Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • June 6 - June 27
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    In this four session class you will learn how to create bracelets using anticlastic forming. This process allows you to bend sheet metal in two opposite directions simultaneously (along the […]
  • May 22 - June 26
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    A Collaboration with UrbanGlass Part 1 of this collaboration with BKMW will start in the Coldshop at UrbanGlass, exploring different ways to manipulate pre-cut pieces of glass, or “blanks”, into carved and faceted segments. […]
  • April 8 - May 13
    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 […]
  • March 29 - May 17
    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 […]
  • August 13 - October 8
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    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. […]
  • Hollow forms on the bench
    Registration is closed
    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 […]
  • August 23 - October 11
    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 […]
  • January 25 - March 15
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    In this course you will build on your knowledge of basic wax working for jewelry and improve the techniques that you have been practicing in previous classes. Two pendant-based projects will […]
  • March 28 - May 16
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Give shape to your designs by finessing wire in this 8 session goldsmithing course. From heavy gauge to very fine, learn how to draw down and forge wire into the […]
  • January 23 - March 13
    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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Goldsmithing
    January 24 - March 14
    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, […]
  • REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE IS CLOSED
    Taught by Manuela Jimenez
    This 8 session studio course builds upon basic metalworking skills and will introduce you to a variety of more advanced jewelry techniques. This class will cover scoring, bending and soldering […]
  • Registration for this Course Is Currently Closed
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    Explore a range of techniques and processes in the development and creation of flatware in this 8 week course. Students will learn how to work with hammers and stakes to […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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. […]
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