Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • Ring by Kendra Pariseault
    March 5 - April 23
    This course will explore jewelry design techniques, fashion trends, and style influencers from 1880 until now. Kendra Pariseault will walk students through the couture jewelry of the past and today, […]
  • March 26 - May 21
    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 […]
  • February 5 - March 26
    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 10 - May 5
    Taught by Chubai Liu
    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. […]
  • January 31 - March 21
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    This eight week class will begin with the basics of linked chains, then move into an exploration of repetition and movement, and culminate with the design of an inventive necklace. […]
  • Taught by MJ Tyson
    Learn the basics of wax working or practice your carving skills while exploring a classic jewelry form: the signet ring. This 8 session course will cover design, planning, sizing, and […]
  • Taught by MJ Tyson
    Build on your wax working experience by learning to design, carve, and prepare a series of jewelry pieces incorporating stones. This is a great opportunity to practice precision and planning […]
  • October 23 - December 18
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Create lightweight volumes using sheet metal forming techniques for jewelry. Through bending, hammering, dapping, and rolling, you will stretch and form metal and discover how it behaves. Scoring and bending […]
  • January 31 - March 21
    Taught by MJ Tyson
      This section has sold out! Please consider signing up for our Open Level Wax Working: Daytime section. Email us if you would like to be added to the waiting list […]
  • Pendant in process
    Registration for this Course Is Currently Closed
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    This jewelry specific course is structured to help students enhance design sensibilities, strengthen concepts, expand technical abilities, and discover their aesthetic voices. Through guided independent study, students will explore relationships […]
  • August 14 - October 9
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    This course is a continuation of our goldsmithing series. In this class students will investigate refined approaches to jewelry fabrication, paying special attention to precise fitting, soldering, and stone setting. […]
  • Goldsmithing
    January 15 - March 5
    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, […]
  • January 21 - March 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 […]
  • January 21 - March 11
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    This section has sold out. Consider signing up for Welcome to BKMW:Objects, Welcome to BKMW:Wax Working, or the Sunday section of Welcome to BKWM:Jewelry beginning in early March. Learn basic metalsmithing […]
  • January 16 - March 6
    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 […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Manuela Jimenez
    Casting has long been a jewelry production technique to work in multiple and lower the costs of fabrication. This process is also a good way to introduce fine alloys into […]
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