Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • 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 […]
  • January 23 - March 12
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    This class is sold out! Please consider signing up for Open Level Wax Working. Email info@bkmetalworks.com to be added to the waitlist. In this 8 session introductory wax working class, […]
  • January 23 - February 20
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    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 […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    January 20 - March 9
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    This class is sold out! If you would like to join the wait list, please email info@bkmetalworks. You might also consider taking one of the other Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 13
    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 8 - March 25
    In this 12 week clayworking and metalsmithing course, students will learn how to build ceramic vessels and integrate metal as intentional design elements. While metal is often used in inventive […]
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
  • January 17-19
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    This 3 day workshop is an introduction to direct casting. Students will learn to make molds, melt, and pour silver in the BKMW studio, allowing for the quick translation of […]
  • January 24-26
    Taught by Valentina Caprini
    Immerse yourself in the ancient jewelry technique of filigree and bring it into the present with this three-day workshop. Students will learn techniques for twisting and preparing filigree wires, weaving […]