Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • March 31 - May 19
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    Build boxes for jewelry and lockets in this 8-session course. Students will learn hollow construction using scoring and bending techniques, die forming with hand cut dies, and precise fitting for […]
  • 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
    This class is sold out! Send an email to info@bkmetalworks.com to be added to the waitlist and consider signing up for Drawing and Painting with Enamels or Jewelry Focus: Drawing […]
  • 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 […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    June 17 - August 5
    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. […]
  • June 21 - August 16
    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. […]
  • June 18 - August 6
    Taught by Steven KP
    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 […]
  • June 18 - August 6
    Taught by Steven KP
    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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • 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 […]
  • March 4 - April 15
    Taught by Judi Powers
    This course will be rescheduled. If you would like to join, please email info@bkmetalworks.com to be notified of upcoming dates. Your signature style is what differentiates your jewelry brand from […]
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 […]