as related to silversmithing. Processes […]
Professional Development
  • Dead Lanuages Teapot
    Registration is currently closed
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    Playing with ideas is as important and informative as getting to know your materials.  One informs the other.  In these courses we will explore the relationships between inspiration, design, and […]
Workshops & Intensives
  • May 1-3, May 9
    Taught by Sergey Jivetin
    This expanded 4 day workshop will enable jewelry wax model-makers to hone their existing skills and to learn new advanced wax fabrication techniques. Students will make a scratch-carved, fine engagement […]
  • May 5 & 6
    Taught by Sergey Jivetin
    This two day workshop is designed to be a comprehensive and effective introduction to the art of dry-point hand-engraving with professional air-assisted tools. A skill that normally takes years to […]
  • June 27 & 28
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Gemstone setting is a precise and intensive practice that involves training the eyes as well as the hands. This two day workshop will give students a strong foundation in basic […]