Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • March 25 - May 20
    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. […]
  • March 25 - May 20
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    This 8-week class will explore attachments as a way of joining and securing. Students will build on their fabrication techniques using torches and cold-connections (without soldering). These various attachment methods […]
  • 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 […]
  • March 22 - May 17
    Join Bianca Abreu and Erin S. Daily for this six week course in glass and metal working for jewelry using both Urban Glass and Brooklyn Metal Works’ studios. The class begins […]
  • April 4 - May 30
    Casting is a jewelry production technique often used to work in multiple and lower the costs of fabrication. This process is also a good way to introduce fine alloys into […]
  • Hollow forms on the bench
    March 27 - May 22
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    Build boxes for jewelry or larger applications in this 8-session course. Student will learn hollow construction, scoring, bending, forming, and large scale soldering. Each student will construct boxes of various […]
  • March 27 - May 22
    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 […]
  • June 3 - July 22
    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 […]
  • July 11 - August 1
    Taught by MJ Tyson
    This course is an introduction to direct casting. Students will learn to make molds, melt, and pour silver and bronze in the BKMW studio, allowing for the quick translation of […]
  • June 24 - July 22
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    Capture textures and expressive marks in one-time use molds for wax casting. Students will explore carving, drawing, and stamping into clay to create molds.  Designs will be customized through the […]
  • July 2 - July 30
    Learn to enamel three-dimensional objects in this 5-week enameling intensive. Enamel is often applied to flat or simple surfaces, but in this class we’ll take enameled forms to the next […]
  • August 13 - October 1
    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 12 - October 7
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    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 […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    June 6 - August 1
    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
    August 14 - October 2
    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, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Ring by Kendra Pariseault
    Registration is currently closed
    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, […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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
    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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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