Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • Aug 28 - Oct 23
    Taught by Odette Channell
    In this 8 session introductory wax working class, you will learn to complete jewelry designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start by designing and carving a […]
  • Sept 1 - Oct 20
    Taught by Naama Levit
    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 […]
  • Sept 12 - Oct 31
    Taught by Carmen Zhou
    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. […]
  • Aug 28 - Oct 23
    Taught by Naama Levit
    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. […]
  • Aug 28 - Oct 23
    Taught by Odette Channell
    A true introduction to chain making, this class will cover the most basic of linkages, beginning with cable and paper clip style chains, and moving into more complex and individualized […]
  • Aug 29 - Oct 24
    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 […]
  • Sept 6 - Oct 4
    Taught by Rebekah Laskin
    This 5 session class 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 […]
  • Aug 31 - Oct 19
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    This course is an introduction to the various approaches to creating gemstone settings in wax for jewelry. Wax working allows for design flexibility and can accommodate symmetrical and asymmetrical gemstones, […]
  • Sept 6 - Oct 25
    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, […]
  • Aug 31 - Oct 19
    Taught by Naama Levit
    Learn the basics of box construction, H-patterns, and synclastic forming for hollow rings using sheet metal and multiple solder joints of varying difficulty. This approach will allow you to build […]
  • Sept 1 - Oct 20
    Taught by Cyril Despointes
    This 8 session course offers more advanced waxworking techniques for those who would like to carve intricately designed wax models in the round.  Students will begin by plotting designs onto […]
  • Oct 26 - Dec 21
    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 […]
  • Registration is Closed
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Learning how to set gemstones into metal jewelry is an essential part of becoming a jeweler. The bezel setting is typically the first setting style that students learn and lays […]
  • Registration is Closed
    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 […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Cyril Despointes
    Hand rendering jewelry on paper is a time honored technique that can improve your ideation process and ability to communicate your designs. Build confidence in your drawing skills in this […]
  • Registration is Closed
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    In this 8 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 sized […]
  • Registration is Closed
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Hone your jewelry skills to bridge the gap between wax working and metal fabrication in this 8 session project based course.  Combining the volume and intricacy that wax working more easily […]
  • Registration is Closed
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Take your work to the next level with that perfect final finish in this 5 session surface intensive course. Explore the potential for different metal surface treatments and learn what […]
  • Registration is closed
    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, […]
  • Registration Closed
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Not sure what to do with the metal waste you generate while making jewelry? Or how to reclaim  the value of that broken ring you haven’t worn in years? Dive […]
  • Registration is closed
    In jewelry, we have preconceived notions of what a chain might look like. We think of curb chains, figaro chains, ball chains, snake chains, etc. This understanding of what a […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Valerie James
    This six-week course is a comprehensive introduction to the art of engraving as it relates to jewelry. Using both hand-engraving and air-assisted methods, students will develop an in-depth understanding of […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by David Watkins
    Pavé stone setting is a powerful skill to add to your portfolio. Whether you want to add a new understanding to your design work or open up more opportunities at […]
  • Registration is closed
    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 […]
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